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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 16 24 15
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 13.33% 13.10% 11.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 20.00% 27.91%
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 £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.08% +7.50%  
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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 36 95 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 48.00% 65.52% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 66 29
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £422
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 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 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 25 March 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 +5 10 £416 +46.30%
Windows 7
Scotland

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows XP
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (84.21%) Windows 10
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
5 11 (57.89%) PowerShell
6 10 (52.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 10 (52.63%) Software Distribution
6 10 (52.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
6 10 (52.63%) MSI
6 10 (52.63%) REXX
6 10 (52.63%) Tcl
6 10 (52.63%) VB
6 10 (52.63%) Linux
6 10 (52.63%) HTTP
6 10 (52.63%) HTTPS
6 10 (52.63%) SSL
6 10 (52.63%) Prototyping
6 10 (52.63%) Patch Management
7 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
8 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
8 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
9 7 (36.84%) AIX
9 7 (36.84%) MCSE

Windows 7
Top Related 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 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) HTTP
1 10 (52.63%) HTTPS
1 10 (52.63%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MSI
2 7 (36.84%) StarTeam
3 1 (5.26%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Hardware Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (94.74%) Windows XP
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (84.21%) Windows 10
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
6 10 (52.63%) Linux
7 7 (36.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
1 10 (52.63%) Patch Management
1 10 (52.63%) Prototyping
1 10 (52.63%) Software Distribution
1 10 (52.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
2 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 6 (31.58%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (31.58%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) PowerShell
3 10 (52.63%) REXX
3 10 (52.63%) Tcl
3 10 (52.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
3 7 (36.84%) MCITP
3 7 (36.84%) MCSA
3 7 (36.84%) MCSE
3 7 (36.84%) MCTS
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (36.84%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (36.84%) Netcool
3 1 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix
2 7 (36.84%) Intel Security
2 7 (36.84%) Veritas