Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 22 February 2018 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 54 76
Rank change year-on-year -43 +22 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 47 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.58% 3.10% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.99% 16.47% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 35
Edinburgh median daily rate £165 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.20% +13.64% +37.50%
10th Percentile £113 £103 £110
90th Percentile £475 £438 £385
Scotland median daily rate £220 £270 £238
% change year-on-year -18.52% +13.68% +38.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -1.64% -5.63%
Scotland median hourly rate £18.75 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +44.23% -14.75% -5.63%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 523 334 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.55% 18.83% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 169 222
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £214 £138 £225
90th Percentile £575 £503 £508
Scotland median daily rate £388 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +13.97% -2.86% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +27.87% -5.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.49 £11.59
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.10 £74.91
Scotland median hourly rate £16.68 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -4.69% +6.06% -

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
3 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
4 23 (48.94%) SCCM
5 21 (44.68%) Windows 10
6 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (29.79%) ITIL
8 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (27.66%) VMware
9 13 (27.66%) Windows 8
10 12 (25.53%) Cisco
10 12 (25.53%) Citrix
11 11 (23.40%) Finance
11 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
13 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
13 9 (19.15%) Migration
14 8 (17.02%) BitLocker
14 8 (17.02%) DNS
14 8 (17.02%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (14.89%) XenApp
15 7 (14.89%) iPhone
15 7 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (14.89%) Blackberry
15 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
16 6 (12.77%) Disclosure Scotland
16 6 (12.77%) ITSM
16 6 (12.77%) VPN
16 6 (12.77%) DHCP

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) DNS
2 6 (12.77%) DHCP
2 6 (12.77%) VPN
3 5 (10.64%) Internet
4 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.38%) LAN
6 2 (4.26%) IPv4
6 2 (4.26%) Skype
6 2 (4.26%) VLAN
6 2 (4.26%) WAN
7 1 (2.13%) FTP
7 1 (2.13%) HTTP
7 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) IT Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) IT Support
4 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.64%) Desktop Support
6 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) IT Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Network Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Blackberry
1 7 (14.89%) iPhone
2 3 (6.38%) EMC VNX
2 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) Windows 10
3 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (27.66%) Windows 8
6 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
7 6 (12.77%) Android
8 2 (4.26%) AIX
8 2 (4.26%) Linux
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.13%) CentOS
9 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
2 9 (19.15%) Migration
3 6 (12.77%) ITSM
4 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.51%) Application Packaging
6 3 (6.38%) Application Discovery
6 3 (6.38%) People Management
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.26%) Case Management
7 2 (4.26%) Disk Encryption
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.13%) Change Control
8 1 (2.13%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Release Management
8 1 (2.13%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) C
3 2 (4.26%) C++
3 2 (4.26%) COBOL
3 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) MCSE
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) MCP
3 2 (4.26%) CCNA
3 2 (4.26%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) BitLocker
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (14.89%) XenApp
5 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.38%) DFS Replication
6 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.26%) vSphere
8 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (48.94%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) Cisco
3 12 (25.53%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) Mitel
5 4 (8.51%) Google
5 4 (8.51%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Riverbed
5 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) Micro Focus
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) Charles River
7 1 (2.13%) CommVault
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Remedy
7 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow