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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 12.90% 5.41% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £269 £320 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.01% +220.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £320 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £320 £112
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 16.13% 16.22% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £295 £320 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +220.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £320 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.85 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 2 £218 -31.79%
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) MS Office
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Intel Security
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 4 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
6 3 (21.43%) VB
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
7 2 (14.29%) SCCM
7 2 (14.29%) Android
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS

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:

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Software Verification Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Verification Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
1 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
1 5 (35.71%) SDLC
1 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Python
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Intel Security
3 1 (7.14%) Mitel