The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 11.32% 10.10% 16.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.27% 21.28% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Average daily rate
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£345 £346 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £410 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £205 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.84
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.07%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 38.68% 47.47% 82.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 48
Average daily rate £335 £328 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.13% -11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Renfrewshire region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +4 12 £345 -0.36%
Windows 7
Scotland

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (88.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (69.23%) Windows XP
5 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
5 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
6 16 (61.54%) PDA
7 15 (57.69%) ISTQB
8 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
8 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
8 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (50.00%) TestDirector
8 13 (50.00%) Change Management
9 12 (46.15%) WinRunner
9 12 (46.15%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
9 12 (46.15%) MCSA
9 12 (46.15%) Citrix
9 12 (46.15%) VMware
9 12 (46.15%) MCITP
9 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
10 11 (42.31%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (42.31%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
10 11 (42.31%) VMware ESX
10 11 (42.31%) Clustering
10 11 (42.31%) MCTS
10 11 (42.31%) Veritas
10 11 (42.31%) AIX
10 11 (42.31%) MCSE

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 12 (46.15%) WinRunner
2 12 (46.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (26.92%) MSI
4 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.85%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Test Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Packager
5 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) PDA
2 11 (42.31%) Clustering
3 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) AS400
4 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (88.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (69.23%) Windows XP
5 11 (42.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 13 (50.00%) Change Management
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) ISTQB
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (46.15%) MCSA
4 12 (46.15%) MCITP
5 11 (42.31%) MCTS
5 11 (42.31%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
1 11 (42.31%) VMware ESX
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (42.31%) McAfee ePO
1 11 (42.31%) Netcool
2 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 12 (46.15%) Citrix
1 12 (46.15%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Veritas
2 11 (42.31%) McAfee
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (3.85%) Avaya