Period
to 15 June 2021

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £358 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 66 93
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 1 3 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.10% 0.40% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.43% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
10th Percentile " " £239
25th Percentile £354 £463 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £358 £475 £378
Median % change year-on-year -24.53% +25.83% +16.15%
75th Percentile £363 £488 £399
90th Percentile " " £488
Scotland median daily rate £190 £325 £263
% change year-on-year -41.54% +23.81% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £11.78 £23.50
Median % change year-on-year - -49.87% -
Scotland median hourly rate £14.03 £22.14 £17.50
% change year-on-year -36.63% +26.51% +54.46%

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 938 692 1,395
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 93.39% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 423 860
10th Percentile £263 £225 £250
25th Percentile £337 £331 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £416 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year -2.06% - +9.68%
75th Percentile £488 £500 £496
90th Percentile £541 £575 £588
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 44
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.14 £12.25
25th Percentile £12.24 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +29.63%
75th Percentile £58.71 £20.74 £27.25
90th Percentile £61.17 £24.84 £36.45
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £20.03 £17.70
% change year-on-year +14.86% +13.14% +18.00%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in Glasgow

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Engineer in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Windows Engineer in Glasgow

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Engineer in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Engineer in Glasgow

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Application Discovery
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Discovery
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware