The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Windows Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 77 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 20 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £300 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +122.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £275 £213
% change year-on-year
+15.09% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.80%
Windows Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1293 1342 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.78% 95.18% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 701 731
Median daily rate £395 £356 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 32
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Windows Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Windows Engineer in the job title.

Windows Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Windows Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Windows Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
3 19 (65.52%) PowerShell
4 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
5 12 (41.38%) VBScript
5 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (37.93%) Finance
6 11 (37.93%) VMware
7 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
8 9 (31.03%) DNS
8 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (31.03%) IIS
9 8 (27.59%) Citrix
9 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (24.14%) Oracle
11 6 (20.69%) SSL
11 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
11 6 (20.69%) Internet
11 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
11 6 (20.69%) Cryptography
11 6 (20.69%) XenApp
12 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
12 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
12 5 (17.24%) vRealize
12 5 (17.24%) Application Packaging
13 4 (13.79%) Banking
13 4 (13.79%) C#
13 4 (13.79%) Linux
13 4 (13.79%) Data Centre

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 9 (31.03%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Bluemix
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) Internet
2 6 (20.69%) SSL
2 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
4 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) LAN
4 3 (10.34%) WAN
5 2 (6.90%) NAS
5 2 (6.90%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) LDAP
6 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) DB2 UDB
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) RESTful
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Cryptography
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Unix
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Application Packaging
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Network Design
3 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) API Development
4 1 (3.45%) API Integration
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) PowerShell
2 12 (41.38%) VBScript
3 4 (13.79%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCA
1 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) XenApp
4 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.90%) MetaFrame
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) vRealize
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) WSUS
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Altiris
5 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.45%) AppSense
6 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp