The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 41 35
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.30% 3.25% 3.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.51% 15.70% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 22
Median daily rate £150 £151 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.33% +15.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £98 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £276 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £215 £205
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £14.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.39%  
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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 127 121 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 23.65% 20.68% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 83 115
Median daily rate £400 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £115 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.04%  
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 Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Glasgow

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 11 (39.29%) VMware
4 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
5 8 (28.57%) Office 365
5 8 (28.57%) SCCM
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco
8 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
9 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
9 4 (14.29%) Linux
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) Citrix
9 4 (14.29%) Migration
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (10.71%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) MS Office
10 3 (10.71%) ITIL
10 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
10 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (10.71%) IaaS
10 3 (10.71%) Skype
11 2 (7.14%) OneDrive
11 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
11 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) IaaS
3 2 (7.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Skype
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Law
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) IT Support
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Floorwalker
5 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) AIX
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
1 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.57%) Chat Support
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.57%) Lotus
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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