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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 26 51 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 56.52% 40.16% 37.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.30% 70.83% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 32
Median daily rate £348 £335 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £291 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £427 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
27 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 58.70% 56.69% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 34
Median daily rate £400 £335 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 90 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 86 (65.15%) Active Directory
3 81 (61.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (59.85%) Windows Server
5 77 (58.33%) PowerShell
6 72 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 72 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (49.24%) SC Cleared
8 56 (42.42%) MS Excel
9 53 (40.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 43 (32.58%) Office 365
11 40 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (29.55%) MCSE
13 38 (28.79%) SQL
14 36 (27.27%) SharePoint
15 33 (25.00%) Windows 7
16 32 (24.24%) Windows XP
16 32 (24.24%) Degree
17 27 (20.45%) Migration
17 27 (20.45%) HP
17 27 (20.45%) Computer Science
18 24 (18.18%) .NET
19 22 (16.67%) IIS
19 22 (16.67%) Windows 10
20 21 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
20 21 (15.91%) SQL Server
20 21 (15.91%) MS Exchange
20 21 (15.91%) DNS
21 20 (15.15%) Skype for Business
21 20 (15.15%) OpenStack

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 36 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 22 (16.67%) IIS
3 21 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (15.91%) MS Exchange
4 20 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (15.15%) OpenStack
4 20 (15.15%) Skype for Business
5 11 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.06%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.76%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (32.58%) Office 365
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.91%) DNS
2 20 (15.15%) Skype
3 17 (12.88%) DHCP
4 14 (10.61%) HTTP
4 14 (10.61%) HTTPS
4 14 (10.61%) SAN
5 12 (9.09%) LAN
5 12 (9.09%) WAN
6 11 (8.33%) Firewall
7 9 (6.82%) VSAN
8 8 (6.06%) SSL
9 7 (5.30%) Internet
9 7 (5.30%) Intranet
10 6 (4.55%) iSCSI
10 6 (4.55%) NAS
11 3 (2.27%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.09%) StarTeam
4 10 (7.58%) MSI
5 2 (1.52%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (11.36%) Automation Engineer
2 14 (10.61%) Architect
3 12 (9.09%) Analyst
3 12 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (8.33%) Messaging Specialist
4 11 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.58%) Lync Specialist
6 9 (6.82%) Office 365 Specialist
6 9 (6.82%) PowerShell Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 6 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Mobility Specialist
8 6 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Tester
10 4 (3.03%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.18%) .NET
2 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.55%) Middleware
4 2 (1.52%) XML
4 2 (1.52%) XSD
5 1 (0.76%) J2EE
5 1 (0.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.45%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.09%) Clustering
3 12 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.33%) Private Cloud
5 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.52%) PDA
9 2 (1.52%) PKI
10 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (61.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 79 (59.85%) Windows Server
3 72 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (40.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 32 (24.24%) Windows XP
7 22 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 16 (12.12%) Linux
9 13 (9.85%) AIX
10 7 (5.30%) Android
10 7 (5.30%) Apple iOS
10 7 (5.30%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (3.03%) Unix
12 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.45%) Migration
2 20 (15.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 19 (14.39%) ITIL
4 18 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 17 (12.88%) Change Management
6 15 (11.36%) Software Testing
7 14 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (10.61%) Software Distribution
8 13 (9.85%) Network Design
8 13 (9.85%) Server Virtualisation
8 13 (9.85%) Test Scripting
9 11 (8.33%) Application Packaging
9 11 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
9 11 (8.33%) Open Source
9 11 (8.33%) Prototyping
9 11 (8.33%) Smoke Testing
10 10 (7.58%) Office Automation
11 8 (6.06%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.06%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 38 (28.79%) SQL
3 17 (12.88%) C#
4 15 (11.36%) XAML
5 9 (6.82%) VB
6 8 (6.06%) REXX
6 8 (6.06%) Tcl
7 6 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.55%) Jython
7 6 (4.55%) Python
8 5 (3.79%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.03%) VBScript
10 2 (1.52%) C
11 1 (0.76%) Java
11 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 65 (49.24%) SC Cleared
3 40 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (29.55%) MCSE
5 32 (24.24%) Degree
6 17 (12.88%) MCSA
7 15 (11.36%) ISTQB
8 13 (9.85%) MCITP
8 13 (9.85%) MCTS
9 9 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.76%) CCDA
12 1 (0.76%) CCNP
12 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.76%) CISSP
12 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 86 (65.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.36%) Hyper-V
3 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (8.33%) vSphere
5 4 (3.03%) DFS Replication
5 4 (3.03%) Firmware
6 1 (0.76%) XenApp
6 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (12.88%) Puppet
2 12 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (9.09%) Netcool
3 9 (6.82%) PowerCLI
3 9 (6.82%) vRealize
4 8 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (5.30%) AirWatch
6 6 (4.55%) BladeLogic
6 6 (4.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 6 (4.55%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.76%) SCCM
8 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 90 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.45%) HP
3 14 (10.61%) VMware
4 13 (9.85%) Citrix
5 12 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 12 (9.09%) Veritas
6 8 (6.06%) IronPort
7 6 (4.55%) BMC
7 6 (4.55%) CA
7 6 (4.55%) Dell
8 4 (3.03%) AppSense
9 1 (0.76%) BEA
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco
9 1 (0.76%) F5
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle
9 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.76%) Sun
9 1 (0.76%) Symantec
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