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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 10 - 7
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.78% - 14.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% - 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.08% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £12.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11 8 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 30.56% 30.77% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Median daily rate £388 - £140
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £45.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.45% +56.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Aberdeen

Windows 7
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Windows 7
Top Related 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) VMware