Period
to 30 September 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 September 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 47 181 159
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.80% 12.76% 9.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.54% 52.31% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 103 99
Median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £113 £124 £117
90th Percentile £488 £516 £495
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +23.08% +5.01% -11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 11
Median hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +95.65% -26.16%
10th Percentile £11.39 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £37.28 £32.80 £19.00
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £17.90 £15.86
% change year-on-year +46.65% +12.86% +2.32%

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 93 346 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.42% 24.40% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 185 209
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £118 £143 £135
90th Percentile £510 £575 £525
Scotland median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 10
Median hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £11.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +93.30% -25.26%
10th Percentile £11.39 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £37.28 £35.00 £46.88
Median hourly rate £26.25 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +41.89% +8.82% -

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 September 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 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.17%) Windows 10
3 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
4 16 (34.04%) Azure
5 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
6 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
7 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
8 9 (19.15%) Migration
8 9 (19.15%) Office 365
9 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (17.02%) ITIL
10 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
10 7 (14.89%) Firewall
10 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
10 7 (14.89%) Skype
11 6 (12.77%) DevOps
11 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (12.77%) Public Sector
11 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (12.77%) VMware
11 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (12.77%) PaaS
12 5 (10.64%) Citrix
12 5 (10.64%) Degree
12 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
12 5 (10.64%) HP
12 5 (10.64%) Dell

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 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.26%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Azure
2 9 (19.15%) Office 365
3 6 (12.77%) PaaS
4 3 (6.38%) Power Platform
4 3 (6.38%) PowerApps
5 2 (4.26%) AWS
5 2 (4.26%) IaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Power Automate
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Firewall
1 7 (14.89%) Skype
2 3 (6.38%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) SSH
4 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.13%) VSAN
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Power BI
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) GitLab
3 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
3 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 5 (10.64%) Server Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Administrator
3 4 (8.51%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Server Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Junior
5 2 (4.26%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) Deskside Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) JSON
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.51%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
2 17 (36.17%) Windows 10
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (8.51%) Linux
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.26%) Solaris
10 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.13%) Unix
10 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) DevOps
4 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.51%) ITSM
5 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.51%) Server Management
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.38%) Password Management
6 3 (6.38%) Service Management
6 3 (6.38%) Use Case
7 2 (4.26%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (4.26%) Project Delivery
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.26%) VBScript
4 1 (2.13%) Go
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.64%) Degree
5 4 (8.51%) MCSE
6 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.38%) HND
7 2 (4.26%) MCSA
8 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) ISEB
8 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) vSphere
3 3 (6.38%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) Firmware
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Terraform
2 4 (8.51%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.13%) vRealize
3 1 (2.13%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) VMware
3 5 (10.64%) Citrix
3 5 (10.64%) Dell
3 5 (10.64%) HP
4 2 (4.26%) IronPort
5 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.13%) Apple
5 1 (2.13%) CommVault
5 1 (2.13%) Darktrace
5 1 (2.13%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.13%) McAfee
5 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.13%) Proofpoint
5 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec
5 1 (2.13%) Xerox