The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 35 65 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 46.05% 44.83% 36.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 97.22% 68.42% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 28
Median daily rate £390 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £269 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.63 £14.80
% change year-on-year -7.22% +5.60%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 36 95 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 47.37% 65.52% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 66 30
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Renfrewshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Renfrewshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Renfrewshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Renfrewshire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Renfrewshire

Windows
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 within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +1 33 £390 +0.64% 1
Paisley 0 1 £113 -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 57 (77.03%) Microsoft
2 48 (64.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (63.51%) PowerShell
4 46 (62.16%) Windows Server
5 42 (56.76%) MS Excel
6 41 (55.41%) Security Cleared
7 40 (54.05%) SC Cleared
8 32 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (40.54%) SQL
9 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
10 23 (31.08%) .NET
10 23 (31.08%) C#
10 23 (31.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (31.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 21 (28.38%) Git (software)
11 21 (28.38%) XAML
11 21 (28.38%) IIS
12 20 (27.03%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
14 17 (22.97%) Windows XP
14 17 (22.97%) Puppet
15 16 (21.62%) DNS
15 16 (21.62%) Open Source
15 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (20.27%) ITIL
16 15 (20.27%) Relational Database
16 15 (20.27%) Windows 10
17 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
17 14 (18.92%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related 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 21 (28.38%) IIS
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (56.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) DNS
2 14 (18.92%) DHCP
3 13 (17.57%) LAN
3 13 (17.57%) WAN
4 11 (14.86%) HTTP
4 11 (14.86%) HTTPS
4 11 (14.86%) VSAN
5 10 (13.51%) SSL
6 9 (12.16%) SAN
7 3 (4.05%) Firewall
7 3 (4.05%) Internet
7 3 (4.05%) Intranet
8 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) Relational Database
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (28.38%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.22%) MSI
4 6 (8.11%) StarTeam
5 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.35%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Electronics
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Automation Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Architect
2 13 (17.57%) PowerShell Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 9 (12.16%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Development Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.08%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) XML
2 2 (2.70%) XSD
3 1 (1.35%) J2EE
3 1 (1.35%) JSP
3 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.22%) Private Cloud
3 6 (8.11%) Clustering
4 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) PDA
6 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 46 (62.16%) Windows Server
3 32 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (22.97%) Windows XP
6 15 (20.27%) Windows 10
7 13 (17.57%) Linux
8 7 (9.46%) AIX
9 2 (2.70%) Unix
10 1 (1.35%) Android
10 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.35%) Solaris
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 20 (27.03%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (21.62%) Open Source
4 15 (20.27%) ITIL
5 13 (17.57%) Network Design
5 13 (17.57%) Prototyping
6 12 (16.22%) Matrix Organization
7 11 (14.86%) Office Automation
7 11 (14.86%) Software Distribution
8 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
8 10 (13.51%) Patch Management
9 8 (10.81%) Change Management
10 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
11 6 (8.11%) Smoke Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Software Testing
12 5 (6.76%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (6.76%) Server Virtualisation
13 4 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
14 3 (4.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (63.51%) PowerShell
2 30 (40.54%) SQL
3 23 (31.08%) C#
4 21 (28.38%) XAML
5 11 (14.86%) VB
6 10 (13.51%) REXX
6 10 (13.51%) Tcl
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) Java
7 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) Jython
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (55.41%) Security Cleared
2 40 (54.05%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (10.81%) Degree
5 7 (9.46%) ISTQB
5 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.11%) MCITP
6 6 (8.11%) MCSA
6 6 (8.11%) MCSE
6 6 (8.11%) MCTS
7 5 (6.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.57%) vSphere
4 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) Puppet
2 11 (14.86%) PowerCLI
2 11 (14.86%) vRealize
3 10 (13.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (8.11%) Netcool
5 2 (2.70%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.35%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.35%) SCCM
6 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (77.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.92%) VMware
3 6 (8.11%) Citrix
3 6 (8.11%) Intel Security
3 6 (8.11%) Veritas
4 3 (4.05%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) BEA
5 1 (1.35%) BMC
5 1 (1.35%) CA
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco
5 1 (1.35%) Dell
5 1 (1.35%) F5
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Sun
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago