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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 26.19% 20.00% 35.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.71% 75.00% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£288 - £125
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 - £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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
17 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 40.48% 26.67% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate £250 - £125
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 - £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 27 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 11 (45.83%) Device Driver
3 11 (45.83%) C++
4 10 (41.67%) C
5 9 (37.50%) Test Management
5 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 9 (37.50%) WinDbg
5 9 (37.50%) Test Planning
6 7 (29.17%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) EMC
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (16.67%) JIRA
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 3 (12.50%) Java
10 3 (12.50%) Linux
10 3 (12.50%) MCSE
10 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) ATM
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) WinDbg
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Hudson
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Trac
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Software Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) DHTML
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
1 1 (4.17%) DCOM
1 1 (4.17%) ActiveX
1 1 (4.17%) OLE
1 1 (4.17%) OLE DB
1 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Device Driver
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) EMC VNX
4 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) Statistics
4 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
3 1 (4.17%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Test Management
2 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 9 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Open Source
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C++
2 10 (41.67%) C
3 3 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) Remedy
3 2 (8.33%) Opsware
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