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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 41 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 25.15% 69.44% 55.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.21% 89.29% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 13
Average daily rate
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£345 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £312 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
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
61 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 37.42% 77.78% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 22 13
Average daily rate £340 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £310 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -3 40 £345 -2.81% 2
Renfrew - - - - 1
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 69 (81.18%) Security Cleared
2 67 (78.82%) SC Cleared
3 59 (69.41%) Microsoft
4 39 (45.88%) HP
5 33 (38.82%) Active Directory
6 29 (34.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (34.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 28 (32.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (31.76%) VMware
9 24 (28.24%) SQL
9 24 (28.24%) VBScript
9 24 (28.24%) DHCP
9 24 (28.24%) DNS
10 23 (27.06%) ITIL
11 21 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
13 18 (21.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (20.00%) PowerShell
15 16 (18.82%) Mentoring
15 16 (18.82%) MS Office
15 16 (18.82%) Altiris
16 15 (17.65%) Workflow
17 14 (16.47%) Application Packaging
17 14 (16.47%) Software Packaging
17 14 (16.47%) XML
18 13 (15.29%) SharePoint
18 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
18 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
18 13 (15.29%) MCTS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 13 (15.29%) SharePoint
1 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.18%) Lync
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 16 (18.82%) MS Office
3 11 (12.94%) MS Project
4 4 (4.71%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.24%) DHCP
1 24 (28.24%) DNS
2 12 (14.12%) SAN
3 7 (8.24%) WAN
3 7 (8.24%) LAN
4 5 (5.88%) X.500
4 5 (5.88%) VLAN
4 5 (5.88%) IPv4
5 3 (3.53%) Firewall
5 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.35%) SSL
6 2 (2.35%) SMS
6 2 (2.35%) SNMP
6 2 (2.35%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.35%) NAS
7 1 (1.18%) Junos
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MSI
2 4 (4.71%) WinRunner
2 4 (4.71%) TestDirector
2 4 (4.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.35%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.35%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.18%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 14 (16.47%) Applications Packager
1 14 (16.47%) Build Engineer
2 12 (14.12%) Architect
3 10 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
5 5 (5.88%) Release Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Software Packager
7 3 (3.53%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.53%) Consultant
8 2 (2.35%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) Design Engineer
8 2 (2.35%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) XML
1 14 (16.47%) Application Packaging
1 14 (16.47%) Software Packaging
2 9 (10.59%) HTML
3 7 (8.24%) .NET
4 6 (7.06%) Middleware
4 6 (7.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Replication
1 12 (14.12%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (7.06%) Fat Client
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.88%) Clustering
4 4 (4.71%) PDA
4 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.35%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.35%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.35%) Firmware
6 1 (1.18%) NHS
6 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (32.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.24%) Windows XP
4 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.71%) AIX
6 1 (1.18%) HPUX
6 1 (1.18%) Linux
6 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) ITIL
2 16 (18.82%) Mentoring
3 15 (17.65%) Workflow
4 10 (11.76%) Change Management
4 10 (11.76%) Service Management
5 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.59%) High Availability
6 8 (9.41%) TOGAF
6 8 (9.41%) MODAF
6 8 (9.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (7.06%) Performance Management
7 6 (7.06%) Performance Testing
8 5 (5.88%) Build Automation
8 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Content Management
9 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) SQL
1 24 (28.24%) VBScript
2 17 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.06%) C
4 2 (2.35%) VB
4 2 (2.35%) REXX
4 2 (2.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 69 (81.18%) Security Cleared
2 67 (78.82%) SC Cleared
3 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (15.29%) MCTS
5 9 (10.59%) MCP
6 8 (9.41%) MCSA
6 8 (9.41%) MCITP
7 4 (4.71%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.71%) Degree
7 4 (4.71%) MCSE
8 1 (1.18%) CCNP
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (38.82%) Active Directory
2 21 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (14.12%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.71%) vSphere
7 2 (2.35%) vCloud
8 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (34.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (21.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (10.59%) SCCM
4 5 (5.88%) MIIS
5 4 (4.71%) Netcool
5 4 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (4.71%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (69.41%) Microsoft
2 39 (45.88%) HP
3 27 (31.76%) VMware
4 16 (18.82%) Altiris
5 10 (11.76%) AppSense
5 10 (11.76%) Citrix
6 5 (5.88%) Veritas
6 5 (5.88%) McAfee
7 3 (3.53%) CA
8 2 (2.35%) NetApp
8 2 (2.35%) Symantec
8 2 (2.35%) Dell
9 1 (1.18%) EMC
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle
9 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.18%) Cisco
9 1 (1.18%) IBM
9 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.18%) Informatica
9 1 (1.18%) Juniper
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