The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 39 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 24 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.23% 3.17% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.12% 13.10% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £105 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £282 £134
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £265
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -26.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.12 £70.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
Windows 7
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
170 145 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.88% 24.21% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 65 93
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.29 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.25 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £125.00 £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Glasgow region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.53%) Windows XP
3 12 (25.53%) MS Office
4 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
4 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
5 6 (12.77%) Citrix
6 5 (10.64%) Blackberry
6 5 (10.64%) Change Management
6 5 (10.64%) PDA
6 5 (10.64%) Degree
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
7 4 (8.51%) SQL
7 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
8 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 3 (6.38%) HND
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
8 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.38%) NHS
8 3 (6.38%) VMware
8 3 (6.38%) ITSM
8 3 (6.38%) Information Security
8 3 (6.38%) SCCM
8 3 (6.38%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (6.38%) Information Governance
8 3 (6.38%) Data Protection

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) DTS
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) WinRunner
1 2 (4.26%) TestDirector
1 2 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.13%) Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (2.13%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Blackberry
1 5 (10.64%) PDA
2 3 (6.38%) NHS
2 3 (6.38%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.26%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.64%) Change Management
2 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 3 (6.38%) ITIL
3 3 (6.38%) ITSM
3 3 (6.38%) Information Security
3 3 (6.38%) Information Governance
3 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
4 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
4 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VB
2 1 (2.13%) VBA
2 1 (2.13%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) HND
4 2 (4.26%) MCTS
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.26%) Netcool
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Citrix
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Veritas
4 2 (4.26%) McAfee
5 1 (2.13%) NetApp
5 1 (2.13%) CA
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec
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