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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 26 58 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 50.00% 39.19% 33.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.30% 75.32% 86.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 34
Median daily rate £348 £333 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £266 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
27 77 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 51.92% 52.03% 39.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 37
Median daily rate £400 £335 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 26 £348 +2.96% 3
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 93 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 86 (63.70%) Active Directory
3 82 (60.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (57.78%) PowerShell
4 78 (57.78%) Windows Server
5 74 (54.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (52.59%) Security Cleared
7 64 (47.41%) SC Cleared
8 59 (43.70%) MS Excel
9 53 (39.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 43 (31.85%) Office 365
11 40 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 40 (29.63%) SQL
12 39 (28.89%) MCSE
13 36 (26.67%) SharePoint
14 34 (25.19%) Degree
15 33 (24.44%) Windows 7
16 32 (23.70%) Windows XP
17 27 (20.00%) HP
17 27 (20.00%) Migration
17 27 (20.00%) Computer Science
18 23 (17.04%) DNS
18 23 (17.04%) .NET
19 22 (16.30%) Virtual Infrastructure
19 22 (16.30%) Windows 10
20 21 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
20 21 (15.56%) SQL Server
20 21 (15.56%) IIS
20 21 (15.56%) MS Exchange
20 21 (15.56%) ITIL

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 36 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 21 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (15.56%) IIS
2 21 (15.56%) MS Exchange
3 20 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (14.81%) OpenStack
3 20 (14.81%) Skype for Business
4 11 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.93%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.74%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (43.70%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (31.85%) Office 365
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.04%) DNS
2 20 (14.81%) Skype
3 19 (14.07%) DHCP
4 14 (10.37%) HTTP
4 14 (10.37%) HTTPS
4 14 (10.37%) LAN
4 14 (10.37%) SAN
4 14 (10.37%) WAN
5 11 (8.15%) Firewall
5 11 (8.15%) VSAN
6 8 (5.93%) SSL
7 7 (5.19%) Internet
7 7 (5.19%) Intranet
8 6 (4.44%) iSCSI
8 6 (4.44%) NAS
9 3 (2.22%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.74%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (11.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (10.37%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.89%) StarTeam
4 10 (7.41%) MSI
5 2 (1.48%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (2.96%) Finance
2 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (11.85%) Architect
2 14 (10.37%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (9.63%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (9.63%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (8.89%) Analyst
4 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 12 (8.89%) Test Analyst
5 11 (8.15%) Messaging Specialist
6 10 (7.41%) Lync Specialist
7 9 (6.67%) Office 365 Specialist
7 9 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 6 (4.44%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Consultant
8 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Mobility Specialist
8 6 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Tester
10 4 (2.96%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.04%) .NET
2 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.44%) Middleware
4 2 (1.48%) XML
4 2 (1.48%) XSD
5 1 (0.74%) J2EE
5 1 (0.74%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 13 (9.63%) Private Cloud
4 12 (8.89%) Clustering
4 12 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.19%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.48%) PDA
9 2 (1.48%) PKI
10 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (60.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 78 (57.78%) Windows Server
3 74 (54.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (39.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (24.44%) Windows 7
6 32 (23.70%) Windows XP
7 22 (16.30%) Windows 10
8 16 (11.85%) Linux
9 13 (9.63%) AIX
10 7 (5.19%) Android
10 7 (5.19%) Apple iOS
10 7 (5.19%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (2.96%) Unix
12 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.00%) Migration
2 22 (16.30%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 21 (15.56%) ITIL
4 18 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 17 (12.59%) Change Management
6 15 (11.11%) Network Design
6 15 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 14 (10.37%) Software Distribution
8 13 (9.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (9.63%) Matrix Organization
8 13 (9.63%) Server Virtualisation
8 13 (9.63%) Test Scripting
9 12 (8.89%) Office Automation
10 11 (8.15%) Application Packaging
10 11 (8.15%) Prototyping
10 11 (8.15%) Smoke Testing
11 10 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.41%) Open Source
12 8 (5.93%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.93%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (57.78%) PowerShell
2 40 (29.63%) SQL
3 16 (11.85%) C#
4 14 (10.37%) XAML
5 9 (6.67%) VB
6 8 (5.93%) REXX
6 8 (5.93%) Tcl
7 6 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.44%) Jython
7 6 (4.44%) Python
8 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.96%) VBScript
10 2 (1.48%) C
11 1 (0.74%) Java
11 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (52.59%) Security Cleared
2 64 (47.41%) SC Cleared
3 40 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (28.89%) MCSE
5 34 (25.19%) Degree
6 17 (12.59%) MCSA
7 15 (11.11%) ISTQB
8 13 (9.63%) MCITP
8 13 (9.63%) MCTS
9 11 (8.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (5.93%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.74%) CCDA
12 1 (0.74%) CCNP
12 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.74%) CISSP
12 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 86 (63.70%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.63%) vSphere
5 4 (2.96%) DFS Replication
5 4 (2.96%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) XenApp
6 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (11.85%) Puppet
2 12 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (8.89%) Netcool
3 11 (8.15%) PowerCLI
3 11 (8.15%) vRealize
4 8 (5.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (5.19%) AirWatch
6 6 (4.44%) BladeLogic
6 6 (4.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 6 (4.44%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.48%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.74%) SCCM
8 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 93 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.00%) HP
3 16 (11.85%) VMware
4 13 (9.63%) Citrix
5 12 (8.89%) Intel Security
5 12 (8.89%) Veritas
6 8 (5.93%) IronPort
7 6 (4.44%) BMC
7 6 (4.44%) CA
7 6 (4.44%) Dell
8 4 (2.96%) AppSense
9 1 (0.74%) BEA
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco
9 1 (0.74%) F5
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.74%) Sun
9 1 (0.74%) Symantec
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