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 23 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 11.46% - 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.71% - 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 17.71% 10.53% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate £448 £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.42% -32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) UNIX
5 7 (30.43%) Solaris
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Control-M
7 5 (21.74%) IBM
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) MS Office
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) Unisys
8 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (17.39%) Intel
8 4 (17.39%) BMC
8 4 (17.39%) MOM
8 4 (17.39%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (17.39%) Lotus
8 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
8 4 (17.39%) Service Management
8 4 (17.39%) Banking
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
9 3 (13.04%) Performance Improvement
9 3 (13.04%) Markit EDM
9 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.35%) MS Access
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) JSF
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) JDBC
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
2 1 (4.35%) Servlets
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) UNIX
2 7 (30.43%) Solaris
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) SUSE
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Service Management
2 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) RAD
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Control-M
2 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
2 4 (17.39%) MOM
2 4 (17.39%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (13.04%) Unicenter
3 3 (13.04%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (13.04%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (13.04%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Intel
3 4 (17.39%) BMC
3 4 (17.39%) Lotus
3 4 (17.39%) Unisys
4 3 (13.04%) Remedy
4 3 (13.04%) Sun
5 2 (8.70%) Charles River
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Business Objects