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 1 June 2016 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 148 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 33.64% 30.93% 39.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.32% 93.75% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 21 32
Median daily rate £323 £355 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.01% +11.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
182 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 41.36% 32.99% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 22 42
Median daily rate £321 £355 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 1 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 1 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 147 £323 -9.01% 1
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, 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.

1 137 (66.83%) Microsoft
2 136 (66.34%) Active Directory
3 133 (64.88%) Windows Server
4 126 (61.46%) Security Cleared
5 122 (59.51%) PowerShell
6 115 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 103 (50.24%) SC Cleared
8 95 (46.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 93 (45.37%) SQL
10 92 (44.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 84 (40.98%) VMware
12 78 (38.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 74 (36.10%) HP
14 73 (35.61%) SQL Server
15 63 (30.73%) ITIL
16 62 (30.24%) DNS
17 60 (29.27%) MS Excel
18 59 (28.78%) Citrix
19 55 (26.83%) MCSE
20 54 (26.34%) Hyper-V
21 52 (25.37%) MCSA
22 49 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
23 46 (22.44%) VBScript
23 46 (22.44%) SAN
24 45 (21.95%) DHCP
25 44 (21.46%) Migration
26 42 (20.49%) Office 365
27 40 (19.51%) OpenStack
27 40 (19.51%) SharePoint
27 40 (19.51%) MS Exchange

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 40 (19.51%) MS Exchange
1 40 (19.51%) OpenStack
1 40 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 35 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (11.71%) Skype for Business
6 22 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (8.29%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (3.41%) IIS
8 7 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (2.93%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.95%) Apache
10 4 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.95%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.46%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 60 (29.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.39%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 42 (20.49%) Office 365
2 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.49%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 62 (30.24%) DNS
2 46 (22.44%) SAN
3 45 (21.95%) DHCP
4 21 (10.24%) Firewall
5 20 (9.76%) Skype
6 14 (6.83%) NAS
7 11 (5.37%) SSL
8 10 (4.88%) iSCSI
8 10 (4.88%) TCP/IP
9 8 (3.90%) HTTP
9 8 (3.90%) HTTPS
9 8 (3.90%) SNMP
10 7 (3.41%) WAN
11 6 (2.93%) Kerberos
12 5 (2.44%) SMTP
13 4 (1.95%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.46%) LAN
15 2 (0.98%) VPN
16 1 (0.49%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (35.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.93%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.93%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (14.15%) HP UFT
1 29 (14.15%) WinRunner
2 28 (13.66%) TestDirector
3 14 (6.83%) MSI
4 10 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.46%) Build Forge
8 1 (0.49%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 20 (9.76%) Analyst
2 19 (9.27%) Test Analyst
3 18 (8.78%) Wintel Engineer
4 16 (7.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 16 (7.80%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 16 (7.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 12 (5.85%) Software Engineer
6 11 (5.37%) Messaging Engineer
7 9 (4.39%) Active Directory Engineer
8 8 (3.90%) Development Engineer
8 8 (3.90%) Software Development Engineer
9 7 (3.41%) Administrator
9 7 (3.41%) Wintel Specialist
10 6 (2.93%) Consultant
10 6 (2.93%) SharePoint Engineer
10 6 (2.93%) Windows Specialist
11 5 (2.44%) Monitoring Engineer
11 5 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.76%) XML
2 15 (7.32%) .NET
2 15 (7.32%) Middleware
3 13 (6.34%) WinForms
3 13 (6.34%) WPF
4 12 (5.85%) XSD
5 9 (4.39%) CSS
5 9 (4.39%) Regular Expression
6 6 (2.93%) jQuery
6 6 (2.93%) XSLT
7 5 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.95%) HTML
8 4 (1.95%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (1.46%) J2EE
10 1 (0.49%) JSON
10 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.02%) Clustering
2 28 (13.66%) Computer Science
3 24 (11.71%) PDA
4 18 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (6.34%) PKI
7 9 (4.39%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.90%) Public Cloud
8 8 (3.90%) Replication
9 7 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.95%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.95%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.46%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.98%) CESG
12 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.98%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.98%) NHS
13 1 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
13 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 133 (64.88%) Windows Server
2 115 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (44.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (38.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (19.51%) AIX
6 37 (18.05%) Windows XP
7 31 (15.12%) Windows 7
8 18 (8.78%) Linux
9 15 (7.32%) Solaris
10 10 (4.88%) HPUX
10 10 (4.88%) Unix
11 8 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.95%) OS/390
13 2 (0.98%) Android
13 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.98%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.73%) ITIL
2 44 (21.46%) Migration
3 38 (18.54%) Change Management
4 30 (14.63%) Test Scripting
5 29 (14.15%) Test Automation
6 28 (13.66%) Software Testing
7 26 (12.68%) Load Balancing
8 21 (10.24%) Unit Testing
9 14 (6.83%) High Availability
10 12 (5.85%) Service Management
11 11 (5.37%) Content Management
11 11 (5.37%) Release Management
12 10 (4.88%) Conflict Management
12 10 (4.88%) Risk Management
13 9 (4.39%) ITSM
13 9 (4.39%) OO
13 9 (4.39%) Performance Management
13 9 (4.39%) Software Distribution
14 8 (3.90%) Configuration Management
14 8 (3.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 122 (59.51%) PowerShell
2 93 (45.37%) SQL
3 46 (22.44%) VBScript
4 18 (8.78%) C#
4 18 (8.78%) Java
4 18 (8.78%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.34%) Perl
6 10 (4.88%) C
7 9 (4.39%) C++
7 9 (4.39%) Python
8 8 (3.90%) Bourne shell
8 8 (3.90%) Jython
8 8 (3.90%) Korn
9 6 (2.93%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.44%) COBOL
10 5 (2.44%) PL/1
10 5 (2.44%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.98%) PHP
12 1 (0.49%) Groovy
12 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 126 (61.46%) Security Cleared
2 103 (50.24%) SC Cleared
3 95 (46.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (26.83%) MCSE
5 52 (25.37%) MCSA
6 39 (19.02%) MCTS
7 37 (18.05%) Degree
8 33 (16.10%) MCITP
9 24 (11.71%) ISTQB
10 16 (7.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (5.85%) MCP
12 11 (5.37%) DV Cleared
13 7 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (2.93%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (2.93%) CISSP
15 1 (0.49%) OCA
15 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 136 (66.34%) Active Directory
2 54 (26.34%) Hyper-V
3 49 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (12.68%) VMware ESX
5 16 (7.80%) vSphere
6 15 (7.32%) Terminal Services
7 14 (6.83%) XenApp
8 7 (3.41%) DFS Replication
9 5 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.95%) Firmware
11 1 (0.49%) Brightmail
11 1 (0.49%) UAG
11 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (16.10%) Netcool
2 27 (13.17%) HP Quality Center
3 25 (12.20%) McAfee ePO
4 23 (11.22%) SCCM
5 19 (9.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (6.83%) SCOM
7 11 (5.37%) BladeLogic
7 11 (5.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (4.39%) WSUS
9 8 (3.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 8 (3.90%) Puppet
9 8 (3.90%) SCOrch
9 8 (3.90%) Tivoli
10 7 (3.41%) HP SiteScope
11 6 (2.93%) SCVMM
12 5 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
12 5 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (1.95%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.98%) EMC Navisphere
14 2 (0.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 137 (66.83%) Microsoft
2 84 (40.98%) VMware
3 74 (36.10%) HP
4 59 (28.78%) Citrix
5 27 (13.17%) Veritas
6 26 (12.68%) Intel Security
7 22 (10.73%) CA
8 15 (7.32%) IronPort
9 13 (6.34%) IBM
9 13 (6.34%) Oracle
9 13 (6.34%) Red Hat
10 12 (5.85%) Altiris
11 11 (5.37%) Symantec
12 8 (3.90%) BMC
12 8 (3.90%) Dell
13 7 (3.41%) 3PAR
14 5 (2.44%) AppSense
14 5 (2.44%) arcserve
14 5 (2.44%) EMC
14 5 (2.44%) Lumension