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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.61% 3.73% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.95% 14.56% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
Average daily rate
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£97 £250 £107
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.20% +133.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £91 £125 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £362 £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.12 £125.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -10.34%
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
159 158 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.81% 25.61% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 76 75
Average daily rate £325 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £213 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.08 £9.50 £18.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.26% -48.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £125.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
4 9 (19.15%) MS Office
5 7 (14.89%) Windows XP
5 7 (14.89%) Degree
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
7 4 (8.51%) Citrix
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
7 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
7 4 (8.51%) DHCP
7 4 (8.51%) SQL
7 4 (8.51%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
8 3 (6.38%) VMware
8 3 (6.38%) Firewall
8 3 (6.38%) ITSM
8 3 (6.38%) NHS
8 3 (6.38%) HND
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco
8 3 (6.38%) IBM
8 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (6.38%) SCCM
9 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
9 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
9 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DHCP
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) WinRunner
1 1 (2.13%) TestDirector
1 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.13%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support
7 1 (2.13%) IT Technician
7 1 (2.13%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (2.13%) Server Technician
7 1 (2.13%) VB Developer
7 1 (2.13%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) NHS
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.13%) iPhone
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) PDA
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.51%) Migration
1 4 (8.51%) ITIL
1 4 (8.51%) Change Management
2 3 (6.38%) ITSM
3 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (2.13%) Automated Testing
3 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
3 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
3 1 (2.13%) Time Management
3 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
3 1 (2.13%) Automation Testing
3 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VB
2 1 (2.13%) VBA
2 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) HND
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.13%) MCTS
6 1 (2.13%) MCITP
6 1 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
6 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.13%) Unicenter
2 1 (2.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) NetApp
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas
5 1 (2.13%) McAfee
5 1 (2.13%) CA
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Dell