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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 70 87 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.62% 10.92% 11.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.16% 41.23% 53.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 41
Median daily rate £279 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £96 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £368 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £11.00 £100.25 £16.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.02% +513.90%
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
155 211 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 30.16% 26.47% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 100 75
Median daily rate £335 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -6.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £11.00 £187.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-94.13% +1060.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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 4 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows.

1 56 (44.09%) Active Directory
2 48 (37.80%) Microsoft
3 47 (37.01%) Windows Server
4 46 (36.22%) VMware
5 38 (29.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (25.98%) PowerShell
7 32 (25.20%) Windows 7
8 30 (23.62%) Linux
9 27 (21.26%) SCCM
9 27 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (18.90%) SQL Server
11 24 (18.90%) Citrix
12 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (16.54%) Windows 10
14 19 (14.96%) Security Cleared
14 19 (14.96%) Finance
15 18 (14.17%) Oracle
15 18 (14.17%) ITIL
15 18 (14.17%) DNS
15 18 (14.17%) Windows XP
16 17 (13.39%) SQL
16 17 (13.39%) VBScript
16 17 (13.39%) Firewall
16 17 (13.39%) Hyper-V
17 16 (12.60%) DHCP
18 15 (11.81%) MS Office
19 14 (11.02%) C#
19 14 (11.02%) Cisco
20 13 (10.24%) MS Exchange

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 13 (10.24%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.72%) Apache
4 6 (4.72%) JBoss
4 6 (4.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.94%) IIS
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.57%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.57%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.79%) CICS
8 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Office
2 11 (8.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.09%) Office 365
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.36%) IaaS
4 2 (1.57%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.17%) DNS
2 17 (13.39%) Firewall
3 16 (12.60%) DHCP
4 12 (9.45%) SAN
5 8 (6.30%) WAN
6 7 (5.51%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.51%) VPN
7 4 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.15%) Internet
7 4 (3.15%) LAN
7 4 (3.15%) VoIP
8 2 (1.57%) HTTP
8 2 (1.57%) Network Security
8 2 (1.57%) SSL
8 2 (1.57%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.57%) VLAN
8 2 (1.57%) Wireless
9 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.79%) SSH
9 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) MarkLogic
2 6 (4.72%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.36%) MySQL
4 2 (1.57%) GIS
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) StarTeam
2 4 (3.15%) InstallShield
2 4 (3.15%) MSI
3 3 (2.36%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.57%) Fiddler
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (14.96%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Publishing
3 3 (2.36%) Law
4 2 (1.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (18.90%) Analyst
2 10 (7.87%) Security Engineer
3 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (6.30%) Support Analyst
4 7 (5.51%) Applications Packager
4 7 (5.51%) Developer
4 7 (5.51%) IT Engineer
4 7 (5.51%) Support Engineer
5 6 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (4.72%) Consultant
5 6 (4.72%) Java Developer
6 5 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (3.94%) Administrator
6 5 (3.94%) Desktop Support
6 5 (3.94%) IT Support
6 5 (3.94%) Migration Analyst
6 5 (3.94%) Security Consultant
6 5 (3.94%) Test Analyst
6 5 (3.94%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (3.15%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) AngularJS
1 6 (4.72%) Apache Commons
1 6 (4.72%) Drools
1 6 (4.72%) Ext JS
1 6 (4.72%) Hibernate
1 6 (4.72%) J2EE
1 6 (4.72%) jBPM
1 6 (4.72%) JSP
1 6 (4.72%) Servlets
1 6 (4.72%) Spring
2 4 (3.15%) Web Services
3 3 (2.36%) .NET
3 3 (2.36%) XML
4 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) CSS
5 1 (0.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) JSON
5 1 (0.79%) SOAP
5 1 (0.79%) VXML
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.09%) Clustering
3 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.94%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) CESG
6 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.36%) Replication
7 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) CMDB
8 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.79%) IVR
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (37.01%) Windows Server
2 38 (29.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (25.20%) Windows 7
4 30 (23.62%) Linux
5 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (16.54%) Windows 10
8 18 (14.17%) Windows XP
9 10 (7.87%) AIX
9 10 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (7.09%) Unix
11 5 (3.94%) Android
12 4 (3.15%) Solaris
13 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.36%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.79%) CentOS
14 1 (0.79%) HPUX
14 1 (0.79%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.17%) ITIL
2 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (8.66%) Migration
3 10 (7.87%) Change Management
4 9 (7.09%) Software Testing
4 9 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (6.30%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (6.30%) Test Scripting
6 7 (5.51%) Application Packaging
6 7 (5.51%) Workflow
7 6 (4.72%) BCP
7 6 (4.72%) BPMN
7 6 (4.72%) Business Continuity
7 6 (4.72%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (4.72%) Integration Testing
7 6 (4.72%) OO
7 6 (4.72%) OOD
7 6 (4.72%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (4.72%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.98%) PowerShell
2 17 (13.39%) SQL
2 17 (13.39%) VBScript
3 14 (11.02%) C#
4 12 (9.45%) Java
5 6 (4.72%) Perl
6 3 (2.36%) C
6 3 (2.36%) Python
7 2 (1.57%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.57%) Korn
8 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) COBOL
8 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.09%) Degree
3 9 (7.09%) MCSE
3 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.30%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.51%) MCSA
6 4 (3.15%) MCITP
6 4 (3.15%) MCTS
7 3 (2.36%) CISSP
7 3 (2.36%) ISEB
7 3 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.57%) SANS
8 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.79%) HND
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (44.09%) Active Directory
2 27 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.39%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.09%) vSphere
5 8 (6.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (5.51%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.94%) XenApp
8 4 (3.15%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.15%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.57%) Firmware
9 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.79%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.79%) NFS
10 1 (0.79%) Samba
10 1 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (21.26%) SCCM
2 10 (7.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (7.09%) WSUS
4 6 (4.72%) Netcool
5 5 (3.94%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (3.15%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (3.15%) PowerCLI
6 4 (3.15%) vRealize
7 3 (2.36%) AirWatch
7 3 (2.36%) SCOM
7 3 (2.36%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.57%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (1.57%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.57%) SnapMirror
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 48 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 46 (36.22%) VMware
3 24 (18.90%) Citrix
4 18 (14.17%) Oracle
5 14 (11.02%) Cisco
6 13 (10.24%) Symantec
7 12 (9.45%) HP
8 11 (8.66%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.87%) Dell
10 6 (4.72%) Apple
10 6 (4.72%) IBM
10 6 (4.72%) Intel Security
10 6 (4.72%) Veritas
11 5 (3.94%) EMC
12 4 (3.15%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.15%) F5
13 3 (2.36%) Avaya
13 3 (2.36%) NetApp
13 3 (2.36%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.36%) Veeam
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £40 - £46 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago