The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Glasgow region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 108 83 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.32% 10.56% 7.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.47% 44.39% 48.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £106 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.60 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.60 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
202 187 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.91% 23.79% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 81 46
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £138 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £18.00 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows
Scotland

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 82 (41.21%) Microsoft
2 57 (28.64%) Security Cleared
3 53 (26.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (26.13%) Windows 7
5 51 (25.63%) SC Cleared
6 39 (19.60%) UNIX
7 37 (18.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (18.09%) SQL
8 36 (18.09%) .NET
9 34 (17.09%) C#
10 31 (15.58%) Active Directory
11 30 (15.08%) MS Office
11 30 (15.08%) Windows XP
12 28 (14.07%) Java
12 28 (14.07%) Finance
13 27 (13.57%) VMware
13 27 (13.57%) MS Excel
14 25 (12.56%) SQL Server
15 24 (12.06%) Firewall
16 23 (11.56%) Linux
17 22 (11.06%) SCCM
18 20 (10.05%) ITIL
19 19 (9.55%) HTML
19 19 (9.55%) IIS
19 19 (9.55%) DNS
20 16 (8.04%) ASP.NET
20 16 (8.04%) Oracle
21 14 (7.04%) DHCP
21 14 (7.04%) TCP/IP
21 14 (7.04%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 19 (9.55%) IIS
2 11 (5.53%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.03%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.52%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.02%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.01%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.01%) Apache
7 3 (1.51%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.01%) Confluence
8 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.50%) Lync
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.50%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (15.08%) MS Office
2 27 (13.57%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.52%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.52%) Office 365
2 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.06%) Firewall
2 19 (9.55%) DNS
3 14 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 14 (7.04%) DHCP
4 12 (6.03%) LAN
5 11 (5.53%) WAN
5 11 (5.53%) SAN
6 10 (5.03%) HTTP
7 9 (4.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (3.52%) Wireless
9 6 (3.02%) SSL
10 5 (2.51%) LDAP
10 5 (2.51%) VPN
11 4 (2.01%) DMZ
11 4 (2.01%) Kerberos
12 3 (1.51%) IPsec
12 3 (1.51%) X.509
12 3 (1.51%) Wireshark
12 3 (1.51%) Unified Communications
13 2 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.52%) RDBMS
2 7 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.51%) KDB
3 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.01%) Ingres
6 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.50%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.50%) EDMS
6 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.52%) MSI
2 6 (3.02%) Subversion
3 5 (2.51%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.01%) Maven
4 4 (2.01%) InstallShield
5 3 (1.51%) Ant
5 3 (1.51%) JIRA
6 2 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.50%) Hudson
7 1 (0.50%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.50%) Gradle
7 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.50%) JUnit
7 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.50%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
General
1 28 (14.07%) Finance
2 11 (5.53%) Banking
3 5 (2.51%) Front Office
4 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (19.60%) Developer
2 19 (9.55%) Analyst
3 14 (7.04%) Desktop Support
3 14 (7.04%) C# Developer
4 13 (6.53%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (6.03%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.03%) Consultant
7 9 (4.52%) WPF Developer
8 8 (4.02%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (4.02%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.52%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.52%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.52%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (3.02%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.02%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (2.51%) C++ Developer
11 5 (2.51%) Security Consultant
11 5 (2.51%) IT Support
12 4 (2.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (2.01%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.09%) .NET
2 19 (9.55%) HTML
3 16 (8.04%) ASP.NET
4 14 (7.04%) WCF
5 12 (6.03%) WinForms
5 12 (6.03%) XML
6 10 (5.03%) CSS
6 10 (5.03%) WPF
7 9 (4.52%) .NET Framework
7 9 (4.52%) Application Packaging
8 8 (4.02%) JSP
8 8 (4.02%) Middleware
9 7 (3.52%) LINQ
10 6 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (3.02%) Web Services
11 5 (2.51%) HTML5
11 5 (2.51%) STL
11 5 (2.51%) MFC
12 4 (2.01%) ATL
12 4 (2.01%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.52%) Management Information System
1 7 (3.52%) Replication
2 6 (3.02%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.51%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (2.01%) DataPower
4 4 (2.01%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.01%) PKI
5 3 (1.51%) Clustering
5 3 (1.51%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.51%) CESG
5 3 (1.51%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.51%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.01%) RMADS
6 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.50%) CMDB
7 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 53 (26.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 52 (26.13%) Windows 7
3 39 (19.60%) UNIX
4 37 (18.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (15.08%) Windows XP
6 23 (11.56%) Linux
7 12 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.52%) Mac OS
10 6 (3.02%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.01%) AIX
11 2 (1.01%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.50%) MVS
12 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.50%) Android
12 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (10.05%) ITIL
2 13 (6.53%) Multithreading
3 12 (6.03%) Project Management
4 11 (5.53%) Unit Testing
5 10 (5.03%) Change Management
6 9 (4.52%) Migration
6 9 (4.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (4.52%) MVVM
7 8 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (3.52%) Release Management
8 7 (3.52%) Risk Management
8 7 (3.52%) Workflow
9 6 (3.02%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.02%) Information Security
9 6 (3.02%) Performance Management
9 6 (3.02%) ITIL V3
9 6 (3.02%) SIEM
10 5 (2.51%) Algorithmic Trading
10 5 (2.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (2.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.09%) SQL
2 34 (17.09%) C#
3 28 (14.07%) Java
4 14 (7.04%) PowerShell
5 11 (5.53%) C++
5 11 (5.53%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.52%) VBScript
7 8 (4.02%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.01%) Perl
8 4 (2.01%) VB
8 4 (2.01%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.01%) VC++
9 2 (1.01%) Python
9 2 (1.01%) Korn
10 1 (0.50%) Groovy
10 1 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.50%) Tcl
10 1 (0.50%) PHP
10 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (28.64%) Security Cleared
2 51 (25.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.03%) Degree
4 9 (4.52%) CISSP
4 9 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.02%) CCSP
5 8 (4.02%) CEH
6 7 (3.52%) GIAC
6 7 (3.52%) SSCP
7 5 (2.51%) MCP
8 4 (2.01%) MCSA
9 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.51%) HND
9 3 (1.51%) MCSE
10 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.50%) MCTS
11 1 (0.50%) MCITP
11 1 (0.50%) CISM
11 1 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 31 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (3.52%) vSphere
5 5 (2.51%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.01%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.51%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.01%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.50%) XenApp
9 1 (0.50%) NFS
9 1 (0.50%) Samba
9 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (11.06%) SCCM
2 9 (4.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.01%) Puppet
4 4 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.51%) Netcool
6 2 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.50%) MIIS
7 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.50%) WSUS
7 1 (0.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.50%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 82 (41.21%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.57%) VMware
3 16 (8.04%) Oracle
4 14 (7.04%) Citrix
5 12 (6.03%) HP
6 11 (5.53%) IBM
7 8 (4.02%) McAfee
8 6 (3.02%) Symantec
8 6 (3.02%) Altiris
8 6 (3.02%) Cisco
8 6 (3.02%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.51%) Sybase
9 5 (2.51%) EMC
10 4 (2.01%) Apple
10 4 (2.01%) Juniper
10 4 (2.01%) Meru Networks
10 4 (2.01%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.01%) F5
11 2 (1.01%) AppSense
11 2 (1.01%) Kofax
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