The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 83 67 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.73% 7.72% 14.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.01% 41.61% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 36
Median daily rate £300 £315 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £103 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 9
Median hourly rate - £12.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
193 161 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.60% 18.55% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 84 102
Median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £110 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 9
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows.

1 71 (47.33%) Active Directory
2 69 (46.00%) Windows Server
3 54 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 47 (31.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
5 39 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (25.33%) PowerShell
7 35 (23.33%) VMware
8 34 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (20.67%) Windows 7
10 30 (20.00%) DNS
11 28 (18.67%) MS Exchange
12 25 (16.67%) Linux
13 24 (16.00%) Citrix
14 23 (15.33%) SC Cleared
15 22 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (14.67%) Office 365
16 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
16 21 (14.00%) SQL
17 20 (13.33%) SCCM
18 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
18 19 (12.67%) ITIL
19 18 (12.00%) Unix
19 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (12.00%) Migration
20 17 (11.33%) Firewall
20 17 (11.33%) Clustering
20 17 (11.33%) Java
20 17 (11.33%) DHCP
20 17 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 28 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.67%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.00%) OpenStack
5 11 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (6.67%) Skype for Business
7 8 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.33%) JBoss
8 5 (3.33%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.67%) Apache
9 4 (2.67%) IIS
9 4 (2.67%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.67%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.67%) Office 365
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.00%) DNS
2 17 (11.33%) DHCP
2 17 (11.33%) Firewall
3 14 (9.33%) SAN
3 14 (9.33%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.67%) WAN
5 9 (6.00%) LAN
6 7 (4.67%) Skype
6 7 (4.67%) SSL
7 5 (3.33%) HTTP
7 5 (3.33%) VLAN
8 4 (2.67%) SNMP
9 3 (2.00%) VoIP
10 2 (1.33%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.33%) VPN
11 1 (0.67%) 3G
11 1 (0.67%) ADSL
11 1 (0.67%) ATM
11 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.67%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.67%) MarkLogic
4 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.33%) DB2
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.67%) Ingres
7 1 (0.67%) MS Access
7 1 (0.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (1.33%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.33%) MSI
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.33%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.67%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.67%) Subversion
3 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (10.67%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Banking
3 7 (4.67%) Legal
4 4 (2.67%) Front Office
4 4 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Law
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (15.33%) Analyst
2 20 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (9.33%) Developer
4 12 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 10 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) Server Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (5.33%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Architect
8 7 (4.67%) IT Support
8 7 (4.67%) Messaging Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Security Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Tester
9 6 (4.00%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Tester
10 5 (3.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.67%) .NET
2 7 (4.67%) Web Services
3 5 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.33%) CSS
4 4 (2.67%) Apache Commons
4 4 (2.67%) Drools
4 4 (2.67%) Ext JS
4 4 (2.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.67%) HTML
4 4 (2.67%) J2EE
4 4 (2.67%) jBPM
4 4 (2.67%) JSP
4 4 (2.67%) Servlets
4 4 (2.67%) Spring
5 3 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.00%) jQuery
6 2 (1.33%) REST
6 2 (1.33%) XML
7 1 (0.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.33%) Clustering
2 11 (7.33%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.67%) Replication
5 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.33%) PKI
7 4 (2.67%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.00%) NHS
9 2 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.33%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.33%) PDA
9 2 (1.33%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.67%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.67%) User Experience
10 1 (0.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 69 (46.00%) Windows Server
2 47 (31.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (20.67%) Windows 7
6 25 (16.67%) Linux
7 18 (12.00%) Unix
8 16 (10.67%) Windows XP
9 11 (7.33%) AIX
10 9 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (5.33%) Solaris
12 4 (2.67%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.67%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.00%) Android
13 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.00%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.33%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.67%) HPUX
15 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.67%) ITIL
2 18 (12.00%) Migration
3 9 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (6.00%) Open Source
3 9 (6.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (5.33%) Change Management
5 7 (4.67%) OO
5 7 (4.67%) Process Improvement
6 6 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (4.00%) Workflow
7 5 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.33%) Service Management
7 5 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.67%) Security Architecture
8 4 (2.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (2.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.33%) PowerShell
2 21 (14.00%) SQL
3 17 (11.33%) Java
4 6 (4.00%) C#
4 6 (4.00%) Perl
5 5 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.33%) Python
5 5 (3.33%) VBScript
6 4 (2.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.00%) Korn
7 3 (2.00%) VB
8 2 (1.33%) AWK
8 2 (1.33%) C-shell
8 2 (1.33%) sed
8 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.67%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.67%) VB6
9 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.33%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (9.33%) Degree
5 11 (7.33%) MCSE
6 7 (4.67%) CISSP
7 6 (4.00%) MCSA
8 5 (3.33%) MCP
9 4 (2.67%) MCTS
10 3 (2.00%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.00%) MCITP
10 3 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 71 (47.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.67%) XenApp
5 7 (4.67%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.00%) vSphere
7 5 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.67%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.33%) Docker
9 2 (1.33%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.67%) Brightmail
10 1 (0.67%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 20 (13.33%) SCCM
2 6 (4.00%) SCOM
3 5 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (2.67%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.00%) Nagios
5 3 (2.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.00%) Netcool
6 2 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.33%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.33%) Mesos
6 2 (1.33%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.67%) Ansible
7 1 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.67%) Puppet
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.33%) VMware
3 24 (16.00%) Citrix
4 15 (10.00%) HP
5 13 (8.67%) Oracle
6 10 (6.67%) Cisco
7 9 (6.00%) IBM
8 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.33%) Altiris
10 4 (2.67%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.67%) Symantec
11 3 (2.00%) EMC
11 3 (2.00%) Intel Security
11 3 (2.00%) Xamarin
12 2 (1.33%) Adobe
12 2 (1.33%) Apple
12 2 (1.33%) AppSense
12 2 (1.33%) Dell
12 2 (1.33%) IronPort
12 2 (1.33%) Veritas
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