The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 79 81 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.56% 13.46% 12.03%
As % of the Vendors category 30.15% 28.13% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 61
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £118 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.19 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.97% -12.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.24 £10.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £16.13 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.72 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -14.25%
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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
262 288 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 35.03% 47.84% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 123 205
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -12.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.07 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £17.46 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 74 (40.44%) SQL
2 59 (32.24%) SQL Server
3 57 (31.15%) .NET
3 57 (31.15%) Windows
4 49 (26.78%) C#
5 39 (21.31%) Finance
6 37 (20.22%) MS Excel
7 33 (18.03%) Oracle
8 32 (17.49%) T-SQL
9 30 (16.39%) Visual Studio
9 30 (16.39%) XML
10 29 (15.85%) ASP.NET
10 29 (15.85%) SharePoint
11 28 (15.30%) C++
12 27 (14.75%) Security Cleared
12 27 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (13.66%) MS Office
14 24 (13.11%) HTTP
14 24 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (12.57%) FIX Protocol
15 23 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (12.57%) HP
16 22 (12.02%) SC Cleared
17 21 (11.48%) STL
18 20 (10.93%) HTML
19 19 (10.38%) Workflow
20 18 (9.84%) Oracle Workflow
20 18 (9.84%) Active Directory
21 17 (9.29%) ETL
22 15 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 29 (15.85%) SharePoint
2 18 (9.84%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (4.37%) IIS
4 5 (2.73%) Lync
4 5 (2.73%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.73%) SAS
5 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.09%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.55%) TWiki
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.55%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 25 (13.66%) MS Office
3 13 (7.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.46%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.37%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (4.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.64%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.11%) HTTP
2 10 (5.46%) Intranet
3 9 (4.92%) SAN
4 6 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.19%) DHCP
5 4 (2.19%) DNS
6 3 (1.64%) WAN
6 3 (1.64%) Extranet
7 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.55%) LDAP
7 1 (0.55%) LAN
7 1 (0.55%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.55%) VPN
7 1 (0.55%) Internet
7 1 (0.55%) X.500
7 1 (0.55%) MPLS
7 1 (0.55%) Firewall
7 1 (0.55%) Wireless
7 1 (0.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (32.24%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (3.28%) QlikView
8 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.09%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.55%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 30 (16.39%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.09%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.09%) GoogleTest
2 2 (1.09%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.55%) CodeRush
3 1 (0.55%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.55%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) ReSharper
General
1 39 (21.31%) Finance
2 5 (2.73%) Back Office
3 4 (2.19%) Banking
4 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.55%) Billing
5 1 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (38.80%) Developer
2 33 (18.03%) Analyst
3 21 (11.48%) C++ Developer
4 16 (8.74%) Consultant
5 14 (7.65%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.10%) .NET Developer
7 11 (6.01%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.46%) SQL Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Senior C++ Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (4.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Architect
10 7 (3.83%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.28%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (3.28%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Wintel Engineer
12 5 (2.73%) WPF Developer
12 5 (2.73%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Developer
12 5 (2.73%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (31.15%) .NET
2 30 (16.39%) XML
3 29 (15.85%) ASP.NET
4 23 (12.57%) FIX Protocol
5 21 (11.48%) STL
6 20 (10.93%) HTML
7 14 (7.65%) DCOM
8 12 (6.56%) COM+
8 12 (6.56%) OLE DB
9 9 (4.92%) ATL
9 9 (4.92%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.28%) WCF
10 6 (3.28%) WPF
10 6 (3.28%) jQuery
11 5 (2.73%) Apache Camel
11 5 (2.73%) HTML5
11 5 (2.73%) CSS
11 5 (2.73%) JSON
12 3 (1.64%) LINQ
12 3 (1.64%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (2.73%) CMDB
2 3 (1.64%) Learning Management System
2 3 (1.64%) NHS
3 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.09%) Replication
3 2 (1.09%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.09%) Clustering
3 2 (1.09%) Derivative
3 2 (1.09%) CESG
3 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.09%) iPhone
4 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.55%) iSeries
4 1 (0.55%) iPad
4 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.55%) PMI
4 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 57 (31.15%) Windows
2 24 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (7.10%) Windows XP
4 12 (6.56%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.83%) UNIX
8 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.73%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.19%) Linux
11 1 (0.55%) Android
11 1 (0.55%) AIX
11 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (10.38%) Workflow
3 17 (9.29%) ETL
4 13 (7.10%) Migration
5 12 (6.56%) Test Scripting
6 11 (6.01%) Unit Testing
6 11 (6.01%) Web Development
7 10 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.46%) Process Management
7 10 (5.46%) ITIL
7 10 (5.46%) Project Management
8 9 (4.92%) ERP
9 8 (4.37%) Information Security
10 7 (3.83%) CRM
10 7 (3.83%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.28%) Change Management
11 6 (3.28%) TDD
12 5 (2.73%) Waterfall
12 5 (2.73%) SOA
13 4 (2.19%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.44%) SQL
2 49 (26.78%) C#
3 32 (17.49%) T-SQL
4 28 (15.30%) C++
5 8 (4.37%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.37%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.83%) VBA
7 6 (3.28%) Java
8 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.64%) VB
9 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.64%) VB6
10 2 (1.09%) VBScript
11 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.02%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.46%) Degree
5 8 (4.37%) MCITP
6 5 (2.73%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.73%) MCSE
6 5 (2.73%) MCSA
6 5 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.19%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.19%) HND
8 3 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.64%) CCIE
8 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.64%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.64%) PMP
8 3 (1.64%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.09%) MCTS
10 1 (0.55%) MCP
10 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.19%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 18 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.09%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) XenApp
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (5.46%) SCCM
2 6 (3.28%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.55%) SCOM
5 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.55%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.55%) Netcool
5 1 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (18.03%) Oracle
2 23 (12.57%) HP
3 13 (7.10%) VMware
4 11 (6.01%) Business Objects
5 10 (5.46%) Kofax
6 9 (4.92%) Citrix
6 9 (4.92%) IBM
7 7 (3.83%) Dell
8 6 (3.28%) Symantec
8 6 (3.28%) CommVault
9 5 (2.73%) Tableau
9 5 (2.73%) Cognos
10 4 (2.19%) NetApp
10 4 (2.19%) Cisco
10 4 (2.19%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.64%) SAP
11 3 (1.64%) EMC
11 3 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.09%) Google
12 2 (1.09%) BMC
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