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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 82 50 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.66% 5.75% 13.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.14% 32.05% 50.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 42
Median daily rate £300 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £147 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £435 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +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
215 156 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 30.58% 17.93% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 69 101
Median daily rate £335 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £191 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 12
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 (48.97%) Active Directory
2 68 (46.90%) Windows Server
3 50 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 46 (31.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (26.90%) Security Cleared
7 37 (25.52%) PowerShell
8 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (22.76%) VMware
10 30 (20.69%) DNS
11 27 (18.62%) MS Exchange
12 25 (17.24%) Windows 7
13 23 (15.86%) SC Cleared
13 23 (15.86%) Linux
13 23 (15.86%) SQL
14 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
14 21 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (14.48%) Hyper-V
14 21 (14.48%) Office 365
15 19 (13.10%) MS Excel
15 19 (13.10%) Citrix
16 18 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (12.41%) ITIL
16 18 (12.41%) Unix
16 18 (12.41%) Firewall
17 17 (11.72%) DHCP
17 17 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (11.03%) SCCM
18 16 (11.03%) MS Office
18 16 (11.03%) Oracle

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 27 (18.62%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (8.97%) SharePoint
5 12 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (8.28%) OpenStack
6 9 (6.21%) Skype for Business
7 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.45%) JBoss
8 5 (3.45%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.76%) Apache
9 4 (2.76%) IIS
9 4 (2.76%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.76%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.38%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.69%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.03%) MS Office
3 3 (2.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.69%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.48%) Office 365
2 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.69%) DNS
2 18 (12.41%) Firewall
3 17 (11.72%) DHCP
4 15 (10.34%) SAN
5 14 (9.66%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.90%) WAN
7 9 (6.21%) LAN
8 7 (4.83%) SSL
9 6 (4.14%) Skype
10 5 (3.45%) HTTP
10 5 (3.45%) VLAN
11 4 (2.76%) SNMP
12 3 (2.07%) VoIP
12 3 (2.07%) VPN
13 2 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (1.38%) Kerberos
14 1 (0.69%) IPv4
14 1 (0.69%) NAS
14 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
14 1 (0.69%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.76%) MarkLogic
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.38%) DB2
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) Ingres
7 1 (0.69%) MS Access
7 1 (0.69%) MySQL
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 2 (1.38%) Fiddler
1 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.38%) StarTeam
1 2 (1.38%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.69%) Subversion
2 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.69%) WinRunner
General
1 13 (8.97%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Legal
4 4 (2.76%) Front Office
4 4 (2.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (17.93%) Analyst
2 18 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (7.59%) Developer
4 9 (6.21%) Architect
4 9 (6.21%) Desktop Support
4 9 (6.21%) Server Engineer
5 8 (5.52%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (4.83%) Active Directory Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Messaging Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Security Analyst
7 6 (4.14%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.14%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.14%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.45%) Administrator
8 5 (3.45%) DBA
8 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Tester
8 5 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.52%) .NET
2 7 (4.83%) Web Services
3 6 (4.14%) CSS
4 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.45%) HTML
5 4 (2.76%) Apache Commons
5 4 (2.76%) Drools
5 4 (2.76%) Ext JS
5 4 (2.76%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.76%) J2EE
5 4 (2.76%) jBPM
5 4 (2.76%) JSP
5 4 (2.76%) Servlets
5 4 (2.76%) Spring
6 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.07%) jQuery
7 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.38%) REST
7 2 (1.38%) XML
8 1 (0.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.03%) Clustering
2 11 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.83%) Replication
5 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.45%) PKI
7 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.76%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.38%) NHS
9 2 (1.38%) PDA
10 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.69%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.69%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 68 (46.90%) Windows Server
2 46 (31.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 23 (15.86%) Linux
7 18 (12.41%) Unix
8 15 (10.34%) Windows XP
9 13 (8.97%) AIX
10 10 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (5.52%) Solaris
12 5 (3.45%) Android
12 5 (3.45%) Windows 10
13 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.69%) HPUX
15 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.41%) ITIL
2 16 (11.03%) Migration
3 11 (7.59%) Change Management
4 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 7 (4.83%) Process Improvement
5 7 (4.83%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (4.14%) Configuration Management
6 6 (4.14%) Integration Testing
6 6 (4.14%) Open Source
6 6 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (4.14%) Workflow
7 5 (3.45%) OO
7 5 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (3.45%) Prototyping
7 5 (3.45%) Security Architecture
7 5 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 4 (2.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (2.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.52%) PowerShell
2 23 (15.86%) SQL
3 15 (10.34%) Java
4 7 (4.83%) C#
5 6 (4.14%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.45%) Perl
6 5 (3.45%) VBScript
7 4 (2.76%) Python
8 3 (2.07%) Korn
9 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.69%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.69%) VB
10 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 39 (26.90%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.86%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.28%) Degree
4 12 (8.28%) MCSE
5 7 (4.83%) CISSP
5 7 (4.83%) MCSA
6 4 (2.76%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.76%) MCITP
6 4 (2.76%) MCP
6 4 (2.76%) MCTS
7 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 71 (48.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.48%) Hyper-V
2 21 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.52%) XenApp
4 6 (4.14%) vSphere
4 6 (4.14%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.76%) DFS Replication
6 3 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.38%) Docker
8 1 (0.69%) Brightmail
8 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (11.03%) SCCM
2 5 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (2.76%) Netcool
3 4 (2.76%) SCOM
3 4 (2.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.07%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.38%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.38%) Mesos
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.38%) Nagios
5 2 (1.38%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.38%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.69%) Ansible
6 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.69%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.69%) Puppet
6 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.76%) VMware
3 19 (13.10%) Citrix
4 16 (11.03%) HP
4 16 (11.03%) Oracle
5 11 (7.59%) Cisco
6 10 (6.90%) IBM
7 8 (5.52%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.45%) Altiris
9 4 (2.76%) EMC
9 4 (2.76%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.76%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.07%) Apple
10 3 (2.07%) Symantec
10 3 (2.07%) Veritas
10 3 (2.07%) Xamarin
11 2 (1.38%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.38%) F5
11 2 (1.38%) IronPort
11 2 (1.38%) Samsung
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