The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 41 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 31.06% 53.70% 41.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.39% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £373 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £185 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
51 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 38.64% 53.70% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 15
Average daily rate £350 £370 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £125 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 55 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 55 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 44 (58.67%) Microsoft
3 33 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (42.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (40.00%) HP
6 26 (34.67%) VMware
7 24 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (32.00%) SQL
8 23 (30.67%) Active Directory
9 21 (28.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 19 (25.33%) MS Office
11 17 (22.67%) ITIL
11 17 (22.67%) DNS
11 17 (22.67%) DHCP
11 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (21.33%) Windows 7
13 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 15 (20.00%) MCTS
14 14 (18.67%) MCITP
14 14 (18.67%) McAfee
14 14 (18.67%) Change Management
14 14 (18.67%) MCSA
15 13 (17.33%) SharePoint
15 13 (17.33%) Windows XP
15 13 (17.33%) Replication
16 12 (16.00%) Altiris
16 12 (16.00%) PDA
16 12 (16.00%) Incident Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.33%) SharePoint
3 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) MS Office
2 12 (16.00%) MS Project
3 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) DNS
1 17 (22.67%) DHCP
2 11 (14.67%) Firewall
3 10 (13.33%) SAN
4 7 (9.33%) LAN
4 7 (9.33%) WAN
5 6 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (5.33%) SNMP
6 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.33%) SSL
6 4 (5.33%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (5.33%) Network Security
6 4 (5.33%) Junos
7 3 (4.00%) IPv4
7 3 (4.00%) VLAN
8 1 (1.33%) NAS
8 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) WinRunner
1 9 (12.00%) TestDirector
1 9 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.33%) MSI
2 1 (1.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.33%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 11 (14.67%) Build Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Test Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (2.67%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) QA Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (1.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (1.33%) Technology Consultant
8 1 (1.33%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (1.33%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.33%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) XML
1 9 (12.00%) HTML
2 6 (8.00%) .NET
3 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.67%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Replication
2 12 (16.00%) PDA
3 10 (13.33%) Clustering
3 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.33%) Device Driver
7 4 (5.33%) Cryptography
8 3 (4.00%) EqualLogic
9 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.33%) iSeries
10 1 (1.33%) NHS
10 1 (1.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 32 (42.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (21.33%) Windows 7
4 13 (17.33%) Windows XP
5 8 (10.67%) AIX
6 7 (9.33%) UNIX
6 7 (9.33%) Linux
7 1 (1.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) ITIL
2 14 (18.67%) Change Management
3 12 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 10 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 9 (12.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (12.00%) Validation
6 8 (10.67%) High Availability
7 6 (8.00%) Information Security
7 6 (8.00%) SIEM
8 5 (6.67%) Build Automation
9 4 (5.33%) Service Management
9 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.33%) Workflow
9 4 (5.33%) Content Management
9 4 (5.33%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (5.33%) Network Management
10 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 12 (16.00%) VBScript
4 6 (8.00%) Python
4 6 (8.00%) Perl
5 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.00%) C
6 2 (2.67%) C#
6 2 (2.67%) Java
6 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) XPath
7 1 (1.33%) VB
7 1 (1.33%) REXX
7 1 (1.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 55 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 55 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 24 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (20.00%) MCTS
4 14 (18.67%) MCITP
4 14 (18.67%) MCSA
5 11 (14.67%) ISTQB
6 10 (13.33%) MCSE
7 9 (12.00%) MCP
8 8 (10.67%) Degree
9 3 (4.00%) CISSP
9 3 (4.00%) PMP
9 3 (4.00%) PMI Certification
9 3 (4.00%) GCIA
10 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (30.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.00%) vSphere
4 9 (12.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.33%) Firmware
5 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.00%) vCloud
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (28.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (12.00%) Netcool
4 8 (10.67%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (9.33%) SCCM
6 4 (5.33%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (58.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (40.00%) HP
3 26 (34.67%) VMware
4 14 (18.67%) McAfee
5 12 (16.00%) Altiris
6 11 (14.67%) Veritas
7 10 (13.33%) Citrix
8 6 (8.00%) Cisco
8 6 (8.00%) EMC
8 6 (8.00%) ArcSight
9 4 (5.33%) Juniper
9 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.33%) Crossbeam
9 4 (5.33%) TippingPoint
9 4 (5.33%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.33%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.33%) F5
10 3 (4.00%) Dell
10 3 (4.00%) CA
10 3 (4.00%) NetApp
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
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