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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 95 95 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.12% 13.42% 8.96%
As % of the Vendors category 28.79% 32.53% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 47
Average daily rate
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£310 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £119 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.90 £9.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £15.50 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.85%
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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
330 292 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.64% 41.24% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 138 192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £172 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 10
Average hourly rate £20.35 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.02% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.00 £24.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 59 (31.22%) Windows
2 53 (28.04%) MS Excel
3 52 (27.51%) Finance
4 46 (24.34%) MS Office
5 40 (21.16%) SQL Server
6 39 (20.63%) Security Cleared
7 38 (20.11%) SQL
8 31 (16.40%) Active Directory
8 31 (16.40%) SC Cleared
9 27 (14.29%) .NET
10 25 (13.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (12.70%) C#
12 23 (12.17%) ASP.NET
12 23 (12.17%) SharePoint
13 22 (11.64%) ITIL
13 22 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (10.58%) Windows XP
14 20 (10.58%) VMware
15 18 (9.52%) Project Management
16 17 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (8.99%) Data Analysis
17 16 (8.47%) Visual Studio
18 15 (7.94%) Citrix
18 15 (7.94%) Banking
19 14 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 14 (7.41%) Service Management
19 14 (7.41%) Management Information System
19 14 (7.41%) Windows 7
20 13 (6.88%) MCITP
20 13 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (12.17%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.76%) IIS
3 7 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.59%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.59%) Lync
5 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.53%) CMS
7 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 53 (28.04%) MS Excel
2 46 (24.34%) MS Office
3 9 (4.76%) MS Project
4 7 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.59%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.12%) Office 365
2 3 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.23%) SAN
2 7 (3.70%) HTTP
3 4 (2.12%) LAN
3 4 (2.12%) Firewall
4 3 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.59%) DNS
4 3 (1.59%) DHCP
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.06%) Intranet
6 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless
6 1 (0.53%) IPsec
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
6 1 (0.53%) VPN
6 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.53%) Extranet
6 1 (0.53%) CTI
6 1 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.70%) QlikView
6 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.06%) MS Access
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.06%) EDRMS
9 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.65%) TestDirector
3 4 (2.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.12%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.53%) NUnit
4 1 (0.53%) Subversion
4 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.53%) Toad
4 1 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.53%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.53%) MSI
4 1 (0.53%) QUnit
4 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.53%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (27.51%) Finance
2 15 (7.94%) Banking
3 4 (2.12%) Billing
4 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.59%) Back Office
5 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Front Office
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (28.57%) Analyst
2 42 (22.22%) Developer
3 25 (13.23%) Business Analyst
4 12 (6.35%) Support Analyst
5 10 (5.29%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (5.29%) Project Manager
5 10 (5.29%) .NET Developer
6 9 (4.76%) Consultant
7 8 (4.23%) DBA
7 8 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (4.23%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (3.70%) C++ Developer
8 7 (3.70%) Architect
9 6 (3.17%) Desktop Support
9 6 (3.17%) Service Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) SQL Developer
10 5 (2.65%) SQL DBA
10 5 (2.65%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (2.65%) Excel Developer
10 5 (2.65%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.29%) .NET
2 23 (12.17%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.82%) XML
3 11 (5.82%) HTML
4 10 (5.29%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (4.76%) CSS
6 7 (3.70%) jQuery
7 6 (3.17%) NHibernate
7 6 (3.17%) STL
8 5 (2.65%) WCF
9 4 (2.12%) CSS3
9 4 (2.12%) HTML5
9 4 (2.12%) COM+
9 4 (2.12%) DCOM
9 4 (2.12%) OLE DB
10 3 (1.59%) Ajax
10 3 (1.59%) JSP
10 3 (1.59%) Web Services
10 3 (1.59%) ATL
10 3 (1.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.70%) Clustering
5 4 (2.12%) PDA
6 3 (1.59%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.59%) Equities
7 2 (1.06%) CMDB
7 2 (1.06%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) PMI
8 1 (0.53%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 59 (31.22%) Windows
2 22 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (10.58%) Windows XP
4 14 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 13 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.76%) AIX
7 7 (3.70%) Linux
8 6 (3.17%) UNIX
9 5 (2.65%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.64%) ITIL
2 18 (9.52%) Project Management
3 17 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (8.99%) Data Analysis
4 14 (7.41%) Service Management
5 11 (5.82%) PRINCE2
6 10 (5.29%) ETL
7 9 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 9 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 8 (4.23%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.23%) CRM
8 8 (4.23%) Migration
9 7 (3.70%) Business Analysis
9 7 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.70%) OO
10 6 (3.17%) Software Testing
10 6 (3.17%) SDLC
10 6 (3.17%) Data Modelling
11 5 (2.65%) Programme Management
11 5 (2.65%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.11%) SQL
2 24 (12.70%) C#
3 11 (5.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.29%) VBA
4 10 (5.29%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.70%) C++
6 3 (1.59%) VB6
6 3 (1.59%) VB
6 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.40%) SC Cleared
3 25 (13.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.88%) MCITP
5 11 (5.82%) MCSA
6 8 (4.23%) Degree
7 7 (3.70%) MCSE
7 7 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.17%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.65%) MCTS
10 4 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.59%) CCIE
11 3 (1.59%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (1.06%) MCP
12 2 (1.06%) ISEB
12 2 (1.06%) PMP
12 2 (1.06%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.53%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) SLA
2 3 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 31 (16.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.65%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.53%) XenApp
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.82%) SCCM
2 7 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.65%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.12%) Netcool
5 3 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.06%) WMI
7 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.53%) Nagios
7 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.53%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.53%) WSUS
7 1 (0.53%) SCOM
7 1 (0.53%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 20 (10.58%) VMware
2 15 (7.94%) Citrix
3 11 (5.82%) HP
4 10 (5.29%) Oracle
4 10 (5.29%) Business Objects
5 8 (4.23%) Cisco
6 6 (3.17%) Sybase
6 6 (3.17%) Symantec
6 6 (3.17%) McAfee
7 5 (2.65%) Dell
7 5 (2.65%) EMC
7 5 (2.65%) Tableau
8 4 (2.12%) CommVault
8 4 (2.12%) Veritas
9 3 (1.59%) NetApp
9 3 (1.59%) SAP
10 2 (1.06%) IBM
11 1 (0.53%) Adobe
11 1 (0.53%) Lotus
11 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
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