Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 97 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 -24 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 42 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.43% 1.31% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.47% 7.65% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 27
Edinburgh median daily rate £335 £115 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +191.30% -28.13% -13.51%
10th Percentile £109 £95 £105
90th Percentile £530 £368 £385
Scotland median daily rate £228 £150 £243
% change year-on-year +51.41% -38.04% +32.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +1.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £12.10 £13.45 £14.50
90th Percentile £95.50 £17.05 £15.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% - -3.13%

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 496 497 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.84% 17.09% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 266 174
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £140 £207 £145
90th Percentile £548 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £380 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +1.33% +13.64% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 £15.26 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.02% -19.68% +22.58%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.06 £12.43
90th Percentile £44.27 £22.05 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00% +6.67%

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 14 November 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 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 24 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 19 (45.24%) Finance
5 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 16 (38.10%) SCCM
7 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
8 13 (30.95%) VMware
9 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (19.05%) Migration
10 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
11 7 (16.67%) Office 365
11 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (11.90%) iPhone
13 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
13 5 (11.90%) ITIL
13 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.90%) LAN
13 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 4 (9.52%) MSI
14 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
14 4 (9.52%) iPad
14 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (7.14%) BitLocker
15 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
15 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
15 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (7.14%) XenApp

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
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) DHCP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.38%) Skype
3 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 4 (9.52%) MSI
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Applications Packager
4 5 (11.90%) IT Support
4 5 (11.90%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.52%) IT Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
1 5 (11.90%) iPhone
2 4 (9.52%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.76%) Android
7 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (11.90%) ITIL
3 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.76%) Change Management
3 2 (4.76%) Functional Testing
3 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.76%) Information Security
3 2 (4.76%) ITSM
3 2 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (4.76%) Service Management
3 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (4.76%) Time Management
3 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (4.76%) Wealth Management
4 1 (2.38%) Analytics
4 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) BitLocker
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Control-M
3 1 (2.38%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 3 (7.14%) Charles River
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (4.76%) Apple
5 2 (4.76%) Brocade
5 2 (4.76%) Dell
5 2 (4.76%) Mitel
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
6 1 (2.38%) BMC
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds