The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 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 / Renfrewshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 54 22
Rank change year-on-year +44 -32  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 16.13% 2.67% 6.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 7.14% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £250 £275 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -20.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £253 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £314 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -16.00% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.65 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 168 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 80.65% 37.42% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 405 69
Median daily rate £400 £321 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.61% -6.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £476 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 75 4
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Renfrewshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Renfrewshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +44 5 £250 -9.09%
Windows 7
Scotland

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

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) VB
3 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) HTTP
3 11 (73.33%) HTTPS
3 11 (73.33%) SSL
3 11 (73.33%) REXX
3 11 (73.33%) Tcl
3 11 (73.33%) Configuration Management
3 11 (73.33%) MSI
3 11 (73.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (73.33%) Software Distribution
3 11 (73.33%) Patch Management
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (73.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 11 (73.33%) Prototyping
3 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (26.67%) Office 365

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) HTTP
1 11 (73.33%) HTTPS
1 11 (73.33%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MSI
2 3 (20.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 15 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Configuration Management
1 11 (73.33%) Patch Management
1 11 (73.33%) Prototyping
1 11 (73.33%) Software Distribution
1 11 (73.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (26.67%) Smoke Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (73.33%) REXX
2 11 (73.33%) Tcl
2 11 (73.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (20.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas