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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 29 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 29 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.70% 3.49% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.86% 15.00% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 5
Average daily rate £125 £108 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -28.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £93 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £255 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £101.75 £15.36 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+562.43% -78.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £14.27 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.35 £16.45 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
139 180 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.53% 23.29% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 115 66
Average daily rate £300 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £94 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 31 (51.67%) Active Directory
4 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (35.00%) Windows XP
6 18 (30.00%) MS Office
7 16 (26.67%) Software Testing
8 14 (23.33%) VMware
8 14 (23.33%) MCSE
8 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (20.00%) Citrix
9 12 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
10 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
10 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
10 11 (18.33%) WinRunner
10 11 (18.33%) HP UFT
10 11 (18.33%) SQL
11 10 (16.67%) Change Management
11 10 (16.67%) MCITP
11 10 (16.67%) MCSA
11 10 (16.67%) SCCM
11 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
12 9 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (15.00%) TestDirector
12 9 (15.00%) MCTS
12 9 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (13.33%) PDA
13 8 (13.33%) Windows Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Office
2 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DHCP
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
1 3 (5.00%) LAN
1 3 (5.00%) SAN
1 3 (5.00%) VPN
1 3 (5.00%) WAN
2 2 (3.33%) 3G
2 2 (3.33%) ADSL
2 2 (3.33%) Broadband
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) HP UFT
1 11 (18.33%) WinRunner
2 9 (15.00%) TestDirector
3 4 (6.67%) MSI
4 2 (3.33%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Front Office
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Desktop Support
2 11 (18.33%) Test Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) IT Support
5 6 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 5 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Packager
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) PDA
2 6 (10.00%) NHS
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Animation
4 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) CCTV
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (35.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (8.33%) AIX
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.67%) Linux
8 2 (3.33%) CentOS
8 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.67%) Debian
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
2 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
3 10 (16.67%) Change Management
4 6 (10.00%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Service Management
5 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.67%) Application Packaging
7 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.00%) ITSM
7 3 (5.00%) RUP
7 3 (5.00%) SDLC
7 3 (5.00%) Test Management
7 3 (5.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.33%) Content Management
8 2 (3.33%) CRM
8 2 (3.33%) Migration
8 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) C#
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.33%) VB
3 2 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.67%) C
4 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) MCSE
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 10 (16.67%) MCITP
3 10 (16.67%) MCSA
4 9 (15.00%) MCTS
5 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.67%) Degree
7 3 (5.00%) MCP
8 2 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.33%) ISEB
9 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.67%) CCNA
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (51.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (5.00%) XenApp
7 2 (3.33%) NFS
7 2 (3.33%) Samba
7 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.67%) vSphere
8 1 (1.67%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) SCCM
2 9 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (8.33%) Netcool
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.67%) Puppet
4 1 (1.67%) ThinApp
4 1 (1.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) VMware
3 12 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (10.00%) Intel Security
5 5 (8.33%) Veritas
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco
7 2 (3.33%) Dell
7 2 (3.33%) iManage
7 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.67%) Adobe
8 1 (1.67%) Apple
8 1 (1.67%) AppSense
8 1 (1.67%) Avaya
8 1 (1.67%) EMC
8 1 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (1.67%) Remedy
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
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