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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 22 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.24% 11.86% 19.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 26.42% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 1
Average daily rate £305 £340 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +172.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Windows 7
Renfrewshire

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
66 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 44.90% 44.92% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 11
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £315 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 32 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
1 32 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 32 (100.00%) Change Management
1 32 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 32 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 31 (96.88%) Hyper-V
2 31 (96.88%) Test Automation
2 31 (96.88%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (96.88%) McAfee ePO
2 31 (96.88%) SQL
2 31 (96.88%) MCTS
2 31 (96.88%) MCITP
2 31 (96.88%) VMware
2 31 (96.88%) VMware ESX
2 31 (96.88%) Clustering
2 31 (96.88%) Netcool
2 31 (96.88%) Intel Security
2 31 (96.88%) AIX
2 31 (96.88%) MCSE
2 31 (96.88%) MCSA
2 31 (96.88%) Citrix
2 31 (96.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (96.88%) WinRunner
2 31 (96.88%) TestDirector
2 31 (96.88%) HP UFT
2 31 (96.88%) Veritas
3 29 (90.63%) PDA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 31 (96.88%) HP UFT
1 31 (96.88%) TestDirector
1 31 (96.88%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Analyst
1 23 (71.88%) Test Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Tester
Miscellaneous
1 31 (96.88%) Clustering
2 29 (90.63%) PDA
3 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
1 32 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 32 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 32 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 31 (96.88%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Change Management
1 32 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 31 (96.88%) Test Automation
3 26 (81.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.13%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (96.88%) MCITP
1 31 (96.88%) MCSA
1 31 (96.88%) MCSE
1 31 (96.88%) MCTS
1 31 (96.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (78.13%) ISTQB
3 22 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 32 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (96.88%) Hyper-V
2 31 (96.88%) VMware ESX
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (96.88%) HP Quality Center
1 31 (96.88%) McAfee ePO
1 31 (96.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (96.88%) Citrix
2 31 (96.88%) Intel Security
2 31 (96.88%) Veritas
2 31 (96.88%) VMware