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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 47 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 31.97% 35.59% 53.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.21% 79.25% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 11
Average daily rate £330 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £451 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.69%
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
66 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 44.90% 44.92% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 11
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £315 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 68 (64.76%) Security Cleared
2 66 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 62 (59.05%) Windows Server
4 60 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 59 (56.19%) Active Directory
5 59 (56.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (55.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (51.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (51.43%) VMware
8 51 (48.57%) SQL
9 46 (43.81%) Change Management
10 44 (41.90%) Hyper-V
11 41 (39.05%) MCTS
11 41 (39.05%) MCSA
12 38 (36.19%) Veritas
12 38 (36.19%) Clustering
13 37 (35.24%) Citrix
14 36 (34.29%) MCSE
15 35 (33.33%) PowerShell
15 35 (33.33%) Test Scripting
16 34 (32.38%) SQL Server
17 33 (31.43%) TestDirector
17 33 (31.43%) Software Testing
18 32 (30.48%) MCITP
18 32 (30.48%) HP UFT
18 32 (30.48%) WinRunner
18 32 (30.48%) Windows XP
18 32 (30.48%) Test Automation
18 32 (30.48%) Windows 7
18 32 (30.48%) HP Quality Center

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (15.24%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.43%) OpenStack
3 8 (7.62%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.81%) Live Communications Server
6 4 (3.81%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.81%) SAN
2 16 (15.24%) DNS
3 12 (11.43%) NAS
4 11 (10.48%) iSCSI
5 10 (9.52%) DHCP
6 6 (5.71%) WAN
7 5 (4.76%) Firewall
7 5 (4.76%) HTTP
7 5 (4.76%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.95%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.95%) LAN
8 1 (0.95%) LDAP
8 1 (0.95%) Skype
8 1 (0.95%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (31.43%) TestDirector
2 32 (30.48%) HP UFT
2 32 (30.48%) WinRunner
3 14 (13.33%) MSI
4 7 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Analyst
1 24 (22.86%) Test Analyst
2 16 (15.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 16 (15.24%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 10 (9.52%) SharePoint Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Development Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Software Development Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Messaging Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Tools Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) NetBackup Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Tester
9 3 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) .NET
2 14 (13.33%) WinForms
2 14 (13.33%) WPF
2 14 (13.33%) XML
2 14 (13.33%) XSD
3 10 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.81%) CSS
4 4 (3.81%) HTML
4 4 (3.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.19%) Clustering
2 29 (27.62%) PDA
3 14 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.62%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.76%) HP Storage
6 5 (4.76%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.76%) Replication
7 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.86%) PKI
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (59.05%) Windows Server
2 59 (56.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 58 (55.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (30.48%) Windows 7
4 32 (30.48%) Windows XP
5 31 (29.52%) AIX
6 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Unix
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.81%) Change Management
2 35 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 33 (31.43%) Software Testing
4 32 (30.48%) Test Automation
5 18 (17.14%) ITIL
6 14 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 12 (11.43%) Performance Management
8 11 (10.48%) OO
9 10 (9.52%) Performance Testing
10 9 (8.57%) Content Management
10 9 (8.57%) Project Management
10 9 (8.57%) Validation
11 8 (7.62%) Capacity Management
11 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.67%) Web Development
13 6 (5.71%) Records Management
13 6 (5.71%) Risk Management
14 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
14 5 (4.76%) Migration
14 5 (4.76%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.57%) SQL
2 35 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 18 (17.14%) VBScript
4 14 (13.33%) C#
5 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.67%) C
6 7 (6.67%) C++
6 7 (6.67%) COBOL
6 7 (6.67%) Java
6 7 (6.67%) PL/1
6 7 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.90%) Jython
7 2 (1.90%) Python
7 2 (1.90%) REXX
7 2 (1.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 68 (64.76%) Security Cleared
2 60 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 54 (51.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (39.05%) MCSA
4 41 (39.05%) MCTS
5 36 (34.29%) MCSE
6 32 (30.48%) MCITP
7 26 (24.76%) ISTQB
8 15 (14.29%) Degree
9 12 (11.43%) MCP
10 8 (7.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.95%) MCSD
System Software
1 59 (56.19%) Active Directory
2 44 (41.90%) Hyper-V
3 31 (29.52%) VMware ESX
3 31 (29.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.67%) vSphere
5 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (3.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (30.48%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (29.52%) McAfee ePO
2 31 (29.52%) Netcool
3 11 (10.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (5.71%) EMC Navisphere
4 6 (5.71%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.76%) SCCM
5 5 (4.76%) WSUS
6 2 (1.90%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (1.90%) Puppet
6 2 (1.90%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.90%) WMI
7 1 (0.95%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 66 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 54 (51.43%) VMware
3 38 (36.19%) Veritas
4 37 (35.24%) Citrix
5 31 (29.52%) Intel Security
6 26 (24.76%) HP
7 13 (12.38%) EMC
8 7 (6.67%) Oracle
9 6 (5.71%) Cisco
10 5 (4.76%) Brocade
10 5 (4.76%) CA
10 5 (4.76%) Symantec
11 2 (1.90%) BMC
11 2 (1.90%) Dell
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