Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 162 120 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.49% 10.42% 11.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.86% 45.45% 42.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 50 68
Glasgow median daily rate £320 £375 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.67% +37.61% -2.85%
10th Percentile £123 £129 £109
90th Percentile £499 £550 £401
Scotland median daily rate £301 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -19.67% +17.19% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £14.76 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% -14.17% -68.75%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £123.65 £24.75 £33.50
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £17.25 £17.75
% change year-on-year -4.75% -2.82% -

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 387 264 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.05% 22.92% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 123 158
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.48% +5.62%
10th Percentile £138 £300 £162
90th Percentile £525 £550 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £14.76 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% -14.17% -68.75%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £123.65 £28.75 £33.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 67 (41.36%) Active Directory
2 61 (37.65%) Microsoft
3 51 (31.48%) Windows 10
4 50 (30.86%) Linux
5 45 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 40 (24.69%) Python
6 40 (24.69%) Windows Server
7 39 (24.07%) SCCM
8 36 (22.22%) Perl
9 35 (21.60%) Finance
10 34 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (20.99%) Office 365
11 32 (19.75%) VMware
12 31 (19.14%) SQL
13 30 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
14 29 (17.90%) Oracle
15 25 (15.43%) SQL Server
15 25 (15.43%) PowerShell
16 24 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (14.20%) Jenkins
17 23 (14.20%) Data Protection
18 21 (12.96%) ITIL
19 20 (12.35%) Symantec
19 20 (12.35%) Software Engineering
19 20 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (12.35%) DevOps
20 19 (11.73%) Varonis
20 19 (11.73%) Bash Shell
20 19 (11.73%) Java

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 10 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (4.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.47%) Apache Qpid
3 4 (2.47%) CMS
3 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.23%) Confluence
5 2 (1.23%) Drupal
5 2 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) assyst
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (20.99%) Office 365
2 14 (8.64%) GitHub
3 13 (8.02%) OneDrive
4 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (4.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.47%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.23%) Yammer
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.62%) Datadog
9 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.49%) DNS
2 12 (7.41%) DHCP
3 11 (6.79%) Internet
4 10 (6.17%) LAN
4 10 (6.17%) VPN
5 9 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.94%) Wireless
7 7 (4.32%) NAS
7 7 (4.32%) Skype
8 6 (3.70%) Wireshark
9 5 (3.09%) Ethernet
9 5 (3.09%) Firewall
10 4 (2.47%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.85%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.85%) VLAN
12 2 (1.23%) WAN
13 1 (0.62%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.62%) VoIP
13 1 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.88%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.64%) ArangoDB
3 14 (8.64%) Hadoop
3 14 (8.64%) Neo4j
4 6 (3.70%) MySQL
5 4 (2.47%) MSDE
5 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.62%) Big Data
7 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (14.20%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.32%) InstallShield
2 7 (4.32%) MSI
3 6 (3.70%) Wise Package Studio
4 5 (3.09%) Hudson
5 4 (2.47%) Maven
6 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.23%) gulp
6 2 (1.23%) JIRA
7 1 (0.62%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.62%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (21.60%) Finance
2 5 (3.09%) Banking
3 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.85%) Publishing
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.62%) Automotive
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (25.93%) Analyst
2 21 (12.96%) Support Analyst
3 20 (12.35%) Support Engineer
4 15 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (9.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 15 (9.26%) Developer
5 14 (8.64%) Desktop Support
5 14 (8.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.02%) Applications Packager
7 10 (6.17%) IT Support
7 10 (6.17%) Service Analyst
7 10 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) Python Developer
9 8 (4.94%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 8 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (4.94%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.47%) Kafka
1 4 (2.47%) LDAP
1 4 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (2.47%) REST
1 4 (2.47%) SOAP
2 2 (1.23%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.23%) CSS
2 2 (1.23%) HTML
2 2 (1.23%) jQuery
2 2 (1.23%) Nightwatchjs
2 2 (1.23%) Node.js
2 2 (1.23%) Sass
2 2 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.62%) Twig
3 1 (0.62%) Web Services
3 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (6.17%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.32%) iPhone
3 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.47%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.47%) Wiki
5 3 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (1.85%) FMCG
5 3 (1.85%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.23%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.23%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) AS400
7 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (31.48%) Windows 10
2 50 (30.86%) Linux
3 45 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 40 (24.69%) Windows Server
5 24 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (6.17%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.56%) Apple iOS
9 7 (4.32%) Android
10 6 (3.70%) Unix
11 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.09%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.23%) Solaris
12 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.62%) AIX
13 1 (0.62%) CentOS
13 1 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.62%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.20%) Data Protection
3 21 (12.96%) ITIL
4 20 (12.35%) DevOps
4 20 (12.35%) Software Engineering
5 16 (9.88%) Change Management
5 16 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (9.26%) IT Strategy
6 15 (9.26%) Migration
7 14 (8.64%) Cryptography
7 14 (8.64%) Data Encryption
7 14 (8.64%) Data Loss Prevention
7 14 (8.64%) DRM
7 14 (8.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 13 (8.02%) Build Automation
8 13 (8.02%) Incident Management
8 13 (8.02%) Security Operations
9 11 (6.79%) Configuration Management
10 10 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.69%) Python
2 36 (22.22%) Perl
3 31 (19.14%) SQL
4 25 (15.43%) PowerShell
5 19 (11.73%) Bash Shell
5 19 (11.73%) Java
6 14 (8.64%) Go
6 14 (8.64%) Ruby
6 14 (8.64%) Shell Script
7 11 (6.79%) C#
8 10 (6.17%) C++
9 9 (5.56%) Groovy
9 9 (5.56%) Scala
10 8 (4.94%) VB
11 6 (3.70%) PHP
11 6 (3.70%) VBScript
12 4 (2.47%) Korn
13 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.64%) CISM
2 14 (8.64%) CISSP
3 12 (7.41%) MCSE
4 9 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.94%) MCP
6 7 (4.32%) Degree
7 6 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (3.70%) MCSA
7 6 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.09%) ACDT
8 5 (3.09%) ACHDS
8 5 (3.09%) ACTC
8 5 (3.09%) CCA
8 5 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.09%) Master's Degree
8 5 (3.09%) MCDST
8 5 (3.09%) MCITP
8 5 (3.09%) MCSM
8 5 (3.09%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.64%) FINRA
1 14 (8.64%) GDPR
2 13 (8.02%) SLA
3 7 (4.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 67 (41.36%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.49%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (6.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (3.70%) vSphere
5 6 (3.70%) XenApp
6 5 (3.09%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.47%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.85%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.85%) Docker
8 3 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.62%) KVM
10 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (24.07%) SCCM
2 15 (9.26%) Terraform
3 11 (6.79%) Ansible
4 9 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.56%) Puppet
5 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (3.09%) Nagios
7 3 (1.85%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.62%) Malwarebytes
8 1 (0.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.62%) Packer
Vendors
1 61 (37.65%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.75%) VMware
3 29 (17.90%) Oracle
4 20 (12.35%) Symantec
5 19 (11.73%) Varonis
6 17 (10.49%) Citrix
7 14 (8.64%) Cloudera
7 14 (8.64%) Hortonworks
7 14 (8.64%) McAfee
7 14 (8.64%) Sybase
8 11 (6.79%) Apple
9 5 (3.09%) Splunk
10 4 (2.47%) Cisco
11 3 (1.85%) Avaya
11 3 (1.85%) Twitter
12 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.23%) HP
12 2 (1.23%) OutSystems
12 2 (1.23%) Sophos
12 2 (1.23%) Wyse