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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 35 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 24.48% 71.11% 51.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.64% 91.43% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 20
Average daily rate
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£333 £352 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £280 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £391 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.17 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.65% -10.06%
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
55 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 38.46% 77.78% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 20
Average daily rate £333 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £310 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £370 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -4 33 £333 -5.67% 2
Renfrew - - - -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 64 (79.01%) Security Cleared
2 63 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 55 (67.90%) Microsoft
4 35 (43.21%) HP
5 29 (35.80%) Active Directory
6 28 (34.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (33.33%) VMware
8 25 (30.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 23 (28.40%) SQL
9 23 (28.40%) DHCP
9 23 (28.40%) DNS
10 21 (25.93%) ITIL
11 20 (24.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (20.99%) PowerShell
12 17 (20.99%) MS Office
12 17 (20.99%) VBScript
12 17 (20.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 17 (20.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
14 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange
14 14 (17.28%) Altiris
15 13 (16.05%) MCTS
15 13 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (16.05%) Replication
15 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
16 12 (14.81%) XML
16 12 (14.81%) MS Project
16 12 (14.81%) SAN
16 12 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
2 13 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.23%) Lync
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) MS Office
2 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
3 12 (14.81%) MS Project
4 5 (6.17%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) DHCP
1 23 (28.40%) DNS
2 12 (14.81%) SAN
3 7 (8.64%) LAN
3 7 (8.64%) WAN
4 5 (6.17%) IPv4
4 5 (6.17%) VLAN
5 3 (3.70%) X.500
5 3 (3.70%) Firewall
5 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.47%) SSL
6 2 (2.47%) SNMP
6 2 (2.47%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.47%) NAS
7 1 (1.23%) Junos
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) WinRunner
1 4 (4.94%) TestDirector
1 4 (4.94%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (4.94%) MSI
2 2 (2.47%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.47%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.23%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 14 (17.28%) Build Engineer
2 11 (13.58%) Architect
3 10 (12.35%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Applications Packager
5 5 (6.17%) Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Release Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (2.47%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Design Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) XML
2 11 (13.58%) Application Packaging
3 9 (11.11%) Software Packaging
3 9 (11.11%) HTML
4 7 (8.64%) .NET
5 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Replication
2 12 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (8.64%) Clustering
4 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.94%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.94%) PDA
5 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.70%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.47%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (8.64%) Windows XP
4 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.94%) AIX
6 1 (1.23%) HPUX
6 1 (1.23%) Linux
6 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) ITIL
2 11 (13.58%) Change Management
3 10 (12.35%) Workflow
3 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
4 9 (11.11%) High Availability
4 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 9 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 9 (11.11%) MODAF
5 8 (9.88%) Build Automation
6 7 (8.64%) Performance Management
6 7 (8.64%) Service Management
7 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.94%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.94%) Content Management
8 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.94%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.94%) Performance Testing
8 4 (4.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.40%) SQL
2 17 (20.99%) VBScript
2 17 (20.99%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.64%) C
4 2 (2.47%) VB
4 2 (2.47%) REXX
4 2 (2.47%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (79.01%) Security Cleared
2 63 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 17 (20.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (16.05%) MCTS
5 9 (11.11%) MCP
6 8 (9.88%) MCSA
6 8 (9.88%) MCITP
7 4 (4.94%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.94%) Degree
7 4 (4.94%) MCSE
8 1 (1.23%) CCNP
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (35.80%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.35%) VMware ESX
4 8 (9.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.41%) vSphere
6 3 (3.70%) vCloud
7 2 (2.47%) Firmware
8 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (30.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 17 (20.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (9.88%) SCCM
4 4 (4.94%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.94%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.94%) Netcool
5 3 (3.70%) MIIS
6 2 (2.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (67.90%) Microsoft
2 35 (43.21%) HP
3 27 (33.33%) VMware
4 14 (17.28%) Altiris
5 9 (11.11%) Citrix
6 7 (8.64%) Veritas
6 7 (8.64%) AppSense
7 5 (6.17%) McAfee
8 3 (3.70%) NetApp
8 3 (3.70%) CA
8 3 (3.70%) Dell
8 3 (3.70%) EMC
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco
9 2 (2.47%) Symantec
9 2 (2.47%) Brocade
10 1 (1.23%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.23%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.23%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.23%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.23%) F5
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 3 days ago