The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 80 86 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.88% 5.12% 9.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.06% 37.72% 62.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 61
Median daily rate £290 £350 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £185 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £459 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +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 Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
170 228 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.63% 13.56% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 125 91
Median daily rate £370 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £270 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows.

1 95 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 90 (38.30%) Active Directory
3 85 (36.17%) Finance
4 83 (35.32%) Windows Server
5 72 (30.64%) PowerShell
6 64 (27.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (22.13%) Unix
9 51 (21.70%) Citrix
10 45 (19.15%) Windows 7
10 45 (19.15%) Banking
11 44 (18.72%) VMware
12 43 (18.30%) SQL Server
13 42 (17.87%) SCCM
13 42 (17.87%) Data Centre
14 38 (16.17%) Linux
15 36 (15.32%) SQL
15 36 (15.32%) Migration
16 34 (14.47%) VBScript
17 33 (14.04%) XenApp
18 32 (13.62%) ITIL
18 32 (13.62%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (11.49%) C#
20 26 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (11.06%) DNS
21 24 (10.21%) Windows 10
22 23 (9.79%) MS Excel
22 23 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
22 23 (9.79%) XenDesktop
23 22 (9.36%) MS Exchange

Windows
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 22 (9.36%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.66%) IIS
3 11 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.68%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.83%) Apache
4 9 (3.83%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.98%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.13%) CMS
6 5 (2.13%) JBoss
6 5 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.13%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.70%) ColdFusion
8 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.85%) Confluence
9 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 23 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.43%) InDesign
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) assyst
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.40%) Office 365
2 8 (3.40%) PaaS
3 5 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.70%) IaaS
5 2 (0.85%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.85%) SaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.06%) DNS
2 17 (7.23%) DHCP
2 17 (7.23%) SAN
3 16 (6.81%) SSL
4 14 (5.96%) NetScaler
5 13 (5.53%) TCP/IP
6 12 (5.11%) FTP
6 12 (5.11%) LDAP
7 9 (3.83%) LAN
8 8 (3.40%) Internet
9 7 (2.98%) WAN
10 6 (2.55%) SSH
11 5 (2.13%) NAS
11 5 (2.13%) Network Security
12 4 (1.70%) Firewall
12 4 (1.70%) VPN
12 4 (1.70%) WLAN
13 3 (1.28%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.98%) DB2
3 5 (2.13%) MySQL
3 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.28%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.85%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Git (software)
1 8 (3.40%) Maven
2 7 (2.98%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.98%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.13%) Hudson
3 5 (2.13%) NUnit
3 5 (2.13%) Subversion
4 4 (1.70%) git-flow
4 4 (1.70%) GitLab
4 4 (1.70%) MSI
4 4 (1.70%) Selenium
5 3 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.28%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.85%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.85%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.85%) Gradle
6 2 (0.85%) NuGet
General
1 85 (36.17%) Finance
2 45 (19.15%) Banking
3 19 (8.09%) Law
4 10 (4.26%) Legal
5 6 (2.55%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (11.91%) Administrator
2 27 (11.49%) Windows Engineer
3 20 (8.51%) Consultant
3 20 (8.51%) Developer
4 17 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (7.23%) Support Engineer
5 15 (6.38%) Analyst
5 15 (6.38%) Architect
5 15 (6.38%) Server Engineer
6 13 (5.53%) IT Support
6 13 (5.53%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.26%) Windows Server Engineer
9 9 (3.83%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (3.83%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) Active Directory Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) Technical Developer
11 7 (2.98%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.38%) Web Services
2 12 (5.11%) .NET
2 12 (5.11%) Middleware
3 9 (3.83%) ISPF
4 8 (3.40%) RESTful
5 6 (2.55%) JDBC
5 6 (2.55%) REST
5 6 (2.55%) SOAP
5 6 (2.55%) XML
6 5 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.13%) HTML
7 4 (1.70%) JAXB
7 4 (1.70%) JSON
7 4 (1.70%) Spring
7 4 (1.70%) Spring Security
