The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Dundee
Rank 1 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 36.84% 12.50% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 20.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £110 £100 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -52.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.32 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 52.63% 62.50% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £108 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £100 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.32 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dundee region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017, 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 Dundee region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (27.27%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 3 (27.27%) WebGL
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) iOS SDK
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
5 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Clustering
5 1 (9.09%) VLE
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Games
5 1 (9.09%) Replication

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IT Technician
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Systems Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) WebGL
2 2 (18.18%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) EMC