The first table below looks at the demand for Windows NT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows NT over the 3 months to 25 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 Scotland 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 130 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 0.59% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £343 £319
% change year-on-year
-27.00% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -30.43%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
652 508 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.72% 20.61% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 219 165
Average daily rate £325 £364 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +14.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £145 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 14 33
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £31.60 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows NT
UK

Windows NT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows NT across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows NT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows NT
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows NT across the Scotland region.

Windows NT Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows NT
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows NT across the Scotland region.

Windows NT Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows NT
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Windows NT 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 NT.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Windows NT 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 NT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware