Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 52 50
Rank change year-on-year -46 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 96 142 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.03% 3.77% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.39% 15.64% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 91 95
Scotland median daily rate £165 £260 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.54% +8.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £105 £103 £96
90th Percentile £440 £406 £340
UK median daily rate £190 £185 £186
% change year-on-year +2.70% -0.54% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 19
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% +4.10%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.91 £13.00
90th Percentile £24.75 £22.50 £24.00
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 924 908 1,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.53% 24.10% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 483 575
Scotland median daily rate £400 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £177 £156 £173
90th Percentile £550 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 50 26
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% - +14.76%
10th Percentile £10.46 £11.32 £13.00
90th Percentile £31.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% - +3.13%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Scotland

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -32 47 £185 -47.14% 3
Glasgow -23 21 £140 -24.32% 6
Aberdeen +8 6 £158 - 1
Fife 0 5 £300 +55.24%
Dundee -6 4 £375 +257.14%
West Lothian - 3 £120 -
Renfrewshire +10 2 £220 -20.00%
Midlothian -1 2 £113 +2.27%
North Lanarkshire -4 2 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £100 -
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (63.54%) Microsoft
3 59 (61.46%) Active Directory
4 40 (41.67%) SCCM
5 34 (35.42%) Windows 10
6 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (30.21%) Microsoft Office
8 25 (26.04%) ITIL
9 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (23.96%) VMware
11 21 (21.88%) Office 365
12 20 (20.83%) Citrix
12 20 (20.83%) Windows Server
13 19 (19.79%) Windows 8
14 18 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (16.67%) Migration
17 15 (15.63%) DNS
18 12 (12.50%) Finance
18 12 (12.50%) Cisco
18 12 (12.50%) DHCP
19 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
20 10 (10.42%) Microsoft App-V
20 10 (10.42%) MCSE
20 10 (10.42%) HP
20 10 (10.42%) Internet
20 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
21 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
21 9 (9.38%) Android
21 9 (9.38%) SLA

Windows 7
Co-occurring 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 8 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.21%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) IIS
6 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (30.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.04%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.88%) Office 365
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.04%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) DNS
2 12 (12.50%) DHCP
3 10 (10.42%) Internet
4 8 (8.33%) LAN
5 7 (7.29%) WAN
6 6 (6.25%) VPN
7 5 (5.21%) Firewall
8 4 (4.17%) Skype
8 4 (4.17%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.13%) SAN
9 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.13%) VLAN
10 2 (2.08%) IPv4
10 2 (2.08%) Wireless
11 1 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.04%) FTP
11 1 (1.04%) HTTP
11 1 (1.04%) Intranet
11 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Legal
3 2 (2.08%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Publishing
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) Desktop Support
3 16 (16.67%) IT Support
4 15 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (14.58%) Support Engineer
6 12 (12.50%) IT Analyst
7 11 (11.46%) Support Analyst
8 9 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
9 8 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 4 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
12 4 (4.17%) IT Trainer
12 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Trainer
12 4 (4.17%) Service Analyst
12 4 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.04%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 8 (8.33%) iPhone
2 4 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.13%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.13%) iPad
4 2 (2.08%) AS400
4 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.08%) iSeries
4 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.04%) BYOD
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (35.42%) Windows 10
3 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 19 (19.79%) Windows 8
7 9 (9.38%) Android
8 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.08%) AIX
9 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.08%) Linux
9 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.04%) CentOS
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.04%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) Migration
3 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 6 (6.25%) ITSM
4 6 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 5 (5.21%) Application Packaging
6 4 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.17%) CRM
6 4 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.13%) Case Management
7 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.13%) People Management
7 3 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.13%) Remediation Plan
7 3 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (2.08%) C
3 2 (2.08%) C++
3 2 (2.08%) COBOL
3 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.04%) C#
4 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.42%) MCSE
3 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.25%) MCSA
5 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.13%) CCNA
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.13%) Degree
6 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.13%) MCP
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.08%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.08%) ACSA
7 2 (2.08%) CCENT
7 2 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.08%) MCITP
7 2 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) SLA
2 7 (7.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 59 (61.46%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (8.33%) BitLocker
4 8 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.29%) XenApp
5 7 (7.29%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.17%) vSphere
7 3 (3.13%) DFS Replication
7 3 (3.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.04%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 40 (41.67%) SCCM
2 4 (4.17%) SCOM
3 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.08%) AppDNA
4 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.04%) EnCase
5 1 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (63.54%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.96%) VMware
3 20 (20.83%) Citrix
4 12 (12.50%) Cisco
5 10 (10.42%) HP
6 7 (7.29%) Symantec
7 6 (6.25%) Google
8 5 (5.21%) Apple
8 5 (5.21%) Mitel
9 4 (4.17%) Dell
9 4 (4.17%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.13%) Avaya
10 3 (3.13%) Oracle
11 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.08%) CommVault
11 2 (2.08%) Juniper
11 2 (2.08%) NetApp
11 2 (2.08%) Sophos
11 2 (2.08%) Veritas