Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 22 June 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 Server
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 99 45 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 36.67% 42.06% 21.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.26% 73.77% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 44 88
Renfrewshire median daily rate £276 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.94% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £220 £306 £288
90th Percentile £438 £445 £445
Scotland median daily rate £290 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -17.14% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £36.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £22.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -30.77% -36.81% +185.15%

Windows Server 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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 159 61 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 58.89% 57.01% 44.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 58 170
Renfrewshire median daily rate £285 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.75% +19.40% -2.19%
10th Percentile £220 £305 £262
90th Percentile £435 £445 £445
Scotland median daily rate £368 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.00% - +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 18
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £15.86 £37.50
% change year-on-year -0.69% -57.71% +28.56%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Renfrewshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Renfrewshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Renfrewshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Renfrewshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server in Renfrewshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Renfrewshire

Windows Server
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -3 97 £275 -31.25% 2
Johnstone - 1 £325 -
Windows Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (85.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (75.76%) Security Cleared
4 74 (74.75%) SC Cleared
5 73 (73.74%) Microsoft
5 73 (73.74%) Active Directory
6 66 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (59.60%) DNS
8 58 (58.59%) PowerShell
9 48 (48.48%) DHCP
10 47 (47.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 46 (46.46%) Degree
11 46 (46.46%) Computer Science
12 45 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
13 41 (41.41%) Citrix
14 39 (39.39%) VMware
14 39 (39.39%) Office 365
15 37 (37.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 35 (35.35%) Migration
17 34 (34.34%) SQL Server
18 33 (33.33%) MS Exchange
19 32 (32.32%) MCSE
20 31 (31.31%) SharePoint
20 31 (31.31%) Workflow
20 31 (31.31%) Windows 7
21 28 (28.28%) Skype for Business
21 28 (28.28%) Exchange Server 2010
21 28 (28.28%) XenApp
22 25 (25.25%) XML
23 24 (24.24%) XSLT

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 33 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 31 (31.31%) SharePoint
3 28 (28.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (28.28%) Skype for Business
4 24 (24.24%) IIS
4 24 (24.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (24.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (24.24%) SharePoint Server
5 15 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (14.14%) Office Communications Server
7 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (8.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (24.24%) InfoPath
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (39.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (59.60%) DNS
2 48 (48.48%) DHCP
3 15 (15.15%) Skype
4 14 (14.14%) 3G
4 14 (14.14%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (13.13%) LAN
5 13 (13.13%) WAN
6 7 (7.07%) SAN
6 7 (7.07%) VSAN
7 6 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (5.05%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.03%) SMS
10 2 (2.02%) Firewall
11 1 (1.01%) HTTP
11 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.01%) IPv4
11 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.01%) NAS
11 1 (1.01%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (20.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (20.20%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.10%) MSI
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 16 (16.16%) SharePoint Engineer
3 15 (15.15%) Messaging Engineer
4 12 (12.12%) Design Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) Mobility Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.05%) Lync Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) SharePoint Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 3 (3.03%) Architect
11 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Messaging Specialist
11 3 (3.03%) Support Consultant
11 3 (3.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) XML
2 24 (24.24%) CSS
2 24 (24.24%) jQuery
2 24 (24.24%) XSLT
3 20 (20.20%) .NET
4 2 (2.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (46.46%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.15%) Fat Client
2 15 (15.15%) Thin Client
3 12 (12.12%) Blackberry
4 10 (10.10%) PKI
5 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
6 6 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.02%) Clustering
8 1 (1.01%) AS400
8 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.01%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (85.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (47.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (31.31%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.13%) Windows 10
7 12 (12.12%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.07%) Android
8 7 (7.07%) Apple iOS
8 7 (7.07%) Windows Phone
8 7 (7.07%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (2.02%) Linux
9 2 (2.02%) Unix
10 1 (1.01%) HPUX
10 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) Migration
2 31 (31.31%) Workflow
3 24 (24.24%) High Availability
4 23 (23.23%) Software Delivery
5 20 (20.20%) Records Management
6 18 (18.18%) ITIL
7 11 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 10 (10.10%) Software Distribution
9 7 (7.07%) Load Balancing
10 6 (6.06%) Change Management
10 6 (6.06%) Content Management
11 5 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.04%) Personalization
12 4 (4.04%) Visualisation
13 2 (2.02%) Problem-Solving
13 2 (2.02%) Technical Architecture
14 1 (1.01%) ITSM
14 1 (1.01%) Lean Six Sigma
14 1 (1.01%) Performance Testing
14 1 (1.01%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 58 (58.59%) PowerShell
2 24 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 24 (24.24%) SQL
3 20 (20.20%) C#
4 9 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.09%) VB
4 9 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (1.01%) LINC
Qualifications
1 75 (75.76%) Security Cleared
2 74 (74.75%) SC Cleared
3 46 (46.46%) Degree
4 45 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (37.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (32.32%) MCSE
7 21 (21.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (5.05%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.01%) CCNA
10 1 (1.01%) CCNP
10 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.01%) MCDBA
10 1 (1.01%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (73.74%) Active Directory
2 28 (28.28%) XenApp
3 23 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (16.16%) XenDesktop
6 15 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (15.15%) XenServer
7 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
7 7 (7.07%) VMware NSX
8 4 (4.04%) vSphere
9 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (24.24%) SCCM
2 20 (20.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (7.07%) AirWatch
3 7 (7.07%) PowerCLI
3 7 (7.07%) vRealize
3 7 (7.07%) XenMobile
4 6 (6.06%) SafeCom
4 6 (6.06%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.01%) OpenView
6 1 (1.01%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (73.74%) Microsoft
2 41 (41.41%) Citrix
3 39 (39.39%) VMware
4 22 (22.22%) Ivanti
5 20 (20.20%) Nintex
6 18 (18.18%) ThinPrint
7 13 (13.13%) HP
8 10 (10.10%) McAfee
9 7 (7.07%) Apple
9 7 (7.07%) SAP
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle
11 1 (1.01%) Gemalto
11 1 (1.01%) Lumension
11 1 (1.01%) NetApp
11 1 (1.01%) Symantec