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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 65 57
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.60% 0.86% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.59% 2.73% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Median daily rate £208 £195 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.41% +41.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £123 £84
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -17.33% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.87 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.04% +1.66%  

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 198 220 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 30.32% 31.43% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 121 79
Median daily rate £378 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.02% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Glasgow over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 June 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (58.33%) SCCM
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (25.00%) Citrix
7 6 (25.00%) Application Packaging
7 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
8 5 (20.83%) XenApp
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 5 (20.83%) Migration
8 5 (20.83%) VMware
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) HP
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (12.50%) Legal
10 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
10 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
10 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop

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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support
2 5 (20.83%) IT Support
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Packager
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) iSeries
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Avaya
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat