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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 53 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 51.61% 35.10% 36.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 91.38% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 42 32
Median daily rate £318 £340 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £305 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
16 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 51.61% 38.41% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 47 39
Median daily rate £281 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £295 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £420 £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 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 86 (71.67%) Active Directory
2 82 (68.33%) Microsoft
3 68 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (54.17%) Security Cleared
5 64 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (52.50%) Windows Server
7 58 (48.33%) SC Cleared
7 58 (48.33%) PowerShell
8 49 (40.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (39.17%) Office 365
10 44 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 42 (35.00%) MCSE
11 42 (35.00%) MS Excel
12 39 (32.50%) SharePoint
13 34 (28.33%) SQL
14 33 (27.50%) Degree
15 31 (25.83%) HP
16 30 (25.00%) Migration
17 28 (23.33%) Computer Science
18 26 (21.67%) Windows 7
18 26 (21.67%) Windows XP
19 24 (20.00%) MS Exchange
19 24 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
20 23 (19.17%) Exchange Server 2013
20 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
21 22 (18.33%) ITIL
21 22 (18.33%) Skype for Business
21 22 (18.33%) OpenStack
22 21 (17.50%) DNS
23 20 (16.67%) Skype

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 39 (32.50%) SharePoint
2 24 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 23 (19.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (18.33%) OpenStack
4 22 (18.33%) Skype for Business
5 14 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (5.83%) IIS
9 1 (0.83%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (39.17%) Office 365
2 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.50%) DNS
2 20 (16.67%) Skype
3 17 (14.17%) DHCP
4 14 (11.67%) SAN
5 11 (9.17%) Firewall
6 9 (7.50%) LAN
6 9 (7.50%) VSAN
6 9 (7.50%) WAN
7 7 (5.83%) Internet
7 7 (5.83%) Intranet
8 6 (5.00%) HTTP
8 6 (5.00%) HTTPS
8 6 (5.00%) iSCSI
8 6 (5.00%) NAS
9 3 (2.50%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.67%) VPN
11 1 (0.83%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.67%) MSI
2 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (10.83%) Analyst
1 13 (10.83%) Messaging Specialist
1 13 (10.83%) Test Analyst
2 11 (9.17%) Architect
3 10 (8.33%) Lync Specialist
4 9 (7.50%) Office 365 Specialist
5 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 7 (5.83%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 6 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Consultant
7 6 (5.00%) Mobility Specialist
7 6 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Applications Packager
8 5 (4.17%) Mobility Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Tester
9 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) .NET
2 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.00%) Middleware
4 3 (2.50%) XML
5 2 (1.67%) XSD
6 1 (0.83%) J2EE
6 1 (0.83%) JSON
6 1 (0.83%) JSP
6 1 (0.83%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 13 (10.83%) Clustering
4 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 9 (7.50%) Private Cloud
6 8 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (6.67%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.33%) PKI
8 3 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.67%) PDA
10 1 (0.83%) CESG
10 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.83%) Replication
10 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 64 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 63 (52.50%) Windows Server
4 49 (40.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (21.67%) Windows 7
5 26 (21.67%) Windows XP
6 16 (13.33%) AIX
7 15 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 11 (9.17%) Linux
9 10 (8.33%) Android
9 10 (8.33%) Apple iOS
10 7 (5.83%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (4.17%) Unix
12 3 (2.50%) Solaris
12 3 (2.50%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.67%) HPUX
14 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.00%) Migration
2 22 (18.33%) ITIL
3 20 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 18 (15.00%) Change Management
5 17 (14.17%) Software Testing
6 14 (11.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 14 (11.67%) Test Scripting
7 13 (10.83%) Application Packaging
8 12 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
9 10 (8.33%) Network Design
10 9 (7.50%) Matrix Organization
10 9 (7.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 8 (6.67%) Office Automation
12 7 (5.83%) Virtual Environments
13 6 (5.00%) Application Virtualisation
13 6 (5.00%) ITSM
13 6 (5.00%) OO
13 6 (5.00%) Server Building
13 6 (5.00%) Software Delivery
13 6 (5.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 58 (48.33%) PowerShell
2 34 (28.33%) SQL
3 7 (5.83%) Python
4 6 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.00%) Jython
5 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.17%) VBScript
6 3 (2.50%) Java
6 3 (2.50%) Perl
7 2 (1.67%) C
7 2 (1.67%) C#
8 1 (0.83%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.83%) Korn
8 1 (0.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 58 (48.33%) SC Cleared
3 44 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (35.00%) MCSE
5 33 (27.50%) Degree
6 18 (15.00%) MCSA
7 16 (13.33%) ISTQB
8 14 (11.67%) MCITP
8 14 (11.67%) MCTS
9 9 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (5.83%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (2.50%) CISSP
12 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.83%) CCDA
13 1 (0.83%) CCNP
13 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 86 (71.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.83%) Hyper-V
3 17 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.17%) vSphere
5 4 (3.33%) DFS Replication
5 4 (3.33%) Firmware
6 2 (1.67%) Brightmail
6 2 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.83%) XenApp
7 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) Netcool
2 13 (10.83%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (7.50%) AirWatch
3 9 (7.50%) PowerCLI
3 9 (7.50%) vRealize
4 6 (5.00%) BladeLogic
4 6 (5.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (5.00%) Puppet
4 6 (5.00%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.33%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (2.50%) SCCM
7 2 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.67%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.83%) SCOM
8 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.83%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 82 (68.33%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.83%) HP
3 17 (14.17%) VMware
4 16 (13.33%) Citrix
5 13 (10.83%) Intel Security
5 13 (10.83%) Veritas
6 10 (8.33%) IronPort
7 7 (5.83%) CA
8 6 (5.00%) AppSense
8 6 (5.00%) BMC
8 6 (5.00%) Dell
9 4 (3.33%) Oracle
10 3 (2.50%) Apple
10 3 (2.50%) Samsung
11 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.83%) BEA
12 1 (0.83%) Cisco
12 1 (0.83%) IBM
12 1 (0.83%) Sun
12 1 (0.83%) Symantec