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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 19.05% - 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£219 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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
9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 21.43% 7.14% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £100 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.85 £11.25 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -60.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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
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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Fife region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 - 4 £100 - 2
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) MCDST
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) IIS
6 3 (17.65%) MCP
6 3 (17.65%) MCSE
6 3 (17.65%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) DHCP
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
7 2 (11.76%) EMC
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 2 (11.76%) UML
7 2 (11.76%) OOP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Lync
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) InstallShield
2 2 (11.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Packager
3 2 (11.76%) Software Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) WinForms
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
1 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) UML
2 2 (11.76%) OOP
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) Web Development
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Software Distribution
2 2 (11.76%) Software License Management
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VBScript
3 2 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (17.65%) MCDST
1 3 (17.65%) MCP
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) EMC
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Novell