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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 30 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 37.04% 53.97% 75.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.24% 91.89% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 17
Average daily rate
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£347 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £521 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +2.33%
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
34 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 41.98% 58.73% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 17
Average daily rate £347 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £264 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 40 (67.80%) SC Cleared
1 40 (67.80%) Security Cleared
2 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
3 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (44.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (37.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (37.29%) SQL
6 20 (33.90%) HP
7 18 (30.51%) Change Management
7 18 (30.51%) Windows 7
8 17 (28.81%) VMware
9 16 (27.12%) MCSA
10 15 (25.42%) Windows XP
10 15 (25.42%) Active Directory
10 15 (25.42%) McAfee
10 15 (25.42%) MCITP
11 14 (23.73%) PDA
12 13 (22.03%) ISTQB
12 13 (22.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 13 (22.03%) MCSE
12 13 (22.03%) ITIL
12 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
13 12 (20.34%) Test Scripting
13 12 (20.34%) XML
13 12 (20.34%) Veritas
13 12 (20.34%) Firewall
13 12 (20.34%) Clustering
14 11 (18.64%) Software Testing
14 11 (18.64%) MCTS
14 11 (18.64%) Incident Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) Firewall
2 9 (15.25%) SAN
3 6 (10.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (6.78%) Network Security
4 4 (6.78%) Junos
4 4 (6.78%) WAN
4 4 (6.78%) DHCP
4 4 (6.78%) LAN
4 4 (6.78%) DNS
5 2 (3.39%) SSL
5 2 (3.39%) SNMP
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.39%) NAS
6 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) TestDirector
2 10 (16.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (16.95%) WinRunner
3 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.08%) MSI
4 3 (5.08%) InstallShield
4 3 (5.08%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.69%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Test Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) Build Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Coordinator
7 1 (1.69%) Tester
7 1 (1.69%) Desktop Support
7 1 (1.69%) Support Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Applications Packager
7 1 (1.69%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) XML
2 11 (18.64%) HTML
3 6 (10.17%) .NET
3 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.78%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) PDA
2 12 (20.34%) Clustering
3 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.78%) Cryptography
5 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.08%) Replication
6 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 26 (44.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (30.51%) Windows 7
4 15 (25.42%) Windows XP
5 9 (15.25%) AIX
6 6 (10.17%) Linux
6 6 (10.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Change Management
2 13 (22.03%) ITIL
3 12 (20.34%) Test Scripting
4 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
4 11 (18.64%) Software Testing
5 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
6 9 (15.25%) Validation
7 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.17%) Information Security
8 6 (10.17%) SIEM
9 5 (8.47%) High Availability
10 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Network Management
10 4 (6.78%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (6.78%) Content Management
10 4 (6.78%) Service Management
10 4 (6.78%) OOP
10 4 (6.78%) OO
10 4 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (5.08%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
3 9 (15.25%) VBScript
4 7 (11.86%) C#
4 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.17%) Perl
5 6 (10.17%) VB
5 6 (10.17%) Python
6 3 (5.08%) REXX
6 3 (5.08%) Tcl
7 2 (3.39%) Java
7 2 (3.39%) C
7 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (67.80%) SC Cleared
1 40 (67.80%) Security Cleared
2 22 (37.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (27.12%) MCSA
4 15 (25.42%) MCITP
5 13 (22.03%) ISTQB
5 13 (22.03%) MCSE
6 11 (18.64%) MCTS
7 7 (11.86%) Degree
8 3 (5.08%) CISSP
8 3 (5.08%) MCP
8 3 (5.08%) PMP
8 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
8 3 (5.08%) GCIA
9 2 (3.39%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
3 11 (18.64%) VMware ESX
4 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (8.47%) vSphere
6 4 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.39%) Firmware
9 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (18.64%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (16.95%) Netcool
4 9 (15.25%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (8.47%) SCCM
6 4 (6.78%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (3.39%) WMI
8 2 (3.39%) WSUS
9 1 (1.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.90%) HP
3 17 (28.81%) VMware
4 15 (25.42%) McAfee
5 12 (20.34%) Veritas
6 11 (18.64%) Citrix
7 6 (10.17%) EMC
7 6 (10.17%) Cisco
7 6 (10.17%) ArcSight
8 4 (6.78%) Crossbeam
8 4 (6.78%) TippingPoint
8 4 (6.78%) Riverbed
8 4 (6.78%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.78%) F5
8 4 (6.78%) Juniper
8 4 (6.78%) CA
8 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.08%) Altiris
10 2 (3.39%) Brocade
10 2 (3.39%) Symantec
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