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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 31 19 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 19.14% 16.38% 39.04%
As % of the Vendors category 35.63% 26.76% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 50
Median daily rate £297 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.50 £18.50 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.91% -88.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
87 71 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 53.70% 61.21% 69.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 94
Median daily rate £310 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £425 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.50 £18.50 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.91% -88.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine 0 30 £294 -9.66% 6
Paisley +7 1 £425 +21.42%
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 124 (68.89%) Windows
2 108 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 105 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 99 (55.00%) Security Cleared
5 84 (46.67%) SC Cleared
6 83 (46.11%) PowerShell
7 76 (42.22%) VMware
8 75 (41.67%) Windows Server
9 72 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 60 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 60 (33.33%) HP
10 60 (33.33%) MS Excel
11 59 (32.78%) SQL
12 56 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 52 (28.89%) Citrix
14 51 (28.33%) SQL Server
15 46 (25.56%) MCSE
15 46 (25.56%) OpenStack
16 43 (23.89%) ITIL
17 42 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 42 (23.33%) Degree
18 39 (21.67%) Office 365
19 38 (21.11%) MCSA
20 37 (20.56%) SharePoint
21 36 (20.00%) MS Exchange
21 36 (20.00%) DNS
21 36 (20.00%) Hyper-V
22 35 (19.44%) Computer Science
23 32 (17.78%) MCTS
23 32 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2013

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 46 (25.56%) OpenStack
2 37 (20.56%) SharePoint
3 36 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 32 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (10.56%) Skype for Business
8 17 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (7.78%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (3.89%) IIS
11 6 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (2.22%) Apache
12 4 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (2.22%) MQSeries
12 4 (2.22%) WebSphere
12 4 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.67%) Tuxedo
13 3 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.56%) MS Project
3 9 (5.00%) MS Office
4 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (21.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.00%) DNS
2 22 (12.22%) DHCP
2 22 (12.22%) SAN
3 16 (8.89%) SSL
4 14 (7.78%) Skype
5 13 (7.22%) SNMP
5 13 (7.22%) TCP/IP
6 12 (6.67%) NetScaler
7 9 (5.00%) Firewall
8 7 (3.89%) Kerberos
8 7 (3.89%) LDAP
8 7 (3.89%) X.500
9 6 (3.33%) HTTP
9 6 (3.33%) HTTPS
9 6 (3.33%) VPN
10 5 (2.78%) SMTP
11 3 (1.67%) NAS
12 2 (1.11%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.56%) LAN
13 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.89%) MySQL
5 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (8.33%) HP UFT
1 15 (8.33%) TestDirector
2 13 (7.22%) WinRunner
3 5 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.67%) Build Forge
5 3 (1.67%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (2.78%) Billing
2 4 (2.22%) Finance
3 2 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (11.11%) Analyst
2 12 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 10 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 9 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 9 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 8 (4.44%) Administrator
5 8 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (4.44%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 8 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (3.89%) Mobility Engineer
6 7 (3.89%) Storage Engineer
6 7 (3.89%) Windows Specialist
7 5 (2.78%) Messaging Specialist
7 5 (2.78%) Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (2.22%) Build Engineer
8 4 (2.22%) Consultant
8 4 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (2.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.44%) Middleware
1 8 (4.44%) Regular Expression
2 6 (3.33%) CSS
2 6 (3.33%) jQuery
2 6 (3.33%) XML
2 6 (3.33%) XSLT
3 5 (2.78%) .NET
4 4 (2.22%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 27 (15.00%) Clustering
3 22 (12.22%) PKI
4 15 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 14 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.11%) PDA
6 11 (6.11%) Replication
7 6 (3.33%) Cryptography
7 6 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.33%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.78%) CESG
9 4 (2.22%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.22%) PMI
10 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.11%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) Economics
11 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 124 (68.89%) Windows
2 75 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 72 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (15.56%) AIX
7 25 (13.89%) Windows XP
8 22 (12.22%) Linux
9 18 (10.00%) Windows 7
10 14 (7.78%) Solaris
11 12 (6.67%) Unix
12 8 (4.44%) HPUX
12 8 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (3.89%) Android
13 7 (3.89%) Apple iOS
13 7 (3.89%) Windows Phone
14 4 (2.22%) OS/390
14 4 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.89%) ITIL
2 30 (16.67%) Migration
3 24 (13.33%) Change Management
4 23 (12.78%) Load Balancing
5 17 (9.44%) Software Testing
6 15 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 15 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 15 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
7 14 (7.78%) High Availability
7 14 (7.78%) Smoke Testing
8 13 (7.22%) Analytics
8 13 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (7.22%) Unit Testing
9 11 (6.11%) Change Control
9 11 (6.11%) Mentoring
9 11 (6.11%) Release Management
10 10 (5.56%) Application Packaging
11 9 (5.00%) Prototyping
11 9 (5.00%) Records Management
12 8 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (46.11%) PowerShell
2 59 (32.78%) SQL
3 14 (7.78%) VBScript
4 11 (6.11%) Java
4 11 (6.11%) Perl
5 8 (4.44%) Bourne shell
5 8 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.44%) Korn
6 6 (3.33%) C
6 6 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.78%) C#
8 3 (1.67%) C++
9 2 (1.11%) Jython
9 2 (1.11%) Python
9 2 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 105 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (55.00%) Security Cleared
3 84 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 46 (25.56%) MCSE
5 42 (23.33%) Degree
6 38 (21.11%) MCSA
7 32 (17.78%) MCTS
8 23 (12.78%) MCITP
9 16 (8.89%) ISTQB
9 16 (8.89%) MCP
10 10 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (5.00%) CISSP
12 6 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (2.78%) DV Cleared
14 4 (2.22%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.56%) OCP
15 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 108 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 42 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (7.22%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.56%) vSphere
7 9 (5.00%) XenApp
7 9 (5.00%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.78%) Brightmail
8 5 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.56%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.56%) UAG
10 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (12.78%) Netcool
2 22 (12.22%) SCCM
3 21 (11.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 15 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (7.78%) SCOM
5 14 (7.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 13 (7.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (4.44%) Tivoli
8 7 (3.89%) HP SiteScope
9 6 (3.33%) AirWatch
9 6 (3.33%) SCVMM
10 5 (2.78%) BladeLogic
10 5 (2.78%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (2.78%) WSUS
11 2 (1.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (1.11%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 76 (42.22%) VMware
2 60 (33.33%) HP
3 52 (28.89%) Citrix
4 22 (12.22%) AppSense
5 17 (9.44%) IronPort
6 16 (8.89%) CA
6 16 (8.89%) Intel Security
6 16 (8.89%) Oracle
6 16 (8.89%) Veritas
7 14 (7.78%) Altiris
8 13 (7.22%) IBM
8 13 (7.22%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.89%) Apple
10 6 (3.33%) Symantec
11 5 (2.78%) arcserve
11 5 (2.78%) Lumension
11 5 (2.78%) Samsung
12 4 (2.22%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.22%) Brocade
12 4 (2.22%) Nintex
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