The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Renfrewshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 39 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 26.71% 69.44% 87.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.10% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 14
Average daily rate
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£324 £371 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £311 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £525 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.29%
Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 40.41% 69.44% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 24 14
Average daily rate £326 £373 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.54% -3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £525 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows
Scotland

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Paisley - - - -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 71 (86.59%) Security Cleared
2 67 (81.71%) SC Cleared
3 49 (59.76%) Microsoft
4 30 (36.59%) HP
4 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (32.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 27 (32.93%) MS Excel
6 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
7 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (28.05%) VBScript
9 18 (21.95%) DHCP
10 16 (19.51%) SQL
10 16 (19.51%) Change Management
10 16 (19.51%) Workflow
11 15 (18.29%) VMware
11 15 (18.29%) Citrix
11 15 (18.29%) DNS
11 15 (18.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 14 (17.07%) ITIL
12 14 (17.07%) Windows XP
13 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
13 13 (15.85%) Software Packaging
14 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
15 11 (13.41%) SAN
15 11 (13.41%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
15 11 (13.41%) Windows 7
16 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (12.20%) Application Packaging

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (6.10%) MS Project Server
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.88%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.22%) Lync
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (32.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.76%) MS Project
2 8 (9.76%) MS Office
2 8 (9.76%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.66%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) DHCP
2 15 (18.29%) DNS
3 11 (13.41%) SAN
4 5 (6.10%) X.500
5 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.88%) LAN
5 4 (4.88%) WAN
6 2 (2.44%) Wireless
6 2 (2.44%) SMS
7 1 (1.22%) Firewall
7 1 (1.22%) IPv4
7 1 (1.22%) IPsec
7 1 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MSI
2 4 (4.88%) TestDirector
2 4 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (3.66%) WinRunner
4 2 (2.44%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.22%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.22%) Ant
5 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) Applications Packager
2 14 (17.07%) Architect
3 10 (12.20%) Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Configuration Manager
5 7 (8.54%) Release Manager
5 7 (8.54%) Build Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 6 (7.32%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Technical Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Software Packager
8 4 (4.88%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Designer
9 3 (3.66%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Service Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Tester
10 2 (2.44%) Design Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) Software Packaging
2 10 (12.20%) Application Packaging
3 6 (7.32%) XML
3 6 (7.32%) Middleware
4 5 (6.10%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 3 (3.66%) .NET
5 3 (3.66%) Web Services
6 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Thin Client
1 10 (12.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.10%) PDA
2 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.88%) PKI
4 3 (3.66%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.66%) Replication
4 3 (3.66%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (17.07%) Windows XP
4 11 (13.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.88%) AIX
6 3 (3.66%) UNIX
7 1 (1.22%) Solaris
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Change Management
1 16 (19.51%) Workflow
2 14 (17.07%) ITIL
3 10 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (10.98%) MODAF
4 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
4 9 (10.98%) Service Management
4 9 (10.98%) TOGAF
5 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 8 (9.76%) Build Automation
6 7 (8.54%) Performance Management
7 6 (7.32%) Performance Testing
7 6 (7.32%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.10%) Test Scripting
8 5 (6.10%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.66%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.66%) Migration
9 3 (3.66%) Project Management
9 3 (3.66%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (3.66%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.05%) VBScript
2 16 (19.51%) SQL
3 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.54%) C
5 6 (7.32%) VB
6 4 (4.88%) C#
7 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.22%) Korn
8 1 (1.22%) Java
8 1 (1.22%) Perl
8 1 (1.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 71 (86.59%) Security Cleared
2 67 (81.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.10%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.88%) MCTS
5 3 (3.66%) MCITP
5 3 (3.66%) MCSE
5 3 (3.66%) MCSA
6 1 (1.22%) PMP
6 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.98%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (32.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (18.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (8.54%) Netcool
4 5 (6.10%) MIIS
5 3 (3.66%) SCCM
5 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.66%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.22%) WMI
6 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (59.76%) Microsoft
2 30 (36.59%) HP
3 15 (18.29%) Citrix
3 15 (18.29%) VMware
4 9 (10.98%) AppSense
5 7 (8.54%) Altiris
6 4 (4.88%) McAfee
7 3 (3.66%) Veritas
8 2 (2.44%) Borland
8 2 (2.44%) Lumension
9 1 (1.22%) IBM
9 1 (1.22%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.22%) Symantec
9 1 (1.22%) Sophos
9 1 (1.22%) CA
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Lorien Resourcing
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