The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 103 18 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 42.04% 24.66% 44.97%
As % of the Vendors category 61.31% 33.96% 60.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 14 59
Median daily rate £320 £331 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £441 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Microsoft
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Vendors Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
168 53 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 68.57% 72.60% 74.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 39 101
Median daily rate £320 £339 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.53% -0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £298 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 157 (68.56%) Active Directory
2 146 (63.76%) Windows
3 145 (63.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 129 (56.33%) Security Cleared
5 111 (48.47%) SC Cleared
6 100 (43.67%) PowerShell
7 85 (37.12%) HP
7 85 (37.12%) Windows Server
8 83 (36.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 78 (34.06%) VMware
10 74 (32.31%) MS Excel
11 70 (30.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 68 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 66 (28.82%) OpenStack
14 64 (27.95%) MCSE
14 64 (27.95%) SQL
15 61 (26.64%) ITIL
16 58 (25.33%) SQL Server
16 58 (25.33%) Citrix
17 53 (23.14%) SharePoint
17 53 (23.14%) Degree
17 53 (23.14%) Office 365
18 49 (21.40%) Computer Science
18 49 (21.40%) DNS
19 46 (20.09%) MS Exchange
19 46 (20.09%) MCSA
20 45 (19.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 42 (18.34%) MCTS
21 42 (18.34%) Exchange Server 2013
22 40 (17.47%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 66 (28.82%) OpenStack
2 53 (23.14%) SharePoint
3 46 (20.09%) MS Exchange
4 42 (18.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (16.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (13.10%) Skype for Business
7 28 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (6.99%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (2.18%) IIS
11 4 (1.75%) Apache
11 4 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.75%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.31%) AquaLogic
12 3 (1.31%) JBoss
12 3 (1.31%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.31%) Tuxedo
12 3 (1.31%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 74 (32.31%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.42%) MS Office
3 9 (3.93%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.14%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 49 (21.40%) DNS
2 28 (12.23%) DHCP
3 24 (10.48%) Skype
4 22 (9.61%) SSL
5 20 (8.73%) SAN
6 19 (8.30%) SNMP
6 19 (8.30%) TCP/IP
7 14 (6.11%) Kerberos
7 14 (6.11%) LDAP
7 14 (6.11%) X.500
8 13 (5.68%) HTTP
8 13 (5.68%) HTTPS
9 12 (5.24%) Firewall
9 12 (5.24%) NetScaler
10 6 (2.62%) Internet
10 6 (2.62%) Intranet
10 6 (2.62%) NAS
10 6 (2.62%) VPN
11 5 (2.18%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.06%) MySQL
5 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (5.24%) HP UFT
1 12 (5.24%) TestDirector
2 10 (4.37%) WinRunner
3 8 (3.49%) StarTeam
4 3 (1.31%) Build Forge
5 1 (0.44%) MSI
5 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (2.18%) Billing
2 4 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (9.61%) Analyst
2 16 (6.99%) Test Analyst
3 15 (6.55%) Active Directory Engineer
4 12 (5.24%) Messaging Specialist
5 11 (4.80%) Wintel Engineer
6 10 (4.37%) Citrix Engineer
6 10 (4.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (4.37%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 9 (3.93%) Consultant
7 9 (3.93%) Integration Engineer
7 9 (3.93%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 8 (3.49%) Lync Specialist
8 8 (3.49%) Office 365 Specialist
9 7 (3.06%) Mobility Engineer
10 6 (2.62%) Administrator
10 6 (2.62%) Messaging Engineer
11 5 (2.18%) Monitoring Engineer
11 5 (2.18%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 5 (2.18%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.18%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.80%) Middleware
2 8 (3.49%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.75%) .NET
3 4 (1.75%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (1.31%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.31%) J2EE
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) jQuery
5 1 (0.44%) XML
5 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.40%) Computer Science
