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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank - 2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute - 20.00% -
As % of the Vendors category - 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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
5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 83.33% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Argyll and Bute

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Argyll and Bute region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Argyll and Bute region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Helensburgh - - - -
Microsoft
Scotland