Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 54 32 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 25.59% 32.32% 18.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.37% 71.11% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 101
Renfrewshire median daily rate £409 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +23.08% -4.06%
10th Percentile £212 £319 £275
90th Percentile £438 £446 £445
Scotland median daily rate £375 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +9.65% +5.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £39.50
Scotland median hourly rate £11.50 £18.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.99% -49.31% +148.28%

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 114 45 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 54.03% 45.45% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 41 190
Renfrewshire median daily rate £305 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +25.00% -6.57%
10th Percentile £226 £308 £258
90th Percentile £438 £445 £440
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 22
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £38.25
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £16.43 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.01% -54.36% +65.52%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 53 £409 +2.13% 1
Windows Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (85.19%) Microsoft
3 44 (81.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (81.48%) PowerShell
3 44 (81.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (77.78%) Security Cleared
5 40 (74.07%) SC Cleared
6 37 (68.52%) Office 365
6 37 (68.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (59.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 32 (59.26%) Degree
7 32 (59.26%) Computer Science
8 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
8 31 (57.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (57.41%) Migration
9 30 (55.56%) MCSE
10 28 (51.85%) SharePoint
11 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
11 22 (40.74%) XML
12 21 (38.89%) XSLT
12 21 (38.89%) IIS
12 21 (38.89%) CSS
12 21 (38.89%) jQuery
12 21 (38.89%) InfoPath
12 21 (38.89%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (38.89%) High Availability
12 21 (38.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (38.89%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
14 19 (35.19%) DHCP

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 28 (51.85%) SharePoint
2 21 (38.89%) IIS
2 21 (38.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 21 (38.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 21 (38.89%) SharePoint Server
3 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
3 17 (31.48%) Skype for Business
4 16 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (27.78%) Office Communications Server
6 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (38.89%) InfoPath
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (68.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) DHCP
1 19 (35.19%) DNS
2 16 (29.63%) Skype
3 6 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 4 (7.41%) 3G
4 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.70%) SAN
6 1 (1.85%) Firewall
6 1 (1.85%) HTTP
6 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.85%) IPv4
6 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.85%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.85%) VSAN
6 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 18 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.41%) MSI
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) SharePoint Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Design Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Lync Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Lync Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Messaging Support
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) XML
2 21 (38.89%) CSS
2 21 (38.89%) jQuery
2 21 (38.89%) XSLT
3 18 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (59.26%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (81.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 44 (81.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (68.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Unix
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Migration
2 21 (38.89%) High Availability
3 19 (35.19%) Workflow
4 18 (33.33%) Records Management
5 8 (14.81%) ITIL
5 8 (14.81%) Software Delivery
6 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
7 6 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 6 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Software Distribution
8 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
9 2 (3.70%) Network Management
9 2 (3.70%) Personalization
10 1 (1.85%) Change Control
10 1 (1.85%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.85%) Lean Six Sigma
10 1 (1.85%) OO
10 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
10 1 (1.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) PowerShell
2 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (14.81%) SQL
5 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.41%) VB
5 4 (7.41%) VBScript
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) LINC
Qualifications
1 42 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 40 (74.07%) SC Cleared
3 32 (59.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (59.26%) Degree
4 31 (57.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (55.56%) MCSE
6 10 (18.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (18.52%) XenApp
3 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.26%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.41%) XenServer
6 3 (5.56%) vSphere
7 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
1 8 (14.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.85%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.85%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 46 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) Nintex
3 13 (24.07%) Citrix
4 12 (22.22%) VMware
5 10 (18.52%) Ivanti
6 5 (9.26%) ThinPrint
7 4 (7.41%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) McAfee
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle
9 1 (1.85%) NetApp
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec