The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 23 4
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 16.42% 1.16% 25.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.00% 25.00% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 9
Median daily rate £475 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
20 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 29.85% 4.65% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 10
Median daily rate £475 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 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 Stirling region with a requirement for Windows.

1 13 (81.25%) Unix
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Oracle
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) Global One
6 7 (43.75%) Perl
7 6 (37.50%) SunGard
7 6 (37.50%) SDLC
8 5 (31.25%) UniData
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) C
10 3 (18.75%) C#
10 3 (18.75%) .NET
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 3 (18.75%) Control-M
10 3 (18.75%) Banking
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
10 3 (18.75%) QA
10 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (12.50%) Law
11 2 (12.50%) VB
12 1 (6.25%) HTML
12 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
12 1 (6.25%) Apache
12 1 (6.25%) Tomcat

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FCoE
1 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) Multicast
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) UniData
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) HBase
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Development Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Mobility Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Support
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Unix
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) C
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) KVM
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.25%) SRDF
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) SunGard
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) DataSynapse
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) VMware