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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 13 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 56 67 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.02% 10.86% 14.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.41% 51.15% 63.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 75
Median daily rate £270 £275 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £100 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £404 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% +2.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.93 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +9.82%

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
129 131 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.08% 21.23% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 74 120
Median daily rate £355 £301 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.13% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £100 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 57 (45.24%) Microsoft
1 57 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 43 (34.13%) Windows Server
3 42 (33.33%) VMware
4 41 (32.54%) PowerShell
5 35 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 34 (26.98%) SCCM
7 32 (25.40%) Windows 7
8 25 (19.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (19.05%) ITIL
10 23 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (17.46%) Citrix
12 21 (16.67%) Finance
13 19 (15.08%) Firewall
13 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (14.29%) Symantec
14 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 17 (13.49%) DNS
16 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
16 16 (12.70%) C#
16 16 (12.70%) VBScript
17 15 (11.90%) Linux
17 15 (11.90%) DHCP
17 15 (11.90%) SAN
17 15 (11.90%) Norton AntiVirus
17 15 (11.90%) Migration
18 14 (11.11%) WSUS
18 14 (11.11%) SQL
19 13 (10.32%) Office 365

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 12 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.17%) IIS
4 3 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.79%) CICS
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.32%) Office 365
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.38%) IaaS
4 2 (1.59%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.59%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.08%) Firewall
2 17 (13.49%) DNS
3 15 (11.90%) DHCP
3 15 (11.90%) SAN
4 7 (5.56%) WAN
5 4 (3.17%) Network Security
5 4 (3.17%) Skype
5 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.17%) VPN
6 3 (2.38%) Internet
6 3 (2.38%) LAN
6 3 (2.38%) LDAP
6 3 (2.38%) NAS
7 2 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.59%) VoIP
7 2 (1.59%) VSAN
8 1 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.59%) MySQL
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.79%) GIS
4 1 (0.79%) MarkLogic
4 1 (0.79%) MS Access
4 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.59%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.59%) Hudson
2 2 (1.59%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.79%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.79%) MSI
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Publishing
3 7 (5.56%) Law
4 2 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (24.60%) Analyst
2 13 (10.32%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 10 (7.94%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.14%) Consultant
5 9 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) IT Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.76%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) IT Support
9 5 (3.97%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.97%) Field Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Migration Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.17%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) XML
2 3 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Commons
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) Drools
3 1 (0.79%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.79%) J2EE
3 1 (0.79%) jBPM
3 1 (0.79%) JSON
3 1 (0.79%) JSP
3 1 (0.79%) Servlets
3 1 (0.79%) SOAP
3 1 (0.79%) Spring
3 1 (0.79%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 7 (5.56%) Clustering
4 5 (3.97%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.59%) CESG
5 2 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.59%) Replication
5 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) CMDB
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.13%) Windows Server
2 35 (27.78%) Windows 10
2 35 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (25.40%) Windows 7
4 25 (19.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (11.90%) Linux
7 10 (7.94%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.97%) AIX
8 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.17%) Unix
10 3 (2.38%) Android
11 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.59%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.79%) CentOS
12 1 (0.79%) MVS
12 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.05%) ITIL
2 15 (11.90%) Migration
3 11 (8.73%) Change Control
4 10 (7.94%) Service Management
5 9 (7.14%) Change Management
6 8 (6.35%) Software Testing
6 8 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.56%) BCP
7 7 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 7 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.97%) ITIL V3
9 5 (3.97%) ITSM
9 5 (3.97%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.17%) Information Assurance
10 4 (3.17%) Security Architecture
10 4 (3.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.54%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.70%) C#
2 16 (12.70%) VBScript
3 14 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (3.97%) Perl
5 4 (3.17%) Java
5 4 (3.17%) Python
6 3 (2.38%) C
6 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.79%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.79%) C++
7 1 (0.79%) COBOL
7 1 (0.79%) Korn
7 1 (0.79%) Tcl
7 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.35%) MCSE
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.76%) MCSA
4 4 (3.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.38%) CISSP
5 3 (2.38%) Degree
6 2 (1.59%) MCITP
6 2 (1.59%) MCTS
6 2 (1.59%) SANS
6 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.79%) HND
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.14%) vSphere
4 8 (6.35%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.17%) VMware Server
6 4 (3.17%) XenApp
7 3 (2.38%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.59%) Firmware
8 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.79%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.79%) NFS
9 1 (0.79%) Samba
9 1 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (26.98%) SCCM
2 15 (11.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (11.11%) WSUS
4 8 (6.35%) SCOM
5 4 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.17%) PowerCLI
5 4 (3.17%) vRealize
6 3 (2.38%) Netcool
7 2 (1.59%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.59%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.59%) SnapMirror
7 2 (1.59%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.79%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.79%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.79%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 57 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 42 (33.33%) VMware
3 22 (17.46%) Citrix
4 18 (14.29%) Symantec
5 11 (8.73%) Cisco
6 10 (7.94%) Dell
7 8 (6.35%) HP
8 7 (5.56%) Oracle
9 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.97%) Intel Security
11 4 (3.17%) NetApp
11 4 (3.17%) Veritas
12 3 (2.38%) Apple
12 3 (2.38%) Avaya
12 3 (2.38%) IBM
12 3 (2.38%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.38%) Veeam
13 2 (1.59%) BMC
13 2 (1.59%) EMC
13 2 (1.59%) WatchGuard
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