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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 85 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 65 93 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.20% 3.08% 3.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.99% 16.73% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 40
Median daily rate £180 £140 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £100 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -26.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
814 556 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.52% 18.44% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 265 357
Median daily rate £338 £320 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 38
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -9 30 £193 +41.28% 2
Renfrewshire -34 12 £275 -20.28%
Glasgow -5 6 £195 +41.81% 4
Dundee +7 5 £135 -
Aberdeen -3 3 £145 -18.30%
Midlothian - 2 £113 -
South Lanarkshire 0 1 £180 -
Scottish Borders -3 1 £275 +139.13%
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £115 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (72.99%) Active Directory
3 99 (72.26%) Microsoft
4 83 (60.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (43.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (40.88%) Citrix
7 50 (36.50%) Windows XP
8 47 (34.31%) VMware
9 46 (33.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (32.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 41 (29.93%) Change Management
12 39 (28.47%) Clustering
12 39 (28.47%) MCSE
12 39 (28.47%) MCSA
12 39 (28.47%) SQL
12 39 (28.47%) Software Testing
13 37 (27.01%) MCTS
14 36 (26.28%) Hyper-V
14 36 (26.28%) Veritas
14 36 (26.28%) Intel Security
14 36 (26.28%) Windows Server
15 34 (24.82%) Netcool
15 34 (24.82%) AIX
15 34 (24.82%) McAfee ePO
15 34 (24.82%) MCITP
16 33 (24.09%) ISTQB
16 33 (24.09%) ITIL
17 32 (23.36%) Test Scripting
18 31 (22.63%) SCCM
18 31 (22.63%) HP Quality Center

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 27 (19.71%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (7.30%) Skype for Business
5 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (16.06%) MS Office
2 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) assyst
2 1 (0.73%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.76%) Office 365
2 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.38%) PaaS
3 2 (1.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.33%) DNS
2 20 (14.60%) DHCP
3 5 (3.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.92%) SAN
4 4 (2.92%) VPN
5 2 (1.46%) ATM
5 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.46%) Internet
5 2 (1.46%) LAN
5 2 (1.46%) LDAP
6 1 (0.73%) Broadband
6 1 (0.73%) Firewall
6 1 (0.73%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.73%) PBX
6 1 (0.73%) SNMP
6 1 (0.73%) SSL
6 1 (0.73%) VoIP
6 1 (0.73%) WAN
6 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (22.63%) HP UFT
1 31 (22.63%) TestDirector
2 30 (21.90%) WinRunner
3 6 (4.38%) StarTeam
4 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.19%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.19%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.73%) Hudson
5 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.73%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (12.41%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Banking
2 6 (4.38%) Legal
3 3 (2.19%) Front Office
3 3 (2.19%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.19%) Law
4 1 (0.73%) Advertising
4 1 (0.73%) Billing
4 1 (0.73%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (35.77%) Analyst
2 25 (18.25%) Test Analyst
3 23 (16.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 20 (14.60%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 15 (10.95%) IT Support
5 15 (10.95%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Desktop Support
7 10 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.30%) Active Directory Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Administrator
8 9 (6.57%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) Tester
9 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Tester
9 8 (5.84%) IT Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Service Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) Deployment Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Desktop Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) IT Administrator
11 6 (4.38%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.73%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.47%) Clustering
2 28 (20.44%) PDA
3 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.76%) Blackberry
5 9 (6.57%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.19%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.46%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.46%) NHS
7 2 (1.46%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.73%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.73%) iPad
8 1 (0.73%) iPhone
8 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.73%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (60.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (43.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (36.50%) Windows XP
5 46 (33.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (26.28%) Windows Server
7 34 (24.82%) AIX
8 28 (20.44%) Windows 10
9 13 (9.49%) Linux
10 8 (5.84%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.73%) Android
11 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.93%) Change Management
2 39 (28.47%) Software Testing
3 33 (24.09%) ITIL
4 32 (23.36%) Test Scripting
5 30 (21.90%) Test Automation
6 12 (8.76%) Migration
7 10 (7.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (6.57%) Service Management
9 7 (5.11%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.65%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.65%) Server Virtualisation
11 4 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.92%) Application Packaging
11 4 (2.92%) Configuration Management
12 3 (2.19%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.19%) DevOps
12 3 (2.19%) Project Management
12 3 (2.19%) Risk Management
12 3 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.19%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.47%) SQL
2 17 (12.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.46%) Perl
4 1 (0.73%) Bourne shell
4 1 (0.73%) C
4 1 (0.73%) C#
4 1 (0.73%) C++
4 1 (0.73%) Python
4 1 (0.73%) Ruby
4 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (32.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (28.47%) MCSA
2 39 (28.47%) MCSE
3 37 (27.01%) MCTS
4 34 (24.82%) MCITP
5 33 (24.09%) ISTQB
6 29 (21.17%) Security Cleared
7 16 (11.68%) SC Cleared
8 8 (5.84%) MCP
9 4 (2.92%) Degree
9 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.73%) CCNA
10 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.19%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (72.99%) Active Directory
2 36 (26.28%) Hyper-V
3 30 (21.90%) VMware ESX
4 20 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (10.95%) XenApp
6 8 (5.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.38%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.19%) Docker
10 2 (1.46%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (24.82%) McAfee ePO
1 34 (24.82%) Netcool
2 31 (22.63%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (22.63%) SCCM
3 11 (8.03%) SCOM
4 8 (5.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (3.65%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.19%) Ansible
6 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.19%) Puppet
6 3 (2.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.73%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 99 (72.26%) Microsoft
2 56 (40.88%) Citrix
3 47 (34.31%) VMware
4 36 (26.28%) Intel Security
4 36 (26.28%) Veritas
5 8 (5.84%) Symantec
6 6 (4.38%) Cisco
7 3 (2.19%) Apple
7 3 (2.19%) CA
7 3 (2.19%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.19%) Splunk
8 2 (1.46%) NCR
8 2 (1.46%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.46%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 1 (0.73%) Avaya
9 1 (0.73%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.73%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.73%) HP
9 1 (0.73%) IBM
9 1 (0.73%) Reuters
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