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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 23 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.90% 19.67% 14.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.39% 30.77% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% -13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £125 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £417 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -10.34%
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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
46 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 39.66% 63.93% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 22
Average daily rate £358 £355 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
3 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 11 (84.62%) Windows XP
3 11 (84.62%) WinRunner
3 11 (84.62%) TestDirector
3 11 (84.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (84.62%) Veritas
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (84.62%) Change Management
3 11 (84.62%) Clustering
3 11 (84.62%) Software Testing
3 11 (84.62%) PDA
4 10 (76.92%) MCTS
4 10 (76.92%) MCITP
4 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 10 (76.92%) VMware ESX
4 10 (76.92%) McAfee
4 10 (76.92%) Netcool
4 10 (76.92%) Citrix
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) AIX
4 10 (76.92%) MCSE
4 10 (76.92%) MCSA
4 10 (76.92%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (76.92%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) WinRunner
1 11 (84.62%) TestDirector
1 11 (84.62%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Clustering
1 11 (84.62%) PDA
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (84.62%) Windows XP
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (76.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Change Management
1 11 (84.62%) Software Testing
1 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) MCSE
1 10 (76.92%) MCSA
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (76.92%) MCTS
1 10 (76.92%) MCITP
1 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware ESX
1 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Netcool
1 10 (76.92%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (76.92%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Veritas
2 10 (76.92%) McAfee
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Brocade
3 1 (7.69%) Borland