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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 32.61% 17.65% 23.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£173 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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
15 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 32.61% 17.65% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £250 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 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 3 July 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Dundee

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 3 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 (57.89%) C++
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
1 11 (57.89%) Device Driver
2 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
2 10 (52.63%) C
3 9 (47.37%) Test Management
3 9 (47.37%) WinDbg
3 9 (47.37%) Test Planning
4 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (15.79%) MS Office
5 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
6 2 (10.53%) ATM
6 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) ATM
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) WinDbg
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Test Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) DHTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
1 1 (5.26%) DCOM
1 1 (5.26%) ActiveX
1 1 (5.26%) OLE
1 1 (5.26%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
1 1 (5.26%) OS/2
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
1 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
2 9 (47.37%) Test Planning
2 9 (47.37%) Test Management
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) C
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) EMC
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) HP
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