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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Scotland / Dundee
Rank 2 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 27.78% - 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 55.56% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £108 - £318
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 - £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £110 - £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.32 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.79
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.45%

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
9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 50.00% 57.14% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Median daily rate £290 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £400 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.32 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) VLE
4 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland