The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 9 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.56% 10.00% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 28.57% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£255 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
Windows 7
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 28.21% 35.00% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 9
Average daily rate £255 £315 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +57.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Lothian region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Windows 7
Top 14 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware