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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 5.36% 35.71% 9.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 83.33% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £360 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 12.50% 42.86% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 2 - -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
4 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) MCDST
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) InstallShield
2 2 (11.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Law
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) ICT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Software Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) WinForms
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows CE
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
3 2 (11.11%) Software License Management
3 2 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Test Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) UML
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VBScript
3 2 (11.11%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCDST
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) EMC
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Novell
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) VMware