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 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 38 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 113 102 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.94% 3.95% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.51% 14.98% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 39
Average daily rate
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£125 £135 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £101 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £370 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 4
Average hourly rate £13.13 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.17 £21.00 £109.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
551 681 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.21% 26.34% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 340 263
Average daily rate £325 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £27.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 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 29 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 29 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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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 -3 40 £139 +2.77% 3
Glasgow -10 19 £100 -16.66% 2
Renfrewshire +4 9 £355 -3.46% 1
South Ayrshire - 9 £98 -
Highlands -2 8 £110 -1.12% 1
Aberdeen +12 6 £160 +23.07%
West Lothian -5 3 £258 -
Midlothian - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Scottish Borders +1 1 £115 -9.80%
North Lanarkshire -9 1 £180 -10.55%
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 215 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (35.81%) Windows XP
2 77 (35.81%) Microsoft
3 73 (33.95%) Active Directory
4 68 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (22.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (20.47%) MS Office
7 40 (18.60%) VMware
8 36 (16.74%) Citrix
9 34 (15.81%) MS Exchange
10 33 (15.35%) SCCM
11 31 (14.42%) SQL
11 31 (14.42%) Migration
12 26 (12.09%) Windows 8
12 26 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (10.70%) ITIL
15 21 (9.77%) SC Cleared
15 21 (9.77%) Security Cleared
16 20 (9.30%) PDA
16 20 (9.30%) MS Excel
17 19 (8.84%) Hyper-V
18 18 (8.37%) VMware ESX
18 18 (8.37%) Change Management
19 16 (7.44%) McAfee
19 16 (7.44%) MCSA
19 16 (7.44%) Microsoft App-V
19 16 (7.44%) MCITP
19 16 (7.44%) ISTQB
19 16 (7.44%) McAfee ePO

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 34 (15.81%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.58%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (4.65%) Lync
4 9 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.26%) IIS
6 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.40%) WorkSite
7 3 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (20.47%) MS Office
2 20 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) assyst
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.98%) DNS
2 13 (6.05%) DHCP
3 12 (5.58%) VPN
3 12 (5.58%) LAN
4 10 (4.65%) SAN
5 9 (4.19%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.26%) VoIP
6 7 (3.26%) WAN
7 5 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.86%) LDAP
8 4 (1.86%) Internet
9 3 (1.40%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.40%) NAS
9 3 (1.40%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.40%) Broadband
9 3 (1.40%) WLAN
10 2 (0.93%) Wireless
10 2 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.47%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (6.51%) TestDirector
2 13 (6.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (6.05%) WinRunner
3 7 (3.26%) AdminStudio
3 7 (3.26%) MSI
4 4 (1.86%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (1.40%) Law
2 3 (1.40%) Legal
3 2 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (26.05%) Analyst
2 30 (13.95%) Support Analyst
3 29 (13.49%) Desktop Support
4 27 (12.56%) Support Engineer
4 27 (12.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 14 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (6.05%) IT Support
7 11 (5.12%) Service Analyst
7 11 (5.12%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 11 (5.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (5.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (5.12%) Test Engineer
7 11 (5.12%) Desktop Analyst
8 10 (4.65%) Rollout Engineer
8 10 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
8 10 (4.65%) Project Manager
9 8 (3.72%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (3.26%) Applications Support
11 6 (2.79%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.79%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.12%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.30%) PDA
2 16 (7.44%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.98%) Blackberry
4 14 (6.51%) Clustering
5 8 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.86%) Handset
8 3 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.40%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.40%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.93%) NHS
9 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.93%) AS400
9 2 (0.93%) iSeries
9 2 (0.93%) iPhone
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.47%) Social Media
10 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 215 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (35.81%) Windows XP
3 68 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (22.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (12.09%) Windows 8
5 26 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (6.51%) AIX
7 5 (2.33%) Linux
8 4 (1.86%) Android
9 3 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.42%) Migration
2 23 (10.70%) ITIL
3 18 (8.37%) Change Management
4 15 (6.98%) Software Testing
5 13 (6.05%) Test Automation
6 12 (5.58%) Test Scripting
7 8 (3.72%) Service Management
7 8 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.26%) PRINCE2
9 5 (2.33%) Time Management
9 5 (2.33%) Project Management
10 4 (1.86%) Service Delivery
10 4 (1.86%) ITSM
10 4 (1.86%) Data Protection
10 4 (1.86%) Incident Management
10 4 (1.86%) Information Security
11 3 (1.40%) Project Planning
11 3 (1.40%) Software Engineering
11 3 (1.40%) Change Control
11 3 (1.40%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.42%) SQL
2 12 (5.58%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.79%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.86%) C++
4 4 (1.86%) Perl
5 3 (1.40%) VBScript
6 1 (0.47%) C
6 1 (0.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (9.77%) SC Cleared
2 21 (9.77%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.44%) MCSA
3 16 (7.44%) MCITP
3 16 (7.44%) ISTQB
4 15 (6.98%) MCSE
5 13 (6.05%) MCTS
6 9 (4.19%) Degree
7 5 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.40%) MCP
8 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.40%) CCNP
8 3 (1.40%) CCNA
9 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.47%) HND
10 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (33.95%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.84%) Hyper-V
3 18 (8.37%) VMware ESX
4 16 (7.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (4.65%) vSphere
6 6 (2.79%) XenApp
7 4 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.93%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 33 (15.35%) SCCM
2 16 (7.44%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (6.05%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (5.58%) Netcool
5 9 (4.19%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.86%) DameWare
7 3 (1.40%) SCOM
8 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.93%) SCSM
9 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.47%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 77 (35.81%) Microsoft
2 40 (18.60%) VMware
3 36 (16.74%) Citrix
4 16 (7.44%) McAfee
5 13 (6.05%) Veritas
5 13 (6.05%) HP
6 12 (5.58%) Cisco
7 7 (3.26%) Symantec
8 5 (2.33%) CommVault
9 4 (1.86%) Lotus
10 3 (1.40%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.40%) Oracle
10 3 (1.40%) Novell
11 1 (0.47%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.47%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.47%) Trend Micro
11 1 (0.47%) Remedy
11 1 (0.47%) Avaya
11 1 (0.47%) CA
11 1 (0.47%) Dell
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