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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 39 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 26.90% 78.57% 71.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.00% 88.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 12
Average daily rate
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£346 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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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
60 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 41.38% 89.29% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 21 12
Average daily rate £340 £354 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% -2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 70 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 68 (80.95%) SC Cleared
3 59 (70.24%) Microsoft
4 39 (46.43%) HP
5 32 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 30 (35.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 29 (34.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (32.14%) VMware
8 27 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (29.76%) SQL
9 25 (29.76%) VBScript
10 23 (27.38%) DHCP
10 23 (27.38%) DNS
11 22 (26.19%) ITIL
12 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 17 (20.24%) Workflow
14 17 (20.24%) PowerShell
14 17 (20.24%) Mentoring
15 16 (19.05%) Altiris
15 16 (19.05%) MS Office
16 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (17.86%) Software Packaging
17 14 (16.67%) Application Packaging
17 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
17 14 (16.67%) SharePoint
18 13 (15.48%) XML
18 13 (15.48%) SAN
18 13 (15.48%) Microsoft App-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.95%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.19%) Lync
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (19.05%) MS Office
3 12 (14.29%) MS Project
4 4 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) DHCP
1 23 (27.38%) DNS
2 13 (15.48%) SAN
3 6 (7.14%) WAN
3 6 (7.14%) LAN
4 5 (5.95%) X.500
5 4 (4.76%) VLAN
5 4 (4.76%) IPv4
6 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.57%) Firewall
7 2 (2.38%) SSL
7 2 (2.38%) SMS
7 2 (2.38%) SNMP
7 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.38%) NAS
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.19%) Network Security
8 1 (1.19%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MSI
2 4 (4.76%) WinRunner
2 4 (4.76%) TestDirector
2 4 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.38%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.38%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.19%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.19%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Applications Packager
2 14 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Release Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Software Packager
7 4 (4.76%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Server Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Services Delivery Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Service Analyst
10 1 (1.19%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) Software Packaging
2 14 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 13 (15.48%) XML
4 8 (9.52%) HTML
5 7 (8.33%) .NET
6 6 (7.14%) Middleware
7 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.19%) Web Services
8 1 (1.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Replication
1 12 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 7 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.95%) Clustering
5 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.76%) PDA
6 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.38%) Firmware
6 2 (2.38%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.19%) PKI
7 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.76%) AIX
5 1 (1.19%) HPUX
5 1 (1.19%) Linux
5 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) ITIL
2 17 (20.24%) Workflow
2 17 (20.24%) Mentoring
3 10 (11.90%) Change Management
3 10 (11.90%) Service Management
4 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.71%) Unit Testing
5 8 (9.52%) High Availability
5 8 (9.52%) TOGAF
5 8 (9.52%) MODAF
5 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 6 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.95%) Build Automation
8 4 (4.76%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.76%) SQL
1 25 (29.76%) VBScript
2 17 (20.24%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.14%) C
4 3 (3.57%) VB
5 2 (2.38%) REXX
5 2 (2.38%) Tcl
6 1 (1.19%) C#
6 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 68 (80.95%) SC Cleared
3 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (13.10%) MCTS
5 8 (9.52%) MCITP
5 8 (9.52%) MCSA
6 7 (8.33%) MCP
7 4 (4.76%) Degree
7 4 (4.76%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.76%) MCSE
8 1 (1.19%) CCNP
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.76%) vSphere
7 2 (2.38%) vCloud
8 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (35.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (10.71%) SCCM
4 5 (5.95%) Netcool
4 5 (5.95%) MIIS
5 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (70.24%) Microsoft
2 39 (46.43%) HP
3 27 (32.14%) VMware
4 16 (19.05%) Altiris
5 11 (13.10%) Citrix
6 10 (11.90%) AppSense
7 5 (5.95%) Veritas
7 5 (5.95%) McAfee
8 3 (3.57%) CA
9 2 (2.38%) Symantec
9 2 (2.38%) Dell
9 2 (2.38%) NetApp
10 1 (1.19%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.19%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.19%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.19%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.19%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.19%) F5
10 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle
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