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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 47 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 92 98 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.06% 3.59% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.85% 14.20% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 37
Average daily rate
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£140 £128 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -62.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £100 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £208 £285
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -27.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £23.40 £70.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
546 690 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.19% 25.26% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 358 240
Average daily rate £325 £326 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% -10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 13
Average hourly rate £18.13 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -18 29 £135 - 1
Glasgow -17 15 £181 +47.95% 4
Aberdeen +12 10 £178 +61.36%
Renfrewshire - 7 £345 - 1
South Ayrshire - 7 £101 -
Highlands -3 6 £110 -
West Lothian - 3 £258 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Scottish Borders 0 1 £115 -9.80%
Dundee -11 1 - -
Fife -11 1 - -
Moray - 1 £110 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (39.32%) Active Directory
3 70 (33.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (33.50%) Windows XP
5 67 (32.52%) Microsoft
6 49 (23.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (20.87%) MS Office
8 40 (19.42%) SCCM
9 38 (18.45%) MS Exchange
10 34 (16.50%) VMware
11 33 (16.02%) Citrix
12 29 (14.08%) Migration
13 28 (13.59%) SQL
14 27 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (12.62%) Windows 8
15 26 (12.62%) ITIL
16 20 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (9.22%) Security Cleared
17 19 (9.22%) Microsoft App-V
18 18 (8.74%) DNS
19 17 (8.25%) SC Cleared
19 17 (8.25%) Hyper-V
20 16 (7.77%) MS Excel
20 16 (7.77%) Finance
21 15 (7.28%) VMware ESX
21 15 (7.28%) SQL Server
21 15 (7.28%) DHCP
21 15 (7.28%) PDA
22 14 (6.80%) Data Centre
23 13 (6.31%) ISTQB

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 38 (18.45%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.83%) Lync
4 9 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.40%) IIS
6 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.46%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (20.87%) MS Office
2 16 (7.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) assyst
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.74%) DNS
2 15 (7.28%) DHCP
3 12 (5.83%) VoIP
3 12 (5.83%) VPN
4 10 (4.85%) LAN
5 9 (4.37%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.37%) SAN
6 7 (3.40%) WAN
7 5 (2.43%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.43%) LDAP
8 4 (1.94%) Internet
9 3 (1.46%) Broadband
9 3 (1.46%) WLAN
9 3 (1.46%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.46%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.97%) Wireless
11 1 (0.49%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.34%) TestDirector
2 10 (4.85%) HP UFT
2 10 (4.85%) WinRunner
3 9 (4.37%) MSI
4 8 (3.88%) AdminStudio
5 4 (1.94%) InstallShield
General
1 16 (7.77%) Finance
2 3 (1.46%) Law
2 3 (1.46%) Legal
3 2 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (28.64%) Analyst
2 34 (16.50%) Support Analyst
3 30 (14.56%) Support Engineer
4 29 (14.08%) Desktop Support
5 20 (9.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 15 (7.28%) IT Support
7 13 (6.31%) 1st Line Support
8 12 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (5.83%) Deployment Engineer
9 11 (5.34%) Desktop Analyst
9 11 (5.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (5.34%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 11 (5.34%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (5.34%) Service Analyst
10 10 (4.85%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.37%) Test Engineer
12 7 (3.40%) Help Desk Support
12 7 (3.40%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.40%) Rollout Engineer
13 6 (2.91%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.34%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.28%) PDA
2 14 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.31%) Blackberry
4 11 (5.34%) Clustering
5 7 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.43%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.43%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.94%) Handset
8 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.97%) iPhone
8 2 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.49%) iSeries
9 1 (0.49%) Social Media
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.49%) NHS
9 1 (0.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (33.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (33.50%) Windows XP
4 49 (23.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (12.62%) Windows 8
7 11 (5.34%) AIX
8 5 (2.43%) Linux
9 4 (1.94%) Android
10 3 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.49%) UNIX
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.08%) Migration
2 26 (12.62%) ITIL
3 12 (5.83%) Change Management
3 12 (5.83%) Software Testing
4 10 (4.85%) Test Automation
5 9 (4.37%) Test Scripting
5 9 (4.37%) Service Management
6 8 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (3.40%) PRINCE2
8 5 (2.43%) Time Management
8 5 (2.43%) Project Management
9 4 (1.94%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.46%) Software Engineering
10 3 (1.46%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.46%) Project Planning
10 3 (1.46%) Change Control
11 2 (0.97%) Budget Control
11 2 (0.97%) Data Protection
11 2 (0.97%) Software Distribution
11 2 (0.97%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.59%) SQL
2 9 (4.37%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.91%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.94%) C++
4 4 (1.94%) Perl
5 3 (1.46%) VBScript
6 1 (0.49%) VB
6 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (9.22%) Security Cleared
3 17 (8.25%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.31%) ISTQB
4 13 (6.31%) MCSE
5 12 (5.83%) MCSA
5 12 (5.83%) MCITP
6 10 (4.85%) Degree
6 10 (4.85%) MCTS
7 5 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.46%) CCNP
8 3 (1.46%) CCNA
8 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.46%) MCP
9 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.49%) HND
10 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (39.32%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (8.25%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.28%) VMware ESX
5 10 (4.85%) vSphere
6 7 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (2.91%) XenApp
8 4 (1.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.97%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 40 (19.42%) SCCM
2 13 (6.31%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (4.37%) Backup Exec
4 9 (4.37%) Netcool
5 3 (1.46%) SCOM
6 2 (0.97%) DameWare
6 2 (0.97%) SCSM
7 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (32.52%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.50%) VMware
3 33 (16.02%) Citrix
4 13 (6.31%) HP
4 13 (6.31%) McAfee
5 12 (5.83%) Cisco
6 11 (5.34%) Veritas
7 10 (4.85%) CommVault
8 4 (1.94%) Lotus
8 4 (1.94%) Symantec
9 3 (1.46%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.46%) Novell
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle
9 3 (1.46%) Dell
10 2 (0.97%) AppSense
11 1 (0.49%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.49%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.49%) Trend Micro
11 1 (0.49%) Apple
11 1 (0.49%) EMC
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