Period
to 18 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Windows Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 100 80
Rank change year-on-year +28 -20 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 14 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.16% 0.51% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.53% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £300 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.56% -23.53%
10th Percentile £131 £153 £138
90th Percentile £488 £389 £473
Scotland median daily rate £325 £300 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -36.84% +39.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.25 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,164 1,504 1,117
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 95.92% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 924 631
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £239 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £405 £390
% change year-on-year +4.94% +3.85% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 36
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.84% -5.00% +23.49%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.17 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.75 £33.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +9.70%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Windows Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in Glasgow

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Engineer in Glasgow

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Engineer in Glasgow

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Engineer in Glasgow

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Engineer in Glasgow

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) SCCM
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) Office 365
7 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) vSphere
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) EMC
7 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (14.29%) MCSA
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Azure
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) VCAP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.14%) Netcool
2 1 (7.14%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) CommVault
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Intel
5 1 (7.14%) Isilon
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas