Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 18 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -11 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 5.84% 2.11% 13.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 8.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Aberdeen median daily rate £150 - £178
10th Percentile £149 - £135
90th Percentile £169 - £180
Scotland median daily rate £150 £245 £183
% change year-on-year -38.78% +34.25% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +9.62% -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.64% -10.29% +3.03%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 20.44% 26.32% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 16
Aberdeen median daily rate £350 £288 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +41.98% -34.68%
10th Percentile £150 £154 £154
90th Percentile £438 £341 £447
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Aberdeen median hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -7.44% +103.28%
10th Percentile £12.45 £13.68 £15.85
90th Percentile £18.91 £41.48 £40.62
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £19.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.65% +1.32% +15.15%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Aberdeen

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Aberdeen

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) C

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support
4 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Xerox