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 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 48 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 24 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.64% 2.99% 3.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.37% 13.00% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £92 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £323 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year
- +8.14%
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
194 200 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.37% 22.99% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 84 68
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £150 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 September 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 1 September 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows XP
3 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
4 14 (32.56%) MS Office
4 14 (32.56%) SCCM
5 12 (27.91%) Citrix
6 11 (25.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (20.93%) ITIL
7 9 (20.93%) Service Management
7 9 (20.93%) Finance
8 8 (18.60%) Legal
8 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
9 7 (16.28%) SQL
10 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
11 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.63%) Degree
11 5 (11.63%) QA
11 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
12 4 (9.30%) VMware
12 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (9.30%) Test Management
12 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
12 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (9.30%) AdminStudio
12 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
13 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
13 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
13 3 (6.98%) Test Planning

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) WorkSite
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) VoIP
1 2 (4.65%) DHCP
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) AdminStudio
2 3 (6.98%) MSI
3 1 (2.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.33%) WinRunner
3 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Legal
3 3 (6.98%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
2 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (6.98%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
3 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
3 3 (6.98%) Applications Packager
4 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (4.65%) IT Support
4 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
4 2 (4.65%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Tester
4 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.65%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) NHS
1 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) PDA
3 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) AIX
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Service Management
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Test Management
5 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
5 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.98%) Test Planning
5 3 (6.98%) SDLC
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) RUP
6 2 (4.65%) Information Security
6 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.65%) Validation
6 2 (4.65%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.98%) MCSA
4 3 (6.98%) ISEB
5 2 (4.65%) MCP
5 2 (4.65%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCTS
6 1 (2.33%) MCITP
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) AppSense
4 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee