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 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 67 83 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.02% 9.44% 17.75%
As % of the Vendors category 23.51% 22.99% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 65
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £147 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £9.75 £16.00 £13.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.06% +17.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £61.20 £16.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
285 361 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.88% 41.07% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 160 169
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 24 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 62 (37.13%) MS Excel
2 56 (33.53%) Security Cleared
3 44 (26.35%) Windows
4 42 (25.15%) SQL Server
5 41 (24.55%) .NET
6 39 (23.35%) Active Directory
7 38 (22.75%) HP
7 38 (22.75%) SQL
8 35 (20.96%) SC Cleared
9 34 (20.36%) C#
9 34 (20.36%) ASP.NET
10 32 (19.16%) JavaScript
11 31 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 30 (17.96%) HTML
12 30 (17.96%) Oracle
12 30 (17.96%) CRM
13 27 (16.17%) MS Office
13 27 (16.17%) PowerShell
13 27 (16.17%) Windows Server
14 26 (15.57%) Citrix
15 25 (14.97%) VMware
15 25 (14.97%) ISTQB
16 23 (13.77%) Migration
17 22 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (11.98%) Hyper-V
18 20 (11.98%) Test Scripting
18 20 (11.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 18 (10.78%) VB
19 18 (10.78%) SharePoint
19 18 (10.78%) MS Exchange

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 18 (10.78%) MS Exchange
1 18 (10.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (8.38%) OpenStack
3 10 (5.99%) IIS
4 8 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.99%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.40%) CMS
8 3 (1.80%) Confluence
8 3 (1.80%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 62 (37.13%) MS Excel
2 27 (16.17%) MS Office
3 7 (4.19%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.78%) Office 365
2 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) AdWords
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.19%) DNS
2 11 (6.59%) DHCP
3 9 (5.39%) SAN
4 7 (4.19%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.40%) NetScaler
5 4 (2.40%) SNMP
5 4 (2.40%) SSL
6 3 (1.80%) Skype
7 2 (1.20%) Firewall
7 2 (1.20%) Intranet
7 2 (1.20%) Network Security
8 1 (0.60%) Internet
8 1 (0.60%) VoIP
8 1 (0.60%) VPN
8 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.19%) MS Access
5 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.59%) DTS
6 6 (3.59%) OLAP
6 6 (3.59%) OLTP
6 6 (3.59%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.80%) Big Data
9 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.20%) MySQL
9 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.60%) GIS
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (10.18%) HP UFT
2 10 (5.99%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.79%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.40%) JIRA
5 2 (1.20%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.60%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.60%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.60%) YouTrack
General
1 17 (10.18%) Finance
2 5 (2.99%) Legal
3 4 (2.40%) Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Advertising
4 2 (1.20%) Law
4 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (23.35%) Analyst
2 25 (14.97%) Developer
3 20 (11.98%) Test Analyst
4 14 (8.38%) Architect
5 10 (5.99%) .NET Developer
6 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.79%) DBA
7 8 (4.79%) Tester
8 7 (4.19%) Automation Tester
8 7 (4.19%) SQL DBA
9 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (3.59%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.99%) Consultant
10 5 (2.99%) Data Architect
10 5 (2.99%) Database Developer
10 5 (2.99%) IT Analyst
10 5 (2.99%) IT Support
10 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 5 (2.99%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.55%) .NET
2 34 (20.36%) ASP.NET
3 30 (17.96%) HTML
4 8 (4.79%) CSS
5 7 (4.19%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.99%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.99%) Entity Framework
6 5 (2.99%) jQuery
7 4 (2.40%) JSP
8 3 (1.80%) Ajax
9 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.20%) Regular Expression
9 2 (1.20%) REST
9 2 (1.20%) XML
10 1 (0.60%) Drools
10 1 (0.60%) HTML5
10 1 (0.60%) LINQ
10 1 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.60%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) Clustering
2 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.19%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.19%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.59%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.59%) Replication
5 5 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.80%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.20%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.60%) CESG
8 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.60%) EPoS
8 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.35%) Windows
2 27 (16.17%) Windows Server
3 22 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.99%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.39%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.79%) Linux
9 7 (4.19%) Unix
10 6 (3.59%) Windows 10
11 5 (2.99%) AIX
12 3 (1.80%) Solaris
13 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.60%) Android
14 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.60%) HPUX
14 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.96%) CRM
2 23 (13.77%) Migration
3 20 (11.98%) Test Scripting
4 16 (9.58%) Functional Testing
5 15 (8.98%) ITIL
6 13 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.78%) Test Automation
7 12 (7.19%) Change Management
7 12 (7.19%) Project Management
8 10 (5.99%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.39%) ERP
9 9 (5.39%) Test Strategy
10 8 (4.79%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.79%) ETL
11 7 (4.19%) Database Tuning
11 7 (4.19%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (4.19%) Server Building
11 7 (4.19%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (3.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.75%) SQL
2 34 (20.36%) C#
3 32 (19.16%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.17%) PowerShell
5 18 (10.78%) VB
6 9 (5.39%) Java
7 7 (4.19%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.19%) VBScript
8 5 (2.99%) VBA
9 2 (1.20%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.20%) Korn
9 2 (1.20%) Perl
9 2 (1.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.60%) C++
10 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.60%) X++
Qualifications
1 56 (33.53%) Security Cleared
2 35 (20.96%) SC Cleared
3 31 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (14.97%) ISTQB
5 20 (11.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 16 (9.58%) ISEB
7 12 (7.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (5.99%) Degree
8 10 (5.99%) MCSE
9 8 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (4.19%) MCITP
11 6 (3.59%) MCSA
11 6 (3.59%) MCTS
12 4 (2.40%) BC Cleared
12 4 (2.40%) CCNA
12 4 (2.40%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.40%) MCP
13 3 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) Basel III
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (23.35%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.98%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.99%) XenApp
5 9 (5.39%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.80%) Firmware
6 3 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.80%) vSphere
7 1 (0.60%) Brightmail
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
1 12 (7.19%) SCCM
2 7 (4.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (2.40%) Netcool
3 4 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.80%) SCOM
5 2 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.60%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 38 (22.75%) HP
2 30 (17.96%) Oracle
3 26 (15.57%) Citrix
4 25 (14.97%) VMware
5 10 (5.99%) Cisco
6 5 (2.99%) AppSense
6 5 (2.99%) EMC
6 5 (2.99%) Infor
6 5 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.40%) Altiris
8 3 (1.80%) IBM
8 3 (1.80%) Nintex
9 2 (1.20%) Apple
9 2 (1.20%) CA
9 2 (1.20%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.20%) IronPort
9 2 (1.20%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.20%) Symantec
9 2 (1.20%) Veritas
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