The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 29.27% 78.26% 80.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 16
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£348 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £312 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
Windows
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 48.78% 78.26% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 16
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £311 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 62 (83.78%) Security Cleared
2 61 (82.43%) SC Cleared
3 45 (60.81%) Microsoft
4 35 (47.30%) HP
5 33 (44.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (40.54%) VMware
8 27 (36.49%) SQL
9 23 (31.08%) ITIL
9 23 (31.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
11 21 (28.38%) MS Office
12 20 (27.03%) DHCP
12 20 (27.03%) DNS
12 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (20.27%) MCTS
15 14 (18.92%) Replication
15 14 (18.92%) SAN
15 14 (18.92%) SharePoint
16 13 (17.57%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
16 13 (17.57%) MS Project
16 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
16 13 (17.57%) Altiris
16 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2003
16 13 (17.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 13 (17.57%) Change Management
17 12 (16.22%) McAfee
17 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 14 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (28.38%) MS Office
2 13 (17.57%) MS Project
3 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
4 4 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) DHCP
1 20 (27.03%) DNS
2 14 (18.92%) SAN
3 10 (13.51%) LAN
3 10 (13.51%) WAN
4 9 (12.16%) Firewall
5 5 (6.76%) Network Security
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (6.76%) Junos
6 4 (5.41%) IPv4
6 4 (5.41%) VLAN
7 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.70%) NAS
8 2 (2.70%) SSL
8 2 (2.70%) SNMP
8 2 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) WinRunner
1 8 (10.81%) TestDirector
1 8 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) MSI
2 2 (2.70%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.70%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.35%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.35%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Build Engineer
2 9 (12.16%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Test Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Configuration and Release Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Release Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.70%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (1.35%) SAN Engineer
9 1 (1.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.35%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) HTML
1 9 (12.16%) XML
2 7 (9.46%) .NET
3 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.41%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.70%) Software Packaging
5 2 (2.70%) Middleware
6 1 (1.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Replication
2 13 (17.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (13.51%) Clustering
4 8 (10.81%) PDA
5 5 (6.76%) Cryptography
5 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.05%) EqualLogic
8 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.70%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.51%) Windows XP
4 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.46%) AIX
6 3 (4.05%) Linux
6 3 (4.05%) UNIX
7 1 (1.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) ITIL
2 13 (17.57%) Change Management
3 9 (12.16%) Test Scripting
4 8 (10.81%) High Availability
4 8 (10.81%) Software Testing
4 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
4 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
4 8 (10.81%) Service Management
4 8 (10.81%) MODAF
4 8 (10.81%) TOGAF
4 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.46%) Performance Management
6 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (6.76%) Network Management
6 5 (6.76%) Build Automation
7 4 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.41%) Time Management
7 4 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.51%) VBScript
4 6 (8.11%) C
5 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.70%) Tcl
6 2 (2.70%) REXX
6 2 (2.70%) Python
6 2 (2.70%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.70%) C#
6 2 (2.70%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (83.78%) Security Cleared
2 61 (82.43%) SC Cleared
3 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (20.27%) MCTS
5 11 (14.86%) MCITP
5 11 (14.86%) MCSA
6 8 (10.81%) MCP
7 7 (9.46%) ISTQB
7 7 (9.46%) MCSE
8 5 (6.76%) Degree
9 1 (1.35%) GCIA
9 1 (1.35%) CISSP
9 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.35%) CCNP
9 1 (1.35%) PMP
9 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 5 (6.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 11 (14.86%) VMware ESX
5 9 (12.16%) vSphere
6 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.05%) vCloud
9 2 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (31.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (17.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (10.81%) Netcool
4 7 (9.46%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (9.46%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (8.11%) SCCM
6 4 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (2.70%) WSUS
8 1 (1.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 45 (60.81%) Microsoft
2 35 (47.30%) HP
3 30 (40.54%) VMware
4 13 (17.57%) Altiris
5 12 (16.22%) McAfee
6 11 (14.86%) Veritas
7 10 (13.51%) Citrix
8 7 (9.46%) EMC
8 7 (9.46%) Cisco
9 5 (6.76%) Juniper
9 5 (6.76%) CA
9 5 (6.76%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.76%) Crossbeam
9 5 (6.76%) TippingPoint
9 5 (6.76%) Riverbed
9 5 (6.76%) F5
9 5 (6.76%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.05%) AppSense
10 3 (4.05%) Dell
10 3 (4.05%) NetApp
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