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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 19 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.88% 10.14% 17.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.77% 25.93% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 1
Average daily rate £303 £335 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +168.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Renfrewshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
73 54 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 44.79% 39.13% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 11
Average daily rate £335 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £315 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 18 £305 -8.95% 1
Paisley +4 3 £96 -
Windows 7
Scotland

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
3 32 (91.43%) Active Directory
3 32 (91.43%) Windows XP
3 32 (91.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (91.43%) VMware
3 32 (91.43%) Change Management
3 32 (91.43%) Software Testing
3 32 (91.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (91.43%) Hyper-V
4 31 (88.57%) Test Automation
4 31 (88.57%) HP Quality Center
4 31 (88.57%) MCTS
4 31 (88.57%) MCITP
4 31 (88.57%) McAfee ePO
4 31 (88.57%) VMware ESX
4 31 (88.57%) Clustering
4 31 (88.57%) Netcool
4 31 (88.57%) Intel Security
4 31 (88.57%) SQL
4 31 (88.57%) AIX
4 31 (88.57%) MCSE
4 31 (88.57%) MCSA
4 31 (88.57%) Citrix
4 31 (88.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (88.57%) WinRunner
4 31 (88.57%) TestDirector
4 31 (88.57%) HP UFT
4 31 (88.57%) Veritas
5 29 (82.86%) PDA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 31 (88.57%) HP UFT
1 31 (88.57%) TestDirector
1 31 (88.57%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
2 23 (65.71%) Test Analyst
3 15 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (42.86%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Tester
8 2 (5.71%) IT Support
9 1 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) IT Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Test Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Tester
Miscellaneous
1 31 (88.57%) Clustering
2 29 (82.86%) PDA
3 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (91.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 32 (91.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (91.43%) Windows XP
3 31 (88.57%) AIX
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Change Management
1 32 (91.43%) Software Testing
2 31 (88.57%) Test Automation
3 26 (74.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (88.57%) MCITP
1 31 (88.57%) MCSA
1 31 (88.57%) MCSE
1 31 (88.57%) MCTS
1 31 (88.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
4 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 32 (91.43%) Active Directory
1 32 (91.43%) Hyper-V
2 31 (88.57%) VMware ESX
3 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (88.57%) HP Quality Center
1 31 (88.57%) McAfee ePO
1 31 (88.57%) Netcool
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 32 (91.43%) VMware
3 31 (88.57%) Citrix
3 31 (88.57%) Intel Security
3 31 (88.57%) Veritas
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