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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 81 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 71 129 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.38% 4.33% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.86% 20.74% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 60 40
Average daily rate £190 £190 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £97 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £339 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £212 £223 £213
% change year-on-year
-4.71% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 10
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
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
801 622 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.83% 20.87% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 323 314
Average daily rate £375 £324 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £113 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 48 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.10 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.45% +60.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £12.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.50 £29.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -22 24 £200 +53.84% 5
Renfrewshire -24 20 £269 -19.85%
Glasgow -10 13 £138 -24.00% 3
South Lanarkshire +1 2 £150 -
Dundee - 2 £118 -
North Lanarkshire +6 1 £188 +4.16%
West Lothian +4 1 £120 -53.39%
West Dunbartonshire -1 1 £190 -
Aberdeen -1 1 £110 -45.00%
Highlands -1 1 £110 +4.76% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £115 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (70.73%) Microsoft
3 106 (64.63%) Active Directory
4 90 (54.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (38.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (35.98%) Windows XP
6 59 (35.98%) VMware
7 54 (32.93%) Citrix
8 51 (31.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (27.44%) Software Testing
10 42 (25.61%) Change Management
10 42 (25.61%) MCSE
10 42 (25.61%) SQL
11 40 (24.39%) MCSA
11 40 (24.39%) Clustering
11 40 (24.39%) SCCM
11 40 (24.39%) Hyper-V
12 39 (23.78%) HP Quality Center
12 39 (23.78%) MCTS
12 39 (23.78%) TestDirector
12 39 (23.78%) HP UFT
13 38 (23.17%) WinRunner
13 38 (23.17%) Veritas
13 38 (23.17%) VMware ESX
13 38 (23.17%) Intel Security
13 38 (23.17%) Test Automation
13 38 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (22.56%) Windows Server
15 36 (21.95%) MCITP
16 35 (21.34%) McAfee ePO

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 31 (18.90%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (3.66%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (20.12%) MS Office
2 26 (15.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) assyst
2 1 (0.61%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) Office 365
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.76%) DNS
2 15 (9.15%) DHCP
3 7 (4.27%) VPN
4 5 (3.05%) LDAP
5 4 (2.44%) Broadband
6 3 (1.83%) SAN
6 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.22%) 3G
7 2 (1.22%) ADSL
7 2 (1.22%) LAN
8 1 (0.61%) Internet
8 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.61%) SNMP
8 1 (0.61%) SSL
8 1 (0.61%) VoIP
8 1 (0.61%) WAN
8 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (23.78%) HP UFT
1 39 (23.78%) TestDirector
2 38 (23.17%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.22%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.22%) MSI
3 2 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.61%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (7.93%) Finance
2 4 (2.44%) Banking
2 4 (2.44%) Legal
3 3 (1.83%) Front Office
3 3 (1.83%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (31.10%) Analyst
2 30 (18.29%) Test Analyst
3 28 (17.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 25 (15.24%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 21 (12.80%) Desktop Support
6 20 (12.20%) IT Support
7 18 (10.98%) Support Engineer
8 14 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (8.54%) Deployment Engineer
9 11 (6.71%) Desktop Analyst
9 11 (6.71%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.71%) Tester
10 10 (6.10%) Active Directory Engineer
11 9 (5.49%) Infrastructure Tester
12 8 (4.88%) Administrator
12 8 (4.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 8 (4.88%) Service Analyst
13 7 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (4.27%) IT Administrator
13 7 (4.27%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.44%) COM+
2 2 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.39%) Clustering
2 34 (20.73%) PDA
3 17 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.71%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.27%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.27%) NHS
6 6 (3.66%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.83%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.83%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.61%) AS400
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.61%) iSeries
9 1 (0.61%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 164 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (54.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (38.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (35.98%) Windows XP
5 38 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (22.56%) Windows Server
7 35 (21.34%) AIX
8 16 (9.76%) Windows 10
9 14 (8.54%) Windows 8
10 12 (7.32%) Linux
11 1 (0.61%) Android
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.44%) Software Testing
2 42 (25.61%) Change Management
3 38 (23.17%) Test Automation
4 33 (20.12%) Test Scripting
5 30 (18.29%) ITIL
6 23 (14.02%) Migration
7 9 (5.49%) Service Management
8 8 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (4.88%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.05%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.44%) Application Packaging
11 3 (1.83%) Configuration Management
11 3 (1.83%) CRM
11 3 (1.83%) Data Migration
11 3 (1.83%) Project Management
11 3 (1.83%) Records Management
11 3 (1.83%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (1.83%) Risk Management
11 3 (1.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (1.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.61%) SQL
2 17 (10.37%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.27%) VB
4 5 (3.05%) C#
5 4 (2.44%) VB6
6 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.22%) VBScript
7 1 (0.61%) C
7 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (31.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (25.61%) MCSE
3 40 (24.39%) MCSA
4 39 (23.78%) MCTS
5 36 (21.95%) MCITP
6 33 (20.12%) ISTQB
6 33 (20.12%) Security Cleared
7 19 (11.59%) SC Cleared
8 10 (6.10%) MCP
9 6 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.05%) Degree
11 2 (1.22%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.61%) HNC
12 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.83%) QA
3 2 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 106 (64.63%) Active Directory
2 40 (24.39%) Hyper-V
3 38 (23.17%) VMware ESX
4 25 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (8.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (8.54%) XenApp
6 4 (2.44%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.83%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.22%) Docker
9 1 (0.61%) NDS
9 1 (0.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.61%) vSphere
9 1 (0.61%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 40 (24.39%) SCCM
2 39 (23.78%) HP Quality Center
3 35 (21.34%) McAfee ePO
3 35 (21.34%) Netcool
4 12 (7.32%) SCOM
5 5 (3.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.22%) Ansible
6 2 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.22%) Puppet
7 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 116 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 59 (35.98%) VMware
3 54 (32.93%) Citrix
4 38 (23.17%) Intel Security
4 38 (23.17%) Veritas
5 8 (4.88%) Cisco
6 6 (3.66%) Symantec
7 4 (2.44%) HP
7 4 (2.44%) Oracle
8 3 (1.83%) Apple
8 3 (1.83%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.22%) Dell
9 2 (1.22%) iManage
9 2 (1.22%) Splunk
10 1 (0.61%) Adobe
10 1 (0.61%) Avaya
10 1 (0.61%) EMC
10 1 (0.61%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.61%) IBM
10 1 (0.61%) Novell
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