Period
to 19 July 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 86 80
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 49 52 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.08% 1.74% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.16% 12.18% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 19
Edinburgh median daily rate £175 £145 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +26.09% -37.84%
10th Percentile £105 £104 £95
90th Percentile £383 £456 £378
Scotland median daily rate £180 £270 £243
% change year-on-year -33.33% +11.34% +28.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £16.68 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.92% +28.31% -
10th Percentile £11.13 £15.29 £11.72
90th Percentile £23.00 £17.42 £15.36
Scotland median hourly rate £17.13 £15.86 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.98% +22.00% -10.34%

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 439 427 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.59% 14.28% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 242 201
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £132 £120 £206
90th Percentile £576 £519 £509
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £15.86
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.75 £12.63
90th Percentile £42.50 £24.50 £29.43
Scotland median hourly rate £18.20 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year +15.56% +1.61% -58.67%

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 2019.

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 2019, 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 34 (69.39%) Active Directory
4 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
5 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (22.45%) Migration
6 11 (22.45%) Office 365
7 10 (20.41%) SCCM
7 10 (20.41%) Time Management
7 10 (20.41%) VMware
7 10 (20.41%) Break/Fix
8 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
8 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
9 8 (16.33%) Linux
9 8 (16.33%) Finance
9 8 (16.33%) Windows 8
10 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (14.29%) Asset Management
10 7 (14.29%) VPN
11 6 (12.24%) Mac OS
11 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
12 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (10.20%) Python
12 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (8.16%) Jamf Pro
13 4 (8.16%) Hudson
13 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (6.12%) IaaS

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 1 (2.04%) Moodle
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Office 365
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) IPv4
4 1 (2.04%) ATM
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Hudson
2 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Desktop Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Desktop Support
3 10 (20.41%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) IT Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) IT Support
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Technician
7 3 (6.12%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.04%) Biotechnology
3 1 (2.04%) CMDB
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
4 8 (16.33%) Linux
4 8 (16.33%) Windows 8
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
6 6 (12.24%) Mac OS
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.12%) Android
9 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Migration
2 10 (20.41%) Break/Fix
2 10 (20.41%) Time Management
3 7 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) ITSM
5 3 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (4.08%) Document Management
6 2 (4.08%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.08%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.08%) Self-Awareness
7 1 (2.04%) Chat Support
7 1 (2.04%) Process Management
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Service Management
7 1 (2.04%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Python
2 3 (6.12%) Apple Swift
2 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.04%) Dell Certification
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.04%) NIST
2 1 (2.04%) NIST 800
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (69.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.08%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 2 (4.08%) XenApp
3 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (2.04%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Mitel
4 2 (4.08%) Apple
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) Dell
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Brocade
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Meraki
5 1 (2.04%) NCR
5 1 (2.04%) Proofpoint
5 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow