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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 42.11% 12.50% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 20.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £108 £100 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -52.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.32 - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08%  

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 12 5 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 63.16% 62.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £105 £250 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.00% +19.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.32 - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 28 March 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 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) Android
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (25.00%) WebGL
3 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Games
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) iOS SDK
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
5 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (8.33%) Replication
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) HND
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint

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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Tester
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) WebGL
2 2 (16.67%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) EMC