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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 107 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 44.03% 41.03% 30.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.69% 86.49% 70.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 24 38
Median daily rate £320 £328 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £298 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £431 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.69 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.62%
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
113 37 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 46.50% 47.44% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 27 56
Median daily rate £313 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £385 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 170 (69.96%) Active Directory
2 150 (61.73%) Microsoft
3 137 (56.38%) Security Cleared
4 133 (54.73%) Windows Server
5 130 (53.50%) PowerShell
6 129 (53.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 114 (46.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 113 (46.50%) SC Cleared
9 97 (39.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 96 (39.51%) HP
11 95 (39.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 88 (36.21%) SQL
13 76 (31.28%) Office 365
14 72 (29.63%) MS Excel
15 66 (27.16%) MCSE
16 65 (26.75%) ITIL
17 62 (25.51%) DNS
18 61 (25.10%) SQL Server
19 59 (24.28%) SharePoint
20 57 (23.46%) VMware
21 56 (23.05%) Migration
22 55 (22.63%) MS Exchange
23 54 (22.22%) Citrix
24 52 (21.40%) Degree
25 51 (20.99%) OpenStack
26 49 (20.16%) Exchange Server 2013
27 47 (19.34%) Computer Science
28 46 (18.93%) DHCP
28 46 (18.93%) VBScript
28 46 (18.93%) Exchange Server 2010

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 59 (24.28%) SharePoint
2 55 (22.63%) MS Exchange
3 51 (20.99%) OpenStack
4 49 (20.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 46 (18.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (14.81%) Skype for Business
7 34 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (6.58%) Office Communications Server
10 9 (3.70%) IIS
11 4 (1.65%) Apache
11 4 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.65%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.65%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.23%) AquaLogic
12 3 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.23%) Tuxedo
12 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 72 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 76 (31.28%) Office 365
2 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 62 (25.51%) DNS
2 46 (18.93%) DHCP
3 36 (14.81%) SAN
4 31 (12.76%) Skype
5 22 (9.05%) Firewall
6 13 (5.35%) SSL
7 10 (4.12%) SNMP
7 10 (4.12%) TCP/IP
8 9 (3.70%) NAS
9 8 (3.29%) Kerberos
10 7 (2.88%) Internet
10 7 (2.88%) Intranet
11 6 (2.47%) VPN
12 5 (2.06%) HTTP
12 5 (2.06%) HTTPS
12 5 (2.06%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.06%) SMTP
13 4 (1.65%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.82%) LAN
14 2 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.88%) MySQL
5 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.12%) StarTeam
2 9 (3.70%) TestDirector
3 8 (3.29%) HP UFT
3 8 (3.29%) WinRunner
4 3 (1.23%) Build Forge
5 1 (0.41%) MSI
5 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (1.65%) Finance
2 2 (0.82%) French Language
2 2 (0.82%) German Language
2 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (11.52%) Wintel Engineer
2 17 (7.00%) Analyst
2 17 (7.00%) Test Analyst
3 15 (6.17%) Messaging Specialist
4 14 (5.76%) Active Directory Engineer
5 10 (4.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (4.12%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 10 (4.12%) Lync Specialist
5 10 (4.12%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 9 (3.70%) Consultant
6 9 (3.70%) Mobility Engineer
6 9 (3.70%) Office 365 Specialist
6 9 (3.70%) Wintel Specialist
7 8 (3.29%) Messaging Engineer
7 8 (3.29%) Monitoring Engineer
8 7 (2.88%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (2.47%) Applications Packager
9 6 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (2.47%) Test Manager
9 6 (2.47%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.76%) Regular Expression
2 13 (5.35%) Middleware
3 10 (4.12%) XML
4 8 (3.29%) .NET
4 8 (3.29%) JSON
5 7 (2.88%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.65%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (1.23%) J2EE