7 4 (1.70%) XSD
8 3 (1.28%) CSS
8 3 (1.28%) Java EE
8 3 (1.28%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.87%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.09%) Clustering
3 15 (6.38%) Mainframe
4 14 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 10 (4.26%) PKI
6 9 (3.83%) iSeries
6 9 (3.83%) Tandem
7 7 (2.98%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.55%) iPad
9 5 (2.13%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.70%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.70%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.70%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.70%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.28%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.85%) CMDB
12 2 (0.85%) Replication
13 1 (0.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 83 (35.32%) Windows Server
2 64 (27.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (22.13%) Unix
5 45 (19.15%) Windows 7
6 38 (16.17%) Linux
7 32 (13.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (10.21%) Windows 10
9 16 (6.81%) AIX
10 12 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (4.68%) Solaris
12 10 (4.26%) Windows 8
12 10 (4.26%) zOS
13 8 (3.40%) Windows 2000
14 7 (2.98%) HPUX
15 5 (2.13%) Windows XP
16 3 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.32%) Migration
2 32 (13.62%) ITIL
3 23 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (8.94%) Change Management
5 18 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (7.66%) Configuration Management
6 16 (6.81%) Service Delivery
7 15 (6.38%) Application Packaging
8 13 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.53%) Risk Management
8 13 (5.53%) Service Management
9 12 (5.11%) Project Management
10 10 (4.26%) Security Patching
10 10 (4.26%) Time Management
11 8 (3.40%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.40%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (3.40%) Workflow
12 7 (2.98%) OO
13 6 (2.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.64%) PowerShell
2 36 (15.32%) SQL
3 34 (14.47%) VBScript
4 27 (11.49%) C#
5 16 (6.81%) Java
6 9 (3.83%) JCL
7 8 (3.40%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.40%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.98%) Python
9 6 (2.55%) Ruby
9 6 (2.55%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.13%) Perl
11 4 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.28%) PHP
12 3 (1.28%) VBA
13 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.85%) C
14 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.98%) CISSP
4 5 (2.13%) CISM
4 5 (2.13%) MCSE
5 4 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.70%) MCP
6 3 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.28%) MCITP
7 2 (0.85%) CCA
7 2 (0.85%) CISA
7 2 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.85%) HNC
7 2 (0.85%) MCSA
7 2 (0.85%) MCTS
7 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) APMP
8 1 (0.43%) HND
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.11%) QA
2 11 (4.68%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.13%) COBIT
5 5 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.28%) SLA
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 90 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.04%) XenApp
3 26 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (9.79%) XenDesktop
5 17 (7.23%) VMware ESX
6 13 (5.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (4.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (3.83%) Hyper-V
8 9 (3.83%) Time Sharing Option
9 6 (2.55%) SRDF
10 5 (2.13%) Docker
11 4 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.28%) MetaFrame
12 3 (1.28%) NFS
12 3 (1.28%) Veritas File System
12 3 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (1.28%) XenServer
13 2 (0.85%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 42 (17.87%) SCCM
2 18 (7.66%) SCOM
2 18 (7.66%) WSUS
3 13 (5.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (5.11%) Puppet
5 7 (2.98%) Ansible
6 6 (2.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.55%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.55%) vRealize
7 5 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.70%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.28%) Nagios
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.28%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.28%) TADDM
10 2 (0.85%) logstash
10 2 (0.85%) rkt
Vendors
1 95 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 51 (21.70%) Citrix
3 44 (18.72%) VMware
4 22 (9.36%) Oracle
5 12 (5.11%) NetApp
5 12 (5.11%) Symantec
6 11 (4.68%) IBM
7 10 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 10 (4.26%) Splunk
8 8 (3.40%) Cisco
8 8 (3.40%) ServiceNow
8 8 (3.40%) Veritas
9 7 (2.98%) HP
9 7 (2.98%) Intel Security
10 5 (2.13%) AppSense
10 5 (2.13%) CA
10 5 (2.13%) Qualys
10 5 (2.13%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.70%) ForgeRock
12 3 (1.28%) Brocade
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