The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 30 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.29% 2.46% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.23% 15.29% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 20
Median daily rate £151 £233 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.94% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £464 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £188
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £14.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +6.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Windows 7
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 242 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.09% 16.07% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 100 121
Median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -5.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Edinburgh region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Edinburgh region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 36 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 29 (55.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (42.31%) MS Office
4 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (38.46%) SCCM
6 19 (36.54%) MS Exchange
7 18 (34.62%) ITIL
7 18 (34.62%) Citrix
7 18 (34.62%) Windows 10
8 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
9 14 (26.92%) DHCP
9 14 (26.92%) DNS
10 13 (25.00%) XenApp
11 12 (23.08%) XenDesktop
11 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (21.15%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (21.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (19.23%) Finance
13 10 (19.23%) SCOM
14 9 (17.31%) SQL
14 9 (17.31%) VMware
14 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
14 9 (17.31%) Disclosure Scotland
15 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
16 7 (13.46%) Office 365
16 7 (13.46%) Banking
16 7 (13.46%) MS Excel

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (36.54%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (9.62%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) MS Office
2 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) DHCP
1 14 (26.92%) DNS
2 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) VPN
4 3 (5.77%) SAN
5 2 (3.85%) ATM
5 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.85%) Firewall
6 1 (1.92%) FTP
6 1 (1.92%) Internet
6 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) Network Security
6 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MSI
1 2 (3.85%) StarTeam
1 2 (3.85%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) IT Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) IT Support
4 6 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Blackberry
1 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 4 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.77%) iPad
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (55.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (34.62%) Windows 10
5 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.85%) AIX
9 2 (3.85%) Android
10 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.69%) Change Management
3 4 (7.69%) Disk Encryption
3 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.77%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.85%) Application Discovery
5 2 (3.85%) Functional Testing
5 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.85%) Migration
5 2 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (3.85%) Service Management
5 2 (3.85%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.85%) MCITP
3 2 (3.85%) MCSA
3 2 (3.85%) MCSE
3 2 (3.85%) MCTS
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 36 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.00%) XenApp
3 12 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 11 (21.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
7 6 (11.54%) VMware ESX
8 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
9 3 (5.77%) vSphere
10 1 (1.92%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) SCCM
2 10 (19.23%) SCOM
3 5 (9.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (9.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (34.62%) Citrix
3 9 (17.31%) VMware
4 5 (9.62%) CA
4 5 (9.62%) Symantec
5 4 (7.69%) Dell
6 3 (5.77%) Apple
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco
6 3 (5.77%) Mitel
7 2 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.85%) NCR
7 2 (3.85%) TOWER Software
7 2 (3.85%) Varonis
7 2 (3.85%) Veritas
7 2 (3.85%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 2 (3.85%) Xerox
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe
8 1 (1.92%) Canon
8 1 (1.92%) CommVault