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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 44 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.90% 11.32% 10.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.44% 29.27% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 8
Median daily rate £269 £345 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.17% -0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £388 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £225 £205
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
182 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 46.91% 38.68% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 26 32
Median daily rate £321 £335 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.17% +2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £129 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £423 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -34 18 £269 -22.17%
Windows 7
Scotland

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (97.44%) Microsoft
3 36 (92.31%) Active Directory
4 35 (89.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (89.74%) Change Management
4 35 (89.74%) VMware
4 35 (89.74%) Windows XP
4 35 (89.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (89.74%) Software Testing
4 35 (89.74%) MCTS
4 35 (89.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (87.18%) Test Automation
5 34 (87.18%) HP Quality Center
5 34 (87.18%) WinRunner
5 34 (87.18%) TestDirector
5 34 (87.18%) HP UFT
5 34 (87.18%) Veritas
5 34 (87.18%) MCSE
5 34 (87.18%) MCSA
6 33 (84.62%) Hyper-V
7 32 (82.05%) McAfee ePO
7 32 (82.05%) MCITP
7 32 (82.05%) AIX
7 32 (82.05%) SQL
7 32 (82.05%) VMware ESX
7 32 (82.05%) Clustering
7 32 (82.05%) Netcool
7 32 (82.05%) Intel Security
7 32 (82.05%) Citrix
8 30 (76.92%) PDA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SNMP
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 34 (87.18%) HP UFT
1 34 (87.18%) TestDirector
1 34 (87.18%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Analyst
2 24 (61.54%) Test Analyst
3 21 (53.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 21 (53.85%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 2 (5.13%) IT Support
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) IT Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Test Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Tester
Miscellaneous
1 32 (82.05%) Clustering
2 30 (76.92%) PDA
3 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 35 (89.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (89.74%) Windows XP
3 32 (82.05%) AIX
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Change Management
1 35 (89.74%) Software Testing
2 34 (87.18%) Test Automation
3 29 (74.36%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.13%) Records Management
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (89.74%) MCTS
1 35 (89.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (87.18%) MCSA
2 34 (87.18%) MCSE
3 32 (82.05%) MCITP
4 29 (74.36%) ISTQB
5 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
6 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) MCP
System Software
1 36 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 33 (84.62%) Hyper-V
3 32 (82.05%) VMware ESX
4 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (87.18%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (82.05%) McAfee ePO
2 32 (82.05%) Netcool
3 3 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Microsoft
2 35 (89.74%) VMware
3 34 (87.18%) Veritas
4 32 (82.05%) Citrix
4 32 (82.05%) Intel Security