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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 7 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 69 77 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.00% 11.31% 10.68%
As % of the Vendors category 28.63% 23.84% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 48
Median daily rate £313 £228 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.36% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £96 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%

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
241 323 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.88% 47.43% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 182 139
Median daily rate £353 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £24.25 £32.96 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.41% +127.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.35 £46.12 £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 53 (37.59%) Windows
2 44 (31.21%) SQL Server
3 42 (29.79%) MS Excel
4 30 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (20.57%) Active Directory
6 28 (19.86%) Windows Server
7 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (17.73%) VMware
9 24 (17.02%) Finance
10 21 (14.89%) Office 365
11 20 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (14.18%) PowerShell
11 20 (14.18%) .NET
12 19 (13.48%) C#
12 19 (13.48%) SQL
12 19 (13.48%) MS Office
13 18 (12.77%) Migration
13 18 (12.77%) Windows 7
14 17 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (12.06%) Citrix
15 16 (11.35%) ITIL
16 15 (10.64%) JavaScript
16 15 (10.64%) MS Exchange
17 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (9.93%) Security Cleared
18 13 (9.22%) Windows 10
18 13 (9.22%) ASP.NET
19 12 (8.51%) SC Cleared
20 11 (7.80%) HTML
20 11 (7.80%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 15 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.96%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.13%) IBM Domino
6 3 (2.13%) IIS
6 3 (2.13%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.42%) CMS
7 2 (1.42%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (29.79%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.48%) MS Office
3 7 (4.96%) MS Project
4 4 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.89%) Office 365
2 20 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.84%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.84%) IaaS
3 4 (2.84%) OneDrive
4 3 (2.13%) GitHub
4 3 (2.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) DNS
2 8 (5.67%) DHCP
2 8 (5.67%) Skype
3 7 (4.96%) Firewall
4 6 (4.26%) WAN
5 5 (3.55%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.55%) VoIP
5 5 (3.55%) VPN
6 4 (2.84%) LDAP
7 3 (2.13%) PABX
8 2 (1.42%) Internet
8 2 (1.42%) SAN
8 2 (1.42%) VSAN
9 1 (0.71%) Broadband
9 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.71%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.71%) SNMP
9 1 (0.71%) SSH
9 1 (0.71%) SSL
9 1 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.13%) MySQL
8 3 (2.13%) Power BI
8 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.71%) Big Data
9 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.71%) Ingres
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.38%) Selenium
3 8 (5.67%) JIRA
4 7 (4.96%) YouTrack
5 5 (3.55%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.55%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.13%) Moq
6 3 (2.13%) NUnit
6 3 (2.13%) StarTeam
6 3 (2.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.71%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.71%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.71%) JMeter
General
1 24 (17.02%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Law
3 3 (2.13%) Banking
3 3 (2.13%) Legal
4 2 (1.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (21.28%) Analyst
2 22 (15.60%) Developer
3 10 (7.09%) .NET Developer
4 9 (6.38%) Consultant
4 9 (6.38%) IT Support
4 9 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.67%) IT Analyst
6 7 (4.96%) Architect
7 6 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.26%) IT Engineer
7 6 (4.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 6 (4.26%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.26%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.55%) Tester
9 4 (2.84%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.18%) .NET
2 13 (9.22%) ASP.NET
3 11 (7.80%) HTML
4 10 (7.09%) CSS
5 8 (5.67%) .NET Framework
5 8 (5.67%) AngularJS
5 8 (5.67%) jQuery
6 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.26%) Entity Framework
8 5 (3.55%) HTML5
8 5 (3.55%) Kendo UI
9 4 (2.84%) RESTful
10 3 (2.13%) CSS3
10 3 (2.13%) LINQ
10 3 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.13%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (2.13%) Web Services
11 2 (1.42%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.42%) REST
11 2 (1.42%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.67%) Private Cloud
3 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.55%) Replication
5 4 (2.84%) Clustering
5 4 (2.84%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.84%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.13%) CESG
6 3 (2.13%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.13%) Statistics
6 3 (2.13%) VLE
7 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.42%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.42%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.42%) User Experience
7 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (37.59%) Windows
2 28 (19.86%) Windows Server
3 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (12.77%) Windows 7
5 17 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (9.22%) Windows 10
7 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.09%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.96%) Linux
9 5 (3.55%) AIX
10 4 (2.84%) Android
11 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.13%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.42%) Solaris
12 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.77%) Migration
3 16 (11.35%) ITIL
4 11 (7.80%) Software Testing
5 10 (7.09%) Project Management
6 9 (6.38%) MVC
6 9 (6.38%) Scrum
7 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.67%) Information Assurance
8 7 (4.96%) Change Management
8 7 (4.96%) OO
9 6 (4.26%) Change Control
9 6 (4.26%) CRM
9 6 (4.26%) Functional Testing
9 6 (4.26%) Process Improvement
9 6 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.26%) TDD
10 5 (3.55%) Automated Testing
10 5 (3.55%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.55%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.18%) PowerShell
2 19 (13.48%) C#
2 19 (13.48%) SQL
3 15 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.55%) VB
5 3 (2.13%) C
5 3 (2.13%) Perl
5 3 (2.13%) Python
5 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.13%) VBA
6 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.71%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.71%) C++
6 1 (0.71%) Korn
6 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.71%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.96%) MCSE
3 7 (4.96%) MCTS
4 6 (4.26%) Degree
5 5 (3.55%) MCSA
6 4 (2.84%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.13%) CGEIT
7 3 (2.13%) CISA
7 3 (2.13%) CRISC
7 3 (2.13%) MCAD
7 3 (2.13%) MCP
7 3 (2.13%) MCSD
8 2 (1.42%) CISSP
8 2 (1.42%) HND
8 2 (1.42%) ISEB
8 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.42%) MCITP
8 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.84%) QA
3 3 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.71%) COBIT
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (20.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.26%) vSphere
4 4 (2.84%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.71%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.71%) Firmware
6 1 (0.71%) NFS
6 1 (0.71%) Samba
6 1 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) SCCM
2 5 (3.55%) SCOM
2 5 (3.55%) WSUS
3 4 (2.84%) PowerCLI
3 4 (2.84%) vRealize
4 3 (2.13%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.13%) Netcool
4 3 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.13%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.71%) Control-M
6 1 (0.71%) MOM
6 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.71%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 25 (17.73%) VMware
2 17 (12.06%) Citrix
3 7 (4.96%) Oracle
4 6 (4.26%) Cisco
5 5 (3.55%) IBM
6 4 (2.84%) Apple
6 4 (2.84%) EMC
6 4 (2.84%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.84%) Symantec
6 4 (2.84%) Veritas
7 3 (2.13%) Dell
7 3 (2.13%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.42%) BMC
8 2 (1.42%) HP
8 2 (1.42%) Lotus
8 2 (1.42%) Polycom
8 2 (1.42%) Twitter
9 1 (0.71%) NetWitness
9 1 (0.71%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.71%) Veeam
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