Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 167 133 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.45% 10.43% 10.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.82% 36.54% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 64 70
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £344 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.73% +36.14% -19.20%
10th Percentile £119 £113 £100
90th Percentile £475 £434 £450
Scotland median daily rate £285 £350 £320
% change year-on-year -18.57% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.28% -57.64% +53.19%

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 390 364 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.07% 28.55% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 164 184
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.70% -0.37%
10th Percentile £176 £165 £154
90th Percentile £500 £475 £450
Scotland median daily rate £360 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -4.00% +5.63% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.78 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.81 £15.68 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.80% -58.19% +29.31%

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 20 July 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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 75 (44.91%) Microsoft
2 66 (39.52%) Active Directory
3 57 (34.13%) Windows 10
4 53 (31.74%) Windows Server
5 47 (28.14%) Windows 7
6 43 (25.75%) Security Cleared
6 43 (25.75%) Office 365
7 40 (23.95%) VMware
8 39 (23.35%) Finance
9 38 (22.75%) Citrix
9 38 (22.75%) SC Cleared
10 36 (21.56%) SCCM
10 36 (21.56%) Linux
11 34 (20.36%) SQL
12 33 (19.76%) DNS
13 31 (18.56%) DHCP
13 31 (18.56%) SQL Server
14 28 (16.77%) PowerShell
15 26 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
17 24 (14.37%) Migration
18 23 (13.77%) Microsoft App-V
18 23 (13.77%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (12.57%) Oracle
20 20 (11.98%) Microsoft Office
20 20 (11.98%) Ivanti
20 20 (11.98%) VMware ESXi
21 18 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
21 18 (10.78%) Change Management
21 18 (10.78%) SharePoint

