The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 100 61 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 49.02% 35.47% 26.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.34% 91.04% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 40 34
Median daily rate £330 £321 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% -8.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
106 67 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 51.96% 38.95% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 45 53
Median daily rate £310 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Renfrewshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Renfrewshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -1 96 £330 +2.88%
Renfrew - 4 - -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 102 (64.56%) Active Directory
2 100 (63.29%) Microsoft
3 85 (53.80%) Security Cleared
4 82 (51.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (46.84%) SC Cleared
7 71 (44.94%) Windows Server
8 70 (44.30%) PowerShell
9 59 (37.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 54 (34.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 53 (33.54%) Office 365
12 52 (32.91%) MS Excel
13 49 (31.01%) SQL
14 48 (30.38%) MCSE
15 47 (29.75%) HP
16 44 (27.85%) SharePoint
17 38 (24.05%) Degree
18 33 (20.89%) Migration
19 32 (20.25%) ITIL
20 31 (19.62%) Windows XP
20 31 (19.62%) Computer Science
21 30 (18.99%) Windows 7
22 29 (18.35%) SQL Server
23 28 (17.72%) MS Exchange
23 28 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2010
23 28 (17.72%) Software Testing
24 27 (17.09%) AIX
24 27 (17.09%) VMware
25 26 (16.46%) MCSA
25 26 (16.46%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 44 (27.85%) SharePoint
2 28 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (17.72%) MS Exchange
3 25 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (15.82%) Skype for Business
4 24 (15.19%) OpenStack
5 16 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.06%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (4.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.63%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (32.91%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 53 (33.54%) Office 365
2 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.46%) DNS
2 22 (13.92%) DHCP
3 21 (13.29%) Skype
4 16 (10.13%) SAN
5 12 (7.59%) LAN
5 12 (7.59%) WAN
6 11 (6.96%) Firewall
7 7 (4.43%) Internet
7 7 (4.43%) Intranet
8 6 (3.80%) HTTP
8 6 (3.80%) HTTPS
8 6 (3.80%) iSCSI
8 6 (3.80%) NAS
9 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.16%) VPN
10 3 (1.90%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.90%) SNMP
10 3 (1.90%) SSL
11 1 (0.63%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.16%) MySQL
4 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (9.49%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.90%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.27%) MSI
3 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.63%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (2.53%) Finance
2 2 (1.27%) French Language
2 2 (1.27%) German Language
2 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (12.03%) Analyst
1 19 (12.03%) Test Analyst
2 13 (8.23%) Architect
2 13 (8.23%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 10 (6.33%) Lync Specialist
3 10 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (6.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 9 (5.70%) Office 365 Specialist
4 9 (5.70%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 7 (4.43%) Mobility Engineer
6 6 (3.80%) Active Directory Engineer
6 6 (3.80%) Applications Packager
6 6 (3.80%) Consultant
6 6 (3.80%) Mobility Specialist
7 5 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (3.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.70%) .NET
1 9 (5.70%) XML
2 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.43%) JSON
2 7 (4.43%) Middleware
3 5 (3.16%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.27%) XSD
5 1 (0.63%) J2EE
5 1 (0.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.62%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.76%) Data Centre
3 16 (10.13%) Clustering
4 13 (8.23%) Private Cloud
5 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.59%) Management Information System
6 10 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (5.06%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.16%) PKI
9 4 (2.53%) User Experience
10 3 (1.90%) CESG
10 3 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.90%) PDA
11 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.27%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.63%) Replication
12 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 82 (51.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 79 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 71 (44.94%) Windows Server
4 59 (37.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (19.62%) Windows XP
6 30 (18.99%) Windows 7
7 27 (17.09%) AIX
8 19 (12.03%) Linux
9 18 (11.39%) Windows 10
10 15 (9.49%) Unix
11 12 (7.59%) Android
11 12 (7.59%) Apple iOS
12 11 (6.96%) Solaris
13 10 (6.33%) HPUX
14 7 (4.43%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (3.16%) Windows Phone
16 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.89%) Migration
2 32 (20.25%) ITIL
3 28 (17.72%) Software Testing
4 25 (15.82%) Change Management
5 22 (13.92%) Load Balancing
6 18 (11.39%) Test Scripting
7 16 (10.13%) Server Virtualisation
8 14 (8.86%) Application Packaging
8 14 (8.86%) Smoke Testing
9 12 (7.59%) Network Design
10 11 (6.96%) Matrix Organization
10 11 (6.96%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 10 (6.33%) Office Automation
12 8 (5.06%) ITSM
12 8 (5.06%) Software Distribution
13 7 (4.43%) Application Virtualisation
13 7 (4.43%) Performance Management
13 7 (4.43%) Server Building
13 7 (4.43%) Service Management
13 7 (4.43%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (44.30%) PowerShell
2 49 (31.01%) SQL
3 14 (8.86%) Perl
4 13 (8.23%) Java
4 13 (8.23%) Python
4 13 (8.23%) VBScript
5 11 (6.96%) PHP
6 10 (6.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.80%) Jython
8 5 (3.16%) C
8 5 (3.16%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.53%) Groovy
10 3 (1.90%) C++
11 2 (1.27%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.27%) C#
11 2 (1.27%) Korn
12 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 85 (53.80%) Security Cleared
2 74 (46.84%) SC Cleared
3 54 (34.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (30.38%) MCSE
5 38 (24.05%) Degree
6 26 (16.46%) MCSA
7 22 (13.92%) ISTQB
8 17 (10.76%) MCITP
8 17 (10.76%) MCTS
9 12 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (4.43%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (2.53%) CISSP
11 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.63%) CCDA
13 1 (0.63%) CCNP
13 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 102 (64.56%) Active Directory
2 26 (16.46%) Hyper-V
3 22 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (8.86%) vSphere
5 4 (2.53%) Brightmail
5 4 (2.53%) DFS Replication
5 4 (2.53%) Firmware
5 4 (2.53%) XenApp
6 3 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (10.76%) Netcool
2 16 (10.13%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (9.49%) PowerCLI
4 11 (6.96%) AirWatch
4 11 (6.96%) vRealize
5 7 (4.43%) HP SiteScope
5 7 (4.43%) SCCM
6 6 (3.80%) BladeLogic
6 6 (3.80%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 6 (3.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (3.80%) Puppet
6 6 (3.80%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.27%) OVPA
8 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.63%) SCOM
9 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 100 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 47 (29.75%) HP
3 27 (17.09%) VMware
4 24 (15.19%) Citrix
5 16 (10.13%) Intel Security
5 16 (10.13%) Veritas
6 13 (8.23%) IronPort
7 8 (5.06%) CA
8 7 (4.43%) AppSense
8 7 (4.43%) Oracle
9 6 (3.80%) BMC
9 6 (3.80%) Dell
10 5 (3.16%) Apple
11 3 (1.90%) Altiris
11 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.90%) Samsung
11 3 (1.90%) Symantec
12 2 (1.27%) Thales
13 1 (0.63%) ThinPrint
13 1 (0.63%) Xerox