The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Stirling 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 18.46% 2.17% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.31% 9.09% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate £450 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.05% -22.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 20.00% 23.91% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 8
Average daily rate £450 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Scotland

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) Solaris
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Markit EDM
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 3 (21.43%) Remedy
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) SUSE
7 2 (14.29%) Replication
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 2 (14.29%) Charles River
7 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
7 2 (14.29%) Middleware
7 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
7 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (14.29%) Control-M
7 2 (14.29%) DB2

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) DB2
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Development Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) JSF
2 1 (7.14%) JDBC
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) Servlets
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Solaris
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) SUSE
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
1 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) RAD
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Charles River
3 2 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
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ITHR 752
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago