The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 30.77% 14.29% 31.03%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 66.67% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £168 £318 £176
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.24% +80.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £292 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £344 £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.58 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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 Dundee region.

Vendors Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 76.92% 21.43% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £375 £318 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +5.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dundee region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Dundee region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Entry Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
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