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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 15 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.70% 18.03% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.56% 33.33% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £263
% change year-on-year
- -23.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £14.65
% change year-on-year
-8.62% -1.04%
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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
36 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 38.30% 54.10% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 15
Average daily rate £347 £363 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

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 2 March 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (88.24%) Windows XP
4 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (82.35%) PDA
5 13 (76.47%) ISTQB
6 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
6 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
6 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
6 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
6 11 (64.71%) Change Management
6 11 (64.71%) TestDirector
7 10 (58.82%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (58.82%) Veritas
7 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (58.82%) WinRunner
7 10 (58.82%) MCSA
7 10 (58.82%) VMware
7 10 (58.82%) Clustering
7 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
7 10 (58.82%) MCITP
8 9 (52.94%) MCTS
8 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
8 9 (52.94%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (52.94%) VMware ESX
8 9 (52.94%) Netcool
8 9 (52.94%) McAfee
8 9 (52.94%) SQL
8 9 (52.94%) AIX

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) TestDirector
2 10 (58.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (58.82%) WinRunner
3 1 (5.88%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) PDA
2 10 (58.82%) Clustering
3 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (88.24%) Windows XP
4 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (52.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Change Management
1 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
1 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
2 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) ISTQB
2 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (58.82%) MCSA
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (58.82%) MCITP
4 9 (52.94%) MCSE
4 9 (52.94%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware ESX
1 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Netcool
1 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (52.94%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Veritas
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Citrix
2 9 (52.94%) McAfee
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Brocade
3 1 (5.88%) Borland