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 18 (10.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.19%) IBM Notes
3 11 (6.59%) Skype for Business
4 10 (5.99%) IIS
5 6 (3.59%) IBM Domino
5 6 (3.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.99%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.99%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.80%) IBM Connections
9 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (11.98%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.99%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.60%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 43 (25.75%) Office 365
2 18 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.19%) GitHub
5 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.20%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.60%) Datadog
6 1 (0.60%) Heroku
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.76%) DNS
2 31 (18.56%) DHCP
3 8 (4.79%) Skype
4 7 (4.19%) Firewall
4 7 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (3.59%) 3G
5 6 (3.59%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.59%) VPN
6 5 (2.99%) SAN
7 4 (2.40%) VLAN
8 3 (1.80%) ADSL
8 3 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.80%) Wireless
9 2 (1.20%) Broadband
9 2 (1.20%) Extranet
9 2 (1.20%) Intranet
9 2 (1.20%) NAS
10 1 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.19%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.59%) MySQL
3 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.99%) ArangoDB
4 5 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.99%) Neo4j
5 3 (1.80%) DB2
6 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.20%) MSDE
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.60%) IDOL
7 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.60%) Power BI
7 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) MSI
2 6 (3.59%) HP UFT
2 6 (3.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.59%) WinRunner
3 4 (2.40%) Hudson
3 4 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.20%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.60%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (0.60%) QAComplete
5 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.60%) TestDirector
General
1 39 (23.35%) Finance
2 9 (5.39%) Banking
3 7 (4.19%) Legal
4 6 (3.59%) Law
5 5 (2.99%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.20%) French Language
6 2 (1.20%) German Language
6 2 (1.20%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.20%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (1.20%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (19.76%) Analyst
2 15 (8.98%) Support Engineer
3 14 (8.38%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (7.19%) Desktop Support
5 8 (4.79%) Designer
5 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Designer
5 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (4.79%) Test Analyst
6 7 (4.19%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (4.19%) Applications Support
6 7 (4.19%) Architect
6 7 (4.19%) Support Analyst
7 6 (3.59%) Administrator
7 6 (3.59%) Applications Packager
7 6 (3.59%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (3.59%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.19%) XML
2 5 (2.99%) .NET
2 5 (2.99%) CSS
2 5 (2.99%) jQuery
2 5 (2.99%) XSLT
3 3 (1.80%) COM
3 3 (1.80%) Web Services
3 3 (1.80%) WPF
4 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.60%) Angular 2
5 1 (0.60%) HTML
5 1 (0.60%) HTML5
5 1 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.60%) SOAP
5 1 (0.60%) Universal Windows Platform
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.60%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.78%) Clustering
2 10 (5.99%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.99%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.19%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.19%) PDA
3 7 (4.19%) Thin Client
4 6 (3.59%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.40%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.80%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.80%) iPhone
6 3 (1.80%) PKI
6 3 (1.80%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) BYOD
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (34.13%) Windows 10
2 53 (31.74%) Windows Server
3 47 (28.14%) Windows 7
4 36 (21.56%) Linux
5 25 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (13.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (7.19%) AIX
8 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.59%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.99%) Windows 8
10 8 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.59%) Unix
12 5 (2.99%) Solaris
13 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.80%) CentOS
13 3 (1.80%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.20%) Android
14 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.20%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.37%) Migration
2 18 (10.78%) Change Management
3 15 (8.98%) Software Testing
4 14 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (8.38%) ITIL
5 12 (7.19%) Software Delivery
6 10 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (5.99%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (5.99%) Test Scripting
7 8 (4.79%) High Availability
8 7 (4.19%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (4.19%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.19%) Software Distribution
8 7 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.19%) Test Automation
8 7 (4.19%) Time Management
9 6 (3.59%) Data Protection
10 5 (2.99%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.99%) Use Case
10 5 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.36%) SQL
2 28 (16.77%) PowerShell
3 14 (8.38%) Perl
4 10 (5.99%) Python
5 9 (5.39%) C#
6 8 (4.79%) Ruby
7 7 (4.19%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.19%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.19%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.59%) Java
8 6 (3.59%) PHP
9 5 (2.99%) Go
9 5 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.40%) VB
10 4 (2.40%) VBScript
11 2 (1.20%) C++
11 2 (1.20%) Groovy
11 2 (1.20%) Scala
12 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (25.75%) Security Cleared
2 38 (22.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.99%) Degree
4 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.79%) ISTQB
5 8 (4.79%) MCSE
6 7 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.99%) CISM
7 5 (2.99%) CISSP
8 4 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.40%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.80%) HNC
9 3 (1.80%) HND
9 3 (1.80%) MCSA
10 2 (1.20%) ISEB
10 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.20%) MCTS
10 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.60%) MCITP
11 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.59%) GDPR
2 6 (3.59%) SLA
3 5 (2.99%) FINRA
4 1 (0.60%) PMO
4 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 66 (39.52%) Active Directory
2 26 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (13.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (11.98%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (9.58%) XenApp
6 11 (6.59%) Hyper-V
6 11 (6.59%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (6.59%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.99%) XenServer
8 4 (2.40%) BitLocker
8 4 (2.40%) vSphere
9 3 (1.80%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.20%) Docker
10 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (21.56%) SCCM
2 13 (7.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (4.19%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (4.19%) Terraform
4 6 (3.59%) HP ALM
5 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.80%) SCOM
6 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (1.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.20%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.20%) Nagios
6 2 (1.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.20%) Puppet
6 2 (1.20%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.20%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.60%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 75 (44.91%) Microsoft
2 40 (23.95%) VMware
3 38 (22.75%) Citrix
4 21 (12.57%) Oracle
5 20 (11.98%) Ivanti
6 14 (8.38%) Symantec
7 12 (7.19%) McAfee
7 12 (7.19%) Veritas
8 10 (5.99%) Apple
9 9 (5.39%) HP
9 9 (5.39%) Lotus
10 7 (4.19%) IBM
10 7 (4.19%) ThinPrint
11 6 (3.59%) Cisco
11 6 (3.59%) Sophos
11 6 (3.59%) Sybase
12 5 (2.99%) Altiris
12 5 (2.99%) Dell
12 5 (2.99%) Hortonworks
12 5 (2.99%) Red Hat