The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 13 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 10.91% 8.06% 11.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.15% 33.33% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £223 £216
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.06% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £137 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £309 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.97 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.46% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.64% 24.19% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £196 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Windows
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -3 5 £338 +51.68% 2
Bathgate - 1 £228 -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Windows.

1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) FortiGate

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 (12.50%) Tuxedo
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQR
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware