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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 55 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 73 85 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.35% 2.66% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.01% 14.55% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 63
Median daily rate £225 £270 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +74.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £110 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £368 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £13.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £21.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
521 584 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.93% 18.25% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 304 308
Median daily rate £310 £339 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% +12.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £200 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 32
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 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 September 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 +19 23 £160 -46.66% 4
Renfrewshire -11 21 £275 -9.83%
Glasgow -9 15 £185 -26.00% 1
Fife - 5 £225 -
North Lanarkshire +6 4 £160 -
Midlothian - 3 £110 -
Moray 0 1 £125 +13.63%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £100 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 92 (67.15%) Microsoft
3 88 (64.23%) Active Directory
4 69 (50.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (35.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (35.04%) Windows XP
7 45 (32.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (32.12%) Citrix
9 43 (31.39%) Windows Server
10 40 (29.20%) Windows 10
10 40 (29.20%) MS Office
11 39 (28.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 35 (25.55%) MCSA
13 33 (24.09%) MCSE
14 31 (22.63%) Change Management
15 30 (21.90%) Office 365
15 30 (21.90%) MCTS
15 30 (21.90%) Software Testing
16 29 (21.17%) SQL
17 28 (20.44%) ITIL
17 28 (20.44%) MCITP
18 27 (19.71%) ISTQB
18 27 (19.71%) Hyper-V
19 26 (18.98%) McAfee ePO
19 26 (18.98%) SCCM
19 26 (18.98%) Intel Security
20 24 (17.52%) Clustering
20 24 (17.52%) SharePoint
20 24 (17.52%) Veritas
20 24 (17.52%) Security Cleared

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 24 (17.52%) SharePoint
2 23 (16.79%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (3.65%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (29.20%) MS Office
2 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) assyst
1 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (21.90%) Office 365
2 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.38%) PaaS
3 2 (1.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.95%) DHCP
1 15 (10.95%) DNS
2 9 (6.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.38%) Internet
4 3 (2.19%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.19%) SAN
5 2 (1.46%) ATM
5 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.46%) Firewall
5 2 (1.46%) LAN
5 2 (1.46%) Network Security
5 2 (1.46%) VPN
5 2 (1.46%) Wireless
6 1 (0.73%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.73%) LDAP
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (11.68%) StarTeam
2 10 (7.30%) TestDirector
3 8 (5.84%) HP UFT
3 8 (5.84%) WinRunner
4 5 (3.65%) MSI
5 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.19%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.73%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.73%) Hudson
6 1 (0.73%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.73%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (8.03%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Legal
4 3 (2.19%) Law
5 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Local Government
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (27.74%) Analyst
2 24 (17.52%) Support Engineer
3 20 (14.60%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (12.41%) Test Analyst
5 12 (8.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (8.76%) Desktop Support
6 11 (8.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) IT Support
9 8 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Active Directory Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Administrator
10 7 (5.11%) Tester
11 6 (4.38%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) Clustering
2 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.57%) PDA
4 7 (5.11%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.73%) iPad
7 1 (0.73%) iPhone
7 1 (0.73%) NHS
7 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (50.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (35.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (35.04%) Windows XP
5 45 (32.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (31.39%) Windows Server
7 40 (29.20%) Windows 10
8 23 (16.79%) AIX
9 10 (7.30%) Linux
9 10 (7.30%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.46%) Android
10 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.63%) Change Management
2 30 (21.90%) Software Testing
3 28 (20.44%) ITIL
4 22 (16.06%) Smoke Testing
4 22 (16.06%) Test Scripting
5 18 (13.14%) Server Virtualisation
6 10 (7.30%) Migration
7 9 (6.57%) Application Packaging
8 8 (5.84%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.65%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.92%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.92%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.19%) DevOps
12 3 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (2.19%) ITIL V3
12 3 (2.19%) Project Management
12 3 (2.19%) Risk Management
12 3 (2.19%) Service Management
12 3 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.17%) SQL
2 11 (8.03%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.19%) VBA
5 2 (1.46%) C
6 1 (0.73%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.73%) C++
6 1 (0.73%) Java
6 1 (0.73%) Perl
6 1 (0.73%) Python
6 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (28.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (25.55%) MCSA
3 33 (24.09%) MCSE
4 30 (21.90%) MCTS
5 28 (20.44%) MCITP
6 27 (19.71%) ISTQB
7 24 (17.52%) Security Cleared
8 17 (12.41%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.65%) CCNA
9 5 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.92%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.92%) ACSA
10 4 (2.92%) CCENT
10 4 (2.92%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.46%) Degree
12 2 (1.46%) MCP
13 1 (0.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.38%) SLA
3 3 (2.19%) QA
4 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (64.23%) Active Directory
2 27 (19.71%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (8.03%) XenApp
5 7 (5.11%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.11%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.19%) Docker
7 2 (1.46%) vSphere
8 1 (0.73%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (18.98%) McAfee ePO
1 26 (18.98%) SCCM
2 23 (16.79%) Netcool
3 8 (5.84%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (4.38%) SCOM
5 4 (2.92%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.92%) Puppet
5 4 (2.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (2.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.19%) Ansible
7 2 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.73%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 92 (67.15%) Microsoft
2 44 (32.12%) Citrix
3 26 (18.98%) Intel Security
4 24 (17.52%) Veritas
5 20 (14.60%) VMware
6 8 (5.84%) Symantec
7 7 (5.11%) Apple
8 4 (2.92%) CA
8 4 (2.92%) Cisco
9 3 (2.19%) Splunk
10 2 (1.46%) NCR
10 2 (1.46%) Remedy
10 2 (1.46%) Sophos
10 2 (1.46%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.46%) Wincor Nixdorf
11 1 (0.73%) BMC
11 1 (0.73%) CommVault
11 1 (0.73%) Dell
11 1 (0.73%) Juniper
11 1 (0.73%) Lotus
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