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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 70 76 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 53 64 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.34% 1.96% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.09% 10.76% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 55
Median daily rate £245 £175 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £110 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £220
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 11
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £21.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
478 595 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.09% 18.21% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 296 298
Median daily rate £320 £330 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £146 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 28
Median hourly rate £35.50 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.33% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £35.00
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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +12 23 £165 +1.53%
Glasgow -3 11 £250 +6.38% 3
North Lanarkshire +9 5 £160 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £274 -
Fife - 3 £275 -
Midlothian - 2 £108 - 1
Aberdeen +2 1 - -
Moray 0 1 £125 +13.63%
Dundee - 1 £270 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (68.81%) Active Directory
3 70 (64.22%) Microsoft
4 55 (50.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (34.86%) Citrix
6 35 (32.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (30.28%) Windows XP
8 33 (30.28%) Windows Server
9 30 (27.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (26.61%) SCCM
11 28 (25.69%) MCSA
12 27 (24.77%) ITIL
13 26 (23.85%) MCTS
14 25 (22.94%) Windows 10
14 25 (22.94%) SQL
14 25 (22.94%) MCSE
14 25 (22.94%) Change Management
15 24 (22.02%) Intel Security
15 24 (22.02%) MCITP
15 24 (22.02%) Software Testing
16 23 (21.10%) Hyper-V
16 23 (21.10%) McAfee ePO
16 23 (21.10%) VMware
17 22 (20.18%) MS Exchange
18 21 (19.27%) MS Office
18 21 (19.27%) Veritas
18 21 (19.27%) ISTQB
19 20 (18.35%) Netcool
19 20 (18.35%) AIX

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 22 (20.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (5.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (19.27%) MS Office
2 20 (18.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) assyst
1 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.84%) Office 365
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.50%) PaaS
3 2 (1.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) DHCP
1 14 (12.84%) DNS
2 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.59%) Internet
4 3 (2.75%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.75%) VPN
5 2 (1.83%) ATM
5 2 (1.83%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.83%) LAN
5 2 (1.83%) SAN
5 2 (1.83%) Wireless
6 1 (0.92%) Broadband
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.92%) Firewall
6 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.92%) LDAP
6 1 (0.92%) Network Security
6 1 (0.92%) PBX
6 1 (0.92%) VoIP
6 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) HP UFT
1 14 (12.84%) TestDirector
1 14 (12.84%) WinRunner
2 7 (6.42%) StarTeam
3 5 (4.59%) MSI
4 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.75%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.92%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.92%) Hudson
5 1 (0.92%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.92%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Legal
3 4 (3.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Local Government
5 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (28.44%) Analyst
2 16 (14.68%) Support Engineer
3 14 (12.84%) Test Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) IT Support
5 9 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (8.26%) Desktop Support
6 8 (7.34%) Administrator
6 8 (7.34%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Active Directory Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.59%) Applications Packager
9 5 (4.59%) IT Administrator
9 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.35%) Clustering
2 12 (11.01%) PDA
3 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.26%) Blackberry
5 8 (7.34%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.92%) iPad
7 1 (0.92%) iPhone
7 1 (0.92%) NHS
7 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (50.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (32.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (30.28%) Windows Server
5 33 (30.28%) Windows XP
6 25 (22.94%) Windows 10
7 20 (18.35%) AIX
8 8 (7.34%) Linux
8 8 (7.34%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.92%) Android
9 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) ITIL
2 25 (22.94%) Change Management
3 24 (22.02%) Software Testing
4 19 (17.43%) Smoke Testing
4 19 (17.43%) Test Scripting
5 14 (12.84%) Test Automation
6 10 (9.17%) Migration
7 8 (7.34%) Application Packaging
8 7 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.42%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.50%) Service Management
10 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.67%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.67%) Project Management
10 4 (3.67%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (3.67%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.94%) SQL
2 12 (11.01%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.92%) Bourne shell
3 1 (0.92%) C
3 1 (0.92%) C++
3 1 (0.92%) Java
3 1 (0.92%) Perl
3 1 (0.92%) Python
3 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (27.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (25.69%) MCSA
3 26 (23.85%) MCTS
4 25 (22.94%) MCSE
5 24 (22.02%) MCITP
6 21 (19.27%) ISTQB
7 18 (16.51%) Security Cleared
8 12 (11.01%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.59%) CCNA
9 5 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.67%) A+ Certification
10 4 (3.67%) ACSA
10 4 (3.67%) CCENT
10 4 (3.67%) MCP
10 4 (3.67%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.92%) Degree
12 1 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.59%) SLA
3 4 (3.67%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (68.81%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.10%) Hyper-V
3 14 (12.84%) VMware ESX
4 13 (11.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (11.01%) XenApp
6 7 (6.42%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.75%) Docker
8 2 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (26.61%) SCCM
2 23 (21.10%) McAfee ePO
3 20 (18.35%) Netcool
4 14 (12.84%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (5.50%) SCOM
6 4 (3.67%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.67%) Puppet
6 4 (3.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (3.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.75%) Ansible
8 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.92%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 70 (64.22%) Microsoft
2 38 (34.86%) Citrix
3 24 (22.02%) Intel Security
4 23 (21.10%) VMware
5 21 (19.27%) Veritas
6 8 (7.34%) Symantec
7 7 (6.42%) Apple
7 7 (6.42%) Cisco
8 4 (3.67%) CA
9 3 (2.75%) Splunk
10 2 (1.83%) NCR
10 2 (1.83%) Remedy
10 2 (1.83%) Sophos
10 2 (1.83%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.83%) Wincor Nixdorf
11 1 (0.92%) Becrypt
11 1 (0.92%) BMC
11 1 (0.92%) Juniper
11 1 (0.92%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.92%) Lotus
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