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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 30 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 2.88% 20.00% 35.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.56% 23.08% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £228 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £363 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £225 £270
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -10.00%
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
61 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 43.88% 86.67% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 14
Average daily rate £333 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.67% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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 30 September 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 4 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Netcool
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) PDA
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 4 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) PDA
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Netcool
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP