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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 17.14% 1.30% 19.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 100.00% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Median daily rate £475 £465 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +32.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +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 Stirling region.

Operating Systems Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 31.43% 1.30% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 10
Median daily rate £475 £465 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 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%) Linux
1 13 (81.25%) Unix
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Global One
5 7 (43.75%) Perl
5 7 (43.75%) SDLC
6 6 (37.50%) SunGard
7 5 (31.25%) UniData
8 4 (25.00%) Banking
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) C
9 3 (18.75%) C#
9 3 (18.75%) .NET
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) Control-M
9 3 (18.75%) QA
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (12.50%) VMware
10 2 (12.50%) EMC
10 2 (12.50%) VB
11 1 (6.25%) HTML
11 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
11 1 (6.25%) Apache
11 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
4 1 (6.25%) ObjectStore
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Development Officer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Support
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 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 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
1 13 (81.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) SDLC
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
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 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) SRDF
2 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 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) DataSynapse
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Intel
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO