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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 85 95 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.69% 10.65% 12.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.57% 52.78% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 68 29
Median daily rate £293 £304 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £105 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -1.61%
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
175 180 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.12% 20.18% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 110 98
Median daily rate £375 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 5 May 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 5 May 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 67 (43.79%) Active Directory
2 64 (41.83%) Windows Server
3 60 (39.22%) Microsoft
4 48 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (26.14%) Security Cleared
5 40 (26.14%) Windows 7
6 37 (24.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (23.53%) VMware
8 33 (21.57%) PowerShell
9 26 (16.99%) DNS
9 26 (16.99%) MS Exchange
10 23 (15.03%) Linux
10 23 (15.03%) SQL
11 22 (14.38%) Citrix
11 22 (14.38%) SC Cleared
12 21 (13.73%) SCCM
12 21 (13.73%) Office 365
12 21 (13.73%) SQL Server
12 21 (13.73%) MS Office
13 20 (13.07%) MS Excel
13 20 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (12.42%) Windows XP
14 19 (12.42%) ITIL
14 19 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (11.76%) Migration
16 17 (11.11%) .NET
17 16 (10.46%) Java
17 16 (10.46%) Unix
17 16 (10.46%) Finance

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 26 (16.99%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (9.15%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (7.19%) OpenStack
6 10 (6.54%) Skype for Business
7 8 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.23%) IIS
8 5 (3.27%) JBoss
8 5 (3.27%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.61%) Apache
9 4 (2.61%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.65%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (13.73%) MS Office
2 20 (13.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.61%) MS Project
4 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.65%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.73%) Office 365
2 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.99%) DNS
2 15 (9.80%) DHCP
3 14 (9.15%) Firewall
3 14 (9.15%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.19%) SAN
5 9 (5.88%) SSL
5 9 (5.88%) WAN
6 8 (5.23%) LAN
7 7 (4.58%) Skype
8 6 (3.92%) HTTP
9 4 (2.61%) SNMP
9 4 (2.61%) VLAN
10 3 (1.96%) VoIP
10 3 (1.96%) VPN
11 2 (1.31%) 3G
11 2 (1.31%) ADSL
11 2 (1.31%) Broadband
12 1 (0.65%) ATM
12 1 (0.65%) IPv4
12 1 (0.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.27%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.61%) MarkLogic
4 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) DB2
6 1 (0.65%) Ingres
6 1 (0.65%) MS Access
6 1 (0.65%) MySQL
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Fiddler
1 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (2.61%) TestDirector
2 3 (1.96%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.96%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (1.31%) MSI
4 1 (0.65%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (10.46%) Finance
2 9 (5.88%) Banking
3 6 (3.92%) Legal
4 4 (2.61%) Front Office
4 4 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.31%) Law
5 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (15.69%) Analyst
2 19 (12.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (9.15%) Developer
4 13 (8.50%) Desktop Support
5 11 (7.19%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (5.88%) Server Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Architect
7 8 (5.23%) IT Support
8 7 (4.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) Desktop Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Tester
8 7 (4.58%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Tester
9 6 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Administrator
9 6 (3.92%) IT Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Messaging Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.11%) .NET
2 8 (5.23%) Web Services
3 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.27%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.27%) CSS
5 4 (2.61%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.61%) Apache Commons
5 4 (2.61%) Drools
5 4 (2.61%) Ext JS
5 4 (2.61%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.61%) HTML
5 4 (2.61%) J2EE
5 4 (2.61%) jBPM
5 4 (2.61%) JSP
5 4 (2.61%) Servlets
5 4 (2.61%) Spring
6 3 (1.96%) jQuery
7 2 (1.31%) REST
7 2 (1.31%) XML
8 1 (0.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Clustering
2 10 (6.54%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.54%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.88%) Replication
4 6 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.27%) NHS
5 5 (3.27%) PKI
6 4 (2.61%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.96%) PDA
8 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.31%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.65%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (41.83%) Windows Server
2 48 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (26.14%) Windows 7
4 37 (24.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (15.03%) Linux
7 19 (12.42%) Windows XP
8 16 (10.46%) Unix
9 9 (5.88%) AIX
9 9 (5.88%) Windows 8
10 7 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (4.58%) Solaris
11 4 (2.61%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.96%) Android
12 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.31%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.31%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.65%) HPUX
14 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.42%) ITIL
2 18 (11.76%) Migration
3 12 (7.84%) Software Testing
4 9 (5.88%) Open Source
5 8 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (5.23%) Change Management
6 7 (4.58%) OO
6 7 (4.58%) Process Improvement
7 6 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (3.92%) Integration Testing
7 6 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (3.92%) Service Management
7 6 (3.92%) Workflow
8 5 (3.27%) Content Management
8 5 (3.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (3.27%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (2.61%) BPMN
9 4 (2.61%) Project Governance
9 4 (2.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.57%) PowerShell
2 23 (15.03%) SQL
3 16 (10.46%) Java
4 9 (5.88%) C#
5 5 (3.27%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.27%) Perl
6 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.61%) Python
6 4 (2.61%) VBScript
7 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.96%) VB
8 2 (1.31%) AWK
8 2 (1.31%) C-shell
8 2 (1.31%) Korn
8 2 (1.31%) sed
8 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) VB6
9 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (26.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.38%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (10.46%) Degree
5 13 (8.50%) MCSE
6 6 (3.92%) CISSP
6 6 (3.92%) MCP
6 6 (3.92%) MCSA
6 6 (3.92%) MCTS
7 4 (2.61%) MCITP
8 3 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.96%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 67 (43.79%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.19%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (5.88%) XenApp
5 6 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.27%) vSphere
7 3 (1.96%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.31%) Docker
8 2 (1.31%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.65%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.65%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 21 (13.73%) SCCM
2 6 (3.92%) SCOM
3 5 (3.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (2.61%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.96%) Nagios
5 3 (1.96%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.96%) Netcool
5 3 (1.96%) Perfmon
6 2 (1.31%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.31%) Mesos
7 1 (0.65%) Ansible
7 1 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.65%) Puppet
7 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 36 (23.53%) VMware
3 22 (14.38%) Citrix
4 14 (9.15%) HP
5 12 (7.84%) Oracle
6 8 (5.23%) Cisco
7 7 (4.58%) IBM
8 6 (3.92%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.27%) Altiris
10 4 (2.61%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.61%) Symantec
11 3 (1.96%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.96%) Xamarin
12 2 (1.31%) Apple
12 2 (1.31%) AppSense
12 2 (1.31%) Dell
12 2 (1.31%) EMC
12 2 (1.31%) iManage
12 2 (1.31%) IronPort
12 2 (1.31%) Veritas
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