The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Dundee region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 3.33% 5.26% 19.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 11.11% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £113
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 6.67% 47.37% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £238 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +110.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Scotland

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 18 April 2014, 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 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) WPF
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) User Stories
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) NUnit
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ATM
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) MS Access

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) ATM
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) PBX
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) NUnit
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Applications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) User Stories
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) VMware