Period
to 30 March 2020

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 6 months to 30 March 2020 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
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 9 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 162 165 120
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.39% 10.98% 8.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.48% 41.04% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 99 68
Median daily rate £350 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% +11.67%
10th Percentile £120 £123 £134
90th Percentile £488 £488 £464
Scotland median daily rate £313 £325 £315
% change year-on-year -3.85% +3.17% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 12
Median hourly rate £15.86 £13.38 £14.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.58% -7.31% +18.38%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.14 £10.08
90th Percentile £29.63 £44.85 £32.48
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £13.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +36.54% -18.39% +0.44%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 292 402 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.93% 26.75% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 231 168
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £125 £138 £215
90th Percentile £605 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -0.13% +3.47% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 9
Median hourly rate £15.86 £13.38 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.58% -15.67% +30.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.85 £40.50
Median hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +16.18% +4.62% -4.41%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Glasgow

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Daily rate trend for Windows in Glasgow

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows in Glasgow over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows in Glasgow

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Hourly rate trend for Windows in Glasgow

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows in Glasgow over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Windows.

1 74 (45.68%) Active Directory
2 73 (45.06%) Windows 10
3 69 (42.59%) Microsoft
4 50 (30.86%) Windows Server
5 44 (27.16%) Security Cleared
6 41 (25.31%) SC Cleared
7 39 (24.07%) Office 365
8 31 (19.14%) PowerShell
9 24 (14.81%) Linux
10 22 (13.58%) Migration
10 22 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (12.96%) Windows 7
11 21 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (12.96%) SCCM
12 20 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (11.73%) ITIL
14 18 (11.11%) VMware
15 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
15 16 (9.88%) SharePoint
15 16 (9.88%) Public Sector
16 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2016
16 15 (9.26%) Skype
17 13 (8.02%) Finance
18 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (7.41%) Windows XP
18 12 (7.41%) MS Exchange
18 12 (7.41%) TCP/IP
18 12 (7.41%) DNS
18 12 (7.41%) WebSphere

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 16 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.32%) IBM Domino
4 6 (3.70%) MQSeries
5 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.47%) IIS
7 2 (1.23%) Apache
7 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.23%) JBoss
7 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 39 (24.07%) Office 365
2 12 (7.41%) Azure
3 7 (4.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.70%) AWS
5 5 (3.09%) OneDrive
6 4 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.23%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.23%) Yammer
9 1 (0.62%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.26%) Skype
2 12 (7.41%) DNS
2 12 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.17%) DHCP
4 7 (4.32%) VPN
5 6 (3.70%) SSL
6 5 (3.09%) Broadband
6 5 (3.09%) Firewall
6 5 (3.09%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (3.09%) SMTP
7 4 (2.47%) HTTP
8 2 (1.23%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.23%) LAN
8 2 (1.23%) SSH
8 2 (1.23%) WAN
9 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.62%) Internet
9 1 (0.62%) SAN
9 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.47%) DB2
3 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.23%) Ingres
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.23%) Power BI
4 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.62%) DataStage
5 1 (0.62%) GIS
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) ERwin
1 1 (0.62%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.62%) MSI
1 1 (0.62%) Toad
1 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (9.88%) Public Sector
2 13 (8.02%) Finance
3 6 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Back Office
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 15 (9.26%) Analyst
2 15 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (8.02%) Desktop Support
4 12 (7.41%) Consultant
4 12 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (6.79%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (5.56%) IT Support
7 8 (4.94%) IT Engineer
8 7 (4.32%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (3.09%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) Windows Deployment Engineer
11 4 (2.47%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (2.47%) Service Analyst
11 4 (2.47%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.17%) XML
2 9 (5.56%) SOAP
2 9 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (5.56%) WSDL
2 9 (5.56%) XML Schema
3 6 (3.70%) JSON
3 6 (3.70%) REST
4 2 (1.23%) .NET
4 2 (1.23%) JSP
4 2 (1.23%) Servlets
5 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.62%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (4.94%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.85%) PKI
5 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.23%) Replication
6 1 (0.62%) AS400
6 1 (0.62%) Clustering
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.62%) iPad
6 1 (0.62%) iPhone
6 1 (0.62%) iSeries
6 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (45.06%) Windows 10
2 50 (30.86%) Windows Server
3 24 (14.81%) Linux
4 22 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (12.96%) Windows 7
5 21 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.70%) Unix
9 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.23%) Solaris
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.62%) Android
10 1 (0.62%) CentOS
10 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 22 (13.58%) Migration
2 20 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (11.73%) ITIL
4 11 (6.79%) Time Management
5 8 (4.94%) Break/Fix
5 8 (4.94%) Problem Management
6 7 (4.32%) DevOps
6 7 (4.32%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.70%) ITSM
8 5 (3.09%) Change Management
8 5 (3.09%) Project Delivery
8 5 (3.09%) Test Automation
9 4 (2.47%) Change Control
9 4 (2.47%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 4 (2.47%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (2.47%) Fault Management
9 4 (2.47%) Infrastructure as Code
9 4 (2.47%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.32%) SQL
3 5 (3.09%) Python
4 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.23%) Bourne shell
4 2 (1.23%) C#
4 2 (1.23%) Korn
4 2 (1.23%) VB
5 1 (0.62%) C++
5 1 (0.62%) Java
5 1 (0.62%) PHP
5 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.62%) Ruby
5 1 (0.62%) sed
5 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 41 (25.31%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.32%) MCSA
4 7 (4.32%) MCSE
5 5 (3.09%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.23%) CCNA
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.23%) Degree
7 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.23%) MCP
8 1 (0.62%) CISM
8 1 (0.62%) CISSP
8 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.62%) HND
8 1 (0.62%) ISEB
8 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.62%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) SLA
2 4 (2.47%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) ITGC
3 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (45.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.56%) vSphere
3 8 (4.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.23%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.23%) NFS
5 2 (1.23%) Samba
5 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (12.96%) SCCM
2 5 (3.09%) Ansible
3 4 (2.47%) Terraform
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.23%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.62%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 69 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.11%) VMware
3 9 (5.56%) IBM
4 7 (4.32%) Apple
5 6 (3.70%) Cisco
5 6 (3.70%) Citrix
6 5 (3.09%) Clearswift
6 5 (3.09%) Progress
6 5 (3.09%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.47%) Oracle
7 4 (2.47%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.85%) CommVault
8 3 (1.85%) Dell
8 3 (1.85%) EMC
8 3 (1.85%) Forcepoint
8 3 (1.85%) Symantec
9 2 (1.23%) HP
9 2 (1.23%) McAfee
9 2 (1.23%) Proofpoint
10 1 (0.62%) RedGate