Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 70 86
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 67 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.33% 2.05% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.50% 11.21% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £155 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +27.27% +96.43%
10th Percentile £105 £105 £104
90th Percentile £446 £438 £388
Scotland median daily rate £265 £250 £200
% change year-on-year +6.00% +25.00% +53.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -14.75% +27.08%
10th Percentile £13.41 £11.54 £14.13
90th Percentile £17.34 £15.70 £16.38
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £12.39 £15.25
% change year-on-year +28.01% -18.75% +18.86%

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 462 339 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.08% 18.27% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 173 251
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +12.68%
10th Percentile £135 £201 £263
90th Percentile £533 £488 £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £15.86 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.31% +4.00% -61.88%
10th Percentile £14.22 £13.45 £14.13
90th Percentile £26.60 £52.17 £83.28
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.71% -54.67% +33.45%

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 20 May 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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (80.60%) Active Directory
3 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
4 41 (61.19%) SCCM
5 29 (43.28%) Windows 10
6 28 (41.79%) Microsoft Office
7 20 (29.85%) PowerShell
8 18 (26.87%) Windows 8
9 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (22.39%) Finance
9 15 (22.39%) Migration
10 14 (20.90%) ITIL
10 14 (20.90%) VMware
10 14 (20.90%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (19.40%) Citrix
11 13 (19.40%) Cisco
12 12 (17.91%) Disclosure Scotland
13 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (16.42%) Incident Management
13 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (13.43%) ITSM
14 9 (13.43%) Blackberry
14 9 (13.43%) XenApp
14 9 (13.43%) iPhone
14 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
15 8 (11.94%) BitLocker
15 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (11.94%) VPN
15 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
16 7 (10.45%) DNS

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 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (41.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) assyst
1 1 (1.49%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Office 365
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) VPN
2 7 (10.45%) DNS
3 6 (8.96%) DHCP
3 6 (8.96%) Wireshark
4 5 (7.46%) Internet
5 4 (5.97%) LAN
5 4 (5.97%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.48%) Skype
7 2 (2.99%) Firewall
7 2 (2.99%) VLAN
7 2 (2.99%) WAN
8 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.49%) VoIP
8 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MSI
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Service Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Support Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) IT Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (11.94%) Desktop Support
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) IT Support
6 6 (8.96%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Specialist
9 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Blackberry
1 9 (13.43%) iPhone
2 3 (4.48%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) iPad
3 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (43.28%) Windows 10
3 18 (26.87%) Windows 8
4 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
7 7 (10.45%) Android
8 2 (2.99%) AIX
8 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Migration
2 14 (20.90%) ITIL
3 11 (16.42%) Incident Management
4 9 (13.43%) ITSM
5 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
6 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.48%) Application Discovery
8 3 (4.48%) Application Packaging
8 3 (4.48%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.48%) People Management
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.99%) Case Management
9 2 (2.99%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.49%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.97%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) C
3 2 (2.99%) C++
3 2 (2.99%) COBOL
3 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (2.99%) MCSE
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.49%) CCNA
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (80.60%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (13.43%) XenApp
5 8 (11.94%) BitLocker
6 6 (8.96%) XenDesktop
7 5 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.48%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (61.19%) SCCM
2 5 (7.46%) SCOM
3 2 (2.99%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.90%) VMware
3 13 (19.40%) Cisco
3 13 (19.40%) Citrix
4 7 (10.45%) Mitel
5 4 (5.97%) Google
5 4 (5.97%) Riverbed
5 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.48%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.99%) HP
7 2 (2.99%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle
8 1 (1.49%) Avaya
8 1 (1.49%) Charles River
8 1 (1.49%) Remedy