The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 12.24% 8.05% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 58.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -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 Stirling region.

Operating Systems Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 16.33% 13.79% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate £375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

Windows
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) VB6
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (18.18%) Law
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) NDS
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) GroupWise
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Novell
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (9.09%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Development Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobility Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) VB6
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) NDS
1 1 (9.09%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Novell