8 1 (0.41%) CSS
8 1 (0.41%) HTML
8 1 (0.41%) jQuery
8 1 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.34%) Computer Science
2 28 (11.52%) Clustering
3 20 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.58%) Data Centre
5 15 (6.17%) PKI
6 12 (4.94%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (3.70%) Mobile App
9 8 (3.29%) PDA
9 8 (3.29%) Replication
10 7 (2.88%) Private Cloud
11 6 (2.47%) Cryptography
12 5 (2.06%) CESG
12 5 (2.06%) User Experience
13 4 (1.65%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.65%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.82%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 133 (54.73%) Windows Server
2 129 (53.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (46.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 95 (39.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (16.87%) AIX
6 40 (16.46%) Windows XP
7 34 (13.99%) Linux
8 30 (12.35%) Windows 7
9 25 (10.29%) Solaris
10 23 (9.47%) Unix
11 20 (8.23%) HPUX
12 15 (6.17%) Windows 10
13 14 (5.76%) Android
13 14 (5.76%) Apple iOS
14 10 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (2.88%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (2.88%) Windows Phone
16 4 (1.65%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.75%) ITIL
2 56 (23.05%) Migration
3 37 (15.23%) Load Balancing
4 31 (12.76%) Software Testing
5 28 (11.52%) Change Management
6 18 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 16 (6.58%) Application Packaging
7 16 (6.58%) Service Management
8 15 (6.17%) Server Virtualisation
8 15 (6.17%) Smoke Testing
9 14 (5.76%) Unit Testing
10 12 (4.94%) Release Management
11 11 (4.53%) Server Building
12 10 (4.12%) High Availability
13 9 (3.70%) Prototyping
14 8 (3.29%) Application Virtualisation
14 8 (3.29%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (3.29%) Software Delivery
14 8 (3.29%) Software Distribution
14 8 (3.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 130 (53.50%) PowerShell
2 88 (36.21%) SQL
3 46 (18.93%) VBScript
4 26 (10.70%) Perl
5 25 (10.29%) Java
6 13 (5.35%) PHP
6 13 (5.35%) Python
7 11 (4.53%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.12%) Bourne shell
8 10 (4.12%) Korn
9 8 (3.29%) C
10 7 (2.88%) C++
11 6 (2.47%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.06%) Groovy
12 5 (2.06%) Jython
13 4 (1.65%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 137 (56.38%) Security Cleared
2 113 (46.50%) SC Cleared
3 97 (39.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 66 (27.16%) MCSE
5 52 (21.40%) Degree
6 45 (18.52%) MCSA
7 25 (10.29%) MCITP
8 24 (9.88%) MCTS
9 21 (8.64%) ISTQB
10 11 (4.53%) DV Cleared
11 10 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (3.29%) CISSP
14 6 (2.47%) MCP
15 1 (0.41%) CCDA
15 1 (0.41%) CCNP
15 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.06%) SLA
2 4 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 170 (69.96%) Active Directory
2 41 (16.87%) Hyper-V
3 33 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (7.41%) XenApp
5 17 (7.00%) Terminal Services
6 11 (4.53%) DFS Replication
7 10 (4.12%) vSphere
8 8 (3.29%) Firmware
9 7 (2.88%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.06%) Brightmail
10 5 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.41%) UAG
13 1 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (10.29%) Netcool
2 20 (8.23%) PowerCLI
2 20 (8.23%) SCCM
3 19 (7.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 16 (6.58%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (6.17%) SCOM
6 14 (5.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 13 (5.35%) AirWatch
7 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (4.94%) HP SiteScope
9 9 (3.70%) Tivoli
10 8 (3.29%) BladeLogic
11 7 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (2.47%) SCVMM
13 5 (2.06%) CA Spectrum
13 5 (2.06%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 5 (2.06%) Puppet
13 5 (2.06%) SCOrch
13 5 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (2.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 150 (61.73%) Microsoft
2 96 (39.51%) HP
3 57 (23.46%) VMware
4 54 (22.22%) Citrix
5 21 (8.64%) CA
5 21 (8.64%) IronPort
6 17 (7.00%) Intel Security
6 17 (7.00%) Veritas
7 15 (6.17%) Altiris
7 15 (6.17%) Red Hat
8 14 (5.76%) IBM
9 13 (5.35%) Oracle
10 12 (4.94%) AppSense
11 8 (3.29%) Symantec
12 7 (2.88%) 3PAR
12 7 (2.88%) Apple
13 5 (2.06%) arcserve
13 5 (2.06%) BMC
13 5 (2.06%) Dell
13 5 (2.06%) Lumension
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