Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 95 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 -43 +30
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 42 47 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.61% 1.62% 2.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.94% 8.90% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 29
Edinburgh median daily rate £205 £185 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -47.14% +40.00%
10th Percentile £113 £105 £113
90th Percentile £525 £476 £438
Scotland median daily rate £165 £165 £255
% change year-on-year - -35.29% +7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £10.96 £13.45 £14.50
90th Percentile £70.38 £17.05 £15.50
Scotland median hourly rate £16.68 £20.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -16.60% +42.86% -17.65%

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 470 528 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.97% 18.24% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 293 139
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £167 £225 £130
90th Percentile £568 £575 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.75 £16.86 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.04% -52.84% +134.43%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.52 £14.49
90th Percentile £45.40 £21.00 £52.12
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year -4.11% +1.39% -2.70%

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 18 January 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

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 18 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Active Directory
3 22 (52.38%) Windows 10
4 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
5 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (30.95%) Finance
6 13 (30.95%) VMware
7 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 10 (23.81%) Office 365
8 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
9 9 (21.43%) SCCM
10 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (19.05%) Migration
11 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (14.29%) ITIL
12 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
13 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
13 5 (11.90%) Android
13 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
14 4 (9.52%) iPhone
14 4 (9.52%) Time Management
14 4 (9.52%) iPad
14 4 (9.52%) BitLocker
14 4 (9.52%) ITSM
14 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
14 4 (9.52%) LAN

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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) DHCP
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
2 3 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) IT Support
3 6 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 6 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Packager
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.52%) iPad
2 4 (9.52%) iPhone
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Windows 10
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.90%) Android
6 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
7 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.14%) Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (9.52%) ITSM
4 4 (9.52%) Time Management
5 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security
5 3 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) Break/Fix
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (4.76%) Functional Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.38%) Analytics
7 1 (2.38%) Chat Support
7 1 (2.38%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (2.38%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.38%) Storage Management
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.76%) NIST 800
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 31 (73.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) BitLocker
4 3 (7.14%) VirtualBox
4 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.76%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Control-M
3 1 (2.38%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Charles River
3 3 (7.14%) Citrix
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.76%) Apple
4 2 (4.76%) Brocade
4 2 (4.76%) Dell
4 2 (4.76%) Mitel
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) BMC
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds