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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 78 26 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 29.10% 23.01% 29.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.41% 76.47% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 17 40
Median daily rate £312 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £315 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £451 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
97 34 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 36.19% 30.09% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 21 58
Median daily rate £320 £352 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £451 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +1 78 £312 -12.25% 2
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 139 (66.19%) Active Directory
2 134 (63.81%) Microsoft
3 132 (62.86%) Security Cleared
4 121 (57.62%) Windows Server
5 118 (56.19%) PowerShell
6 113 (53.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 107 (50.95%) SC Cleared
8 96 (45.71%) SQL
9 90 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 89 (42.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 84 (40.00%) HP
12 83 (39.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 74 (35.24%) VMware
14 65 (30.95%) SQL Server
14 65 (30.95%) ITIL
15 60 (28.57%) Citrix
16 59 (28.10%) MS Excel
17 56 (26.67%) MCSE
18 55 (26.19%) DNS
19 49 (23.33%) VBScript
19 49 (23.33%) Office 365
20 48 (22.86%) MCSA
21 46 (21.90%) AIX
21 46 (21.90%) Hyper-V
22 44 (20.95%) Migration
23 42 (20.00%) MS Exchange
24 40 (19.05%) SharePoint
24 40 (19.05%) DHCP
24 40 (19.05%) SAN
24 40 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure

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 42 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 40 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 37 (17.62%) OpenStack
4 36 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (11.90%) Skype for Business
8 22 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (3.33%) IIS
11 6 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.90%) Apache
12 4 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.90%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 59 (28.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.76%) MS Office
3 3 (1.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 49 (23.33%) Office 365
2 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.48%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 55 (26.19%) DNS
2 40 (19.05%) DHCP
2 40 (19.05%) SAN
3 21 (10.00%) Firewall
4 19 (9.05%) Skype
5 14 (6.67%) SSL
6 13 (6.19%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.71%) NAS
8 11 (5.24%) SNMP
9 8 (3.81%) HTTP
9 8 (3.81%) HTTPS
9 8 (3.81%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.86%) Kerberos
11 5 (2.38%) SMTP
11 5 (2.38%) VPN
11 5 (2.38%) WAN
12 4 (1.90%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.43%) LAN
14 1 (0.48%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.86%) MySQL
4 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (10.95%) HP UFT
1 23 (10.95%) WinRunner
2 21 (10.00%) TestDirector
3 8 (3.81%) MSI
4 7 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.43%) Build Forge
6 3 (1.43%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (0.95%) French Language
1 2 (0.95%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (10.48%) Wintel Engineer
2 21 (10.00%) Analyst
2 21 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 16 (7.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 16 (7.62%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 12 (5.71%) Messaging Engineer
5 11 (5.24%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 9 (4.29%) Active Directory Engineer
6 9 (4.29%) Wintel Specialist
7 8 (3.81%) Monitoring Engineer
7 8 (3.81%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.33%) Administrator
8 7 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.33%) Windows Specialist
9 6 (2.86%) Mobility Engineer
9 6 (2.86%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 6 (2.86%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 5 (2.38%) Consultant
10 5 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.38%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.00%) XML
2 16 (7.62%) Middleware
3 14 (6.67%) Regular Expression
4 7 (3.33%) .NET
4 7 (3.33%) CSS
4 7 (3.33%) JSON
4 7 (3.33%) WinForms
4 7 (3.33%) WPF
4 7 (3.33%) XSD
5 6 (2.86%) jQuery
5 6 (2.86%) XSLT
6 4 (1.90%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (1.43%) J2EE
8 2 (0.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.19%) Clustering
2 28 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 22 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.57%) PDA
5 14 (6.67%) PKI
6 12 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (4.29%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.81%) Public Cloud
8 8 (3.81%) Replication
9 7 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (2.38%) CESG
10 5 (2.38%) Cryptography
10 5 (2.38%) Private Cloud
10 5 (2.38%) User Experience
11 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.90%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.95%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 121 (57.62%) Windows Server
2 113 (53.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (39.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (21.90%) AIX
6 37 (17.62%) Windows XP
7 28 (13.33%) Linux
8 26 (12.38%) Windows 7
9 24 (11.43%) Solaris
10 20 (9.52%) Unix
11 19 (9.05%) HPUX
12 10 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (2.86%) Android
13 6 (2.86%) Apple iOS
13 6 (2.86%) Windows Phone
14 5 (2.38%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.90%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.95%) ITIL
2 44 (20.95%) Migration
3 36 (17.14%) Change Management
4 33 (15.71%) Software Testing
5 27 (12.86%) Load Balancing
6 23 (10.95%) Test Automation
6 23 (10.95%) Test Scripting
7 19 (9.05%) Smoke Testing
7 19 (9.05%) Unit Testing
8 16 (7.62%) Service Management
9 14 (6.67%) High Availability
10 13 (6.19%) Prototyping
11 12 (5.71%) Release Management
12 11 (5.24%) ITSM
12 11 (5.24%) Performance Management
12 11 (5.24%) Software Distribution
13 8 (3.81%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.81%) Virtual Environments
14 7 (3.33%) Records Management
14 7 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 118 (56.19%) PowerShell
2 96 (45.71%) SQL
3 49 (23.33%) VBScript
4 26 (12.38%) Java
5 25 (11.90%) Perl
6 20 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 15 (7.14%) Python
8 12 (5.71%) C#
8 12 (5.71%) PHP
9 10 (4.76%) Bourne shell
9 10 (4.76%) C
9 10 (4.76%) Korn
10 9 (4.29%) C++
11 8 (3.81%) Jython
12 6 (2.86%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.38%) Groovy
14 2 (0.95%) COBOL
14 2 (0.95%) PL/1
14 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 132 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 107 (50.95%) SC Cleared
3 89 (42.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (26.67%) MCSE
5 48 (22.86%) MCSA
6 34 (16.19%) Degree
7 31 (14.76%) MCTS
8 30 (14.29%) MCITP
9 24 (11.43%) ISTQB
10 13 (6.19%) DV Cleared
11 11 (5.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (3.33%) CISSP
13 7 (3.33%) MCP
14 6 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
15 1 (0.48%) OCA
15 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.38%) SLA
2 4 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 139 (66.19%) Active Directory
2 46 (21.90%) Hyper-V
3 40 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 17 (8.10%) Terminal Services
5 17 (8.10%) XenApp
6 11 (5.24%) vSphere
7 7 (3.33%) DFS Replication
8 5 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.90%) Brightmail
9 4 (1.90%) Firmware
10 3 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.48%) UAG
11 1 (0.48%) vCloud
11 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (14.76%) Netcool
2 24 (11.43%) SCCM
3 22 (10.48%) McAfee ePO
3 22 (10.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 21 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (7.14%) SCOM
6 14 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (5.71%) HP SiteScope
9 11 (5.24%) BladeLogic
10 9 (4.29%) Tivoli
10 9 (4.29%) WSUS
11 8 (3.81%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 8 (3.81%) Puppet
11 8 (3.81%) SCOrch
12 6 (2.86%) SCVMM
13 5 (2.38%) AirWatch
13 5 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
13 5 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 134 (63.81%) Microsoft
2 84 (40.00%) HP
3 74 (35.24%) VMware
4 60 (28.57%) Citrix
5 24 (11.43%) CA
5 24 (11.43%) Veritas
6 23 (10.95%) Intel Security
7 19 (9.05%) IronPort
8 15 (7.14%) Altiris
8 15 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 14 (6.67%) IBM
9 14 (6.67%) Oracle
10 11 (5.24%) Symantec
11 8 (3.81%) BMC
11 8 (3.81%) Dell
12 7 (3.33%) 3PAR
12 7 (3.33%) AppSense
13 6 (2.86%) Apple
14 5 (2.38%) arcserve
14 5 (2.38%) Lumension
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