The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine 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 28 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
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 21 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 14.71% 13.87% 13.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 20.65% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 8
Median daily rate £416 £285 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.30% -14.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £255 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £308 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £214 £200
% change year-on-year -18.12% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Erskine with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 92 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 50.00% 67.15% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 66 24
Median daily rate £400 £388 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +11.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £271 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine 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 Erskine

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Erskine.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Erskine

For the 6 months to 28 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows XP
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (83.33%) Windows 10
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
5 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
6 10 (55.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 10 (55.56%) Software Distribution
6 10 (55.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
6 10 (55.56%) MSI
6 10 (55.56%) REXX
6 10 (55.56%) Tcl
6 10 (55.56%) VB
6 10 (55.56%) Linux
6 10 (55.56%) HTTP
6 10 (55.56%) HTTPS
6 10 (55.56%) SSL
6 10 (55.56%) Prototyping
6 10 (55.56%) Patch Management
7 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
8 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
8 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
9 6 (33.33%) AIX

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) HTTP
1 10 (55.56%) HTTPS
1 10 (55.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MSI
2 6 (33.33%) StarTeam
3 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Hardware Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (94.44%) Windows XP
3 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (83.33%) Windows 10
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
6 10 (55.56%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 10 (55.56%) Patch Management
1 10 (55.56%) Prototyping
1 10 (55.56%) Software Distribution
1 10 (55.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
3 10 (55.56%) REXX
3 10 (55.56%) Tcl
3 10 (55.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 6 (33.33%) MCITP
3 6 (33.33%) MCSA
3 6 (33.33%) MCSE
3 6 (33.33%) MCTS
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (33.33%) Netcool
3 1 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
2 6 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 6 (33.33%) Veritas