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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 65 102 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.61% 14.41% 12.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.14% 48.57% 52.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 72
Average daily rate
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£315 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £97 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Average hourly rate £12.75 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.75 £20.00 £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
158 210 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.50% 29.66% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 101 115
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £122 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.75 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £19.00 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 59 (33.15%) Microsoft
2 52 (29.21%) Windows 7
3 43 (24.16%) Active Directory
4 37 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (20.22%) Windows XP
6 35 (19.66%) Security Cleared
7 33 (18.54%) SQL Server
8 29 (16.29%) .NET
8 29 (16.29%) Linux
8 29 (16.29%) Citrix
8 29 (16.29%) VMware
8 29 (16.29%) SC Cleared
9 27 (15.17%) C#
10 25 (14.04%) Finance
11 24 (13.48%) Migration
11 24 (13.48%) Oracle
12 23 (12.92%) MS Office
13 22 (12.36%) Java
14 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (11.24%) SQL
16 18 (10.11%) ITIL
16 18 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (9.55%) UNIX
18 15 (8.43%) MS Excel
18 15 (8.43%) ASP.NET
18 15 (8.43%) SCCM
19 14 (7.87%) Data Centre
19 14 (7.87%) IIS
19 14 (7.87%) Web Services
19 14 (7.87%) Symantec

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 14 (7.87%) IIS
2 8 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.81%) NetWeaver
4 4 (2.25%) Lync
4 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.69%) WorkSite
5 3 (1.69%) JBoss
6 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (12.92%) MS Office
2 15 (8.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) Office 365
2 3 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.62%) HTTP
1 10 (5.62%) DNS
1 10 (5.62%) SSL
1 10 (5.62%) SAN
2 9 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.06%) DHCP
3 6 (3.37%) Firewall
4 4 (2.25%) Network Security
5 3 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (1.69%) LAN
5 3 (1.69%) LDAP
5 3 (1.69%) WAN
5 3 (1.69%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.12%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.12%) NAS
6 2 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.56%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.56%) IPsec
7 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.06%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.81%) SAP HANA
5 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Fiddler
1 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.81%) TestDirector
3 4 (2.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.25%) WinRunner
4 3 (1.69%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.56%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) Hudson
6 1 (0.56%) Xcode
6 1 (0.56%) Maven
6 1 (0.56%) Subversion
6 1 (0.56%) NUnit
6 1 (0.56%) MSI
6 1 (0.56%) JDeveloper
General
1 25 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (2.81%) Banking
3 4 (2.25%) Legal
4 3 (1.69%) Law
4 3 (1.69%) Back Office
5 2 (1.12%) French Language
6 1 (0.56%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (15.17%) Analyst
2 21 (11.80%) Developer
3 16 (8.99%) Desktop Engineer
4 14 (7.87%) Wintel Engineer
5 11 (6.18%) Consultant
6 10 (5.62%) Desktop Support
7 9 (5.06%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.49%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.49%) Administrator
8 8 (4.49%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.93%) Designer
9 7 (3.93%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.37%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (2.81%) Service Analyst
11 5 (2.81%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (2.81%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (2.81%) Windows Administrator
11 5 (2.81%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.29%) .NET
2 15 (8.43%) ASP.NET
3 14 (7.87%) Web Services
4 6 (3.37%) WCF
5 5 (2.81%) SAP Basis
5 5 (2.81%) NHibernate
5 5 (2.81%) Middleware
6 4 (2.25%) XML
6 4 (2.25%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Streams
7 3 (1.69%) WPF
8 2 (1.12%) JSP
8 2 (1.12%) STL
8 2 (1.12%) HTML
8 2 (1.12%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.56%) jQuery
9 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.56%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.30%) Clustering
3 8 (4.49%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.93%) Replication
4 7 (3.93%) PDA
5 5 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.81%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.12%) NHS
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) iPhone
8 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
8 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) SCADA
8 1 (0.56%) iPad
8 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.21%) Windows 7
2 37 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (20.22%) Windows XP
4 29 (16.29%) Linux
5 18 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (9.55%) UNIX
7 13 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.49%) AIX
9 6 (3.37%) Solaris
9 6 (3.37%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.81%) Android
11 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.12%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.48%) Migration
2 18 (10.11%) ITIL
3 10 (5.62%) Service Management
3 10 (5.62%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (5.06%) Change Management
5 8 (4.49%) Project Management
6 7 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (3.93%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (3.93%) Information Security
6 7 (3.93%) Software Engineering
6 7 (3.93%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.37%) Software Testing
7 6 (3.37%) Test Scripting
8 5 (2.81%) Time Management
8 5 (2.81%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (2.81%) Test Automation
8 5 (2.81%) Configuration Management
8 5 (2.81%) OO
8 5 (2.81%) OOD
9 4 (2.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.17%) C#
2 22 (12.36%) Java
3 20 (11.24%) SQL
4 7 (3.93%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.37%) VB
6 5 (2.81%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.81%) ABAP
7 4 (2.25%) Perl
7 4 (2.25%) C++
8 3 (1.69%) Python
8 3 (1.69%) VBScript
9 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.12%) Korn
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.56%) Ruby
10 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.56%) VBA
10 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (19.66%) Security Cleared
2 29 (16.29%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.87%) MCITP
5 11 (6.18%) MCSE
5 11 (6.18%) MCSA
6 10 (5.62%) Degree
7 8 (4.49%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.37%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.81%) MCTS
10 4 (2.25%) PMP
10 4 (2.25%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.69%) CCNA
11 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.69%) MCP
12 2 (1.12%) CISSP
12 2 (1.12%) CCNP
12 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (24.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.62%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (2.81%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.25%) XenApp
7 3 (1.69%) RACF
8 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (8.43%) SCCM
2 13 (7.30%) NetBackup
3 10 (5.62%) Backup Exec
4 9 (5.06%) SCOM
5 7 (3.93%) Nagios
6 6 (3.37%) Data Guard
6 6 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (2.25%) Netcool
7 4 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.69%) WSUS
8 3 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.12%) Legato
9 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.12%) Nmap
9 2 (1.12%) Nessus
9 2 (1.12%) WMI
10 1 (0.56%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 59 (33.15%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.29%) Citrix
2 29 (16.29%) VMware
3 24 (13.48%) Oracle
4 14 (7.87%) Symantec
5 8 (4.49%) HP
6 7 (3.93%) Veritas
7 6 (3.37%) McAfee
8 5 (2.81%) EMC
8 5 (2.81%) Sybase
8 5 (2.81%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.81%) SAP
9 4 (2.25%) Dell
9 4 (2.25%) Cisco
9 4 (2.25%) CommVault
9 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.69%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.69%) NetApp
11 2 (1.12%) ArcSight
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