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 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 147 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 35.17% 36.25% 45.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.33% 93.55% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 20 29
Median daily rate £325 £353 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £297 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 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 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
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
183 31 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 43.78% 38.75% 54.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 21 37
Median daily rate £321 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 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 25 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.

1 137 (69.19%) Microsoft
1 137 (69.19%) Active Directory
2 130 (65.66%) Windows Server
3 125 (63.13%) Security Cleared
4 119 (60.10%) PowerShell
5 117 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 101 (51.01%) SC Cleared
7 97 (48.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 93 (46.97%) SQL
9 92 (46.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 84 (42.42%) VMware
11 79 (39.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 72 (36.36%) SQL Server
12 72 (36.36%) HP
13 61 (30.81%) DNS
13 61 (30.81%) Citrix
14 60 (30.30%) ITIL
15 59 (29.80%) MS Excel
16 57 (28.79%) MCSE
17 55 (27.78%) MCSA
17 55 (27.78%) Hyper-V
18 50 (25.25%) VMware Infrastructure
19 46 (23.23%) SAN
20 43 (21.72%) Migration
20 43 (21.72%) DHCP
20 43 (21.72%) VBScript
21 42 (21.21%) SharePoint
21 42 (21.21%) Office 365
21 42 (21.21%) MCTS
22 41 (20.71%) MS Exchange

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 42 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 41 (20.71%) MS Exchange
3 40 (20.20%) OpenStack
4 35 (17.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (12.63%) Skype for Business
8 22 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (3.54%) IIS
10 7 (3.54%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (2.02%) Apache
12 4 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (2.02%) Live Communications Server
12 4 (2.02%) MQSeries
12 4 (2.02%) WebSphere
12 4 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.52%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 59 (29.80%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.54%) MS Office
3 3 (1.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.21%) Office 365
2 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.51%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 61 (30.81%) DNS
2 46 (23.23%) SAN
3 43 (21.72%) DHCP
4 21 (10.61%) Firewall
5 20 (10.10%) Skype
6 14 (7.07%) NAS
7 10 (5.05%) iSCSI
7 10 (5.05%) SSL
8 9 (4.55%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.04%) HTTP
9 8 (4.04%) HTTPS
9 8 (4.04%) WAN
10 7 (3.54%) SNMP
11 6 (3.03%) Kerberos
12 5 (2.53%) SMTP
13 4 (2.02%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.52%) LAN
15 2 (1.01%) VPN
16 1 (0.51%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (15.66%) HP UFT
1 31 (15.66%) TestDirector
1 31 (15.66%) WinRunner
2 13 (6.57%) MSI
3 10 (5.05%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.53%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.52%) Build Forge
Job Titles
1 20 (10.10%) Analyst
1 20 (10.10%) Test Analyst
2 18 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 18 (9.09%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 18 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 16 (8.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 12 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 11 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
6 9 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (4.04%) Development Engineer
7 8 (4.04%) Software Development Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Administrator
8 7 (3.54%) SharePoint Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Wintel Specialist
9 6 (3.03%) Consultant
9 6 (3.03%) Windows Specialist
10 5 (2.53%) Infrastructure Tester
10 5 (2.53%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.60%) XML
2 16 (8.08%) .NET
3 15 (7.58%) Middleware
4 12 (6.06%) WinForms
4 12 (6.06%) WPF
4 12 (6.06%) XSD
5 10 (5.05%) CSS
6 8 (4.04%) Regular Expression
7 6 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.03%) jQuery
7 6 (3.03%) XSLT
8 5 (2.53%) HTML
9 4 (2.02%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (1.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.70%) Clustering
