The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lanarkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lanarkshire 100.00% 76.47% -
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 81.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £9.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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 Lanarkshire region.

Vendors Category
Lanarkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lanarkshire 100.00% 94.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Lanarkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lanarkshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Lanarkshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Lanarkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Lanarkshire region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Lanarkshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Lanarkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Lanarkshire region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Lanarkshire

Microsoft
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lanarkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Lanarkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lanarkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware