The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 144 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 38.30% 36.71% 50.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 87.88% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 19 28
Median daily rate £325 £347 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% +6.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £293 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -1.61%
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
180 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 47.87% 41.77% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 20 32
Median daily rate £321 £343 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £423 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Windows.

1 131 (69.31%) Microsoft
2 129 (68.25%) Active Directory
3 126 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 120 (63.49%) Security Cleared
5 110 (58.20%) PowerShell
6 109 (57.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 97 (51.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 96 (50.79%) SC Cleared
9 91 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 90 (47.62%) SQL
11 81 (42.86%) VMware
12 66 (34.92%) SQL Server
12 66 (34.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 64 (33.86%) HP
14 60 (31.75%) Citrix
14 60 (31.75%) MCSE
15 55 (29.10%) MCSA
15 55 (29.10%) Hyper-V
16 54 (28.57%) DNS
17 53 (28.04%) ITIL
18 52 (27.51%) MS Excel
19 47 (24.87%) Change Management
19 47 (24.87%) VMware Infrastructure
19 47 (24.87%) MCTS
20 44 (23.28%) Windows XP
20 44 (23.28%) AIX
21 41 (21.69%) SAN
22 40 (21.16%) Migration
22 40 (21.16%) SharePoint
22 40 (21.16%) VBScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 40 (21.16%) SharePoint
2 38 (20.11%) OpenStack
3 36 (19.05%) MS Exchange
4 30 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (12.17%) Skype for Business
6 21 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (8.99%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (3.70%) IIS
9 7 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (2.12%) Apache
11 4 (2.12%) Live Communications Server
11 4 (2.12%) MQSeries
11 4 (2.12%) WebSphere
11 4 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.59%) AquaLogic
12 3 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 52 (27.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.70%) MS Office
3 3 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 39 (20.63%) Office 365
2 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.53%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 54 (28.57%) DNS
2 41 (21.69%) SAN
3 37 (19.58%) DHCP
4 20 (10.58%) Firewall
5 18 (9.52%) Skype
6 15 (7.94%) NAS
7 11 (5.82%) iSCSI
8 8 (4.23%) HTTP
8 8 (4.23%) HTTPS
8 8 (4.23%) SSL
8 8 (4.23%) WAN
9 7 (3.70%) TCP/IP
10 5 (2.65%) Kerberos
10 5 (2.65%) SNMP
11 3 (1.59%) LAN
12 2 (1.06%) SMTP
12 2 (1.06%) VPN
13 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.53%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.65%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (18.52%) HP UFT
1 35 (18.52%) TestDirector
1 35 (18.52%) WinRunner
2 14 (7.41%) MSI
3 10 (5.29%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.65%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.59%) Build Forge
Job Titles
1 24 (12.70%) Analyst
1 24 (12.70%) Test Analyst
2 21 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 21 (11.11%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 17 (8.99%) Wintel Engineer
4 14 (7.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 12 (6.35%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.29%) Messaging Engineer
7 9 (4.76%) SharePoint Engineer
8 8 (4.23%) Active Directory Engineer
8 8 (4.23%) Development Engineer
8 8 (4.23%) Software Development Engineer
9 6 (3.17%) Consultant
9 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) Tester
9 6 (3.17%) Wintel Specialist
10 5 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.65%) Infrastructure Tester
10 5 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.12%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.58%) XML
2 18 (9.52%) .NET
3 14 (7.41%) Middleware
4 13 (6.88%) WinForms
4 13 (6.88%) WPF
4 13 (6.88%) XSD
5 10 (5.29%) CSS
6 8 (4.23%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.70%) Regular Expression
8 6 (3.17%) jQuery
8 6 (3.17%) XSLT
