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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 96 118 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.60% 7.89% 7.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.54% 48.76% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 53
Median daily rate £300 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £122 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £14.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +6.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.26 £15.25 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £15.25 £15.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
156 242 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.22% 16.18% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 99 117
Median daily rate £356 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £173 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -5.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 82 (46.86%) Active Directory
2 77 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 49 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (27.43%) Windows 7
5 45 (25.71%) Windows Server
6 39 (22.29%) Finance
7 38 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (21.14%) Unix
9 34 (19.43%) PowerShell
10 33 (18.86%) SQL
11 31 (17.71%) VMware
12 29 (16.57%) Citrix
13 27 (15.43%) Linux
14 26 (14.86%) SQL Server
14 26 (14.86%) DNS
15 25 (14.29%) MS Exchange
15 25 (14.29%) ITIL
16 24 (13.71%) MS Office
16 24 (13.71%) Banking
16 24 (13.71%) SCCM
17 23 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (13.14%) Windows 10
17 23 (13.14%) Data Centre
18 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
19 21 (12.00%) DHCP
20 18 (10.29%) Hyper-V
21 16 (9.14%) SCOM
21 16 (9.14%) VMware ESX
22 15 (8.57%) Firewall
22 15 (8.57%) XenApp

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 25 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (2.86%) IIS
3 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.71%) JBoss
5 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.57%) Apache
7 1 (0.57%) Confluence
7 1 (0.57%) Liferay
7 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (13.71%) MS Office
2 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.57%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) assyst
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.29%) Office 365
3 8 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.29%) IaaS
5 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.86%) DNS
2 21 (12.00%) DHCP
3 15 (8.57%) Firewall
4 13 (7.43%) LAN
4 13 (7.43%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.29%) WAN
6 9 (5.14%) FTP
6 9 (5.14%) SAN
7 8 (4.57%) Internet
7 8 (4.57%) VPN
8 5 (2.86%) Network Security
8 5 (2.86%) SSL
8 5 (2.86%) VLAN
9 4 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.71%) NAS
10 3 (1.71%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.71%) SSH
10 3 (1.71%) VoIP
10 3 (1.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.71%) Big Data
6 3 (1.71%) DB2
6 3 (1.71%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.57%) MySQL
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.86%) Maven
3 4 (2.29%) git-flow
4 3 (1.71%) GitLab
4 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.71%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.71%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.14%) Hudson
5 2 (1.14%) JIRA
5 2 (1.14%) MSI
5 2 (1.14%) NuGet
5 2 (1.14%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.14%) Subversion
5 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.14%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.57%) Selenium
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (22.29%) Finance
2 24 (13.71%) Banking
3 12 (6.86%) Law
4 3 (1.71%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.71%) Retail
4 3 (1.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (14.29%) Analyst
2 18 (10.29%) Consultant
3 16 (9.14%) Windows Engineer
4 15 (8.57%) Developer
5 14 (8.00%) Administrator
6 13 (7.43%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.14%) Architect
8 9 (5.14%) IT Analyst
8 9 (5.14%) IT Support
9 8 (4.57%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.57%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (4.00%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.43%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.29%) Web Services
2 7 (4.00%) .NET
2 7 (4.00%) ISPF
2 7 (4.00%) XML
3 6 (3.43%) Middleware
4 4 (2.29%) WinForms
4 4 (2.29%) WSDL
4 4 (2.29%) XML Messaging
5 3 (1.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.71%) Entity Framework
5 3 (1.71%) JAXB
5 3 (1.71%) JDBC
5 3 (1.71%) JSON
5 3 (1.71%) RESTful
5 3 (1.71%) SOAP
5 3 (1.71%) Spring
5 3 (1.71%) Spring Security
5 3 (1.71%) XSD
6 2 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.14%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.86%) Clustering
3 10 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.71%) iSeries
3 10 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.14%) Tandem
5 7 (4.00%) PKI
6 6 (3.43%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.43%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.29%) Replication
8 3 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.71%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.71%) iPad
8 3 (1.71%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.14%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 48 (27.43%) Windows 7
3 45 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 38 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (21.14%) Unix
6 27 (15.43%) Linux
7 23 (13.14%) Windows 10
8 11 (6.29%) zOS
9 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (4.00%) AIX
11 4 (2.29%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.71%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (1.71%) Solaris
12 3 (1.71%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.14%) Android
13 2 (1.14%) OpenVMS
13 2 (1.14%) VMS
14 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.29%) ITIL
2 13 (7.43%) Migration
2 13 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.14%) Incident Management
4 9 (5.14%) Project Management
4 9 (5.14%) Service Management
5 8 (4.57%) SIEM
6 7 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.43%) Change Management
7 6 (3.43%) Configuration Management
7 6 (3.43%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (2.86%) Application Packaging
8 5 (2.86%) ITIL V3
8 5 (2.86%) OO
8 5 (2.86%) Remediation Plan
8 5 (2.86%) Security Management
9 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.43%) PowerShell
2 33 (18.86%) SQL
3 13 (7.43%) Java
4 11 (6.29%) VBScript
5 7 (4.00%) C#
5 7 (4.00%) JCL
6 6 (3.43%) Perl
6 6 (3.43%) VBA
7 4 (2.29%) Python
8 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.71%) VB
9 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.57%) C++
10 1 (0.57%) Ruby
10 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (5.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.00%) Degree
2 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.43%) CISM
3 6 (3.43%) CISSP
4 3 (1.71%) CEH
4 3 (1.71%) GIAC
4 3 (1.71%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.14%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) MCITP
5 2 (1.14%) MCP
5 2 (1.14%) MCSA
5 2 (1.14%) MCSE
5 2 (1.14%) MCTS
5 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.57%) ISEB
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.29%) SLA
3 3 (1.71%) COBIT
3 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.71%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 82 (46.86%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.14%) VMware ESX
5 15 (8.57%) XenApp
6 14 (8.00%) XenDesktop
7 10 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (4.00%) Time Sharing Option
9 6 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.29%) vSphere
11 3 (1.71%) NFS
11 3 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (1.14%) RACF
12 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.57%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (13.71%) SCCM
2 16 (9.14%) SCOM
3 9 (5.14%) WSUS
4 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.29%) Puppet
5 4 (2.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (2.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.71%) Ansible
6 3 (1.71%) QRadar
7 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.14%) Netcool
7 2 (1.14%) vRealize
8 1 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.57%) Simpana
Vendors
1 77 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.71%) VMware
3 29 (16.57%) Citrix
4 14 (8.00%) Cisco
5 12 (6.86%) Oracle
6 9 (5.14%) IBM
7 8 (4.57%) Dell
7 8 (4.57%) NetApp
7 8 (4.57%) Symantec
8 6 (3.43%) Splunk
9 5 (2.86%) CA
9 5 (2.86%) EMC
9 5 (2.86%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.29%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (2.29%) ForgeRock
10 4 (2.29%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.29%) HP
11 3 (1.71%) AppSense
11 3 (1.71%) Brocade
11 3 (1.71%) Qualys
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