Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 80 92
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 52 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.74% 1.61% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.18% 9.16% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 32
Edinburgh median daily rate £145 £115 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.09% -37.84% +32.14%
10th Percentile £104 £95 £105
90th Percentile £456 £378 £388
Scotland median daily rate £270 £243 £189
% change year-on-year +11.34% +28.48% +11.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.31% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +22.00% -10.34% +9.43%

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 427 393 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.28% 17.54% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 201 266
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +9.59%
10th Percentile £120 £206 £231
90th Percentile £519 £509 £500
Scotland median daily rate £360 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -4.00% +5.63% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.17% -70.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £11.00
90th Percentile £24.50 £29.43 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.61% -58.67% +31.35%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 31 (59.62%) SCCM
4 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 23 (44.23%) Windows 10
6 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
8 11 (21.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 11 (21.15%) Windows 8
8 11 (21.15%) Finance
8 11 (21.15%) Migration
9 9 (17.31%) ITIL
9 9 (17.31%) VMware
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
11 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (13.46%) Office 365
11 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
11 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
11 7 (13.46%) VPN
11 7 (13.46%) Cisco
12 6 (11.54%) Blackberry
12 6 (11.54%) Wireshark
12 6 (11.54%) iPhone
12 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (9.62%) Mitel
14 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (7.69%) ITSM

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 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) assyst
1 1 (1.92%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Office 365
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) VPN
2 6 (11.54%) Wireshark
3 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) Skype
5 1 (1.92%) VoIP
5 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MSI
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Service Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support
6 5 (9.62%) IT Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) IT Support
7 4 (7.69%) Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Packager
8 3 (5.77%) Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Specialist
9 2 (3.85%) Deployment Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Blackberry
1 6 (11.54%) iPhone
2 2 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Windows 10
3 11 (21.15%) Windows 8
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.69%) Android
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Migration
2 9 (17.31%) ITIL
3 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.69%) ITSM
4 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (1.92%) Application Discovery
7 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.92%) Process Management
7 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.92%) Service Management
7 1 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.92%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) CCNA
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.92%) MCP
1 1 (1.92%) MCSE
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.69%) BitLocker
4 4 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (59.62%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) Cisco
4 5 (9.62%) Mitel
5 4 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) Avaya
7 1 (1.92%) Charles River
7 1 (1.92%) HP