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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 46 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 83 115 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.21% 4.02% 3.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.53% 18.76% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 51
Median daily rate £260 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £110 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £188
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £68.15 £36.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
502 613 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.47% 21.40% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 295 295
Median daily rate £320 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £154 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 21
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £100.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 7 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Edinburgh +13 30 £151 -34.94% 1
Renfrewshire +1 25 £275 -9.83%
Glasgow -16 19 £150 -37.50% 4
North Lanarkshire +10 2 - -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £130 -
Fife - 2 £238 - 2
Inverclyde 0 1 - -
Aberdeen -9 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £135 - 1
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (66.91%) Microsoft
3 90 (64.75%) Active Directory
4 74 (53.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (40.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (36.69%) MS Office
7 49 (35.25%) Windows 10
8 48 (34.53%) Citrix
9 47 (33.81%) Windows XP
10 45 (32.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 41 (29.50%) Windows Server
12 40 (28.78%) Office 365
13 37 (26.62%) SCCM
14 35 (25.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 32 (23.02%) ITIL
15 32 (23.02%) MCSA
16 31 (22.30%) MCSE
17 30 (21.58%) SQL
18 29 (20.86%) SharePoint
18 29 (20.86%) VMware
19 28 (20.14%) Change Management
19 28 (20.14%) MS Exchange
19 28 (20.14%) Hyper-V
20 27 (19.42%) MCTS
20 27 (19.42%) MCITP
21 26 (18.71%) Software Testing
21 26 (18.71%) ISTQB
22 25 (17.99%) McAfee ePO
22 25 (17.99%) Intel Security
23 24 (17.27%) Clustering

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 29 (20.86%) SharePoint
2 28 (20.14%) MS Exchange
3 17 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.32%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.44%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (36.69%) MS Office
2 19 (13.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) assyst
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (28.78%) Office 365
2 3 (2.16%) IaaS
3 2 (1.44%) G Suite
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) DHCP
1 18 (12.95%) DNS
2 8 (5.76%) Internet
2 8 (5.76%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.32%) VPN
4 4 (2.88%) LAN
4 4 (2.88%) VoIP
5 3 (2.16%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.16%) SAN
5 3 (2.16%) WAN
6 2 (1.44%) ATM
6 2 (1.44%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.44%) Firewall
6 2 (1.44%) Wireless
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.72%) FTP
7 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.72%) Network Security
7 1 (0.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.72%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 21 (15.11%) StarTeam
2 5 (3.60%) MSI
3 3 (2.16%) TestDirector
4 2 (1.44%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.72%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.72%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (7.19%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Banking
3 5 (3.60%) Law
4 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.44%) Retail
4 2 (1.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Local Government
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (31.65%) Analyst
2 27 (19.42%) Support Engineer
3 23 (16.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (12.23%) Test Analyst
5 15 (10.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 14 (10.07%) Desktop Engineer
6 14 (10.07%) Desktop Support
7 13 (9.35%) Support Analyst
8 12 (8.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (7.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (7.91%) IT Support
10 10 (7.19%) IT Analyst
11 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
12 7 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (5.04%) Service Analyst
12 7 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
13 6 (4.32%) Applications Packager
13 6 (4.32%) IT Support Analyst
13 6 (4.32%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.27%) Clustering
2 11 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.76%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.04%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.88%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.88%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.88%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.16%) iPad
6 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.16%) PDA
6 3 (2.16%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.72%) iPhone
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (53.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (40.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (35.25%) Windows 10
5 47 (33.81%) Windows XP
6 45 (32.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (29.50%) Windows Server
8 22 (15.83%) AIX
9 10 (7.19%) Windows 8
10 7 (5.04%) Linux
11 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.88%) Android
13 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.02%) ITIL
2 28 (20.14%) Change Management
3 26 (18.71%) Software Testing
4 22 (15.83%) Server Virtualisation
5 21 (15.11%) Test Scripting
6 20 (14.39%) Smoke Testing
7 13 (9.35%) Application Packaging
8 11 (7.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (4.32%) Migration
10 5 (3.60%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.88%) Disk Encryption
11 4 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.16%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (2.16%) ITIL V3
12 3 (2.16%) Service Management
12 3 (2.16%) Translating Business Requirements
13 2 (1.44%) Customer Engagement
13 2 (1.44%) Functional Testing
13 2 (1.44%) Manual Testing
13 2 (1.44%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.58%) SQL
2 13 (9.35%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.16%) VBA
5 2 (1.44%) C
6 1 (0.72%) C++
6 1 (0.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (25.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (23.02%) MCSA
3 31 (22.30%) MCSE
4 27 (19.42%) MCITP
4 27 (19.42%) MCTS
5 26 (18.71%) ISTQB
6 22 (15.83%) Security Cleared
7 16 (11.51%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.04%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (2.88%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.88%) ACSA
9 4 (2.88%) CCENT
9 4 (2.88%) CCNA
9 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.88%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.44%) MCP
11 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (6.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 90 (64.75%) Active Directory
2 28 (20.14%) Hyper-V
3 18 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (11.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (10.07%) XenApp
6 12 (8.63%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.04%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.16%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.16%) vSphere
10 2 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.72%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (26.62%) SCCM
2 25 (17.99%) McAfee ePO
3 22 (15.83%) Netcool
4 10 (7.19%) SCOM
5 6 (4.32%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (3.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.72%) Puppet
9 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (66.91%) Microsoft
2 48 (34.53%) Citrix
3 29 (20.86%) VMware
4 25 (17.99%) Intel Security
5 22 (15.83%) Veritas
6 13 (9.35%) Symantec
7 12 (8.63%) Cisco
8 9 (6.47%) Apple
9 5 (3.60%) CA
9 5 (3.60%) Dell
10 4 (2.88%) HP
11 3 (2.16%) Mitel
12 2 (1.44%) Avaya
12 2 (1.44%) CommVault
12 2 (1.44%) Google
12 2 (1.44%) Lotus
12 2 (1.44%) NCR
12 2 (1.44%) Sophos
12 2 (1.44%) TOWER Software
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