2 29 (14.65%) Computer Science
3 26 (13.13%) PDA
4 19 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (6.57%) PKI
7 9 (4.55%) Data Centre
8 8 (4.04%) Public Cloud
8 8 (4.04%) Replication
9 7 (3.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (2.02%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.02%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.52%) Private Cloud
12 2 (1.01%) CESG
12 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.01%) HP Storage
13 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
13 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 130 (65.66%) Windows Server
2 117 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (46.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 79 (39.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (20.71%) AIX
6 39 (19.70%) Windows XP
7 30 (15.15%) Windows 7
8 16 (8.08%) Linux
9 13 (6.57%) Solaris
10 9 (4.55%) Unix
11 8 (4.04%) HPUX
12 7 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (2.02%) OS/390
14 2 (1.01%) Android
14 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.01%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (30.30%) ITIL
2 43 (21.72%) Migration
3 41 (20.71%) Change Management
4 32 (16.16%) Test Scripting
5 31 (15.66%) Test Automation
6 30 (15.15%) Software Testing
7 27 (13.64%) Load Balancing
8 20 (10.10%) Unit Testing
9 14 (7.07%) High Availability
10 12 (6.06%) Content Management
11 10 (5.05%) Conflict Management
11 10 (5.05%) Release Management
11 10 (5.05%) Risk Management
12 9 (4.55%) ITSM
12 9 (4.55%) OO
12 9 (4.55%) Performance Management
12 9 (4.55%) Software Distribution
13 8 (4.04%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.04%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (60.10%) PowerShell
2 93 (46.97%) SQL
3 43 (21.72%) VBScript
4 19 (9.60%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.59%) C#
6 16 (8.08%) Java
7 11 (5.56%) Perl
8 10 (5.05%) C
9 9 (4.55%) C++
10 8 (4.04%) Jython
10 8 (4.04%) Python
11 7 (3.54%) Bourne shell
11 7 (3.54%) Korn
12 5 (2.53%) COBOL
12 5 (2.53%) PL/1
12 5 (2.53%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.53%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.51%) Groovy
13 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 125 (63.13%) Security Cleared
2 101 (51.01%) SC Cleared
3 97 (48.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (28.79%) MCSE
5 55 (27.78%) MCSA
6 42 (21.21%) MCTS
7 38 (19.19%) Degree
8 36 (18.18%) MCITP
9 26 (13.13%) ISTQB
10 16 (8.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (6.06%) MCP
12 11 (5.56%) DV Cleared
13 6 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (3.03%) CISSP
13 6 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.51%) OCA
14 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) SLA
2 4 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 137 (69.19%) Active Directory
2 55 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 50 (25.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (14.65%) VMware ESX
5 16 (8.08%) vSphere
6 15 (7.58%) Terminal Services
7 14 (7.07%) XenApp
8 7 (3.54%) DFS Replication
9 5 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.02%) Firmware
11 1 (0.51%) Brightmail
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.51%) UAG
11 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 35 (17.68%) Netcool
2 30 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (14.14%) McAfee ePO
4 19 (9.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 19 (9.60%) SCCM
5 13 (6.57%) SCOM
6 11 (5.56%) BladeLogic
6 11 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (4.55%) WSUS
8 8 (4.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 8 (4.04%) Puppet
8 8 (4.04%) SCOrch
9 7 (3.54%) Tivoli
10 6 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
10 6 (3.03%) SCVMM
11 5 (2.53%) CA Spectrum
11 5 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (1.01%) AirWatch
12 2 (1.01%) EMC Navisphere
12 2 (1.01%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 137 (69.19%) Microsoft
2 84 (42.42%) VMware
3 72 (36.36%) HP
4 61 (30.81%) Citrix
5 30 (15.15%) Veritas
6 29 (14.65%) Intel Security
7 21 (10.61%) CA
8 15 (7.58%) IronPort
9 12 (6.06%) Altiris
9 12 (6.06%) IBM
9 12 (6.06%) Oracle
9 12 (6.06%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.55%) Symantec
11 8 (4.04%) BMC
11 8 (4.04%) Dell
12 7 (3.54%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.53%) AppSense
13 5 (2.53%) arcserve
13 5 (2.53%) EMC
13 5 (2.53%) Lumension
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