9 5 (2.65%) HTML
10 4 (2.12%) IBM Integration Bus
11 3 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.63%) Clustering
2 30 (15.87%) PDA
3 26 (13.76%) Computer Science
4 17 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.76%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.23%) Public Cloud
7 8 (4.23%) Replication
8 6 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (3.17%) PKI
9 4 (2.12%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.59%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.06%) CESG
11 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.06%) HP Storage
12 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 126 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 109 (57.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (34.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (23.28%) AIX
5 44 (23.28%) Windows XP
6 35 (18.52%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.35%) Linux
7 12 (6.35%) Solaris
8 8 (4.23%) Unix
9 7 (3.70%) HPUX
9 7 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.12%) OS/390
11 2 (1.06%) Android
11 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.06%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.04%) ITIL
2 47 (24.87%) Change Management
3 40 (21.16%) Migration
4 36 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 35 (18.52%) Software Testing
5 35 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 26 (13.76%) Load Balancing
7 19 (10.05%) Unit Testing
8 13 (6.88%) Content Management
9 11 (5.82%) High Availability
10 10 (5.29%) Release Management
11 9 (4.76%) Conflict Management
11 9 (4.76%) OO
11 9 (4.76%) Performance Management
11 9 (4.76%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.76%) Software Distribution
12 8 (4.23%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.23%) ITSM
12 8 (4.23%) Records Management
13 7 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (58.20%) PowerShell
2 90 (47.62%) SQL
3 40 (21.16%) VBScript
4 18 (9.52%) C#
4 18 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.94%) Java
6 10 (5.29%) Perl
7 9 (4.76%) C
8 8 (4.23%) C++
8 8 (4.23%) Jython
8 8 (4.23%) Python
9 7 (3.70%) Bourne shell
9 7 (3.70%) Korn
10 5 (2.65%) COBOL
10 5 (2.65%) PL/1
10 5 (2.65%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (63.49%) Security Cleared
2 97 (51.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 96 (50.79%) SC Cleared
4 60 (31.75%) MCSE
5 55 (29.10%) MCSA
6 47 (24.87%) MCTS
7 40 (21.16%) MCITP
8 35 (18.52%) Degree
9 29 (15.34%) ISTQB
10 14 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (6.88%) MCP
12 11 (5.82%) DV Cleared
13 5 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.06%) CISSP
15 1 (0.53%) MCSD
15 1 (0.53%) OCA
15 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 129 (68.25%) Active Directory
2 55 (29.10%) Hyper-V
3 47 (24.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (17.46%) VMware ESX
5 15 (7.94%) vSphere
6 14 (7.41%) Terminal Services
7 13 (6.88%) XenApp
8 6 (3.17%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.59%) Firmware
10 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.53%) Brightmail
11 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.53%) UAG
11 1 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (20.63%) Netcool
2 34 (17.99%) HP Quality Center
3 32 (16.93%) McAfee ePO
4 17 (8.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 14 (7.41%) SCCM
6 11 (5.82%) BladeLogic
7 10 (5.29%) SCOM
8 9 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (4.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 8 (4.23%) Puppet
9 8 (4.23%) SCOrch
10 7 (3.70%) Tivoli
11 6 (3.17%) WSUS
12 5 (2.65%) HP SiteScope
13 3 (1.59%) EMC Navisphere
13 3 (1.59%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.59%) SCVMM
14 2 (1.06%) AirWatch
14 2 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
14 2 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 131 (69.31%) Microsoft
2 81 (42.86%) VMware
3 64 (33.86%) HP
4 60 (31.75%) Citrix
5 34 (17.99%) Veritas
6 33 (17.46%) Intel Security
7 17 (8.99%) CA
8 14 (7.41%) IronPort
9 12 (6.35%) IBM
10 11 (5.82%) Oracle
11 10 (5.29%) Altiris
12 9 (4.76%) Red Hat
13 8 (4.23%) BMC
13 8 (4.23%) Dell
14 6 (3.17%) EMC
14 6 (3.17%) Symantec
15 4 (2.12%) 3PAR
15 4 (2.12%) Nintex
16 3 (1.59%) Axway
16 3 (1.59%) Fujitsu
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