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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 40 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 36.70% 49.33% 60.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% 92.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 15
Average daily rate
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£338 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £275 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £521 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +2.33%
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
44 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 40.37% 53.33% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 15
Average daily rate £338 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £264 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £307
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 42 (59.15%) SC Cleared
1 42 (59.15%) Security Cleared
2 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
3 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (32.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (30.99%) SQL
6 20 (28.17%) HP
6 20 (28.17%) Windows 7
7 19 (26.76%) ITIL
7 19 (26.76%) Change Management
7 19 (26.76%) VMware
8 17 (23.94%) Clustering
8 17 (23.94%) MCSA
8 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
8 17 (23.94%) Windows XP
9 16 (22.54%) McAfee
9 16 (22.54%) MCITP
10 15 (21.13%) PDA
10 15 (21.13%) Citrix
11 14 (19.72%) MCSE
11 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
11 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
12 13 (18.31%) Test Scripting
12 13 (18.31%) Veritas
12 13 (18.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 12 (16.90%) Firewall
13 12 (16.90%) VMware ESX
13 12 (16.90%) TestDirector
13 12 (16.90%) XML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) Lync
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Office
2 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.63%) MS Project
4 2 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) Firewall
2 10 (14.08%) DNS
2 10 (14.08%) DHCP
3 8 (11.27%) SAN
4 6 (8.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (5.63%) Network Security
5 4 (5.63%) Junos
5 4 (5.63%) LAN
5 4 (5.63%) WAN
6 2 (2.82%) NAS
6 2 (2.82%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.82%) SSL
6 2 (2.82%) SNMP
6 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) TestDirector
2 11 (15.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (15.49%) WinRunner
3 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.23%) MSI
4 3 (4.23%) InstallShield
4 3 (4.23%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.41%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.82%) Finance
1 2 (2.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (14.08%) Test Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) Analyst
2 7 (9.86%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
4 4 (5.63%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Consultant
5 3 (4.23%) Server Support
5 3 (4.23%) Build Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Architect
6 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.82%) Developer
6 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (2.82%) QA Engineer
7 1 (1.41%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) XML
2 11 (15.49%) HTML
3 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.45%) .NET
4 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.63%) CSS
5 2 (2.82%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.41%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Clustering
2 15 (21.13%) PDA
3 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Cryptography
5 3 (4.23%) Replication
5 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.82%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.41%) AS400
7 1 (1.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (28.17%) Windows 7
3 17 (23.94%) Windows XP
4 10 (14.08%) AIX
5 6 (8.45%) Linux
5 6 (8.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) ITIL
1 19 (26.76%) Change Management
2 13 (18.31%) Test Scripting
3 12 (16.90%) Software Testing
3 12 (16.90%) Incident Management
4 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.68%) Validation
5 9 (12.68%) Service Management
6 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.45%) SIEM
7 6 (8.45%) Information Security
8 5 (7.04%) Build Automation
8 5 (7.04%) High Availability
9 4 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (5.63%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (5.63%) Network Management
9 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Migration
9 4 (5.63%) Content Management
9 4 (5.63%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) SQL
2 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
3 9 (12.68%) VBScript
4 7 (9.86%) C#
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.45%) Perl
5 6 (8.45%) VB
5 6 (8.45%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) Tcl
6 3 (4.23%) REXX
7 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.82%) C
7 2 (2.82%) Java
8 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (59.15%) SC Cleared
1 42 (59.15%) Security Cleared
2 23 (32.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (23.94%) MCSA
4 16 (22.54%) MCITP
5 14 (19.72%) MCSE
5 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
6 11 (15.49%) MCTS
7 7 (9.86%) Degree
8 3 (4.23%) MCP
8 3 (4.23%) PMP
8 3 (4.23%) PMI Certification
8 3 (4.23%) CISSP
8 3 (4.23%) GCIA
9 2 (2.82%) MCSD
10 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
3 12 (16.90%) VMware ESX
4 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (8.45%) vSphere
6 4 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.82%) Firmware
9 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (16.90%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (15.49%) Netcool
4 10 (14.08%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (7.04%) NetBackup
5 5 (7.04%) Backup Exec
5 5 (7.04%) Nagios
5 5 (7.04%) SCCM
5 5 (7.04%) SCOM
6 4 (5.63%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (2.82%) WSUS
8 2 (2.82%) WMI
9 1 (1.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.17%) HP
3 19 (26.76%) VMware
4 16 (22.54%) McAfee
5 15 (21.13%) Citrix
6 13 (18.31%) Veritas
7 8 (11.27%) Symantec
7 8 (11.27%) EMC
8 6 (8.45%) ArcSight
8 6 (8.45%) Cisco
9 4 (5.63%) Crossbeam
9 4 (5.63%) F5
9 4 (5.63%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.63%) TippingPoint
9 4 (5.63%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.63%) Juniper
9 4 (5.63%) CA
9 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.23%) Altiris
11 2 (2.82%) Brocade
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