The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 22 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 12 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Contract jobs citing Windows 66 82 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.97% 11.66% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.20% 37.44% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 35
Median daily rate £368 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.13 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.97% +4.03%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 205 219 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 30.97% 31.15% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 122 82
Median daily rate £378 £345 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Glasgow

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Glasgow over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Glasgow

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows.

1 45 (43.69%) Active Directory
2 34 (33.01%) SCCM
3 32 (31.07%) PowerShell
3 32 (31.07%) Windows Server
4 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
5 26 (25.24%) ITIL
6 25 (24.27%) Windows 7
7 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (20.39%) Windows 10
8 19 (18.45%) C#
9 17 (16.50%) VMware
10 16 (15.53%) Unix
11 15 (14.56%) Oracle
12 14 (13.59%) Firewall
13 13 (12.62%) SQL
13 13 (12.62%) Linux
13 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (11.65%) Citrix
14 12 (11.65%) Symantec
14 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (10.68%) CISSP
15 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
16 10 (9.71%) VBScript
16 10 (9.71%) LAN
17 9 (8.74%) WAN
17 9 (8.74%) Java
17 9 (8.74%) Norton AntiVirus
17 9 (8.74%) Service Management
17 9 (8.74%) ITIL V3

Windows
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 8 (7.77%) IIS
2 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.85%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.91%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.94%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.59%) Firewall
2 10 (9.71%) LAN
3 9 (8.74%) WAN
4 7 (6.80%) SAN
5 6 (5.83%) DHCP
5 6 (5.83%) DNS
5 6 (5.83%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.83%) VLAN
6 3 (2.91%) NAS
7 2 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.94%) Skype
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.97%) Internet
8 1 (0.97%) VoIP
8 1 (0.97%) VPN
8 1 (0.97%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.88%) MS Access
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.97%) DB2
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.91%) MSI
3 2 (1.94%) Hudson
3 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.97%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.97%) JUnit
4 1 (0.97%) Mockito
4 1 (0.97%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (7.77%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Legal
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Publishing
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (33.01%) Analyst
2 13 (12.62%) Support Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Security Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Consultant
4 9 (8.74%) IT Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) IT Support
5 8 (7.77%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Security Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.85%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) PowerShell Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) .NET
2 5 (4.85%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) Middleware
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.94%) XML
4 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.97%) J2SE
4 1 (0.97%) jQuery
4 1 (0.97%) Spring
4 1 (0.97%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.88%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.88%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.91%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (0.97%) AS400
5 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) FMCG
5 1 (0.97%) iSeries
5 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.07%) Windows Server
2 25 (24.27%) Windows 7
3 21 (20.39%) Windows 10
3 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (15.53%) Unix
5 13 (12.62%) Linux
6 8 (7.77%) Solaris
6 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.91%) AIX
9 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.97%) Android
10 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) ITIL
2 9 (8.74%) ITIL V3
2 9 (8.74%) Service Management
3 7 (6.80%) Application Packaging
3 7 (6.80%) Change Control
3 7 (6.80%) Migration
4 5 (4.85%) Change Management
5 4 (3.88%) Information Security
5 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
6 3 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.91%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.91%) ITSM
6 3 (2.91%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.91%) Process Improvement
6 3 (2.91%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (2.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (2.91%) Validation
7 2 (1.94%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.94%) MVC
7 2 (1.94%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.07%) PowerShell
2 19 (18.45%) C#
3 13 (12.62%) SQL
4 10 (9.71%) VBScript
5 9 (8.74%) Java
6 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.88%) XAML
8 2 (1.94%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.97%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) CISSP
2 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.91%) SANS
6 2 (1.94%) Degree
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.97%) CCNA
7 1 (0.97%) CCNP
7 1 (0.97%) CEH
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.97%) CISM
7 1 (0.97%) CRISC
7 1 (0.97%) ISEB
7 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.97%) MCSA
7 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.91%) COBIT
2 3 (2.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (43.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.80%) XenApp
4 6 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.88%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.91%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.91%) vSphere
7 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.97%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.97%) RACF
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 34 (33.01%) SCCM
2 9 (8.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.85%) SCOM
3 5 (4.85%) WSUS
4 2 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) VMware
3 15 (14.56%) Oracle
4 12 (11.65%) Citrix
4 12 (11.65%) Symantec
5 7 (6.80%) Cisco
6 5 (4.85%) HP
6 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.88%) EMC
8 3 (2.91%) Avaya
8 3 (2.91%) IBM
8 3 (2.91%) NetApp
9 2 (1.94%) CommVault
9 2 (1.94%) Dell
9 2 (1.94%) F5
9 2 (1.94%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.94%) McAfee
10 1 (0.97%) Sophos
10 1 (0.97%) Veeam
10 1 (0.97%) Xamarin
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
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