The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 81 110 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.02% 12.82% 9.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.97% 55.84% 44.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 48 40
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £101 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.25 £40.45 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.12
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -0.76%
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
193 197 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.49% 22.96% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 82 68
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 45 (30.82%) Microsoft
2 43 (29.45%) Windows 7
3 33 (22.60%) Active Directory
3 33 (22.60%) Linux
4 29 (19.86%) Finance
5 28 (19.18%) UNIX
6 26 (17.81%) Java
7 25 (17.12%) Windows XP
8 24 (16.44%) Security Cleared
9 23 (15.75%) SQL Server
9 23 (15.75%) MS Office
10 22 (15.07%) Citrix
10 22 (15.07%) VMware
11 21 (14.38%) SQL
11 21 (14.38%) SCCM
12 18 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (10.96%) Migration
13 16 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (10.27%) C#
14 15 (10.27%) .NET
14 15 (10.27%) Oracle
15 14 (9.59%) ITIL
15 14 (9.59%) Shell Script
16 13 (8.90%) MS Excel
16 13 (8.90%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (6.85%) Service Management
17 10 (6.85%) MS Exchange
17 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (6.85%) Oracle Database

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.79%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.42%) NetWeaver
4 5 (3.42%) IIS
4 5 (3.42%) JBoss
5 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.05%) WorkSite
7 2 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.37%) Lync
7 2 (1.37%) Apache
7 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.37%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.68%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 23 (15.75%) MS Office
2 13 (8.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.05%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Office 365
2 2 (1.37%) Engine Yard
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) DNS
1 6 (4.11%) SAN
2 5 (3.42%) DHCP
2 5 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (2.74%) HTTP
3 4 (2.74%) Firewall
3 4 (2.74%) SSL
4 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.05%) Internet
4 3 (2.05%) WAN
4 3 (2.05%) IP Telephony
4 3 (2.05%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.37%) Network Security
5 2 (1.37%) LAN
5 2 (1.37%) VoIP
5 2 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.68%) X.500
6 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
6 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.42%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.37%) MySQL
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) JIRA
1 8 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.79%) Maven
2 7 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.11%) Subversion
4 5 (3.42%) MSI
4 5 (3.42%) FishEye
5 4 (2.74%) AdminStudio
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.05%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.37%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.68%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.68%) Ant
8 1 (0.68%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.68%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.68%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.68%) Hudson
8 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (19.86%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Legal
3 6 (4.11%) Banking
4 4 (2.74%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.05%) Law
5 3 (2.05%) Games
5 3 (2.05%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.05%) Back Office
6 2 (1.37%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (17.12%) Analyst
2 9 (6.16%) Consultant
2 9 (6.16%) Developer
3 8 (5.48%) Software Engineer
3 8 (5.48%) Administrator
3 8 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (4.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (4.79%) Server Engineer
4 7 (4.79%) Service Analyst
4 7 (4.79%) Project Manager
5 6 (4.11%) DBA
5 6 (4.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (4.11%) Designer
6 5 (3.42%) DevOps Administrator
6 5 (3.42%) Applications Packager
6 5 (3.42%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (3.42%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (3.42%) Java Developer
6 5 (3.42%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) .NET
2 8 (5.48%) Web Services
3 5 (3.42%) SAP Basis
3 5 (3.42%) Software Packaging
3 5 (3.42%) Drools
4 4 (2.74%) HTML5
4 4 (2.74%) HTML
4 4 (2.74%) Application Packaging
4 4 (2.74%) XML
4 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.74%) CSS
5 3 (2.05%) Flash
5 3 (2.05%) iBATIS
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle Streams
6 2 (1.37%) jQuery
6 2 (1.37%) Spring
6 2 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.79%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.11%) Clustering
3 4 (2.74%) Replication
4 3 (2.05%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.05%) Celerra
4 3 (2.05%) NHS
4 3 (2.05%) New Media
4 3 (2.05%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.37%) User Experience
5 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.37%) CMDB
6 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.68%) iPhone
6 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.45%) Windows 7
2 33 (22.60%) Linux
3 28 (19.18%) UNIX
4 25 (17.12%) Windows XP
5 18 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.16%) Solaris
7 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.48%) Android
7 8 (5.48%) AIX
8 7 (4.79%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.42%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.05%) Windows Phone
11 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.37%) webOS
12 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.68%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.96%) Migration
1 16 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (9.59%) ITIL
3 10 (6.85%) Service Management
4 9 (6.16%) Software Engineering
5 8 (5.48%) ETL
5 8 (5.48%) Test Scripting
5 8 (5.48%) DevOps
6 7 (4.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.11%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (4.11%) Time Management
7 6 (4.11%) Data Migration
7 6 (4.11%) OO
7 6 (4.11%) Project Management
8 5 (3.42%) Content Management
8 5 (3.42%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.42%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (3.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.81%) Java
2 21 (14.38%) SQL
3 15 (10.27%) C#
4 14 (9.59%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.11%) Perl
6 6 (4.11%) C++
6 6 (4.11%) Python
7 5 (3.42%) ABAP
7 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.05%) VB
8 3 (2.05%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.37%) Ruby
9 2 (1.37%) Korn
9 2 (1.37%) VBScript
9 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) Groovy
10 1 (0.68%) XAML
10 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.79%) Degree
5 5 (3.42%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.42%) MCSE
6 4 (2.74%) MCP
7 3 (2.05%) MCTS
7 3 (2.05%) MCSA
7 3 (2.05%) ISEB
8 2 (1.37%) HND
8 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) MCITP
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CISSP
9 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.68%) PMP
9 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (22.60%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.48%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.79%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.11%) vSphere
7 5 (3.42%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.74%) XenApp
9 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (14.38%) SCCM
2 7 (4.79%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.74%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.74%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.05%) SCOM
4 3 (2.05%) Nagios
5 2 (1.37%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.68%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.68%) DameWare
6 1 (0.68%) WSUS
6 1 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 45 (30.82%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.07%) Citrix
2 22 (15.07%) VMware
3 15 (10.27%) Oracle
4 9 (6.16%) Cisco
5 8 (5.48%) Symantec
6 7 (4.79%) EMC
7 5 (3.42%) HP
7 5 (3.42%) SAP
8 4 (2.74%) Veritas
8 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.05%) Dell
9 3 (2.05%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.05%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (2.05%) AppSense
10 2 (1.37%) Qualys
10 2 (1.37%) McAfee
10 2 (1.37%) IBM
10 2 (1.37%) CommVault
11 1 (0.68%) NetApp
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