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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.79% 9.09% 32.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 22
Median daily rate £153 £235 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.10% -22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £227 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £239 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.69 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.62%
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
6 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.69% 9.09% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 22
Median daily rate £165 £235 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +74.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Server Building
5 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Intranet
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint

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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (8.33%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) ISDN
2 1 (8.33%) PBX
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Deskside Support
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) ADO
2 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (8.33%) DHTML
2 1 (8.33%) Itk
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XSL
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Change Control
1 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (16.67%) Server Building
1 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) CAD
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PLM
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Tcl
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas
3 1 (8.33%) webMethods