The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
UK / Scotland
Rank 52 62 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 -25  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 51 74 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.98% 2.87% 4.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.94% 12.65% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 62
Median daily rate £200 £238 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +69.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £100 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £346 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £210 £200
% change year-on-year -14.08% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Median hourly rate £11.55 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.34% +13.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.30 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £15.70 £78.36
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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 394 585 549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.03% 22.67% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 322 290
Median daily rate £390 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £206 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 21
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -31.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.65 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £48.80 £104.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Scotland

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Scotland

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Scotland

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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
Edinburgh +19 19 £124 -55.00%
Renfrewshire +10 10 £416 +42.42%
Glasgow -10 7 £151 +9.80% 1
Highlands +2 5 £108 -2.27%
Dundee 0 4 £105 +5.00%
Perth and Kinross - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £100 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £109 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (61.24%) Active Directory
3 77 (59.69%) Microsoft
4 58 (44.96%) Windows 10
5 56 (43.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (40.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (29.46%) MS Office
8 37 (28.68%) VMware
9 36 (27.91%) SCCM
10 34 (26.36%) Citrix
11 30 (23.26%) Windows XP
12 27 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (20.93%) Windows Server
13 26 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (20.16%) PowerShell
14 25 (19.38%) SQL
15 23 (17.83%) Office 365
16 22 (17.05%) MS Exchange
17 21 (16.28%) XenApp
18 20 (15.50%) Windows 8
18 20 (15.50%) DNS
19 19 (14.73%) SharePoint
19 19 (14.73%) DHCP
19 19 (14.73%) XenDesktop
20 18 (13.95%) ITIL
20 18 (13.95%) MS Excel
20 18 (13.95%) Finance
21 17 (13.18%) VMware ESX
21 17 (13.18%) Microsoft App-V
21 17 (13.18%) Linux

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 22 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.73%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.88%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.78%) IIS
8 1 (0.78%) Moodle
8 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (29.46%) MS Office
2 18 (13.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.10%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.83%) Office 365
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.33%) IaaS
4 2 (1.55%) G Suite
4 2 (1.55%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.50%) DNS
2 19 (14.73%) DHCP
3 10 (7.75%) HTTP
3 10 (7.75%) HTTPS
3 10 (7.75%) SSL
4 9 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.20%) Internet
6 7 (5.43%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.65%) VPN
8 5 (3.88%) VoIP
9 3 (2.33%) LAN
9 3 (2.33%) Skype
9 3 (2.33%) WAN
10 2 (1.55%) Firewall
10 2 (1.55%) SAN
11 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.78%) FTP
11 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MSI
2 7 (5.43%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.55%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.78%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Law
3 2 (1.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (31.01%) Analyst
2 16 (12.40%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.63%) IT Analyst
4 14 (10.85%) Service Analyst
4 14 (10.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (10.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) IT Support
7 11 (8.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (8.53%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Desktop Support
9 8 (6.20%) IT Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) IT Technician
10 7 (5.43%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 6 (4.65%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.88%) IT Support Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.98%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.20%) Clustering
3 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.88%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.10%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.10%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.55%) iPad
7 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) NHS
8 1 (0.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (44.96%) Windows 10
3 56 (43.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (40.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (23.26%) Windows XP
6 27 (20.93%) Windows Server
6 27 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (15.50%) Windows 8
8 17 (13.18%) Linux
9 8 (6.20%) AIX
10 3 (2.33%) Android
10 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.33%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.95%) ITIL
2 13 (10.08%) Migration
3 10 (7.75%) Configuration Management
3 10 (7.75%) Patch Management
3 10 (7.75%) Prototyping
3 10 (7.75%) Software Distribution
3 10 (7.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 9 (6.98%) Software Testing
5 8 (6.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (6.20%) Test Scripting
6 7 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.43%) Change Management
6 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.65%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (4.65%) Smoke Testing
8 5 (3.88%) Application Packaging
9 4 (3.10%) Application Discovery
9 4 (3.10%) Information Assurance
9 4 (3.10%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (2.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.16%) PowerShell
2 25 (19.38%) SQL
3 11 (8.53%) VB
4 10 (7.75%) REXX
4 10 (7.75%) Tcl
5 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.78%) C
6 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.53%) MCSA
4 11 (8.53%) MCSE
5 8 (6.20%) ISTQB
6 7 (5.43%) MCITP
6 7 (5.43%) MCTS
7 5 (3.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.55%) MCP
9 1 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 79 (61.24%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.28%) XenApp
4 19 (14.73%) XenDesktop
5 17 (13.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (13.18%) VMware ESX
6 13 (10.08%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.33%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (27.91%) SCCM
2 10 (7.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (6.20%) SCOM
4 7 (5.43%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (5.43%) Netcool
5 3 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.55%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (59.69%) Microsoft
2 37 (28.68%) VMware
3 34 (26.36%) Citrix
4 11 (8.53%) Cisco
5 8 (6.20%) Symantec
6 7 (5.43%) Intel Security
6 7 (5.43%) Veritas
7 5 (3.88%) Dell
7 5 (3.88%) HP
7 5 (3.88%) Mitel
8 4 (3.10%) Apple
8 4 (3.10%) Xerox
9 3 (2.33%) CA
10 2 (1.55%) Avaya
10 2 (1.55%) Google
10 2 (1.55%) Intel
10 2 (1.55%) Varonis
11 1 (0.78%) F5
11 1 (0.78%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.78%) ServiceNow
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