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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 129 115 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.26% 4.42% 3.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.22% 16.84% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 42
Average daily rate
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£169 £135 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -57.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £112 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £208 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +44.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £15.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.24 £21.40 £15.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
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
608 683 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.07% 26.23% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 333 272
Average daily rate £325 £351 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £123 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 34 13
Average hourly rate £28.10 £19.06 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.46% +22.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.34 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 -17 42 £175 +1.74% 1
Glasgow -4 27 £163 +35.41% 6
Renfrewshire +1 11 £355 +2.52%
Aberdeen +7 8 £200 +5.26%
South Ayrshire - 7 £106 - 1
Highlands -1 6 £108 -3.37% 2
West Lothian -7 3 £258 +113.69%
Fife - 3 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire +3 2 - -
North Lanarkshire -5 2 £180 -10.55%
Midlothian - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £115 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (35.78%) Microsoft
3 75 (34.40%) Windows XP
4 67 (30.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (30.28%) Active Directory
6 47 (21.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (20.64%) VMware
7 45 (20.64%) MS Office
8 39 (17.89%) Citrix
9 36 (16.51%) SQL
10 31 (14.22%) Migration
11 29 (13.30%) MS Exchange
11 29 (13.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (13.30%) SCCM
12 27 (12.39%) SC Cleared
12 27 (12.39%) Security Cleared
13 25 (11.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (11.47%) PDA
14 24 (11.01%) Windows 8
15 23 (10.55%) Change Management
15 23 (10.55%) ITIL
16 22 (10.09%) VMware ESX
17 21 (9.63%) Hyper-V
18 20 (9.17%) McAfee
18 20 (9.17%) MCSA
18 20 (9.17%) McAfee ePO
18 20 (9.17%) MCITP
18 20 (9.17%) Software Testing
18 20 (9.17%) ISTQB
19 19 (8.72%) MCSE

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 29 (13.30%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.59%) Lync
4 7 (3.21%) IIS
4 7 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.38%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.92%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (20.64%) MS Office
2 17 (7.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.34%) DNS
2 13 (5.96%) DHCP
3 11 (5.05%) LAN
4 9 (4.13%) SAN
5 8 (3.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.21%) VPN
7 6 (2.75%) WAN
8 4 (1.83%) LDAP
8 4 (1.83%) Internet
8 4 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.38%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.38%) NAS
9 3 (1.38%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.38%) Broadband
9 3 (1.38%) VoIP
9 3 (1.38%) WLAN
10 2 (0.92%) Wireless
10 2 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.46%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.46%) DTS
Development Applications
1 19 (8.72%) TestDirector
2 18 (8.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (8.26%) WinRunner
3 7 (3.21%) AdminStudio
3 7 (3.21%) MSI
4 4 (1.83%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.46%) PVCS
General
1 17 (7.80%) Finance
2 3 (1.38%) Law
2 3 (1.38%) Legal
3 2 (0.92%) Banking
4 1 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (24.31%) Analyst
2 26 (11.93%) Support Analyst
3 22 (10.09%) Desktop Support
3 22 (10.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 21 (9.63%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (6.88%) Test Engineer
7 12 (5.50%) Deployment Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (5.05%) Service Analyst
8 11 (5.05%) IT Support
9 10 (4.59%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (3.67%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (3.21%) Rollout Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.21%) Applications Support
12 6 (2.75%) Applications Packager
12 6 (2.75%) Network Analyst
12 6 (2.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.05%) Application Packaging
2 5 (2.29%) .NET
3 1 (0.46%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.47%) PDA
2 18 (8.26%) Clustering
3 15 (6.88%) Blackberry
4 11 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.83%) Handset
6 3 (1.38%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.38%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (0.92%) iSeries
7 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.92%) AS400
7 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.46%) NHS
8 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 218 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (34.40%) Windows XP
3 67 (30.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (21.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (11.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (11.01%) Windows 8
7 18 (8.26%) AIX
8 3 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.92%) Android
9 2 (0.92%) Linux
10 1 (0.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.22%) Migration
2 23 (10.55%) ITIL
2 23 (10.55%) Change Management
3 20 (9.17%) Software Testing
4 18 (8.26%) Test Automation
5 17 (7.80%) Test Scripting
6 8 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (3.67%) Service Management
7 7 (3.21%) PRINCE2
8 5 (2.29%) Project Management
9 4 (1.83%) Service Delivery
9 4 (1.83%) ITSM
9 4 (1.83%) Information Security
9 4 (1.83%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.38%) Project Planning
10 3 (1.38%) Software Engineering
10 3 (1.38%) Data Protection
10 3 (1.38%) Time Management
10 3 (1.38%) Change Control
10 3 (1.38%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.51%) SQL
2 12 (5.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.75%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.29%) Perl
5 4 (1.83%) C++
6 3 (1.38%) VBScript
7 1 (0.46%) VB
7 1 (0.46%) VBA
7 1 (0.46%) VB6
7 1 (0.46%) Java
7 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (13.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (12.39%) SC Cleared
2 27 (12.39%) Security Cleared
3 20 (9.17%) MCSA
3 20 (9.17%) MCITP
3 20 (9.17%) ISTQB
4 19 (8.72%) MCSE
5 17 (7.80%) MCTS
6 6 (2.75%) Degree
7 5 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.38%) MCP
8 3 (1.38%) CCNP
8 3 (1.38%) CCNA
8 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (30.28%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.09%) VMware ESX
3 21 (9.63%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (4.59%) vSphere
7 6 (2.75%) XenApp
8 4 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.92%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (13.30%) SCCM
2 20 (9.17%) McAfee ePO
3 17 (7.80%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (7.34%) Netcool
5 9 (4.13%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.83%) DameWare
7 3 (1.38%) SCOM
8 2 (0.92%) SCSM
9 1 (0.46%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 78 (35.78%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.64%) VMware
3 39 (17.89%) Citrix
4 20 (9.17%) McAfee
5 17 (7.80%) Veritas
6 12 (5.50%) HP
7 10 (4.59%) Cisco
8 6 (2.75%) Symantec
9 4 (1.83%) Lotus
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle
10 3 (1.38%) Novell
10 3 (1.38%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.92%) CommVault
12 1 (0.46%) Avaya
12 1 (0.46%) CA
12 1 (0.46%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.46%) Trend Micro
12 1 (0.46%) Remedy
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