The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 8 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 8
Rank 68 61 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.72% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% 2.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £220 £300
% change year-on-year
-19.31% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.83%
Windows 8
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
166 207 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.06% 29.78% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 100 110
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £121 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Windows 8
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 8 across the Glasgow region.

Windows 8 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows 8
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 8 across the Glasgow region.

Windows 8 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Windows 8 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 8.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) NHS
6 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (16.67%) McAfee
6 1 (16.67%) MSI
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VBA
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Windows 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (16.67%) Lumension
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago