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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 58 79 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.70% 9.05% 12.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.42% 42.47% 55.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 48
Median daily rate £250 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £119 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £55.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +233.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
155 186 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.92% 21.31% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 84 82
Median daily rate £290 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £55.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +223.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 66 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 58 (41.13%) Windows Server
3 45 (31.91%) Microsoft
4 44 (31.21%) PowerShell
5 40 (28.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (26.95%) Security Cleared
7 32 (22.70%) Linux
8 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (20.57%) VMware
10 26 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (17.02%) MS Exchange
12 23 (16.31%) SC Cleared
13 22 (15.60%) SCCM
13 22 (15.60%) Hyper-V
13 22 (15.60%) DNS
13 22 (15.60%) SQL
13 22 (15.60%) SQL Server
14 20 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (13.48%) Windows 7
15 19 (13.48%) Oracle
15 19 (13.48%) Finance
15 19 (13.48%) Firewall
16 18 (12.77%) Unix
16 18 (12.77%) MS Excel
16 18 (12.77%) HP
16 18 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (12.06%) Office 365
17 17 (12.06%) Java
18 16 (11.35%) Citrix
19 15 (10.64%) ITIL

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 24 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (8.51%) OpenStack
4 12 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (6.38%) Tomcat
7 8 (5.67%) Apache
7 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.67%) JBoss
7 8 (5.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (4.96%) Skype for Business
9 5 (3.55%) IIS
10 3 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.42%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.64%) MS Office
3 3 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.06%) Office 365
2 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.60%) DNS
2 19 (13.48%) Firewall
3 13 (9.22%) DHCP
4 10 (7.09%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.38%) SAN
6 7 (4.96%) SSL
7 6 (4.26%) WAN
8 5 (3.55%) HTTP
8 5 (3.55%) LAN
8 5 (3.55%) Skype
8 5 (3.55%) VoIP
8 5 (3.55%) VPN
9 4 (2.84%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.84%) SNMP
10 3 (2.13%) VLAN
11 2 (1.42%) Internet
11 2 (1.42%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.42%) Wireless
12 1 (0.71%) ATM
12 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.67%) MarkLogic
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.42%) DB2
7 2 (1.42%) MySQL
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.71%) GIS
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MSI
2 2 (1.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (1.42%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.42%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.42%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.71%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.71%) Subversion
3 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (13.48%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Banking
2 4 (2.84%) Publishing
3 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Back Office
4 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.71%) Front Office
4 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Law
4 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (9.93%) Analyst
2 14 (9.93%) Developer
3 10 (7.09%) Architect
4 8 (5.67%) Java Developer
5 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (4.96%) Server Engineer
5 7 (4.96%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.26%) Active Directory Engineer
6 6 (4.26%) Applications Packager
6 6 (4.26%) Consultant
6 6 (4.26%) Desktop Support
6 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (4.26%) Messaging Engineer
6 6 (4.26%) Security Engineer
6 6 (4.26%) Test Analyst
7 4 (2.84%) Administrator
7 4 (2.84%) DBA
7 4 (2.84%) Security Consultant
7 4 (2.84%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.38%) AngularJS
2 8 (5.67%) Apache Commons
2 8 (5.67%) Drools
2 8 (5.67%) Ext JS
2 8 (5.67%) Hibernate
2 8 (5.67%) J2EE
2 8 (5.67%) jBPM
2 8 (5.67%) JSP
2 8 (5.67%) Servlets
2 8 (5.67%) Spring
3 6 (4.26%) .NET
4 5 (3.55%) Web Services
5 4 (2.84%) CSS
6 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.13%) HTML
6 3 (2.13%) jQuery
7 2 (1.42%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.42%) REST
7 2 (1.42%) XML
8 1 (0.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.80%) Clustering
1 11 (7.80%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.96%) Replication
5 5 (3.55%) PKI
6 4 (2.84%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.71%) CESG
9 1 (0.71%) IVR
9 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.71%) NHS
9 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) User Experience
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (41.13%) Windows Server
2 40 (28.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (22.70%) Linux
4 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (13.48%) Windows 7
7 18 (12.77%) Unix
8 14 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (9.22%) Windows XP
10 12 (8.51%) AIX
11 6 (4.26%) Android
11 6 (4.26%) Solaris
11 6 (4.26%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.84%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.13%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.42%) HPUX
14 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (10.64%) ITIL
1 15 (10.64%) Migration
2 10 (7.09%) Integration Testing
2 10 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (7.09%) Workflow
3 9 (6.38%) Change Management
3 9 (6.38%) Open Source
3 9 (6.38%) Software Testing
4 8 (5.67%) BPMN
4 8 (5.67%) OO
4 8 (5.67%) OOD
4 8 (5.67%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (5.67%) User Stories
5 7 (4.96%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (4.26%) Application Packaging
6 6 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.55%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.55%) Prototyping
8 4 (2.84%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.21%) PowerShell
2 22 (15.60%) SQL
3 17 (12.06%) Java
4 14 (9.93%) C#
4 14 (9.93%) VBScript
5 7 (4.96%) Perl
6 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.84%) Korn
7 4 (2.84%) Python
8 2 (1.42%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (26.95%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.31%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.93%) Degree
4 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.67%) MCSE
6 6 (4.26%) MCSA
7 4 (2.84%) CISSP
7 4 (2.84%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.13%) MCITP
8 3 (2.13%) MCTS
8 3 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.42%) ISEB
9 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.42%) SANS
10 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (2.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 66 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.60%) Hyper-V
3 20 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (4.26%) XenApp
6 5 (3.55%) vSphere
6 5 (3.55%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.84%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.42%) Docker
9 1 (0.71%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (15.60%) SCCM
2 6 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (2.84%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.84%) Netcool
4 4 (2.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.13%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (2.13%) SCOM
6 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.42%) Mesos
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.42%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.71%) Ansible
7 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.71%) Puppet
7 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.71%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 45 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.57%) VMware
3 19 (13.48%) Oracle
4 18 (12.77%) HP
5 16 (11.35%) Citrix
6 12 (8.51%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.80%) Cisco
8 10 (7.09%) IBM
9 8 (5.67%) Symantec
10 6 (4.26%) EMC
11 5 (3.55%) Altiris
12 4 (2.84%) Apple
12 4 (2.84%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.84%) F5
13 3 (2.13%) Xamarin
14 2 (1.42%) CA
14 2 (1.42%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.42%) IronPort
14 2 (1.42%) Samsung
14 2 (1.42%) Veritas