The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 33 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 48.53% 45.59% 38.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 97.06% 67.39% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 22
Median daily rate £390 £388 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +11.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £269 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.66
% change year-on-year -6.45% +5.72%  

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 Erskine with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 92 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 50.00% 67.65% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 66 24
Median daily rate £400 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £271 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine 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 Erskine

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Erskine

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Erskine over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Erskine

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Erskine

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 26 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Windows.

1 52 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 45 (66.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 45 (66.18%) Windows Server
3 44 (64.71%) PowerShell
4 40 (58.82%) Security Cleared
5 39 (57.35%) SC Cleared
6 37 (54.41%) MS Excel
7 30 (44.12%) Active Directory
7 30 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (41.18%) SQL
9 22 (32.35%) .NET
9 22 (32.35%) C#
9 22 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (30.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
11 20 (29.41%) XAML
11 20 (29.41%) IIS
12 19 (27.94%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (26.47%) Windows 7
14 17 (25.00%) Windows XP
15 16 (23.53%) Puppet
16 15 (22.06%) Windows 10
16 15 (22.06%) Open Source
16 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (20.59%) DNS
18 13 (19.12%) ITIL
18 13 (19.12%) Linux
18 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
18 13 (19.12%) Prototyping

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 20 (29.41%) IIS
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (54.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) DNS
2 12 (17.65%) DHCP
3 11 (16.18%) HTTP
3 11 (16.18%) HTTPS
3 11 (16.18%) LAN
3 11 (16.18%) WAN
4 10 (14.71%) SSL
5 9 (13.24%) SAN
5 9 (13.24%) VSAN
6 3 (4.41%) Firewall
6 3 (4.41%) Internet
6 3 (4.41%) Intranet
7 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.47%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
2 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 12 (17.65%) MSI
4 6 (8.82%) StarTeam
5 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.47%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) PowerShell Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Architect
4 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Active Directory Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Build Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Development Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Software Development Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) XML
2 2 (2.94%) XSD
3 1 (1.47%) J2EE
3 1 (1.47%) JSP
3 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.71%) Private Cloud
3 6 (8.82%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) PDA
6 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (66.18%) Windows Server
1 45 (66.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 30 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 15 (22.06%) Windows 10
6 13 (19.12%) Linux
7 7 (10.29%) AIX
8 2 (2.94%) Unix
9 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 19 (27.94%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (22.06%) Open Source
4 13 (19.12%) ITIL
4 13 (19.12%) Prototyping
5 11 (16.18%) Network Design
5 11 (16.18%) Software Distribution
6 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
6 10 (14.71%) Matrix Organization
6 10 (14.71%) Patch Management
7 9 (13.24%) Office Automation
8 8 (11.76%) Change Management
9 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.82%) Smoke Testing
10 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.35%) Server Virtualisation
12 3 (4.41%) Customer Requirements
12 3 (4.41%) OO
12 3 (4.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (64.71%) PowerShell
2 28 (41.18%) SQL
3 22 (32.35%) C#
4 20 (29.41%) XAML
5 11 (16.18%) VB
6 10 (14.71%) REXX
6 10 (14.71%) Tcl
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) Java
7 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) Jython
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 39 (57.35%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (10.29%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.82%) Degree
5 6 (8.82%) MCITP
5 6 (8.82%) MCSA
5 6 (8.82%) MCSE
5 6 (8.82%) MCTS
6 5 (7.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.18%) vSphere
4 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (23.53%) Puppet
2 10 (14.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (13.24%) PowerCLI
3 9 (13.24%) vRealize
4 6 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (8.82%) Netcool
5 2 (2.94%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.47%) SCCM
6 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) VMware
3 6 (8.82%) Citrix
3 6 (8.82%) Intel Security
3 6 (8.82%) Veritas
4 3 (4.41%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) BEA
5 1 (1.47%) BMC
5 1 (1.47%) CA
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Dell
5 1 (1.47%) F5
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.47%) Sun