The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Stirling
Rank 5 12 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 5.88% 8.00% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 80.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £145 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.33% -  
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 £15.50 £14.66
% change year-on-year -6.45% +5.72%  

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 Stirling with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 17.65% 10.00% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £463
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 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stirling 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 Stirling

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Stirling

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Stirling

Windows
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 26 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 Stirling region with a requirement for Windows.

1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus