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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 56 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 35.22% 31.91% 49.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.67% 81.82% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 11
Average daily rate £330 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.31% -3.33%
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
75 55 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 47.17% 39.01% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 11
Average daily rate £335 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £315 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine 0 49 £335 -4.01% 2
Paisley +4 6 £167 +19.00%
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 71 (62.83%) Security Cleared
2 70 (61.95%) Microsoft
3 65 (57.52%) Windows Server
4 63 (55.75%) SC Cleared
5 62 (54.87%) Active Directory
6 60 (53.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (52.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 57 (50.44%) VMware
9 54 (47.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 53 (46.90%) SQL
11 46 (40.71%) Change Management
11 46 (40.71%) Hyper-V
12 42 (37.17%) MCSA
13 41 (36.28%) MCTS
14 40 (35.40%) Clustering
15 39 (34.51%) Veritas
16 38 (33.63%) PowerShell
17 37 (32.74%) Citrix
17 37 (32.74%) MCSE
18 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
18 36 (31.86%) Windows 7
19 35 (30.97%) Test Scripting
20 34 (30.09%) Software Testing
20 34 (30.09%) TestDirector
21 33 (29.20%) HP UFT
21 33 (29.20%) WinRunner
21 33 (29.20%) Windows XP
21 33 (29.20%) Test Automation
21 33 (29.20%) HP Quality Center
22 32 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (13.27%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.62%) OpenStack
3 8 (7.08%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.31%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.54%) Live Communications Server
6 4 (3.54%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.89%) SAN
2 18 (15.93%) DNS
3 14 (12.39%) NAS
4 13 (11.50%) iSCSI
5 12 (10.62%) DHCP
6 7 (6.19%) Firewall
6 7 (6.19%) HTTP
6 7 (6.19%) HTTPS
7 6 (5.31%) WAN
8 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.88%) LAN
8 1 (0.88%) LDAP
8 1 (0.88%) Skype
8 1 (0.88%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) RDBMS
2 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (30.09%) TestDirector
2 33 (29.20%) HP UFT
2 33 (29.20%) WinRunner
3 14 (12.39%) MSI
4 7 (6.19%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.88%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (23.01%) Analyst
2 25 (22.12%) Test Analyst
3 17 (15.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 17 (15.04%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (7.96%) SharePoint Engineer
5 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 8 (7.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Development Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Software Development Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) NetBackup Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Tester
9 4 (3.54%) Tools Developer
10 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.16%) .NET
2 14 (12.39%) WinForms
2 14 (12.39%) WPF
3 13 (11.50%) XML
3 13 (11.50%) XSD
4 9 (7.96%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.31%) Middleware
6 4 (3.54%) CSS
6 4 (3.54%) HTML
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 40 (35.40%) Clustering
2 29 (25.66%) PDA
3 13 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.19%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.42%) HP Storage
6 5 (4.42%) Replication
7 3 (2.65%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.65%) PKI
8 2 (1.77%) NHS
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (57.52%) Windows Server
2 60 (53.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 59 (52.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (31.86%) Windows 7
5 33 (29.20%) Windows XP
6 31 (27.43%) AIX
7 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.88%) Linux
9 1 (0.88%) Unix
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.71%) Change Management
2 35 (30.97%) Test Scripting
3 34 (30.09%) Software Testing
4 33 (29.20%) Test Automation
5 21 (18.58%) ITIL
6 14 (12.39%) Unit Testing
7 11 (9.73%) OO
7 11 (9.73%) Performance Management
8 10 (8.85%) Performance Testing
9 9 (7.96%) Project Management
10 8 (7.08%) Capacity Management
10 8 (7.08%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.08%) Content Management
10 8 (7.08%) Validation
10 8 (7.08%) Web Development
11 7 (6.19%) Migration
11 7 (6.19%) Software Distribution
12 6 (5.31%) ITSM
12 6 (5.31%) Records Management
12 6 (5.31%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.90%) SQL
2 38 (33.63%) PowerShell
3 18 (15.93%) VBScript
4 14 (12.39%) C#
5 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.19%) C
6 7 (6.19%) C++
6 7 (6.19%) COBOL
6 7 (6.19%) Java
6 7 (6.19%) PL/1
6 7 (6.19%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.54%) Jython
7 4 (3.54%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) REXX
8 1 (0.88%) Tcl
8 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (62.83%) Security Cleared
2 63 (55.75%) SC Cleared
3 54 (47.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (37.17%) MCSA
5 41 (36.28%) MCTS
6 37 (32.74%) MCSE
7 32 (28.32%) MCITP
8 26 (23.01%) ISTQB
9 14 (12.39%) Degree
10 11 (9.73%) MCP
11 8 (7.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (4.42%) DV Cleared
13 3 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.88%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 62 (54.87%) Active Directory
2 46 (40.71%) Hyper-V
3 32 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (27.43%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.19%) vSphere
6 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (3.54%) Firmware
7 4 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (29.20%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (27.43%) McAfee ePO
2 31 (27.43%) Netcool
3 11 (9.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (8.85%) SCCM
5 8 (7.08%) NetBackup
6 6 (5.31%) EMC Navisphere
6 6 (5.31%) WSUS
7 4 (3.54%) BladeLogic
7 4 (3.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 4 (3.54%) Puppet
7 4 (3.54%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.88%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 70 (61.95%) Microsoft
2 57 (50.44%) VMware
3 39 (34.51%) Veritas
4 37 (32.74%) Citrix
5 31 (27.43%) Intel Security
6 27 (23.89%) HP
7 13 (11.50%) EMC
8 8 (7.08%) Oracle
8 8 (7.08%) Symantec
9 7 (6.19%) CA
10 6 (5.31%) Cisco
11 5 (4.42%) Brocade
12 4 (3.54%) BMC
12 4 (3.54%) Dell
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