Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 101 140
Rank change year-on-year +32 +39 +54
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 161 85 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.02% 1.77% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.03% 8.44% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 44 49
Scotland median daily rate £205 £363 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.45% +57.61% -50.43%
10th Percentile £108 £104 £115
90th Percentile £485 £485 £316
UK median daily rate £250 £275 £300
% change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 1
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.51% +30.00% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.98 £14.50
90th Percentile £34.75 £23.30 £15.50
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.71% +13.33% -13.04%

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 1,071 1,007 1,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.12% 20.95% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 490 652
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% -2.94%
10th Percentile £128 £150 £173
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% -47.90% +60.81%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.37 £13.38
90th Percentile £43.38 £26.88 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.03% +6.06% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +34 68 £325 +64.56% 4
Glasgow -7 45 £213 -44.44% 6
Aberdeen +14 9 £188 +24.58% 2
North Lanarkshire - 9 £130 - 1
West Lothian - 7 £300 - 1
Dundee - 6 £224 - 1
South Ayrshire - 4 £110 -
Renfrewshire -30 3 £173 -58.13%
Inverclyde - 2 £114 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £118 -
Fife - 1 £175 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £130 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £230 -
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (48.45%) Active Directory
3 76 (47.20%) SCCM
4 69 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 62 (38.51%) Microsoft
6 36 (22.36%) Migration
7 35 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
7 35 (21.74%) Office 365
8 31 (19.25%) PowerShell
9 28 (17.39%) VMware
10 26 (16.15%) Finance
11 21 (13.04%) Windows Server
12 19 (11.80%) Disclosure Scotland
12 19 (11.80%) Citrix
13 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (10.56%) ITIL
15 15 (9.32%) Microsoft App-V
15 15 (9.32%) Windows 8
16 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (8.70%) Windows XP
16 14 (8.70%) MS Exchange
17 13 (8.07%) Time Management
18 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Excel
19 11 (6.83%) Apple
19 11 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
20 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
21 9 (5.59%) DHCP
21 9 (5.59%) DNS
21 9 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012

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 14 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 35 (21.74%) Office 365
2 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) DHCP
1 9 (5.59%) DNS
2 5 (3.11%) LAN
2 5 (3.11%) WAN
3 4 (2.48%) 3G
3 4 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.24%) Skype
5 2 (1.24%) VoIP
5 2 (1.24%) VPN
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.62%) Firewall
6 1 (0.62%) Internet
6 1 (0.62%) Wireless
6 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Hudson
1 6 (3.73%) MSI
2 2 (1.24%) InstallShield
General
1 26 (16.15%) Finance
2 3 (1.86%) Banking
2 3 (1.86%) Legal
3 2 (1.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (21.12%) Desktop Support
2 29 (18.01%) Analyst
3 27 (16.77%) Support Engineer
4 25 (15.53%) Desktop Engineer
5 21 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
6 18 (11.18%) Support Analyst
7 15 (9.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (9.32%) IT Support
8 14 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 13 (8.07%) Deployment Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) Service Analyst
10 11 (6.83%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (5.59%) Architect
11 9 (5.59%) Consultant
11 9 (5.59%) IT Analyst
11 9 (5.59%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (5.59%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 8 (4.97%) Applications Packager
13 7 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) COM
2 1 (0.62%) .NET
2 1 (0.62%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 7 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.11%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.48%) iPhone
4 4 (2.48%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.86%) CMDB
6 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.24%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.24%) iPad
6 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.62%) AS400
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) iSeries
7 1 (0.62%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 21 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (9.32%) Windows 8
6 14 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.86%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.24%) Android
10 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.24%) Linux
11 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.36%) Migration
2 17 (10.56%) ITIL
3 13 (8.07%) Time Management
4 11 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (4.35%) Application Packaging
5 7 (4.35%) Break/Fix
6 6 (3.73%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (3.11%) ITSM
7 5 (3.11%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (3.11%) Storage Management
8 4 (2.48%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (2.48%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.48%) Project Management
8 4 (2.48%) Service Management
8 4 (2.48%) Software Delivery
8 4 (2.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (1.86%) Asset Management
9 3 (1.86%) Critical Path Analysis
9 3 (1.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.86%) SQL
2 3 (1.86%) VBA
3 1 (0.62%) C#
3 1 (0.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.11%) Degree
3 5 (3.11%) MCP
4 4 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.48%) MCSE
4 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) CCNA
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.62%) MCTS
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.62%) GDPR
2 1 (0.62%) PMO
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (48.45%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.11%) BitLocker
4 5 (3.11%) XenApp
5 4 (2.48%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.24%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.62%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 76 (47.20%) SCCM
2 7 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.24%) SCOM
4 2 (1.24%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.24%) WSUS
5 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 62 (38.51%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.39%) VMware
3 19 (11.80%) Citrix
4 11 (6.83%) Apple
5 7 (4.35%) Cisco
6 6 (3.73%) Dell
7 5 (3.11%) HP
8 4 (2.48%) Ivanti
8 4 (2.48%) ThinPrint
8 4 (2.48%) Twitter
9 3 (1.86%) Symantec
10 2 (1.24%) Adobe
10 2 (1.24%) Brocade
10 2 (1.24%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.62%) Avaya
11 1 (0.62%) Dell KACE
11 1 (0.62%) Google