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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 70 54
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.74% 1.32% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.25% 6.92% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 14
Median daily rate £111 £309 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.17% +23.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £111 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £428 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £215 £205
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

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 173 289 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 18.78% 19.04% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 137 113
Median daily rate £350 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
3 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
4 29 (61.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (48.94%) Citrix
6 23 (48.94%) Windows 10
7 21 (44.68%) XenApp
8 19 (40.43%) SCCM
8 19 (40.43%) VMware
9 18 (38.30%) XenDesktop
10 17 (36.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (36.17%) DNS
11 16 (34.04%) MS Office
11 16 (34.04%) DHCP
11 16 (34.04%) VMware ESX
11 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (31.91%) Finance
13 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
14 10 (21.28%) ITIL
15 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
15 9 (19.15%) Disclosure Scotland
16 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
16 8 (17.02%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (17.02%) SCOM
17 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (14.89%) SQL
17 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (14.89%) NetScaler
18 6 (12.77%) SQL Server

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 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) Moodle
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.51%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) DNS
2 16 (34.04%) DHCP
3 7 (14.89%) NetScaler
4 6 (12.77%) Internet
5 4 (8.51%) VPN
6 2 (4.26%) Firewall
7 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.13%) FTP
7 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.13%) SAN
7 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) IT Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) IT Support
4 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix Support
5 3 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.51%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.38%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (48.94%) Windows 10
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.38%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.26%) Android
7 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.26%) Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Application Discovery
5 4 (8.51%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Functional Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Release Management
7 1 (2.13%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) VB
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.26%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
2 21 (44.68%) XenApp
3 18 (38.30%) XenDesktop
4 17 (36.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (34.04%) VMware ESX
5 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
7 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.26%) BitLocker
8 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (40.43%) SCCM
2 8 (17.02%) SCOM
3 3 (6.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (6.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (48.94%) Citrix
3 19 (40.43%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) Mitel
6 3 (6.38%) CA
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) Symantec
7 2 (4.26%) Apple
7 2 (4.26%) Varonis
7 2 (4.26%) Xerox
8 1 (2.13%) Adobe
8 1 (2.13%) Canon
8 1 (2.13%) F5
8 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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