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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 22.00% 33.33% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.57% 75.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£250 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
14 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 28.00% 44.44% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £250 - £138
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 - £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Dundee

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (55.00%) C++
1 11 (55.00%) Device Driver
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) C
2 10 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Test Management
3 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (45.00%) WinDbg
3 9 (45.00%) Test Planning
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) Puppet
7 2 (10.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) Opsware
7 2 (10.00%) Hudson
7 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (10.00%) Information Governance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) WinDbg
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Hudson
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Trac
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Software Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Information Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) DHTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (5.00%) DCOM
1 1 (5.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (5.00%) OLE
1 1 (5.00%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Statistics
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (5.00%) OS/2
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Test Management
2 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (45.00%) Test Planning
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C++
2 10 (50.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Opsware
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
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