The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 71 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 43.03% 24.29% 37.04%
As % of the Vendors category 62.28% 35.79% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 8
Average daily rate £338 £348 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £227 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £408 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Vendors Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 95 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 69.09% 67.86% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 60 21
Average daily rate £343 £358 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.35% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £320 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +5 68 £340 -2.57% 1
Paisley 0 2 £96 -28.84% 1
Renfrew - 1 £355 - 3
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 77 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 74 (61.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (57.85%) SC Cleared
4 68 (56.20%) Windows
5 66 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 56 (46.28%) MCTS
7 49 (40.50%) SQL
8 46 (38.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (36.36%) Hyper-V
9 44 (36.36%) VMware
10 41 (33.88%) Change Management
10 41 (33.88%) MCSE
10 41 (33.88%) MCSA
11 37 (30.58%) HP
11 37 (30.58%) Citrix
12 34 (28.10%) Windows 7
13 33 (27.27%) Software Testing
13 33 (27.27%) Windows Server
13 33 (27.27%) TestDirector
13 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (26.45%) HP UFT
14 32 (26.45%) WinRunner
14 32 (26.45%) Windows XP
14 32 (26.45%) MCITP
14 32 (26.45%) Test Automation
14 32 (26.45%) HP Quality Center
15 31 (25.62%) McAfee ePO
15 31 (25.62%) AIX
15 31 (25.62%) Veritas
15 31 (25.62%) Netcool

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 22 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.61%) OpenStack
3 7 (5.79%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.13%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.31%) Live Communications Server
5 4 (3.31%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.65%) IIS
7 2 (1.65%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) CMS
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (17.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.65%) MS Project
3 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Office 365
2 2 (1.65%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.14%) SAN
2 25 (20.66%) DNS
3 11 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 11 (9.09%) LDAP
3 11 (9.09%) X.500
4 10 (8.26%) DHCP
5 8 (6.61%) NAS
5 8 (6.61%) SNMP
5 8 (6.61%) SSL
5 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.96%) WAN
7 5 (4.13%) Firewall
7 5 (4.13%) HTTP
7 5 (4.13%) HTTPS
7 5 (4.13%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.48%) LAN
9 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (27.27%) TestDirector
2 32 (26.45%) HP UFT
2 32 (26.45%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (2.48%) Finance
1 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (23.14%) Analyst
2 24 (19.83%) Test Analyst
3 17 (14.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 16 (13.22%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Consultant
6 10 (8.26%) SharePoint Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Active Directory Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Storage Consultant
8 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Backup Consultant
9 6 (4.96%) Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Backup Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Desktop Support
11 4 (3.31%) Messaging Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) .NET
2 10 (8.26%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.96%) CSS
3 6 (4.96%) HTML
4 4 (3.31%) Middleware
5 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.62%) Clustering
2 29 (23.97%) PDA
3 20 (16.53%) Computer Science
4 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (9.09%) PKI
5 11 (9.09%) Replication
6 8 (6.61%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.13%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.48%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.65%) Celerra
10 2 (1.65%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.65%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.65%) NHS
10 2 (1.65%) Symmetrix
10 2 (1.65%) User Experience
11 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 68 (56.20%) Windows
2 46 (38.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (28.10%) Windows 7
4 33 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (26.45%) Windows XP
6 31 (25.62%) AIX
7 19 (15.70%) Unix
8 14 (11.57%) Linux
9 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) Change Management
2 33 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 32 (26.45%) Test Automation
4 28 (23.14%) Test Scripting
5 24 (19.83%) ITIL
6 19 (15.70%) Validation
7 14 (11.57%) Change Control
7 14 (11.57%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (7.44%) Content Management
8 9 (7.44%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.61%) Software Delivery
10 7 (5.79%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.79%) Service Management
11 6 (4.96%) ITSM
12 5 (4.13%) Asset Management
12 5 (4.13%) ITIL V3
12 5 (4.13%) Migration
12 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.13%) Project Management
12 5 (4.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.50%) SQL
2 16 (13.22%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.48%) C#
5 2 (1.65%) Jython
5 2 (1.65%) Python
6 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 74 (61.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (57.85%) SC Cleared
4 56 (46.28%) MCTS
5 41 (33.88%) MCSA
5 41 (33.88%) MCSE
6 32 (26.45%) MCITP
7 27 (22.31%) MCP
8 26 (21.49%) ISTQB
9 22 (18.18%) Degree
10 8 (6.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.83%) BICSI Certification
13 1 (0.83%) BICSI RCDD
13 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.83%) MCSD
13 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 66 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 44 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 31 (25.62%) VMware ESX
4 21 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (6.61%) Firmware
6 7 (5.79%) vSphere
7 4 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (26.45%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (25.62%) McAfee ePO
2 31 (25.62%) Netcool
3 17 (14.05%) SCCM
4 13 (10.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (4.13%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (4.13%) WSUS
6 3 (2.48%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.48%) Simpana
7 2 (1.65%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.65%) Puppet
7 2 (1.65%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 44 (36.36%) VMware
2 37 (30.58%) Citrix
2 37 (30.58%) HP
3 31 (25.62%) Intel Security
3 31 (25.62%) Veritas
4 5 (4.13%) CA
4 5 (4.13%) Symantec
5 3 (2.48%) CommVault
6 2 (1.65%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.65%) BMC
6 2 (1.65%) Brocade
6 2 (1.65%) Dell
6 2 (1.65%) EMC
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle
7 1 (0.83%) Google
7 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago