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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 39 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 34.82% 54.90% 48.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.59% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 13
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£350 £373 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £185 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
49 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 43.75% 54.90% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 13
Average daily rate £350 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £125 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 54 (76.06%) SC Cleared
1 54 (76.06%) Security Cleared
2 42 (59.15%) Microsoft
3 31 (43.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (42.25%) HP
4 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (33.80%) VMware
6 23 (32.39%) SQL
7 22 (30.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
8 21 (29.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 19 (26.76%) MS Office
10 16 (22.54%) ITIL
10 16 (22.54%) DNS
10 16 (22.54%) DHCP
10 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (21.13%) PowerShell
12 14 (19.72%) MS Exchange
12 14 (19.72%) MCTS
13 13 (18.31%) MCITP
13 13 (18.31%) Replication
13 13 (18.31%) McAfee
13 13 (18.31%) Change Management
13 13 (18.31%) MCSA
13 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
13 13 (18.31%) Windows 7
14 12 (16.90%) VBScript
14 12 (16.90%) MS Project
14 12 (16.90%) Altiris
14 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
3 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.23%) IIS
5 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (26.76%) MS Office
2 12 (16.90%) MS Project
3 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) DNS
1 16 (22.54%) DHCP
2 11 (15.49%) Firewall
3 10 (14.08%) SAN
4 7 (9.86%) LAN
4 7 (9.86%) WAN
5 6 (8.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (5.63%) Junos
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (5.63%) Network Security
6 4 (5.63%) SNMP
6 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.63%) SSL
7 3 (4.23%) IPv4
7 3 (4.23%) VLAN
8 1 (1.41%) NAS
8 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) WinRunner
1 8 (11.27%) TestDirector
1 8 (11.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) MSI
2 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.41%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 11 (15.49%) Build Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Test Engineer
4 4 (5.63%) Analyst
4 4 (5.63%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Consultant
5 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Architect
5 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) QA Engineer
7 1 (1.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (1.41%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.41%) Coordinator
7 1 (1.41%) Tester
7 1 (1.41%) Developer
7 1 (1.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) XML
1 9 (12.68%) HTML
2 6 (8.45%) .NET
3 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.23%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.82%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.41%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Replication
2 11 (15.49%) PDA
3 10 (14.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (12.68%) Clustering
5 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
6 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.63%) Cryptography
7 4 (5.63%) Device Driver
8 3 (4.23%) EqualLogic
9 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Windows Server 2003
2 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.31%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
5 7 (9.86%) UNIX
5 7 (9.86%) AIX
5 7 (9.86%) Linux
6 1 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) ITIL
2 13 (18.31%) Change Management
3 11 (15.49%) Incident Management
4 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
5 9 (12.68%) Validation
5 9 (12.68%) Test Scripting
6 8 (11.27%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.27%) High Availability
6 8 (11.27%) Software Testing
7 6 (8.45%) SIEM
7 6 (8.45%) Information Security
8 5 (7.04%) Build Automation
9 4 (5.63%) Network Management
9 4 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (5.63%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (5.63%) Content Management
9 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.63%) Workflow
9 4 (5.63%) Service Management
10 3 (4.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 15 (21.13%) PowerShell
3 12 (16.90%) VBScript
4 6 (8.45%) Python
4 6 (8.45%) Perl
5 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.23%) C
6 2 (2.82%) C#
6 2 (2.82%) Java
6 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) VB
7 1 (1.41%) REXX
7 1 (1.41%) Tcl
7 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (76.06%) SC Cleared
1 54 (76.06%) Security Cleared
2 22 (30.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (19.72%) MCTS
4 13 (18.31%) MCITP
4 13 (18.31%) MCSA
5 10 (14.08%) ISTQB
6 9 (12.68%) MCSE
6 9 (12.68%) MCP
7 8 (11.27%) Degree
8 3 (4.23%) CISSP
8 3 (4.23%) PMP
8 3 (4.23%) PMI Certification
8 3 (4.23%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.49%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.27%) vSphere
4 8 (11.27%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.63%) Firmware
6 3 (4.23%) vCloud
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (29.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (14.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (12.68%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (11.27%) Netcool
5 7 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (9.86%) SCCM
6 4 (5.63%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.41%) WSUS
7 1 (1.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (42.25%) HP
3 24 (33.80%) VMware
4 13 (18.31%) McAfee
5 12 (16.90%) Altiris
6 10 (14.08%) Veritas
7 8 (11.27%) Citrix
8 6 (8.45%) ArcSight
8 6 (8.45%) Cisco
8 6 (8.45%) EMC
9 4 (5.63%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.63%) F5
9 4 (5.63%) Crossbeam
9 4 (5.63%) TippingPoint
9 4 (5.63%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.63%) Juniper
9 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.23%) Dell
10 3 (4.23%) CA
10 3 (4.23%) NetApp
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
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