The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 8.47% 47.37% 21.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 81.82% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£295 £360 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
Windows
Scotland

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
10 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 16.95% 57.89% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £295 £360 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £11.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -8 3 £295 -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) OOP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Verification Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) ICT Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
1 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 2 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
2 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Test Management
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) VB
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCDST
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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