Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 95 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 50 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.69% 1.27% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.29% 7.10% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £120 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +170.83% -25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £106 £95 £103
90th Percentile £525 £361 £385
Scotland median daily rate £275 £155 £245
% change year-on-year +77.13% -36.63% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £14.45 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.11% -31.19% +44.83%

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 443 479 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.93% 17.95% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 240 208
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.16% +3.27%
10th Percentile £125 £210 £198
90th Percentile £525 £538 £515
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £14.96 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +24.63% -70.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.89 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.27 £21.70 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £16.43 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.01% -54.36% +71.43%

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 25 September 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

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (66.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 24 (48.00%) SCCM
5 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (36.00%) PowerShell
7 16 (32.00%) Finance
7 16 (32.00%) VMware
8 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (26.00%) Migration
10 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (20.00%) Office 365
11 9 (18.00%) Windows 8
11 9 (18.00%) ITIL
12 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
13 7 (14.00%) Storage Management
14 6 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (10.00%) iPhone
15 5 (10.00%) Wireshark
15 5 (10.00%) BitLocker
15 5 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
15 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
15 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
15 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 4 (8.00%) SQL
16 4 (8.00%) Mitel
16 4 (8.00%) ITSM
16 4 (8.00%) Incident Management

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 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.00%) LAN
3 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.00%) Skype
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MSI
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Service Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Desktop Support
5 7 (14.00%) Architect
5 7 (14.00%) Technical Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Applications Packager
7 4 (8.00%) IT Support
7 4 (8.00%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) IT Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (10.00%) iPhone
2 2 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (18.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.00%) Android
7 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Migration
2 9 (18.00%) ITIL
3 7 (14.00%) Storage Management
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.00%) ITSM
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.00%) Time Management
6 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (4.00%) Information Security
7 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (4.00%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 33 (66.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (10.00%) BitLocker
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 24 (48.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) Control-M
3 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) Mitel
4 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.00%) Apple
5 2 (4.00%) Brocade
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya
6 1 (2.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) Charles River
6 1 (2.00%) HP