The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Argyll and Bute region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 100.00% - -
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Microsoft
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Argyll and Bute region.

Vendors Category
Argyll and Bute
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Argyll and Bute

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Argyll and Bute region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Argyll and Bute

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Argyll and Bute

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Argyll and Bute region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Argyll and Bute

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Argyll and Bute

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Argyll and Bute region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Argyll and Bute

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Argyll and Bute

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Argyll and Bute region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Helensburgh - 1 - -
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Argyll and Bute region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V