The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 27 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.

Microsoft Windows 7
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 4.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £120 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.27% +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 West Lothian with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 16 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 12.82% 34.04% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 10
Median daily rate £525 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.48% +24.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in West Lothian