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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 13.58% 10.47% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.43% 19.15% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Average daily rate
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£355 £346 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £410 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £208 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
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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
35 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 43.21% 54.65% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 49
Average daily rate £353 £328 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £266 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 15 (62.50%) PDA
6 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
7 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (50.00%) TestDirector
7 12 (50.00%) Change Management
7 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
8 11 (45.83%) MCITP
8 11 (45.83%) VMware
8 11 (45.83%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (45.83%) Citrix
8 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (45.83%) WinRunner
8 11 (45.83%) MCSA
8 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
9 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
9 10 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (41.67%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (41.67%) SQL
9 10 (41.67%) AIX
9 10 (41.67%) MCSE
9 10 (41.67%) Veritas
9 10 (41.67%) Netcool
9 10 (41.67%) McAfee
9 10 (41.67%) VMware ESX

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (4.17%) SMS
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 11 (45.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (45.83%) WinRunner
3 7 (29.17%) MSI
4 1 (4.17%) InstallShield
4 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) PDA
2 10 (41.67%) Clustering
3 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (66.67%) Windows XP
5 10 (41.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Change Management
1 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.17%) Validation
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 11 (45.83%) MCSA
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (45.83%) MCITP
4 10 (41.67%) MCSE
4 10 (41.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware ESX
1 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Netcool
1 10 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (41.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Citrix
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Veritas
2 10 (41.67%) McAfee