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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 80 67 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 56 71 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.26% 2.22% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.54% 12.54% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 54
Median daily rate £175 £175 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £323 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -19.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
587 566 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.72% 17.69% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 276 326
Median daily rate £320 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +4 26 £165 +1.53% 1
Glasgow -8 7 £230 -11.53%
Renfrewshire -10 6 £283 -20.28%
Dundee +6 4 £123 -
North Lanarkshire +12 3 £160 -
Fife - 3 £275 - 1
Aberdeen -2 2 £180 +1.40%
Midlothian - 2 £113 -
Moray 0 1 £125 +13.63%
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (74.02%) Active Directory
3 90 (70.87%) Microsoft
4 72 (56.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (37.80%) Citrix
5 48 (37.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (34.65%) Windows XP
7 43 (33.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (31.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 37 (29.13%) VMware
10 36 (28.35%) Change Management
10 36 (28.35%) ITIL
11 35 (27.56%) MCSE
11 35 (27.56%) MCSA
12 33 (25.98%) SQL
12 33 (25.98%) Software Testing
12 33 (25.98%) MCTS
12 33 (25.98%) Windows Server
13 32 (25.20%) Intel Security
13 32 (25.20%) Clustering
14 31 (24.41%) Hyper-V
14 31 (24.41%) McAfee ePO
15 30 (23.62%) MCITP
15 30 (23.62%) Veritas
15 30 (23.62%) Windows 10
16 29 (22.83%) ISTQB
16 29 (22.83%) SCCM
17 28 (22.05%) Security Cleared
17 28 (22.05%) Netcool
17 28 (22.05%) AIX

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 22 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (7.87%) Skype for Business
5 9 (7.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (18.11%) MS Office
2 21 (16.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) assyst
1 1 (0.79%) Eikon
1 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.66%) Office 365
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.72%) PaaS
3 2 (1.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) DHCP
1 15 (11.81%) DNS
2 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.36%) NetScaler
3 3 (2.36%) VPN
4 2 (1.57%) ATM
4 2 (1.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.57%) Internet
4 2 (1.57%) LAN
4 2 (1.57%) SAN
5 1 (0.79%) Broadband
5 1 (0.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) LDAP
5 1 (0.79%) PBX
5 1 (0.79%) SNMP
5 1 (0.79%) SSL
5 1 (0.79%) VoIP
5 1 (0.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (18.90%) TestDirector
2 23 (18.11%) HP UFT
2 23 (18.11%) WinRunner
3 7 (5.51%) StarTeam
4 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.36%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.36%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.79%) Hudson
5 1 (0.79%) MSI
5 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Banking
2 6 (4.72%) Legal
3 3 (2.36%) Front Office
3 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.36%) Law
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (37.01%) Analyst
2 23 (18.11%) Test Analyst
3 20 (15.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 18 (14.17%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 15 (11.81%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) IT Support
7 11 (8.66%) Desktop Support
8 10 (7.87%) Administrator
9 9 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (7.09%) Active Directory Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Support Analyst
9 9 (7.09%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) IT Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Service Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) IT Administrator
12 5 (3.94%) Active Directory Specialist
12 5 (3.94%) Deployment Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Desktop Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.20%) Clustering
2 21 (16.54%) PDA
3 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.24%) Blackberry
4 9 (7.09%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.79%) iPhone
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (56.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (37.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (34.65%) Windows XP
5 43 (33.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (25.98%) Windows Server
7 30 (23.62%) Windows 10
8 28 (22.05%) AIX
9 12 (9.45%) Linux
10 6 (4.72%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.79%) Android
11 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.35%) Change Management
1 36 (28.35%) ITIL
2 33 (25.98%) Software Testing
3 26 (20.47%) Smoke Testing
3 26 (20.47%) Test Scripting
4 23 (18.11%) Test Automation
5 12 (9.45%) Migration
6 10 (7.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (7.09%) Service Management
8 7 (5.51%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.15%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.15%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.36%) Application Packaging
10 3 (2.36%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (2.36%) ITIL V3
10 3 (2.36%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (2.36%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.98%) SQL
2 17 (13.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.79%) Bourne shell
3 1 (0.79%) C
3 1 (0.79%) C++
3 1 (0.79%) Perl
3 1 (0.79%) Python
3 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (31.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (27.56%) MCSA
2 35 (27.56%) MCSE
3 33 (25.98%) MCTS
4 30 (23.62%) MCITP
5 29 (22.83%) ISTQB
6 28 (22.05%) Security Cleared
7 17 (13.39%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.51%) MCP
9 4 (3.15%) Degree
10 3 (2.36%) CCNA
10 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.57%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.57%) ACSA
11 2 (1.57%) CCENT
11 2 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.36%) QA
3 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (74.02%) Active Directory
2 31 (24.41%) Hyper-V
3 23 (18.11%) VMware ESX
4 17 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (11.02%) XenApp
6 9 (7.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.72%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.36%) Docker
9 2 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (24.41%) McAfee ePO
2 29 (22.83%) SCCM
3 28 (22.05%) Netcool
4 23 (18.11%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (7.87%) SCOM
6 8 (6.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (3.15%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.15%) Puppet
7 4 (3.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.36%) Ansible
9 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.79%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 90 (70.87%) Microsoft
2 48 (37.80%) Citrix
3 37 (29.13%) VMware
4 32 (25.20%) Intel Security
5 30 (23.62%) Veritas
6 10 (7.87%) Symantec
7 6 (4.72%) Apple
7 6 (4.72%) Cisco
8 4 (3.15%) CA
9 3 (2.36%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.36%) Splunk
10 2 (1.57%) NCR
10 2 (1.57%) Remedy
10 2 (1.57%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.57%) Wincor Nixdorf
11 1 (0.79%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.79%) BMC
11 1 (0.79%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.79%) Juniper
11 1 (0.79%) Reuters
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