The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 55.00% - 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£210 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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 Dundee region.

Operating Systems Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 55.00% - 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £210 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 7 (53.85%) C++
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) Device Driver
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) WinDbg
2 6 (46.15%) Test Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (15.38%) ATM
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (7.69%) Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) ATM
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) WinDbg
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) OLE
1 1 (7.69%) OLE DB
1 1 (7.69%) DHTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
1 1 (7.69%) DCOM
1 1 (7.69%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Device Driver
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) OS/2
1 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
1 6 (46.15%) Test Planning
2 5 (38.46%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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