The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Consultant
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
Microsoft Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
811 649 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.22% 95.02% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 349 369
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £166.90 £18.00 £28.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Microsoft Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Consultant in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Microsoft Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft Consultant
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Microsoft Consultant in their job title 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 with Microsoft Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager

Microsoft Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Microsoft Consultant in their job title 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 with Microsoft Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft