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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 68 58
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.22% 2.21% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.08% 10.34% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £110 £193 £136
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +41.28%  
10th Percentile £94 £103 £108
90th Percentile £362 £388 £300
Scotland median daily rate £151 £180 £140
% change year-on-year -16.38% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.25 - £12.00
Scotland median hourly rate £14.38 £13.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +10.57% -1.88%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 212 290 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.21% 21.34% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 372 224
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £387 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +14.66%  
10th Percentile £115 £243 £113
90th Percentile £523 £503 £484
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £323
% change year-on-year +10.29% +5.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.56 £12.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.62% -69.23%  
10th Percentile £14.13 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £16.68 £13.00 £41.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £36.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -56.94% +105.71%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
4 13 (41.94%) Windows 10
5 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (22.58%) Citrix
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (19.35%) SCCM
9 6 (19.35%) Smartphone
9 6 (19.35%) Windows 8
9 6 (19.35%) Office 365
10 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
10 5 (16.13%) Finance
10 5 (16.13%) Migration
11 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
11 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
11 4 (12.90%) BitLocker
11 4 (12.90%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
12 3 (9.68%) XenApp
12 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
12 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (9.68%) Mac OS
12 3 (9.68%) VMware
12 3 (9.68%) Mitel
12 3 (9.68%) 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 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.90%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) IT Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix Support
6 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (3.23%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix Support Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Smartphone
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) CMDB
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows 10
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.68%) Mac OS
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.45%) Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.45%) ITSM
4 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) CRM
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) BitLocker
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) DameWare
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Citrix
3 3 (9.68%) Mitel
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus
5 1 (3.23%) Reuters
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 5 days ago