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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.90% 6.59% 9.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 31.58% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £350 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +53.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.35% -4.62%
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 West Lothian region.

Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 27.59% 20.88% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Median daily rate £325 £350 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +37.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 2 £325 -13.33% 1
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Windows.

1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) UAG
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 2 (28.57%) Squid
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) PowerCLI
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management

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 (14.29%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Genesys Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Genesys Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Squid
2 2 (28.57%) UAG
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) vCloud
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCLI
2 1 (14.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Avaya
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Genesys
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat