The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Fife
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 21.43% 15.38% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 66.67% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £195 £320 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.06% +190.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Operating Systems Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 25.00% 23.08% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £290 £320 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +190.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Fife region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Fife region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Fife region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -6 1 £325 +1.56%
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Fife region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
1 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Intel
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 2 (16.67%) SCCM
5 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (16.67%) Xerox
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) 4G

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) 3G
1 1 (8.33%) 4G
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Verification Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 2 (16.67%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (25.00%) SDLC
1 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) VB
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Intel
2 2 (16.67%) Xerox
3 1 (8.33%) Intel Security