2 37 (16.16%) Clustering
3 27 (11.79%) PKI
4 24 (10.48%) Data Centre
5 18 (7.86%) Replication
6 16 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.93%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.93%) PDA
9 7 (3.06%) Private Cloud
10 6 (2.62%) Cryptography
11 5 (2.18%) CESG
11 5 (2.18%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.75%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.75%) PMI
13 1 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
13 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.44%) Smartcard
13 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 146 (63.76%) Windows
2 85 (37.12%) Windows Server
3 83 (36.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (30.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (15.28%) Windows XP
7 30 (13.10%) AIX
8 27 (11.79%) Windows 7
9 22 (9.61%) Linux
10 14 (6.11%) Solaris
11 12 (5.24%) Windows 10
12 10 (4.37%) Android
12 10 (4.37%) Apple iOS
13 8 (3.49%) HPUX
13 8 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (3.06%) Unix
14 7 (3.06%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.75%) OS/390
16 3 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.64%) ITIL
2 39 (17.03%) Migration
3 34 (14.85%) Load Balancing
4 26 (11.35%) Virtual Environments
5 25 (10.92%) Change Management
6 21 (9.17%) Software Testing
7 17 (7.42%) Application Packaging
8 16 (6.99%) Test Scripting
9 15 (6.55%) Analytics
9 15 (6.55%) Smoke Testing
10 14 (6.11%) Unit Testing
11 13 (5.68%) Software Distribution
12 12 (5.24%) Change Control
12 12 (5.24%) Test Automation
13 11 (4.80%) Release Management
14 10 (4.37%) High Availability
14 10 (4.37%) Server Virtualisation
14 10 (4.37%) Validation
15 8 (3.49%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (3.49%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 100 (43.67%) PowerShell
2 64 (27.95%) SQL
3 14 (6.11%) VBScript
4 11 (4.80%) Java
4 11 (4.80%) Perl
5 8 (3.49%) Bourne shell
5 8 (3.49%) Korn
6 6 (2.62%) C
6 6 (2.62%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.62%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.18%) Jython
7 5 (2.18%) Python
8 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.31%) C++
10 2 (0.87%) VBA
11 1 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 145 (63.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 129 (56.33%) Security Cleared
3 111 (48.47%) SC Cleared
4 64 (27.95%) MCSE
5 53 (23.14%) Degree
6 46 (20.09%) MCSA
7 42 (18.34%) MCTS
8 26 (11.35%) MCITP
9 23 (10.04%) MCP
10 18 (7.86%) ISTQB
11 15 (6.55%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (4.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (3.93%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (3.06%) CISSP
14 7 (3.06%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.75%) PMI Certification
16 1 (0.44%) OCP
16 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.18%) SLA
2 4 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 157 (68.56%) Active Directory
2 45 (19.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (17.47%) Hyper-V
4 22 (9.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (4.37%) VMware ESX
5 10 (4.37%) vSphere
6 9 (3.93%) XenApp
6 9 (3.93%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.49%) Firmware
8 5 (2.18%) Brightmail
8 5 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.44%) UAG
9 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (14.41%) SCCM
2 32 (13.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 25 (10.92%) Netcool
4 20 (8.73%) PowerCLI
5 17 (7.42%) McAfee ePO
6 15 (6.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 14 (6.11%) SCOM
8 13 (5.68%) Microsoft Clustering
9 12 (5.24%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (3.93%) AirWatch
11 8 (3.49%) BladeLogic
11 8 (3.49%) Tivoli
12 7 (3.06%) HP SiteScope
13 6 (2.62%) SCVMM
14 5 (2.18%) CA Spectrum
14 5 (2.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 5 (2.18%) Puppet
14 5 (2.18%) SCOrch
14 5 (2.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 5 (2.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (37.12%) HP
2 78 (34.06%) VMware
3 58 (25.33%) Citrix
4 27 (11.79%) AppSense
5 19 (8.30%) CA
5 19 (8.30%) IronPort
6 18 (7.86%) Intel Security
6 18 (7.86%) Veritas
7 15 (6.55%) Altiris
8 14 (6.11%) Oracle
9 13 (5.68%) IBM
9 13 (5.68%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.06%) Apple
11 6 (2.62%) Symantec
12 5 (2.18%) arcserve
12 5 (2.18%) BMC
12 5 (2.18%) Dell
12 5 (2.18%) Lumension
12 5 (2.18%) Samsung
13 4 (1.75%) Brocade
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