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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 46 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 28 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.50% 4.49% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.47% 17.47% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 9
Average daily rate
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£105 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £101 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £207 £225 £273
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £86.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.92% +417.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
181 166 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.63% 25.70% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 62
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £86.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.92% +476.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £160.00 £19.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
3 12 (21.82%) Windows XP
4 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (20.00%) SCCM
4 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 10 (18.18%) MS Office
6 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
6 9 (16.36%) VMware
6 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
7 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
8 7 (12.73%) ITIL
8 7 (12.73%) Citrix
8 7 (12.73%) DHCP
8 7 (12.73%) Mac OS
8 7 (12.73%) Office 365
9 5 (9.09%) Cisco
9 5 (9.09%) SQL
9 5 (9.09%) Degree
9 5 (9.09%) Firewall
10 4 (7.27%) Migration
10 4 (7.27%) MCP
10 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
10 4 (7.27%) VPN
10 4 (7.27%) DNS
10 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (7.27%) SAN
10 4 (7.27%) Windows 8

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Office
2 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) DHCP
2 5 (9.09%) Firewall
3 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.27%) VPN
3 4 (7.27%) DNS
3 4 (7.27%) SAN
4 3 (5.45%) VoIP
4 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.64%) Wireless
5 2 (3.64%) Internet
5 2 (3.64%) H.323
6 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) DTS
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) WinRunner
1 1 (1.82%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Rollout Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) IT Support
7 3 (5.45%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) IT Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.64%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) NHS
2 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) PDA
3 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows XP
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.73%) Mac OS
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Linux
6 1 (1.82%) CentOS
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) ITIL
2 4 (7.27%) Migration
3 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.64%) Change Management
4 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (3.64%) Supplier Management
4 2 (3.64%) CRM
4 2 (3.64%) Project Management
4 2 (3.64%) Service Management
4 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.82%) Information Governance
5 1 (1.82%) Automation Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.82%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Automated Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 4 (7.27%) MCP
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.45%) MCSA
6 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.64%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.82%) ISEB
7 1 (1.82%) MCSE
7 1 (1.82%) MCTS
7 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) NFS
4 1 (1.82%) Samba
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Unicenter
2 1 (1.82%) Netcool
2 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) VMware
3 7 (12.73%) Citrix
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) IBM
6 2 (3.64%) NetApp
7 1 (1.82%) Veritas
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) CA
7 1 (1.82%) McAfee
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Dell
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