The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.85% 7.69% 24.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 60.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 11
Median daily rate £283 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 - £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 32.31% 12.82% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 12
Median daily rate £288 £353 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% +56.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £353 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £353 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Aberdeen region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Windows.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 6 (42.86%) MCSE
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Veritas
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Server Building
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Clustering
3 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
3 5 (35.71%) Time Management
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (35.71%) vSphere
3 5 (35.71%) Change Control
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.14%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 2 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) ISDN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Trainer
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Trainer
3 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) ADO
2 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
2 1 (7.14%) DHTML
2 1 (7.14%) Itk
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XSL
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Control
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (35.71%) Server Building
1 5 (35.71%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) CAD
2 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) PLM
2 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
2 1 (7.14%) Web Development
2 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Tcl
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) MCSE
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (35.71%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Veritas
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) webMethods
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