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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 83 80 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.29% 10.30% 10.75%
As % of the Vendors category 29.12% 22.79% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 45
Median daily rate £325 £228 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £97 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 - £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 - £15.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +0.45%
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
285 351 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 52.49% 45.17% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 184 141
Median daily rate £350 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 £20.75 £14.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.39% +39.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £12.35 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £37.21 £27.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 51 (34.00%) Windows
2 45 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 39 (26.00%) MS Excel
4 34 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (20.67%) Active Directory
6 29 (19.33%) .NET
6 29 (19.33%) MS Office
7 28 (18.67%) C#
7 28 (18.67%) SQL
7 28 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (17.33%) VMware
9 25 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 24 (16.00%) JavaScript
11 23 (15.33%) Citrix
12 22 (14.67%) ASP.NET
13 21 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (13.33%) HTML
15 19 (12.67%) Windows 7
16 17 (11.33%) PowerShell
16 17 (11.33%) Security Cleared
17 16 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (10.67%) ITIL
17 16 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (10.67%) Finance
17 16 (10.67%) Migration
18 15 (10.00%) Windows XP
18 15 (10.00%) Office 365
19 14 (9.33%) Windows 10
19 14 (9.33%) SC Cleared
19 14 (9.33%) Hyper-V

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 13 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.00%) IIS
4 4 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.67%) CMS
5 3 (2.00%) Confluence
5 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.00%) IBM Domino
5 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 29 (19.33%) MS Office
3 7 (4.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.00%) Office 365
3 4 (2.67%) GitHub
3 4 (2.67%) IaaS
4 3 (2.00%) SaaS
5 2 (1.33%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.33%) DNS
2 9 (6.00%) DHCP
3 6 (4.00%) Firewall
3 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.33%) VPN
5 4 (2.67%) SAN
6 3 (2.00%) LDAP
6 3 (2.00%) Skype
6 3 (2.00%) VoIP
7 2 (1.33%) Internet
8 1 (0.67%) Broadband
8 1 (0.67%) Intranet
8 1 (0.67%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.67%) SNMP
8 1 (0.67%) SSH
8 1 (0.67%) SSL
8 1 (0.67%) WAN
8 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.67%) Wireless
8 1 (0.67%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.00%) MySQL
7 3 (2.00%) Power BI
7 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.33%) Big Data
8 2 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.67%) DTS
9 1 (0.67%) GIS
9 1 (0.67%) Ingres
9 1 (0.67%) MS Access
9 1 (0.67%) OLTP
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (6.67%) JIRA
1 10 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.67%) Selenium
2 7 (4.67%) YouTrack
3 5 (3.33%) HP UFT
3 5 (3.33%) StarTeam
3 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.67%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.00%) Moq
5 3 (2.00%) NUnit
5 3 (2.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.67%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.67%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.67%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.67%) JMeter
6 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (10.67%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Law
3 6 (4.00%) Legal
4 4 (2.67%) Banking
5 2 (1.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) Publishing
5 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (24.67%) Analyst
2 25 (16.67%) Developer
3 14 (9.33%) .NET Developer
4 10 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 9 (6.00%) Consultant
5 9 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.33%) IT Analyst
7 7 (4.67%) IT Support
8 6 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Test Manager
8 6 (4.00%) Tester
9 5 (3.33%) Architect
9 5 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 4 (2.67%) Security Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.33%) .NET
2 22 (14.67%) ASP.NET
3 20 (13.33%) HTML
4 14 (9.33%) CSS
5 12 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (8.00%) jQuery
6 9 (6.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (4.67%) Entity Framework
8 6 (4.00%) Kendo UI
9 5 (3.33%) HTML5
10 4 (2.67%) LINQ
10 4 (2.67%) RESTful
10 4 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (2.00%) Ajax
11 3 (2.00%) CSS3
11 3 (2.00%) Unity DI Container
11 3 (2.00%) Web Services
12 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.67%) Clustering
4 6 (4.00%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.67%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.00%) CESG
6 3 (2.00%) Data Conversion
6 3 (2.00%) Replication
6 3 (2.00%) Statistics
6 3 (2.00%) VLE
7 2 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.33%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.33%) User Experience
8 1 (0.67%) CMDB
8 1 (0.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.00%) Windows
2 28 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 19 (12.67%) Windows 7
5 16 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 14 (9.33%) Windows 10
8 12 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.67%) Linux
10 6 (4.00%) AIX
11 4 (2.67%) Android
12 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.00%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.33%) Solaris
13 2 (1.33%) Unix
13 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (10.67%) ITIL
2 16 (10.67%) Migration
3 14 (9.33%) CRM
3 14 (9.33%) Project Management
4 12 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 11 (7.33%) Test Scripting
6 10 (6.67%) Change Management
7 9 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.00%) MVC
7 9 (6.00%) Scrum
8 8 (5.33%) Functional Testing
8 8 (5.33%) OO
8 8 (5.33%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.00%) TDD
10 5 (3.33%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.33%) Kanban
10 5 (3.33%) Process Improvement
10 5 (3.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.67%) C#
1 28 (18.67%) SQL
2 24 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (11.33%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.33%) VB
5 3 (2.00%) C
5 3 (2.00%) Java
5 3 (2.00%) Perl
5 3 (2.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.00%) VBA
6 2 (1.33%) Bourne shell
6 2 (1.33%) Korn
6 2 (1.33%) Python
6 2 (1.33%) VBScript
7 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.67%) C++
7 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (9.33%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.33%) ISTQB
5 9 (6.00%) MCSE
5 9 (6.00%) MCTS
6 6 (4.00%) Degree
6 6 (4.00%) MCSA
7 5 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (2.67%) MCITP
9 3 (2.00%) CGEIT
9 3 (2.00%) CISA
9 3 (2.00%) CRISC
9 3 (2.00%) ISEB
9 3 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (2.00%) MCAD
9 3 (2.00%) MCP
9 3 (2.00%) MCSD
10 2 (1.33%) HND
10 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.67%) QA
3 3 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.67%) COBIT
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (20.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.00%) vSphere
5 4 (2.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.33%) XenApp
7 2 (1.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.67%) Firmware
8 1 (0.67%) NFS
8 1 (0.67%) Samba
8 1 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) SCCM
2 6 (4.00%) Netcool
3 5 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.67%) PowerCLI
4 4 (2.67%) vRealize
5 3 (2.00%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.00%) SCOM
5 3 (2.00%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.33%) WSUS
7 1 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.67%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 26 (17.33%) VMware
2 23 (15.33%) Citrix
3 13 (8.67%) Oracle
4 8 (5.33%) HP
5 7 (4.67%) Cisco
6 6 (4.00%) Veritas
7 5 (3.33%) Apple
7 5 (3.33%) EMC
7 5 (3.33%) IBM
7 5 (3.33%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.67%) Sitecore
8 4 (2.67%) Symantec
9 3 (2.00%) Dell
9 3 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.33%) BMC
10 2 (1.33%) Infor
10 2 (1.33%) Lotus
10 2 (1.33%) Remedy
10 2 (1.33%) Telerik
10 2 (1.33%) Twitter
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