The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Dundee
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 9 2
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 10.00% 16.67% 35.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £120 £123 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -27.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.89 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.61% +2.53%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Dundee
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3 12 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 30.00% 50.00% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 3
Median daily rate £120 £225 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dundee citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Dundee

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Dundee.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Dundee

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Dundee

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Dundee region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Games
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) WebGL
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VLE
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) HND
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) IT Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Games Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft