The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Dundee region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 50.00% 9.52% 9.52%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 25.00% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £150 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Vendors Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 50.00% 38.10% 54.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Average daily rate £325 £133 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.28% -55.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
5 3 (23.08%) Java EE
5 3 (23.08%) Dojo
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) BPEL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) XenApp
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) Struts
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) XSLT
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Support
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) Java EE
1 3 (23.08%) Dojo
1 3 (23.08%) REST
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
1 3 (23.08%) Struts
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) XSLT
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Social Network
1 1 (7.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) BPEL
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
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