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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 38 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 32 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.71% 3.56% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.98% 14.77% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.34% -58.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £94 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £162 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.11 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
178 149 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.65% 24.11% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 63 112
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £135 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £26.25 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.55 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £15.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 30 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows XP
3 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.82%) MS Office
5 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 10 (18.18%) Citrix
7 9 (16.36%) Migration
8 8 (14.55%) VMware
8 8 (14.55%) Finance
9 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (12.73%) PDA
9 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
9 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
9 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (10.91%) MCITP
10 6 (10.91%) SQL
10 6 (10.91%) MCSE
10 6 (10.91%) Change Management
11 5 (9.09%) MCSA
11 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
11 5 (9.09%) AIX
11 5 (9.09%) Degree
11 5 (9.09%) SCCM
11 5 (9.09%) Clustering
12 4 (7.27%) Information Security
12 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
12 4 (7.27%) MCTS
12 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
12 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
12 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) WinRunner
1 4 (7.27%) TestDirector
1 4 (7.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.82%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) PDA
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) NHS
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows XP
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.09%) AIX
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) Linux
8 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Migration
2 6 (10.91%) Change Management
3 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
3 4 (7.27%) Information Security
3 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (5.45%) ITSM
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL
4 3 (5.45%) Project Management
4 3 (5.45%) Service Management
4 3 (5.45%) Information Governance
4 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.64%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.82%) Time Management
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) VB
2 1 (1.82%) VBA
2 1 (1.82%) VB6
2 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) MCITP
2 6 (10.91%) MCSE
3 5 (9.09%) MCSA
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 4 (7.27%) MCTS
5 3 (5.45%) HND
5 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
2 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.45%) XenApp
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.27%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.27%) Netcool
3 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Citrix
3 8 (14.55%) VMware
4 4 (7.27%) McAfee
4 4 (7.27%) Veritas
5 2 (3.64%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
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