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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 81 61 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 49.09% 39.87% 29.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.10% 91.04% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 33
Median daily rate £330 £320 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £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
87 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 52.73% 43.79% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 45 52
Median daily rate £320 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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.

1 100 (66.23%) Active Directory
2 96 (63.58%) Microsoft
3 83 (54.97%) Security Cleared
4 79 (52.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (49.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (48.34%) SC Cleared
7 71 (47.02%) Windows Server
8 67 (44.37%) PowerShell
9 58 (38.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 54 (35.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (34.44%) Office 365
12 48 (31.79%) MCSE
12 48 (31.79%) MS Excel
13 47 (31.13%) SQL
13 47 (31.13%) HP
14 44 (29.14%) SharePoint
15 36 (23.84%) Degree
16 32 (21.19%) Migration
17 31 (20.53%) Windows XP
17 31 (20.53%) Computer Science
18 30 (19.87%) Windows 7
19 29 (19.21%) ITIL
19 29 (19.21%) SQL Server
20 28 (18.54%) Software Testing
21 27 (17.88%) Exchange Server 2010
21 27 (17.88%) AIX
21 27 (17.88%) MS Exchange
22 26 (17.22%) MCSA
23 25 (16.56%) VMware
23 25 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2013

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 44 (29.14%) SharePoint
2 27 (17.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (17.88%) MS Exchange
3 25 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (15.89%) OpenStack
4 24 (15.89%) Skype for Business
5 16 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.30%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (4.64%) IIS
9 1 (0.66%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (31.79%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 52 (34.44%) Office 365
2 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.89%) DNS
2 20 (13.25%) DHCP
2 20 (13.25%) Skype
3 16 (10.60%) SAN
4 11 (7.28%) Firewall
5 9 (5.96%) LAN
5 9 (5.96%) WAN
6 7 (4.64%) Internet
6 7 (4.64%) Intranet
7 6 (3.97%) HTTP
7 6 (3.97%) HTTPS
7 6 (3.97%) iSCSI
7 6 (3.97%) NAS
8 5 (3.31%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.65%) VPN
10 3 (1.99%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.99%) SNMP
10 3 (1.99%) SSL
11 1 (0.66%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.31%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (9.93%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.99%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.32%) MSI
3 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.66%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.66%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (2.65%) Finance
2 2 (1.32%) French Language
2 2 (1.32%) German Language
2 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (11.92%) Analyst
1 18 (11.92%) Test Analyst
2 13 (8.61%) Messaging Specialist
3 11 (7.28%) Architect
4 10 (6.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (6.62%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 10 (6.62%) Lync Specialist
4 10 (6.62%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) Office 365 Specialist
6 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.64%) Mobility Engineer
7 7 (4.64%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 6 (3.97%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (3.97%) Applications Packager
8 6 (3.97%) Consultant
8 6 (3.97%) Mobility Specialist
9 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.96%) .NET
1 9 (5.96%) XML
2 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.64%) JSON
2 7 (4.64%) Middleware
3 5 (3.31%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.32%) XSD
5 1 (0.66%) J2EE
5 1 (0.66%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.53%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.60%) Clustering
3 15 (9.93%) Data Centre
4 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.95%) Management Information System
5 11 (7.28%) Private Cloud
6 10 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (5.30%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.31%) PKI
9 4 (2.65%) User Experience
10 3 (1.99%) CESG
10 3 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.99%) PDA
11 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.32%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.66%) Replication
12 1 (0.66%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 79 (52.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 75 (49.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 71 (47.02%) Windows Server
4 58 (38.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (20.53%) Windows XP
6 30 (19.87%) Windows 7
7 27 (17.88%) AIX
8 19 (12.58%) Linux
9 18 (11.92%) Windows 10
10 15 (9.93%) Unix
11 12 (7.95%) Android
11 12 (7.95%) Apple iOS
12 11 (7.28%) Solaris
13 10 (6.62%) HPUX
14 7 (4.64%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (3.31%) Windows Phone
16 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.19%) Migration
2 29 (19.21%) ITIL
3 28 (18.54%) Software Testing
4 24 (15.89%) Change Management
5 22 (14.57%) Load Balancing
6 17 (11.26%) Test Scripting
7 16 (10.60%) Server Virtualisation
8 14 (9.27%) Application Packaging
8 14 (9.27%) Smoke Testing
9 10 (6.62%) Network Design
10 9 (5.96%) Matrix Organization
10 9 (5.96%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 8 (5.30%) ITSM
11 8 (5.30%) Office Automation
11 8 (5.30%) Software Distribution
12 7 (4.64%) Application Virtualisation
12 7 (4.64%) Performance Management
12 7 (4.64%) Service Management
12 7 (4.64%) Software Delivery
12 7 (4.64%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 67 (44.37%) PowerShell
2 47 (31.13%) SQL
3 14 (9.27%) Perl
4 13 (8.61%) Java
4 13 (8.61%) Python
5 12 (7.95%) VBScript
6 11 (7.28%) PHP
7 10 (6.62%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.97%) Jython
9 5 (3.31%) C
9 5 (3.31%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.65%) Groovy
11 3 (1.99%) C++
12 2 (1.32%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.32%) C#
12 2 (1.32%) Korn
13 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (54.97%) Security Cleared
2 73 (48.34%) SC Cleared
3 54 (35.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (31.79%) MCSE
5 36 (23.84%) Degree
6 26 (17.22%) MCSA
7 21 (13.91%) ISTQB
8 17 (11.26%) MCITP
8 17 (11.26%) MCTS
9 10 (6.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (4.64%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (2.65%) CISSP
11 4 (2.65%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.66%) CCDA
13 1 (0.66%) CCNP
13 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) JSP 440
System Software
1 100 (66.23%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.56%) Hyper-V
3 20 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.95%) vSphere
5 4 (2.65%) Brightmail
5 4 (2.65%) DFS Replication
5 4 (2.65%) Firmware
5 4 (2.65%) XenApp
6 3 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (11.26%) Netcool
2 16 (10.60%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (8.61%) PowerCLI
4 11 (7.28%) AirWatch
5 9 (5.96%) vRealize
6 7 (4.64%) HP SiteScope
6 7 (4.64%) SCCM
7 6 (3.97%) BladeLogic
7 6 (3.97%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (3.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (3.97%) Puppet
7 6 (3.97%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.32%) OVPA
9 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.66%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.66%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 96 (63.58%) Microsoft
2 47 (31.13%) HP
3 25 (16.56%) VMware
4 24 (15.89%) Citrix
5 16 (10.60%) Intel Security
5 16 (10.60%) Veritas
6 13 (8.61%) IronPort
7 8 (5.30%) CA
8 7 (4.64%) AppSense
8 7 (4.64%) Oracle
9 6 (3.97%) BMC
9 6 (3.97%) Dell
10 5 (3.31%) Apple
11 3 (1.99%) Altiris
11 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.99%) Samsung
12 2 (1.32%) Symantec
12 2 (1.32%) Thales
13 1 (0.66%) BEA
13 1 (0.66%) Sun