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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 88 81
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.41% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.43% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £305 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +1.66%

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
802 1405 1296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.80% 95.90% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 724 720
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 17
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £76.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Windows Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (38.46%) DHCP
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (23.08%) Replication
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) WAN
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) XenApp
8 2 (15.38%) PKI
8 2 (15.38%) VLAN
8 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
8 2 (15.38%) SCCM
8 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) VLAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Application Discovery
2 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) CommVault
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) WebSpy