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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
UK / Scotland
Rank 47 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 62 92 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.57% 3.57% 3.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.80% 16.40% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 53 55
Median daily rate £363 £238 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% +82.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £96 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £337 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Median hourly rate £11.32 £15.25 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.77% +22.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%

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
419 561 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.14% 21.79% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 287 304
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 6 15
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £50.20 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +14 24 £375 +36.36% 2
Glasgow -11 12 £135 -25.00% 1
Renfrewshire +4 8 £416 +42.42% 2
Highlands +2 5 £108 -2.27% 1
Dundee +1 4 £105 +5.00%
Fife - 4 £100 -
Perth and Kinross - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Moray - 1 £100 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 90 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 73 (48.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (44.67%) Windows 10
6 63 (42.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (34.67%) MS Office
8 45 (30.00%) Citrix
9 42 (28.00%) Windows XP
10 41 (27.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (26.67%) VMware
12 37 (24.67%) Office 365
12 37 (24.67%) Windows Server
13 34 (22.67%) SCCM
14 30 (20.00%) SQL
15 28 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (17.33%) MS Exchange
16 26 (17.33%) SharePoint
17 23 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (15.33%) PowerShell
18 22 (14.67%) XenApp
18 22 (14.67%) DNS
19 21 (14.00%) DHCP
19 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
19 21 (14.00%) Hyper-V
20 20 (13.33%) XenDesktop
20 20 (13.33%) MCSE
20 20 (13.33%) MCSA
20 20 (13.33%) ITIL
20 20 (13.33%) Windows 8

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 26 (17.33%) MS Exchange
1 26 (17.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 52 (34.67%) MS Office
2 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.33%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 37 (24.67%) Office 365
2 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.00%) IaaS
4 2 (1.33%) G Suite
4 2 (1.33%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.67%) DNS
2 21 (14.00%) DHCP
3 12 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.67%) Internet
5 8 (5.33%) HTTP
5 8 (5.33%) HTTPS
5 8 (5.33%) SSL
6 7 (4.67%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.00%) VPN
8 4 (2.67%) VoIP
9 3 (2.00%) LAN
9 3 (2.00%) SAN
9 3 (2.00%) Skype
9 3 (2.00%) WAN
10 2 (1.33%) Firewall
11 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.67%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.67%) Network Security
11 1 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.67%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (9.33%) StarTeam
2 8 (5.33%) MSI
3 2 (1.33%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.33%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (11.33%) Finance
2 5 (3.33%) Law
3 4 (2.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.33%) Legal
4 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (29.33%) Analyst
2 23 (15.33%) Support Engineer
3 20 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (10.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 14 (9.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 13 (8.67%) Service Analyst
6 13 (8.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (8.00%) Desktop Support
7 12 (8.00%) IT Analyst
7 12 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 12 (8.00%) Test Analyst
8 11 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) IT Support
9 9 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) IT Technician
10 8 (5.33%) IT Engineer
11 7 (4.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.67%) Tester
12 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) Clustering
2 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.33%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.67%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.67%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.67%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.33%) iPad
6 2 (1.33%) PDA
6 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 150 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (48.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (44.67%) Windows 10
4 63 (42.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (28.00%) Windows XP
6 41 (27.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (24.67%) Windows Server
8 20 (13.33%) Windows 8
9 17 (11.33%) Linux
10 15 (10.00%) AIX
11 4 (2.67%) Android
11 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.33%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.33%) ITIL
2 19 (12.67%) Software Testing
3 17 (11.33%) Change Management
4 15 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 15 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 13 (8.67%) Smoke Testing
6 11 (7.33%) Migration
7 8 (5.33%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.33%) Patch Management
7 8 (5.33%) Prototyping
7 8 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.33%) Software Distribution
7 8 (5.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 7 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.00%) Application Packaging
10 4 (2.67%) Application Discovery
10 4 (2.67%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.67%) Information Assurance
10 4 (2.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.00%) SQL
2 23 (15.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.33%) REXX
3 8 (5.33%) Tcl
3 8 (5.33%) VB
4 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.00%) VBA
6 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (13.33%) MCSA
2 20 (13.33%) MCSE
3 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
4 17 (11.33%) ISTQB
5 16 (10.67%) MCITP
5 16 (10.67%) MCTS
6 15 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.33%) MCP
10 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.67%) ACSA
10 1 (0.67%) CCENT
10 1 (0.67%) CCNA
10 1 (0.67%) CISSP
10 1 (0.67%) Degree
10 1 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (5.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 90 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (14.67%) XenApp
4 21 (14.00%) Hyper-V
5 20 (13.33%) XenDesktop
6 17 (11.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (11.33%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.00%) vSphere
9 2 (1.33%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.33%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (22.67%) SCCM
2 14 (9.33%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (9.33%) Netcool
3 8 (5.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (5.33%) SCOM
4 3 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 45 (30.00%) Citrix
3 40 (26.67%) VMware
4 14 (9.33%) Intel Security
4 14 (9.33%) Veritas
5 11 (7.33%) Cisco
6 9 (6.00%) Symantec
7 6 (4.00%) Dell
8 5 (3.33%) Apple
8 5 (3.33%) HP
9 4 (2.67%) Mitel
9 4 (2.67%) Xerox
10 3 (2.00%) CA
11 2 (1.33%) Avaya
11 2 (1.33%) CommVault
11 2 (1.33%) Google
11 2 (1.33%) Intel
11 2 (1.33%) Varonis
12 1 (0.67%) Canon
12 1 (0.67%) Sophos
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