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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 86 158 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.47% 18.16% 12.73%
As % of the Vendors category 22.81% 38.44% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 50
Average daily rate
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£338 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £175 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.64 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.34% +13.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.20 £16.98 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
377 411 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.52% 47.24% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 174 138
Average daily rate £350 £360 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £214 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £451 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £17.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 63 (35.39%) MS Excel
2 57 (32.02%) Finance
3 49 (27.53%) MS Office
4 45 (25.28%) Windows
5 42 (23.60%) SQL Server
6 34 (19.10%) SQL
7 26 (14.61%) Project Management
8 25 (14.04%) SharePoint
9 23 (12.92%) Active Directory
10 22 (12.36%) .NET
11 20 (11.24%) Migration
12 19 (10.67%) C#
12 19 (10.67%) Security Cleared
13 18 (10.11%) ITIL
14 17 (9.55%) VMware
15 16 (8.99%) Service Management
15 16 (8.99%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (8.99%) Windows 7
15 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (7.87%) MS Exchange
17 14 (7.87%) ASP.NET
18 13 (7.30%) MS Project
18 13 (7.30%) JavaScript
18 13 (7.30%) Windows XP
18 13 (7.30%) ETL
18 13 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 12 (6.74%) QA
19 12 (6.74%) Data Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.87%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.62%) IIS
4 6 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.69%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.12%) CMS
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.12%) Node.js
8 2 (1.12%) Lync
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.12%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (35.39%) MS Excel
2 49 (27.53%) MS Office
3 16 (8.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (7.30%) MS Project
5 11 (6.18%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.69%) Photoshop
7 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.12%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.81%) SAN
1 5 (2.81%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (2.25%) iSCSI
2 4 (2.25%) Firewall
3 3 (1.69%) LAN
4 2 (1.12%) WAN
4 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.12%) DNS
4 2 (1.12%) Intranet
4 2 (1.12%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.56%) LDAP
5 1 (0.56%) CTI
5 1 (0.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) DWDM
5 1 (0.56%) X.500
5 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.06%) QlikView
3 9 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.93%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.37%) DTS
6 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.81%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (2.25%) MS Access
8 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.12%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.56%) MSI
4 1 (0.56%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.56%) NUnit
4 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.56%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.56%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.56%) QUnit
4 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.56%) WinRunner
General
1 57 (32.02%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Advertising
2 10 (5.62%) Banking
3 7 (3.93%) Legal
4 6 (3.37%) Billing
5 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Back Office
6 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.69%) Publishing
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (28.65%) Analyst
2 31 (17.42%) Developer
3 21 (11.80%) Business Analyst
4 17 (9.55%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.18%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.62%) Architect
6 10 (5.62%) SQL Developer
7 9 (5.06%) Consultant
8 7 (3.93%) DBA
8 7 (3.93%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (2.81%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (2.81%) Technical Manager
10 5 (2.81%) Security Engineer
10 5 (2.81%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (2.81%) Service Analyst
10 5 (2.81%) Technical Project Manager
10 5 (2.81%) MI Analyst
11 4 (2.25%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.36%) .NET
2 14 (7.87%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.74%) HTML
4 10 (5.62%) CSS
5 5 (2.81%) jQuery
6 4 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.25%) HTML5
6 4 (2.25%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.25%) XML
6 4 (2.25%) Middleware
7 3 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.69%) CSS3
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (1.12%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.12%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.12%) WPF
8 2 (1.12%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.93%) Clustering
4 6 (3.37%) Replication
5 4 (2.25%) CLARiiON
5 4 (2.25%) NHS
5 4 (2.25%) Celerra
5 4 (2.25%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.69%) Equities
6 3 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.56%) PKI
8 1 (0.56%) PDA
8 1 (0.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.28%) Windows
2 16 (8.99%) Windows 7
3 13 (7.30%) Windows XP
4 11 (6.18%) Linux
5 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.49%) AIX
6 8 (4.49%) UNIX
7 6 (3.37%) Solaris
8 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.25%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.61%) Project Management
2 20 (11.24%) Migration
3 18 (10.11%) ITIL
4 16 (8.99%) Service Management
5 15 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (7.30%) ETL
7 12 (6.74%) PRINCE2
7 12 (6.74%) Data Analysis
7 12 (6.74%) SDLC
8 9 (5.06%) CRM
8 9 (5.06%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.49%) Test Scripting
9 8 (4.49%) Time Management
10 7 (3.93%) Business Analysis
10 7 (3.93%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.93%) Content Management
10 7 (3.93%) Data Modelling
11 6 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.37%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.10%) SQL
2 19 (10.67%) C#
3 13 (7.30%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.74%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.93%) VBA
6 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) VBScript
8 1 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.93%) Degree
4 7 (3.93%) MCSE
5 4 (2.25%) ISEB
5 4 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.69%) MCTS
6 3 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.69%) MCP
6 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.12%) HND
7 2 (1.12%) MCSA
7 2 (1.12%) CISSP
7 2 (1.12%) MCITP
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) OSCP
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.74%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (12.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.93%) VMware ESX
2 7 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.81%) vSphere
5 4 (2.25%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.12%) XenApp
8 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.06%) SCCM
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.56%) WSUS
5 1 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.56%) DameWare
Vendors
1 17 (9.55%) VMware
2 11 (6.18%) Citrix
3 10 (5.62%) Cisco
4 9 (5.06%) Oracle
5 8 (4.49%) EMC
6 6 (3.37%) HP
7 5 (2.81%) IBM
8 4 (2.25%) Symantec
8 4 (2.25%) Tableau
8 4 (2.25%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.69%) Dell
9 3 (1.69%) Lotus
9 3 (1.69%) Informatica
10 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.12%) Sybase
10 2 (1.12%) McAfee
11 1 (0.56%) Remedy
11 1 (0.56%) Twitter
11 1 (0.56%) Teradata
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