Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 175 157 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.19% 12.08% 10.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.34% 46.04% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 62 69
Glasgow median daily rate £320 £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +34.62% -11.86%
10th Percentile £120 £111 £106
90th Percentile £538 £525 £426
Scotland median daily rate £300 £350 £310
% change year-on-year -14.29% +12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £14.64 £13.65 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.25% +2.02% -73.24%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £123.65 £24.00 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -16.53% +1.33%

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 386 341 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.48% 26.23% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 144 164
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £138 £197 £173
90th Percentile £525 £550 £438
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.64% -5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.00 £13.65 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.87% +2.02% -74.51%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £133.50 £24.50 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year +1.45% -5.48% -3.31%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 73 (41.71%) Microsoft
2 65 (37.14%) Active Directory
3 56 (32.00%) Linux
4 48 (27.43%) Windows 7
5 45 (25.71%) SQL
6 43 (24.57%) Windows 10
6 43 (24.57%) Windows Server
7 42 (24.00%) Office 365
7 42 (24.00%) Perl
8 40 (22.86%) Python
8 40 (22.86%) SCCM
9 39 (22.29%) Finance
10 37 (21.14%) Oracle
11 34 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (18.29%) VMware
12 32 (18.29%) Microsoft Office
13 29 (16.57%) PowerShell
14 28 (16.00%) SQL Server
15 27 (15.43%) ITIL
16 26 (14.86%) Symantec
16 26 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (13.71%) Data Protection
17 24 (13.71%) Bash Shell
18 23 (13.14%) Jenkins
19 22 (12.57%) Java
20 21 (12.00%) Migration
20 21 (12.00%) Ruby
20 21 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
20 21 (12.00%) Varonis
20 21 (12.00%) Terraform

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 14 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.14%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.43%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.14%) IIS
6 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.57%) Confluence
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (18.29%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) assyst
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 42 (24.00%) Office 365
2 19 (10.86%) GitHub
3 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (4.57%) OneDrive
6 7 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.71%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.14%) Datadog
8 2 (1.14%) Yammer
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.57%) Heroku
9 1 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.29%) DNS
2 15 (8.57%) DHCP
3 13 (7.43%) VPN
4 8 (4.57%) Wireless
5 7 (4.00%) Internet
6 6 (3.43%) Firewall
6 6 (3.43%) LAN
6 6 (3.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.43%) VLAN
7 5 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (2.86%) Skype
8 4 (2.29%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.71%) NAS
10 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.14%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.14%) WAN
11 1 (0.57%) ISDN
11 1 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.29%) ArangoDB
3 18 (10.29%) Hadoop
3 18 (10.29%) Neo4j
4 11 (6.29%) MySQL
5 6 (3.43%) MSDE
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Big Data
7 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (13.14%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.86%) MSI
3 7 (4.00%) InstallShield
4 6 (3.43%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (1.71%) Hudson
6 2 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.14%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.57%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.57%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.57%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.57%) JIRA
7 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.57%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.57%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.57%) WinRunner
General
1 39 (22.29%) Finance
2 3 (1.71%) Legal
3 2 (1.14%) Publishing
3 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.57%) Advertising
4 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.57%) Automotive
4 1 (0.57%) Banking
4 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (21.14%) Analyst
2 26 (14.86%) Support Engineer
3 21 (12.00%) Desktop Support
4 18 (10.29%) Support Analyst
5 17 (9.71%) Applications Packager
6 16 (9.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (6.86%) Developer
10 11 (6.29%) Applications Engineer
10 11 (6.29%) Applications Support
10 11 (6.29%) Applications Support Engineer
10 11 (6.29%) Python Developer
11 10 (5.71%) Service Analyst
11 10 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 9 (5.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 9 (5.14%) IT Support
13 8 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (4.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.71%) LDAP
1 3 (1.71%) XML
2 2 (1.14%) .NET
2 2 (1.14%) CSS
2 2 (1.14%) jQuery
2 2 (1.14%) XSLT
3 1 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.57%) Web Services
3 1 (0.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.43%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.14%) iPhone
4 7 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.43%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.71%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.71%) Wiki
7 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.14%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.57%) AS400
8 1 (0.57%) Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) iSeries
8 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.57%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.00%) Linux
2 48 (27.43%) Windows 7
3 43 (24.57%) Windows 10
3 43 (24.57%) Windows Server
4 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.57%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.57%) Unix
7 6 (3.43%) Solaris
7 6 (3.43%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.43%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.86%) Android
9 3 (1.71%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.14%) AIX
10 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.57%) CentOS
11 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.43%) ITIL
3 24 (13.71%) Data Protection
4 21 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (12.00%) Migration
5 20 (11.43%) Change Management
5 20 (11.43%) DevOps
6 19 (10.86%) Incident Management
6 19 (10.86%) IT Strategy
6 19 (10.86%) Software Engineering
7 18 (10.29%) Cryptography
7 18 (10.29%) Data Encryption
7 18 (10.29%) Data Loss Prevention
7 18 (10.29%) DRM
7 18 (10.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 17 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (9.14%) Security Operations
10 12 (6.86%) Configuration Management
10 12 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.71%) SQL
2 42 (24.00%) Perl
3 40 (22.86%) Python
4 29 (16.57%) PowerShell
5 24 (13.71%) Bash Shell
6 22 (12.57%) Java
7 21 (12.00%) Ruby
8 18 (10.29%) Go
9 14 (8.00%) Shell Script
10 13 (7.43%) C#
11 12 (6.86%) C++
12 11 (6.29%) Groovy
12 11 (6.29%) PHP
12 11 (6.29%) Scala
13 9 (5.14%) VB
14 7 (4.00%) VBScript
15 3 (1.71%) Korn
15 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
17 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (10.29%) CISM
1 18 (10.29%) CISSP
1 18 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (9.14%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.43%) MCSE
5 7 (4.00%) Degree
6 6 (3.43%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.43%) MCP
6 6 (3.43%) MCSA
7 4 (2.29%) CCA
7 4 (2.29%) CCEA
7 4 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.29%) MCITP
7 4 (2.29%) VCAP
7 4 (2.29%) VCP4
7 4 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.71%) ACTC
8 3 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.86%) GDPR
2 18 (10.29%) FINRA
3 14 (8.00%) SLA
4 10 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 65 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (7.43%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (3.43%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.29%) vSphere
7 4 (2.29%) XenApp
8 3 (1.71%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.14%) Docker
9 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.57%) KVM
10 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.57%) Xen
10 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (22.86%) SCCM
2 21 (12.00%) Terraform
3 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.43%) Puppet
5 5 (2.86%) Ansible
6 3 (1.71%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.71%) Malwarebytes
6 3 (1.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.14%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.14%) Nagios
7 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.57%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.57%) Packer
8 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (41.71%) Microsoft
2 37 (21.14%) Oracle
3 32 (18.29%) VMware
4 26 (14.86%) Symantec
5 21 (12.00%) Varonis
6 19 (10.86%) McAfee
6 19 (10.86%) Sybase
7 18 (10.29%) Cloudera
7 18 (10.29%) Hortonworks
8 16 (9.14%) Citrix
9 10 (5.71%) Apple
10 7 (4.00%) Cisco
11 5 (2.86%) Avaya
11 5 (2.86%) Dell
12 4 (2.29%) Ivanti
13 3 (1.71%) HP
13 3 (1.71%) Sophos
13 3 (1.71%) Splunk
13 3 (1.71%) Twitter
13 3 (1.71%) Wyse