The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 30 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 2.21% 35.00% 55.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.66% 41.18% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £249 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £432 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
Windows 7
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 38.97% 85.00% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 14 16
Average daily rate £336 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (100.00%) Change Management
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) PDA
2 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
3 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) TestDirector
4 6 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (66.67%) Veritas
4 6 (66.67%) Netcool
4 6 (66.67%) McAfee
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (66.67%) WinRunner
4 6 (66.67%) AIX
4 6 (66.67%) MCSE
4 6 (66.67%) MCSA
4 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (66.67%) MCTS
4 6 (66.67%) MCITP
4 6 (66.67%) VMware

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) TestDirector
2 6 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (66.67%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) PDA
2 6 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Change Management
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
3 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (66.67%) MCSE
3 6 (66.67%) MCSA
3 6 (66.67%) MCTS
3 6 (66.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Netcool
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Veritas
1 6 (66.67%) McAfee
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) HP