The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 42 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 101 96 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.61% 3.92% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.26% 18.97% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 37
Average daily rate
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£160 £190 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £102 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £388 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £9.00 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.53 £18.00 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
Windows 7
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
585 506 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.93% 20.64% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 224 179
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.13 £32.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Scotland region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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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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
Edinburgh +2 38 £170 -56.12% 4
Glasgow -12 26 £160 -20.00% 2
Aberdeen +9 7 £110 -34.81%
Fife +3 3 £360 +100.00%
Stirling - 1 - -
West Lothian - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - - 1
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (46.53%) Microsoft
3 75 (37.13%) Active Directory
4 68 (33.66%) MS Office
5 61 (30.20%) SCCM
6 54 (26.73%) Windows XP
6 54 (26.73%) Citrix
7 49 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (19.80%) Migration
9 36 (17.82%) Security Cleared
10 34 (16.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (16.34%) SC Cleared
12 31 (15.35%) VMware
13 27 (13.37%) MS Exchange
14 25 (12.38%) Microsoft App-V
15 24 (11.88%) ITIL
16 21 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (9.90%) DHCP
17 20 (9.90%) MS Excel
17 20 (9.90%) Finance
18 17 (8.42%) Dell
19 15 (7.43%) TCP/IP
19 15 (7.43%) DNS
20 14 (6.93%) PDA
21 13 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
21 13 (6.44%) Blackberry
21 13 (6.44%) SLA
21 13 (6.44%) VPN
21 13 (6.44%) SQL
22 12 (5.94%) SAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (13.37%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.99%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.50%) Documentum
6 1 (0.50%) FileNet
6 1 (0.50%) Lync
Applications
1 68 (33.66%) MS Office
2 20 (9.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) assyst
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.90%) DHCP
2 15 (7.43%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.43%) DNS
3 13 (6.44%) VPN
4 12 (5.94%) SAN
5 10 (4.95%) VoIP
6 9 (4.46%) Internet
7 5 (2.48%) Firewall
8 4 (1.98%) LAN
9 3 (1.49%) Network Security
9 3 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.49%) Wireless
10 2 (0.99%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.99%) H.323
10 2 (0.99%) Intranet
11 1 (0.50%) WAN
11 1 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.50%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.50%) MS Access
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.96%) TestDirector
2 7 (3.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (3.47%) WinRunner
3 4 (1.98%) MSI
4 3 (1.49%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.49%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.99%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 20 (9.90%) Finance
2 10 (4.95%) Banking
3 9 (4.46%) Publishing
4 5 (2.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (17.33%) Desktop Support
2 30 (14.85%) Desktop Engineer
3 29 (14.36%) Analyst
4 24 (11.88%) Support Engineer
5 18 (8.91%) Support Analyst
5 18 (8.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 15 (7.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (5.94%) Deployment Engineer
8 11 (5.45%) Applications Packager
9 8 (3.96%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (3.47%) Administrator
10 7 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (3.47%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.47%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) Architect
11 6 (2.97%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) Consultant
11 6 (2.97%) Technical Support
12 5 (2.48%) Service Analyst
12 5 (2.48%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.46%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.49%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.93%) PDA
2 13 (6.44%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.47%) Clustering
4 5 (2.48%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.48%) SCADA
4 5 (2.48%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.98%) iPhone
6 3 (1.49%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.99%) AS400
7 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.99%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.99%) iPad
7 2 (0.99%) iSeries
8 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 202 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (26.73%) Windows XP
3 49 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (16.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.95%) Windows 8
6 9 (4.46%) Mac OS
7 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.96%) Windows Vista
8 7 (3.47%) AIX
9 4 (1.98%) Linux
10 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.99%) Android
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.50%) CentOS
12 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.80%) Migration
2 24 (11.88%) ITIL
3 11 (5.45%) Test Scripting
4 10 (4.95%) Software Testing
4 10 (4.95%) Software Deployment
4 10 (4.95%) Change Management
5 7 (3.47%) Project Management
5 7 (3.47%) Test Automation
6 5 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (2.48%) Validation
7 4 (1.98%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (1.98%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (1.49%) Service Management
8 3 (1.49%) Service Delivery
9 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2
9 2 (0.99%) CRM
9 2 (0.99%) Information Security
9 2 (0.99%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (0.99%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.44%) SQL
2 10 (4.95%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.96%) VB
4 3 (1.49%) VBA
4 3 (1.49%) VBScript
5 1 (0.50%) C
5 1 (0.50%) Python
5 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (17.82%) Security Cleared
2 33 (16.34%) SC Cleared
3 21 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.95%) MCSA
4 10 (4.95%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (4.95%) MCTS
5 8 (3.96%) MCITP
5 8 (3.96%) MCSE
6 7 (3.47%) MCP
7 6 (2.97%) Degree
8 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.49%) CCNA
9 2 (0.99%) MCDST
9 2 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.50%) ISEB
10 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.50%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.44%) SLA
2 4 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 75 (37.13%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.96%) XenApp
5 8 (3.96%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.96%) vSphere
6 5 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.98%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.50%) Samba
8 1 (0.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 61 (30.20%) SCCM
2 7 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.47%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (3.47%) Netcool
3 5 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.98%) WSUS
5 3 (1.49%) SCOM
6 2 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.99%) DameWare
6 2 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 94 (46.53%) Microsoft
2 54 (26.73%) Citrix
3 31 (15.35%) VMware
4 17 (8.42%) Dell
5 10 (4.95%) Symantec
5 10 (4.95%) McAfee
6 8 (3.96%) AppSense
6 8 (3.96%) Veritas
7 7 (3.47%) HP
7 7 (3.47%) Cisco
8 6 (2.97%) IBM
9 5 (2.48%) Compaq
9 5 (2.48%) CA
9 5 (2.48%) LANDesk
9 5 (2.48%) Lumension
9 5 (2.48%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.98%) Wyse
10 4 (1.98%) Altiris
10 4 (1.98%) Apple
10 4 (1.98%) CommVault
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