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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
UK / Scotland
Rank 45 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 64 91 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.85% 3.49% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.33% 16.11% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 49
Median daily rate £275 £193 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +60.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £96 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £313 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £195 £170
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 6
Median hourly rate £11.32 £15.63 £15.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.55% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.13 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £102.25 £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +8.03%

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
392 565 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.56% 21.66% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 285 263
Median daily rate £350 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £439 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 10 15
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £126.25 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +11 27 £375 +36.36% 2
Glasgow -4 16 £123 -25.75% 1
Highlands +3 4 £105 -4.54%
Dundee - 4 £105 -
Renfrewshire +12 3 £275 -9.09%
Fife - 3 £100 -
North Lanarkshire -1 2 - -
Aberdeen -10 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £135 -
Moray - 1 £100 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (67.61%) Microsoft
3 81 (57.04%) Active Directory
4 66 (46.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (39.44%) Windows 10
6 52 (36.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (34.51%) MS Office
8 45 (31.69%) Citrix
9 38 (26.76%) Office 365
10 37 (26.06%) VMware
11 36 (25.35%) SCCM
12 35 (24.65%) Windows XP
13 33 (23.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (22.54%) Windows Server
15 28 (19.72%) MS Exchange
16 26 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (17.61%) XenApp
17 25 (17.61%) SharePoint
18 24 (16.90%) Microsoft App-V
18 24 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (16.20%) DHCP
19 23 (16.20%) DNS
20 22 (15.49%) SQL
20 22 (15.49%) XenDesktop
21 21 (14.79%) Hyper-V
21 21 (14.79%) MCSE
21 21 (14.79%) MCSA
21 21 (14.79%) MS Excel
22 20 (14.08%) Windows 8
23 19 (13.38%) Software Testing

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 28 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.61%) SharePoint
3 15 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (4.23%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.41%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (34.51%) MS Office
2 21 (14.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 38 (26.76%) Office 365
2 3 (2.11%) IaaS
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.41%) G Suite
3 2 (1.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.20%) DHCP
1 23 (16.20%) DNS
2 14 (9.86%) TCP/IP
3 13 (9.15%) Internet
4 6 (4.23%) NetScaler
4 6 (4.23%) VPN
5 4 (2.82%) VoIP
6 3 (2.11%) LAN
6 3 (2.11%) Skype
6 3 (2.11%) WAN
7 2 (1.41%) Firewall
7 2 (1.41%) SAN
8 1 (0.70%) FTP
8 1 (0.70%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.70%) Network Security
8 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (9.86%) StarTeam
2 5 (3.52%) MSI
3 2 (1.41%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.41%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.70%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.70%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (10.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Banking
2 5 (3.52%) Law
3 2 (1.41%) Legal
3 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.41%) Retail
3 2 (1.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (27.46%) Analyst
2 25 (17.61%) Support Engineer
3 21 (14.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (10.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 15 (10.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) IT Support
5 12 (8.45%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.45%) Test Analyst
6 11 (7.75%) Desktop Support
7 10 (7.04%) IT Analyst
8 9 (6.34%) IT Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) IT Technician
9 8 (5.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.93%) Tester
11 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (4.23%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (4.23%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) Clustering
2 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.93%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.82%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.82%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.11%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.41%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.41%) iPad
7 2 (1.41%) PDA
7 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 142 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (46.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (39.44%) Windows 10
4 52 (36.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (24.65%) Windows XP
6 33 (23.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (22.54%) Windows Server
8 20 (14.08%) Windows 8
9 14 (9.86%) AIX
10 7 (4.93%) Linux
11 4 (2.82%) Android
11 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.38%) Software Testing
2 17 (11.97%) Change Management
2 17 (11.97%) ITIL
3 15 (10.56%) Server Virtualisation
3 15 (10.56%) Test Scripting
4 13 (9.15%) Smoke Testing
5 12 (8.45%) Application Packaging
6 11 (7.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (6.34%) Migration
8 6 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.52%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.82%) Application Discovery
10 4 (2.82%) Information Assurance
10 4 (2.82%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.11%) Chat Support
11 3 (2.11%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (2.11%) Translating Business Requirements
12 2 (1.41%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (1.41%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.49%) SQL
2 17 (11.97%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.11%) VBA
5 1 (0.70%) C
5 1 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (14.79%) MCSA
2 21 (14.79%) MCSE
3 17 (11.97%) ISTQB
3 17 (11.97%) MCITP
3 17 (11.97%) MCTS
4 16 (11.27%) Security Cleared
5 12 (8.45%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.41%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.41%) ACSA
8 2 (1.41%) CCENT
8 2 (1.41%) CCNA
8 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.41%) MCP
8 2 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (7.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 81 (57.04%) Active Directory
2 26 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (17.61%) XenApp
4 24 (16.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (15.49%) XenDesktop
6 21 (14.79%) Hyper-V
7 16 (11.27%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.11%) vSphere
10 2 (1.41%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (25.35%) SCCM
2 14 (9.86%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (9.86%) Netcool
3 9 (6.34%) SCOM
4 4 (2.82%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (2.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (67.61%) Microsoft
2 45 (31.69%) Citrix
3 37 (26.06%) VMware
4 14 (9.86%) Intel Security
4 14 (9.86%) Veritas
5 11 (7.75%) Cisco
6 10 (7.04%) Symantec
7 6 (4.23%) Apple
8 5 (3.52%) Dell
9 4 (2.82%) CA
9 4 (2.82%) HP
9 4 (2.82%) Xerox
10 3 (2.11%) Mitel
11 2 (1.41%) Avaya
11 2 (1.41%) CommVault
11 2 (1.41%) Google
11 2 (1.41%) Intel
11 2 (1.41%) Lotus
11 2 (1.41%) Sophos
11 2 (1.41%) Varonis