The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 86 97 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.89% 16.09% 11.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.78% 63.82% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +18.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £102 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £16.08 £9.50 £15.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.26% -40.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.96 £90.35 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.69% -7.81%
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
157 152 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.72% 25.21% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 78 66
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £210 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.08 £9.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.26% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £125.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 64 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 47 (24.48%) SQL
2 47 (24.48%) Windows 7
3 42 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (17.19%) Security Cleared
4 33 (17.19%) Finance
5 32 (16.67%) Linux
6 31 (16.15%) Java
7 30 (15.63%) C#
8 28 (14.58%) .NET
9 27 (14.06%) SQL Server
9 27 (14.06%) UNIX
9 27 (14.06%) SC Cleared
10 26 (13.54%) Migration
11 25 (13.02%) Active Directory
12 23 (11.98%) Oracle
12 23 (11.98%) VMware
13 21 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (10.42%) Multithreading
14 20 (10.42%) Degree
15 18 (9.38%) Windows XP
16 17 (8.85%) IIS
16 17 (8.85%) MS Office
17 16 (8.33%) XML
17 16 (8.33%) C++
17 16 (8.33%) ETL
18 15 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (7.29%) IBM
19 14 (7.29%) WCF
19 14 (7.29%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (8.85%) IIS
2 11 (5.73%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.60%) Lync
5 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.56%) LiveLink
5 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.56%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (8.85%) MS Office
2 11 (5.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.13%) Office 365
2 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.77%) SAN
2 12 (6.25%) HTTP
2 12 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.25%) Firewall
3 8 (4.17%) DHCP
3 8 (4.17%) DNS
4 7 (3.65%) SSL
5 6 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.60%) LAN
7 4 (2.08%) WAN
7 4 (2.08%) IPsec
8 3 (1.56%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.04%) Internet
9 2 (1.04%) Wireless
10 1 (0.52%) Network Security
10 1 (0.52%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.52%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.73%) Oracle Database
2 11 (5.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.08%) KDB
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.52%) DTS
8 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (3.13%) Fiddler
2 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.04%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (1.04%) Selenium
4 1 (0.52%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.52%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.52%) CodeRush
4 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.52%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.52%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.52%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 33 (17.19%) Finance
2 12 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (2.08%) Front Office
4 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (22.40%) Developer
2 23 (11.98%) Analyst
3 15 (7.81%) Java Developer
4 13 (6.77%) Consultant
5 12 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (6.25%) Administrator
6 10 (5.21%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.21%) C# Developer
6 10 (5.21%) WPF Developer
7 8 (4.17%) Architect
8 7 (3.65%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.65%) Desktop Support
9 6 (3.13%) DBA
9 6 (3.13%) C++ Developer
9 6 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (2.60%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.60%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (2.60%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (2.60%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.58%) .NET
2 16 (8.33%) XML
3 14 (7.29%) WCF
4 12 (6.25%) WPF
5 10 (5.21%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.21%) .NET Framework
6 8 (4.17%) HTML
6 8 (4.17%) Middleware
6 8 (4.17%) WinForms
6 8 (4.17%) LINQ
7 7 (3.65%) OLE DB
7 7 (3.65%) ATL
7 7 (3.65%) COM+
7 7 (3.65%) DCOM
7 7 (3.65%) STL
7 7 (3.65%) Web Services
8 6 (3.13%) MFC
8 6 (3.13%) Oracle Streams
8 6 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (2.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.65%) Replication
3 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.08%) Clustering
5 3 (1.56%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.56%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.56%) NHS
5 3 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.04%) CESG
6 2 (1.04%) iPhone
7 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.52%) DataPower
7 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.48%) Windows 7
2 42 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (16.67%) Linux
4 27 (14.06%) UNIX
5 21 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 15 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.65%) Solaris
10 5 (2.60%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.56%) Android
12 2 (1.04%) AIX
13 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.54%) Migration
2 20 (10.42%) Multithreading
3 16 (8.33%) ETL
4 12 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (5.73%) ITIL
6 10 (5.21%) Change Management
6 10 (5.21%) Performance Management
6 10 (5.21%) MVVM
7 8 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 7 (3.65%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (3.65%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.65%) SOA
9 6 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.13%) Low Latency
10 5 (2.60%) Data Migration
11 4 (2.08%) Project Management
11 4 (2.08%) Validation
11 4 (2.08%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.48%) SQL
2 31 (16.15%) Java
3 30 (15.63%) C#
4 16 (8.33%) C++
5 10 (5.21%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.69%) VB
7 6 (3.13%) Perl
8 4 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.56%) VBScript
9 3 (1.56%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.56%) Python
10 2 (1.04%) C
10 2 (1.04%) Korn
11 1 (0.52%) VB6
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) Tcl
11 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.42%) Degree
4 6 (3.13%) CISSP
5 5 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.60%) HND
6 4 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.56%) CEH
7 3 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.56%) GIAC
7 3 (1.56%) SSCP
7 3 (1.56%) CCSP
8 2 (1.04%) MCSE
8 2 (1.04%) MCSA
8 2 (1.04%) PMP
8 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.04%) MCITP
8 2 (1.04%) GCIA
8 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) SLA
1 2 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (13.02%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.60%) RACF
5 4 (2.08%) vSphere
5 4 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.56%) XenApp
6 3 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.56%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.52%) Nmap
8 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (7.29%) SCCM
2 6 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.13%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.04%) CA Endevor
4 2 (1.04%) SCOM
5 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.52%) Nessus
5 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.52%) Netcool
5 1 (0.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.52%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 64 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.98%) Oracle
2 23 (11.98%) VMware
3 14 (7.29%) IBM
4 13 (6.77%) Citrix
5 9 (4.69%) HP
6 8 (4.17%) Dell
7 7 (3.65%) Symantec
7 7 (3.65%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.65%) Veritas
8 5 (2.60%) NetApp
8 5 (2.60%) CommVault
9 4 (2.08%) Cisco
10 3 (1.56%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.56%) RightFax
10 3 (1.56%) Open Text
10 3 (1.56%) EMC
10 3 (1.56%) Lotus
10 3 (1.56%) Sybase
11 2 (1.04%) Siebel
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