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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 30.00% 5.26% 17.39%
As % of the Vendors category 64.29% 100.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £176 £238 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
Vendors Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
14 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 46.67% 5.26% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate £300 £238 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +110.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Average hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Microsoft
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) BPEL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Java EE
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (27.27%) Dojo
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) Struts
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) XSLT
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) PBX
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Support
2 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Server Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Java EE
1 3 (27.27%) Dojo
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Struts
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Social Network
1 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) BPEL
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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