The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Fife region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 7.14% 10.34% 35.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate - £90 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -72.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £318
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 14.29% 20.69% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate - £90 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -72.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.25 £40.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.87% +41.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Fife region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Fife region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Fife region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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on Same Period
Last Year
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Windows
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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