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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 43 31 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 117 126 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.84% 4.95% 3.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 20.03% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 36
Average daily rate
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£200 £176 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £111 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £379 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +7.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.03 £19.50 £26.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
624 629 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.51% 24.69% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 273 251
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 19
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.75% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £20.30 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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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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
Glasgow +2 33 £151 +16.34% 7
Edinburgh -19 32 £250 +21.95% 1
Aberdeen +3 11 £170 +30.76%
North Lanarkshire -6 3 £155 -22.98%
Scottish Borders - 3 £128 -
Argyll and Bute - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Perthshire - - - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (35.00%) Windows XP
3 66 (33.00%) Microsoft
4 51 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (22.00%) Active Directory
6 42 (21.00%) MS Office
7 40 (20.00%) VMware
8 35 (17.50%) SQL
8 35 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (16.50%) Migration
10 31 (15.50%) Citrix
11 26 (13.00%) SC Cleared
11 26 (13.00%) Security Cleared
12 24 (12.00%) SCCM
12 24 (12.00%) PDA
12 24 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (11.50%) MS Exchange
14 21 (10.50%) Change Management
15 19 (9.50%) MCSA
15 19 (9.50%) VMware ESX
15 19 (9.50%) MCITP
15 19 (9.50%) ISTQB
15 19 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (9.00%) Software Testing
16 18 (9.00%) MCSE
16 18 (9.00%) TestDirector
16 18 (9.00%) Clustering
17 17 (8.50%) WinRunner
17 17 (8.50%) QuickTest Pro
17 17 (8.50%) Veritas

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 23 (11.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.50%) IIS
5 6 (3.00%) Lync
6 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.00%) JBoss
8 2 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.00%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) LiveLink
Applications
1 42 (21.00%) MS Office
2 15 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.50%) DNS
2 9 (4.50%) SAN
2 9 (4.50%) DHCP
3 8 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.00%) LAN
5 5 (2.50%) NAS
6 4 (2.00%) Internet
6 4 (2.00%) VPN
7 2 (1.00%) VoIP
7 2 (1.00%) Broadband
7 2 (1.00%) LDAP
8 1 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.50%) 4G
8 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.50%) SMS
8 1 (0.50%) WLAN
8 1 (0.50%) WAN
8 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 18 (9.00%) TestDirector
2 17 (8.50%) WinRunner
2 17 (8.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (2.50%) AdminStudio
4 4 (2.00%) InstallShield
5 3 (1.50%) PVCS
6 2 (1.00%) MSI
7 1 (0.50%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (1.50%) Banking
3 2 (1.00%) Law
3 2 (1.00%) Legal
4 1 (0.50%) Billing
4 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (23.00%) Analyst
2 24 (12.00%) Desktop Support
3 23 (11.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 20 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 20 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 16 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 13 (6.50%) Test Engineer
8 12 (6.00%) Service Analyst
8 12 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (5.50%) IT Support
10 9 (4.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (4.00%) Administrator
11 8 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
12 7 (3.50%) Desktop Analyst
12 7 (3.50%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.50%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.00%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (3.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 6 (3.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.50%) Application Packaging
2 6 (3.00%) .NET
3 4 (2.00%) Middleware
4 2 (1.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.00%) PDA
2 18 (9.00%) Clustering
3 11 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.50%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.00%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.00%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.00%) AS400
8 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.00%) iSeries
9 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 200 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (35.00%) Windows XP
3 51 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (8.50%) AIX
6 17 (8.50%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.00%) Linux
10 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.50%) Migration
2 21 (10.50%) Change Management
3 18 (9.00%) Software Testing
4 17 (8.50%) Test Automation
5 16 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 15 (7.50%) ITIL
7 11 (5.50%) PRINCE2
8 9 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.50%) Project Management
9 5 (2.50%) Service Management
10 4 (2.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.00%) Information Security
11 3 (1.50%) Information Governance
11 3 (1.50%) Change Control
11 3 (1.50%) Data Protection
11 3 (1.50%) Software Engineering
11 3 (1.50%) Project Planning
11 3 (1.50%) ITSM
12 2 (1.00%) Business Analysis
12 2 (1.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.50%) SQL
2 14 (7.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.50%) Perl
4 6 (3.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.00%) C++
6 3 (1.50%) VBScript
6 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.00%) Java
8 1 (0.50%) VB6
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) C#
8 1 (0.50%) VB
8 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (13.00%) SC Cleared
1 26 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (9.50%) MCSA
3 19 (9.50%) MCITP
3 19 (9.50%) ISTQB
4 18 (9.00%) MCSE
5 16 (8.00%) MCTS
6 10 (5.00%) Degree
7 5 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.00%) PMP
8 4 (2.00%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.50%) MCP
9 3 (1.50%) HND
10 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.50%) VMware ESX
3 17 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.00%) XenApp
6 6 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.50%) vSphere
8 4 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (12.00%) SCCM
2 16 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (7.50%) Netcool
4 3 (1.50%) DameWare
5 2 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.00%) SCOM
5 2 (1.00%) SCSM
6 1 (0.50%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 66 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (20.00%) VMware
3 31 (15.50%) Citrix
4 17 (8.50%) Veritas
5 16 (8.00%) McAfee
6 9 (4.50%) HP
7 8 (4.00%) Oracle
8 5 (2.50%) Cisco
8 5 (2.50%) Symantec
9 4 (2.00%) Lotus
10 3 (1.50%) Novell
11 2 (1.00%) CommVault
11 2 (1.00%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.50%) Computacenter
12 1 (0.50%) Brocade
12 1 (0.50%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.50%) EMC
12 1 (0.50%) Avaya
12 1 (0.50%) CA
12 1 (0.50%) Borland
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