Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 66 88
Rank change year-on-year -30 +22 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 39 56 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.32% 2.63% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.68% 16.05% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 30
Edinburgh median daily rate £120 £160 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -21.95% +15.49%
10th Percentile £95 £105 £110
90th Percentile £360 £407 £421
Scotland median daily rate £155 £250 £186
% change year-on-year -37.90% +34.23% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +36.36% -23.02%
10th Percentile £13.45 £14.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £17.05 £15.50 £11.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year +1.64% -11.59% +4.55%

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 508 349 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.19% 16.38% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 167 223
Edinburgh median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £138 £220
90th Percentile £575 £500 £496
Scotland median daily rate £378 £330 £348
% change year-on-year +14.39% -5.04% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.35% +24.19% -4.08%
10th Percentile £11.34 £12.67 £11.45
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.00 £19.15
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.85% -3.95% +15.15%

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 November 2017.

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 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
4 20 (51.28%) Office 365
5 17 (43.59%) Windows 10
6 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (33.33%) ITIL
8 12 (30.77%) SCCM
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
11 8 (20.51%) VMware
12 7 (17.95%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (15.38%) Windows 8
13 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (15.38%) Cisco
13 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
14 5 (12.82%) VPN
14 5 (12.82%) Finance
14 5 (12.82%) Migration
14 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (12.82%) BitLocker
15 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management
15 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
15 4 (10.26%) Firewall
16 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
16 3 (7.69%) SAN
16 3 (7.69%) CommVault
16 3 (7.69%) DNS

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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) assyst
1 1 (2.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 20 (51.28%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) VPN
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) SAN
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) IPv4
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) Network Security
4 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.56%) FTP
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) Skype
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) IT Support
3 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.26%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (10.26%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 3 (7.69%) iPhone
1 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows 10
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.69%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.13%) Android
7 2 (5.13%) Linux
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.56%) CentOS
8 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.13%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.56%) Change Management
5 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.56%) Functional Testing
5 1 (2.56%) ITSM
5 1 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) Release Management
5 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) VBScript
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) MCP
1 3 (7.69%) MCSE
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (7.69%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) BitLocker
3 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (5.13%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Simpana
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) CommVault
4 3 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Apple
5 2 (5.13%) Dell
5 2 (5.13%) Mitel
5 2 (5.13%) Sophos
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe
6 1 (2.56%) Charles River
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow