The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 5.56% 50.00% 66.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £115 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -9.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scottish Borders region.

Operating Systems Category
Scottish Borders
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 5.56% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £115 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -9.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scottish Borders region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

Windows
Contract Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 25 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
Selkirk - 1 £275 - 1
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scottish Borders region with a requirement for Windows.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas