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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 88 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 55 119 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.89% 4.10% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.78% 21.06% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 56 43
Median daily rate £171 £130 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.73% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £98 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £344 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £200 £203
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 13
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.17 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.21% -5.51%
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
811 565 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.88% 19.46% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 289 329
Median daily rate £355 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 39
Median hourly rate £36.75 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -27 20 £116 -16.96%
Renfrewshire -37 13 £265 -25.35%
Glasgow -10 7 £155 +41.13% 1
Dundee - 4 £123 -
Aberdeen +1 2 £145 -27.50%
South Lanarkshire 0 2 £150 -
Midlothian -1 1 £113 - 1
Scottish Borders -2 1 £275 +139.13%
Lanarkshire - 1 £115 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £190 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (69.33%) Microsoft
3 98 (65.33%) Active Directory
4 84 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (39.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (34.67%) Windows XP
7 50 (33.33%) VMware
8 48 (32.00%) Citrix
9 45 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 40 (26.67%) Software Testing
11 37 (24.67%) Change Management
11 37 (24.67%) SQL
12 36 (24.00%) MCSE
12 36 (24.00%) MCSA
12 36 (24.00%) Clustering
12 36 (24.00%) Hyper-V
13 35 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (22.67%) HP Quality Center
14 34 (22.67%) SCCM
14 34 (22.67%) MCTS
14 34 (22.67%) Intel Security
14 34 (22.67%) TestDirector
14 34 (22.67%) HP UFT
14 34 (22.67%) Windows Server
15 33 (22.00%) Veritas
15 33 (22.00%) WinRunner
15 33 (22.00%) VMware ESX
15 33 (22.00%) Test Automation
16 31 (20.67%) McAfee ePO
16 31 (20.67%) MCITP

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 (19.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (4.67%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 22 (14.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) assyst
2 1 (0.67%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.00%) Office 365
1 6 (4.00%) PaaS
2 2 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.67%) DNS
2 15 (10.00%) DHCP
3 7 (4.67%) VPN
4 4 (2.67%) LDAP
5 3 (2.00%) Broadband
5 3 (2.00%) SAN
5 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.67%) 3G
6 1 (0.67%) ADSL
6 1 (0.67%) Firewall
6 1 (0.67%) Internet
6 1 (0.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.67%) LAN
6 1 (0.67%) Network Security
6 1 (0.67%) PBX
6 1 (0.67%) SNMP
6 1 (0.67%) SSL
6 1 (0.67%) WAN
6 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (22.67%) HP UFT
1 34 (22.67%) TestDirector
2 33 (22.00%) WinRunner
3 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.00%) MSBuild
3 3 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.33%) MSI
5 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.67%) Hudson
5 1 (0.67%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.67%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (9.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Legal
3 4 (2.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Front Office
4 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
5 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (30.00%) Analyst
2 25 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 25 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 22 (14.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 20 (13.33%) IT Support
5 17 (11.33%) Support Engineer
6 15 (10.00%) Desktop Support
7 11 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (7.33%) Active Directory Engineer
7 11 (7.33%) Deployment Engineer
7 11 (7.33%) Tester
8 10 (6.67%) Infrastructure Tester
8 10 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.33%) Administrator
9 8 (5.33%) IT Analyst
10 7 (4.67%) Active Directory Support
10 7 (4.67%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (4.67%) IT Administrator
10 7 (4.67%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.67%) COM+
2 2 (1.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.00%) Clustering
2 29 (19.33%) PDA
3 16 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.33%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.33%) NHS
7 4 (2.67%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.00%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.00%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.67%) AS400
10 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.67%) iSeries
10 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 150 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (39.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (34.67%) Windows XP
5 35 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (22.67%) Windows Server
7 31 (20.67%) AIX
8 19 (12.67%) Windows 10
9 13 (8.67%) Linux
10 11 (7.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.67%) Android
11 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 37 (24.67%) Change Management
3 33 (22.00%) Test Automation
4 30 (20.00%) ITIL
5 28 (18.67%) Test Scripting
6 21 (14.00%) Migration
7 9 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.33%) Service Management
9 7 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.33%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.67%) Application Packaging
11 4 (2.67%) Configuration Management
12 3 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.00%) Data Migration
12 3 (2.00%) DevOps
12 3 (2.00%) Project Management
12 3 (2.00%) Risk Analysis
12 3 (2.00%) Risk Management
12 3 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.67%) SQL
2 16 (10.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.67%) VB
4 5 (3.33%) C#
5 4 (2.67%) VB6
6 2 (1.33%) Perl
6 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.33%) VBScript
7 1 (0.67%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.67%) Python
7 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (24.00%) MCSA
2 36 (24.00%) MCSE
3 34 (22.67%) MCTS
4 31 (20.67%) MCITP
5 29 (19.33%) ISTQB
6 28 (18.67%) Security Cleared
7 15 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 10 (6.67%) MCP
9 6 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.67%) Degree
11 2 (1.33%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.67%) CCNA
12 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.00%) QA
3 2 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 98 (65.33%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.00%) Hyper-V
3 33 (22.00%) VMware ESX
4 21 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (8.00%) XenApp
6 9 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.00%) Docker
7 3 (2.00%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.67%) vSphere
9 1 (0.67%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 34 (22.67%) HP Quality Center
1 34 (22.67%) SCCM
2 31 (20.67%) McAfee ePO
2 31 (20.67%) Netcool
3 9 (6.00%) SCOM
4 5 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (2.00%) Ansible
5 3 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.00%) Puppet
6 1 (0.67%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 104 (69.33%) Microsoft
2 50 (33.33%) VMware
3 48 (32.00%) Citrix
4 34 (22.67%) Intel Security
5 33 (22.00%) Veritas
6 7 (4.67%) Cisco
7 6 (4.00%) Symantec
8 4 (2.67%) Oracle
9 3 (2.00%) Apple
9 3 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.00%) Splunk
10 2 (1.33%) HP
11 1 (0.67%) Adobe
11 1 (0.67%) Avaya
11 1 (0.67%) Dell
11 1 (0.67%) EMC
11 1 (0.67%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.67%) IBM
11 1 (0.67%) Remedy
11 1 (0.67%) Reuters
Dalkeith, Midlothian
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