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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 13 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.69% 23.08% 16.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 100.00% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £113
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £13.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
22 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 42.31% 23.08% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £288 - £113
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £13.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (35.71%) Time Management
4 5 (35.71%) Change Control
4 5 (35.71%) vSphere
4 5 (35.71%) Server Building
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Clustering
4 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Veritas
4 5 (35.71%) MCSE
4 5 (35.71%) IIS
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Siemens NX
6 3 (21.43%) Itk

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 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) AutoCAD
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 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%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Lead Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
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%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Trainer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Trainer
3 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) DHTML
2 3 (21.43%) Itk
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XSL
2 3 (21.43%) XSLT
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) ADO
4 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
3 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 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 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) CAD
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) PLM
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 3 (21.43%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Tcl
3 3 (21.43%) XPath
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (35.71%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Veritas
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) webMethods
5 1 (7.14%) Apple