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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 63 94 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.71% 10.39% 12.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.13% 43.12% 55.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 50
Median daily rate £250 £284 £262
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £112 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
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 £14.60 £15.36 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.94% -4.03%
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
161 218 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.38% 24.09% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 99 86
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £179 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +218.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 (46.21%) Active Directory
2 62 (42.76%) Windows Server
3 47 (32.41%) PowerShell
4 46 (31.72%) Microsoft
5 41 (28.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (26.90%) Security Cleared
7 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (23.45%) Linux
8 33 (22.76%) VMware
9 27 (18.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (17.93%) SC Cleared
10 26 (17.93%) Hyper-V
11 25 (17.24%) SCCM
12 22 (15.17%) SQL
12 22 (15.17%) DNS
12 22 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (14.48%) Windows 7
13 21 (14.48%) MS Exchange
13 21 (14.48%) Oracle
13 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
14 19 (13.10%) Unix
14 19 (13.10%) Citrix
14 19 (13.10%) Firewall
14 19 (13.10%) Office 365
15 18 (12.41%) Windows XP
16 17 (11.72%) HP
16 17 (11.72%) MS Office
16 17 (11.72%) VBScript
16 17 (11.72%) Java
16 17 (11.72%) 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 21 (14.48%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (7.59%) OpenStack
4 9 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.52%) Apache
5 8 (5.52%) JBoss
5 8 (5.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (5.52%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.14%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.76%) IIS
9 3 (2.07%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.38%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.38%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.38%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (11.72%) MS Office
2 15 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.10%) Office 365
2 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.17%) DNS
2 19 (13.10%) Firewall
3 12 (8.28%) DHCP
4 10 (6.90%) SAN
4 10 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.83%) SSL
5 7 (4.83%) VPN
6 5 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (3.45%) HTTP
6 5 (3.45%) WAN
7 4 (2.76%) LAN
7 4 (2.76%) Skype
7 4 (2.76%) SNMP
7 4 (2.76%) VoIP
8 3 (2.07%) Internet
8 3 (2.07%) Kerberos
8 3 (2.07%) VLAN
9 2 (1.38%) Wireless
10 1 (0.69%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.52%) MarkLogic
4 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.07%) MySQL
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.38%) DB2
6 2 (1.38%) GIS
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) StarTeam
2 4 (2.76%) InstallShield
2 4 (2.76%) MSI
3 3 (2.07%) AdminStudio
3 3 (2.07%) Fiddler
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 17 (11.72%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) Publishing
3 2 (1.38%) Banking
3 2 (1.38%) Law
3 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Back Office
4 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (8.97%) Analyst
1 13 (8.97%) Developer
1 13 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (5.52%) Applications Packager
2 8 (5.52%) Architect
2 8 (5.52%) Java Developer
3 7 (4.83%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (4.83%) Administrator
3 7 (4.83%) Server Engineer
4 6 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (4.14%) Consultant
4 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (4.14%) Messaging Engineer
4 6 (4.14%) Security Engineer
4 6 (4.14%) Support Engineer
4 6 (4.14%) Test Analyst
5 5 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (3.45%) Desktop Support
5 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (3.45%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.21%) AngularJS
2 8 (5.52%) Apache Commons
2 8 (5.52%) Drools
2 8 (5.52%) Ext JS
2 8 (5.52%) Hibernate
2 8 (5.52%) J2EE
2 8 (5.52%) jBPM
2 8 (5.52%) JSP
2 8 (5.52%) Servlets
2 8 (5.52%) Spring
3 6 (4.14%) .NET
3 6 (4.14%) Web Services
4 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.07%) CSS
5 3 (2.07%) HTML
6 2 (1.38%) jQuery
6 2 (1.38%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.69%) CSS3
7 1 (0.69%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Clustering
2 10 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.52%) Replication
5 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.76%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.76%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.07%) CESG
6 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.07%) PKI
7 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.69%) IVR
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
8 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (42.76%) Windows Server
2 41 (28.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (23.45%) Linux
3 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (18.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (14.48%) Windows 7
6 19 (13.10%) Unix
7 18 (12.41%) Windows XP
8 15 (10.34%) AIX
8 15 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (8.97%) Windows 10
10 9 (6.21%) Android
11 6 (4.14%) Apple iOS
11 6 (4.14%) Solaris
12 5 (3.45%) Windows Phone
13 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.38%) HPUX
15 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.34%) Migration
3 14 (9.66%) ITIL
4 11 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (6.90%) Integration Testing
5 10 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
5 10 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 9 (6.21%) Change Management
6 9 (6.21%) Open Source
6 9 (6.21%) Workflow
7 8 (5.52%) BPMN
7 8 (5.52%) OO
7 8 (5.52%) OOD
7 8 (5.52%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (5.52%) Test Scripting
7 8 (5.52%) User Stories
8 7 (4.83%) Application Packaging
9 5 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.41%) PowerShell
2 22 (15.17%) SQL
3 17 (11.72%) Java
3 17 (11.72%) VBScript
4 14 (9.66%) C#
5 7 (4.83%) Perl
6 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.76%) Korn
6 4 (2.76%) Python
7 2 (1.38%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (26.90%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (8.97%) Degree
5 9 (6.21%) MCSE
6 8 (5.52%) ISTQB
6 8 (5.52%) MCSA
7 5 (3.45%) MCITP
7 5 (3.45%) MCTS
8 4 (2.76%) CISSP
9 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.07%) ISEB
9 3 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.38%) SANS
11 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (46.21%) Active Directory
2 26 (17.93%) Hyper-V
3 22 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.45%) DFS Replication
5 5 (3.45%) vSphere
6 4 (2.76%) XenApp
6 4 (2.76%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.38%) Docker
7 2 (1.38%) Firmware
8 1 (0.69%) Brightmail
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (17.24%) SCCM
2 7 (4.83%) Netcool
3 6 (4.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (3.45%) PowerCLI
5 4 (2.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.07%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.07%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (2.07%) Perfmon
6 3 (2.07%) SCOM
6 3 (2.07%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.38%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.38%) Mesos
7 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) Ansible
8 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.69%) Puppet
8 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (31.72%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.76%) VMware
3 21 (14.48%) Oracle
4 19 (13.10%) Citrix
5 17 (11.72%) HP
6 13 (8.97%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.90%) Cisco
7 10 (6.90%) IBM
8 8 (5.52%) Symantec
9 7 (4.83%) Apple
9 7 (4.83%) EMC
10 6 (4.14%) Intel Security
11 5 (3.45%) Altiris
11 5 (3.45%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.45%) F5
11 5 (3.45%) Veritas
12 3 (2.07%) Xamarin
13 2 (1.38%) IronPort
13 2 (1.38%) Lotus
13 2 (1.38%) Samsung
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