Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Windows 10 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 10 over the 6 months to 19 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 10
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 83 169
Rank change year-on-year +14 +86 +33
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 170 87 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.06% 2.08% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.29% 9.07% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 53 26
Scotland median daily rate £230 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +20.00% -58.33%
10th Percentile £109 £105 £108
90th Percentile £448 £444 £381
UK median daily rate £275 £313 £325
% change year-on-year -12.00% -3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £11.78 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% - -
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.40% +12.07% -71.00%

Windows 10 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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,112 959 1,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.00% 22.90% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 492 751
Scotland median daily rate £360 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.63% +5.19%
10th Percentile £135 £151 £175
90th Percentile £488 £488 £476
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 37
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -58.67% +31.35%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.32 £13.15
90th Percentile £33.75 £24.75 £45.10
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +2.10%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Scotland

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 10 in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 10 in Scotland

Windows 10
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 10 in Scotland

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 10 in Scotland

Windows 10
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 10 in Scotland

Windows 10
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Edinburgh +26 72 £325 +182.61% 3
Glasgow +8 57 £305 +10.82% 2
Renfrewshire -39 16 £210 -48.78%
Dundee -3 7 £163 +35.42%
North Lanarkshire - 4 £124 -
Aberdeen +8 3 - - 2
South Ayrshire - 3 £110 -
West Lothian - 2 - -
Fife +2 1 £175 +52.17%
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £275 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £118 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £230 -
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 10 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 170 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 82 (48.24%) Microsoft
4 79 (46.47%) SCCM
5 61 (35.88%) Windows 7
6 46 (27.06%) Office 365
7 44 (25.88%) Citrix
8 43 (25.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 41 (24.12%) VMware
10 35 (20.59%) Finance
11 34 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 33 (19.41%) Windows Server
13 31 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (18.24%) Windows 8
14 30 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (17.06%) Migration
16 28 (16.47%) XenApp
16 28 (16.47%) Disclosure Scotland
17 27 (15.88%) Microsoft Office
18 24 (14.12%) DHCP
18 24 (14.12%) Security Cleared
19 23 (13.53%) SC Cleared
20 22 (12.94%) Ivanti
20 22 (12.94%) DNS
20 22 (12.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
21 20 (11.76%) ThinPrint
21 20 (11.76%) Fat Client
21 20 (11.76%) Thin Client
22 19 (11.18%) 3G
22 19 (11.18%) Wi-Fi

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (5.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.59%) Confluence
4 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (15.88%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) assyst
2 1 (0.59%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 46 (27.06%) Office 365
2 13 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.76%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.12%) DHCP
2 22 (12.94%) DNS
3 19 (11.18%) 3G
3 19 (11.18%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.94%) Skype
5 4 (2.35%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.18%) Firewall
7 1 (0.59%) ADSL
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.59%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.59%) LAN
7 1 (0.59%) MPLS
7 1 (0.59%) SAN
7 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.59%) VPN
7 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.94%) MSI
2 4 (2.35%) Hudson
3 3 (1.76%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 35 (20.59%) Finance
2 9 (5.29%) Banking
3 2 (1.18%) Legal
4 1 (0.59%) Games
4 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.59%) Law
4 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (17.06%) Support Engineer
2 26 (15.29%) Desktop Support
3 25 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (14.12%) Analyst
5 21 (12.35%) Windows Engineer
6 19 (11.18%) Desktop Engineer
6 19 (11.18%) Project Manager
7 17 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 16 (9.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (7.06%) Consultant
10 11 (6.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 10 (5.88%) Support Analyst
12 9 (5.29%) Architect
12 9 (5.29%) Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (4.71%) IT Support
14 7 (4.12%) Applications Packager
14 7 (4.12%) Deployment Engineer
14 7 (4.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 7 (4.12%) IT Analyst
14 7 (4.12%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.76%) Fat Client
1 20 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 10 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.53%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.94%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.76%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.18%) BYOD
9 2 (1.18%) Clustering
10 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 170 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (35.88%) Windows 7
3 33 (19.41%) Windows Server
4 31 (18.24%) Windows 8
5 30 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (10.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (8.82%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.35%) Linux
9 3 (1.76%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.06%) Migration
2 19 (11.18%) Software Delivery
3 16 (9.41%) ITIL
4 15 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (5.29%) Time Management
6 8 (4.71%) Project Management
7 7 (4.12%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.53%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (3.53%) Supplier Management
8 6 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (2.94%) PRINCE2
9 5 (2.94%) Project Planning
9 5 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.94%) Service Management
9 5 (2.94%) Software Testing
9 5 (2.94%) Virtual Team Management
10 4 (2.35%) Break/Fix
10 4 (2.35%) Budgeting and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.94%) SQL
3 3 (1.76%) VBA
4 1 (0.59%) C
4 1 (0.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.53%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (5.88%) Degree
5 7 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.76%) MCSE
9 2 (1.18%) CISSP
10 1 (0.59%) MCP
10 1 (0.59%) MCTS
10 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.59%) PMP
10 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.35%) PMO
3 3 (1.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 85 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 43 (25.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 31 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (16.47%) XenApp
5 5 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.76%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.18%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.59%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 79 (46.47%) SCCM
2 22 (12.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.18%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.18%) SCOM
3 2 (1.18%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.18%) WSUS
4 1 (0.59%) Ansible
4 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.59%) Puppet
4 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 82 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 44 (25.88%) Citrix
3 41 (24.12%) VMware
4 22 (12.94%) Ivanti
5 20 (11.76%) ThinPrint
6 8 (4.71%) Apple
7 5 (2.94%) Cisco
8 3 (1.76%) Twitter
9 2 (1.18%) Dell
9 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.18%) Splunk
10 1 (0.59%) Adobe
10 1 (0.59%) Avaya
10 1 (0.59%) CA
10 1 (0.59%) Charles River
10 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.59%) EMC
10 1 (0.59%) HP
10 1 (0.59%) NetApp
10 1 (0.59%) Symantec