Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 25 160 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 28.41% 38.93% 31.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.15% 90.91% 90.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 155 54
Renfrewshire median daily rate £363 £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.28% -3.03% -1.49%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £291
90th Percentile £445 £450 £426
Scotland median daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £39.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.81% -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year -16.53% +1.33% +13.64%

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 26 176 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 29.55% 42.82% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 140 57
Renfrewshire median daily rate £350 £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £292
90th Percentile £444 £445 £435
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £348
% change year-on-year +13.64% -5.04% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £39.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.81% -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year -6.85% -3.31% +14.39%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 0 24 £375 +17.00%
Renfrew 0 1 £325 +52.94% 1
Windows
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (92.00%) Windows Server
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 22 (88.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (88.00%) PowerShell
3 19 (76.00%) SC Cleared
4 16 (64.00%) SQL
4 16 (64.00%) IIS
4 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (56.00%) ITIL
6 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (48.00%) SSL
7 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
8 11 (44.00%) Windows 10
8 11 (44.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 11 (44.00%) Prototyping
8 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (44.00%) HTTP
8 11 (44.00%) HTTPS
9 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (40.00%) WSUS
9 10 (40.00%) SCCM
10 8 (32.00%) Software Distribution
10 8 (32.00%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (32.00%) HP
11 7 (28.00%) XML
11 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (24.00%) Migration
12 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Server

Windows
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 16 (64.00%) IIS
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) SSL
2 11 (44.00%) HTTP
2 11 (44.00%) HTTPS
3 6 (24.00%) DNS
3 6 (24.00%) SAN
4 5 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall
6 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.00%) NAS
6 1 (4.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Engineer
1 3 (12.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (4.00%) Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 6 (24.00%) CSS
2 6 (24.00%) jQuery
2 6 (24.00%) XSLT
3 5 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) SAML
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows Server
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (44.00%) Windows 10
4 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Unix
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (44.00%) Prototyping
2 11 (44.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 8 (32.00%) Software Distribution
3 8 (32.00%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (24.00%) High Availability
4 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Records Management
5 5 (20.00%) Service Design
5 5 (20.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) REXX
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) Tcl
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (76.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) MCSE
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) SCCM
1 10 (40.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.00%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) Nintex
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) Xamarin