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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 55 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.74% 3.70% 3.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 13.57% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 13
Average daily rate
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£181 £150 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £100 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £15.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £78.30 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
155 199 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.96% 27.26% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 85 82
Average daily rate £330 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £120 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £24.00 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 20 (42.55%) Windows XP
3 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
4 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
5 13 (27.66%) Citrix
6 11 (23.40%) MS Office
6 11 (23.40%) SCCM
7 10 (21.28%) Finance
8 9 (19.15%) VMware
8 9 (19.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) Migration
9 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (12.77%) Service Management
10 6 (12.77%) ITIL
10 6 (12.77%) SQL
10 6 (12.77%) MCSE
10 6 (12.77%) MCITP
10 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
11 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
11 5 (10.64%) PDA
11 5 (10.64%) Clustering
11 5 (10.64%) MCSA
11 5 (10.64%) AIX
11 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
11 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
12 4 (8.51%) Netcool
12 4 (8.51%) WinRunner

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) WorkSite
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) DHCP
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) WinRunner
1 4 (8.51%) TestDirector
1 4 (8.51%) HP UFT
1 4 (8.51%) AdminStudio
2 3 (6.38%) MSI
3 1 (2.13%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Law
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
3 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (8.51%) Service Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Applications Packager
4 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (4.26%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Clustering
1 5 (10.64%) PDA
2 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Windows XP
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.64%) AIX
5 2 (4.26%) Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Migration
2 6 (12.77%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Service Management
3 4 (8.51%) Change Management
3 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
3 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
4 3 (6.38%) Time Management
4 3 (6.38%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.13%) Line Management
6 1 (2.13%) CRM
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VBScript
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) MCSE
2 6 (12.77%) MCITP
3 5 (10.64%) MCSA
3 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) MCTS
5 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.38%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.51%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (8.51%) Netcool
3 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Citrix
3 9 (19.15%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) McAfee
4 4 (8.51%) Veritas
5 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.26%) AppSense
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec
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