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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 108 24 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 42.69% 21.43% 43.21%
As % of the Vendors category 63.16% 36.36% 61.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 17 59
Median daily rate £320 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £285 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £432 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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 Renfrewshire region.

Vendors Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
171 66 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 67.59% 58.93% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 41 101
Median daily rate £320 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £298 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +2 106 £320 -1.00% 3
Paisley +7 1 £425 +21.42% 2
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 159 (67.66%) Active Directory
2 148 (62.98%) Windows
3 147 (62.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 131 (55.74%) Security Cleared
5 112 (47.66%) SC Cleared
6 100 (42.55%) PowerShell
7 86 (36.60%) Windows Server
8 85 (36.17%) HP
9 83 (35.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 78 (33.19%) MS Excel
11 77 (32.77%) VMware
12 71 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 68 (28.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 67 (28.51%) OpenStack
15 64 (27.23%) MCSE
15 64 (27.23%) SQL
16 62 (26.38%) ITIL
17 58 (24.68%) SQL Server
17 58 (24.68%) Citrix
18 56 (23.83%) Degree
19 54 (22.98%) SharePoint
19 54 (22.98%) Office 365
20 50 (21.28%) DNS
21 49 (20.85%) Computer Science
22 46 (19.57%) MS Exchange
22 46 (19.57%) MCSA
23 45 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
24 43 (18.30%) MCTS
25 42 (17.87%) Exchange Server 2013
26 40 (17.02%) Hyper-V

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 67 (28.51%) OpenStack
2 54 (22.98%) SharePoint
3 46 (19.57%) MS Exchange
4 42 (17.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (16.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (12.77%) Skype for Business
7 28 (11.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (6.81%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (2.13%) IIS
11 4 (1.70%) Apache
11 4 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.70%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.70%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.28%) AquaLogic
12 3 (1.28%) JBoss
12 3 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.28%) Tuxedo
12 3 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 78 (33.19%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.66%) MS Office
3 10 (4.26%) MS Project
4 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (22.98%) Office 365
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 50 (21.28%) DNS
2 29 (12.34%) DHCP
3 24 (10.21%) Skype
4 23 (9.79%) SSL
5 20 (8.51%) SAN
5 20 (8.51%) SNMP
5 20 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 14 (5.96%) HTTP
6 14 (5.96%) HTTPS
6 14 (5.96%) Kerberos
6 14 (5.96%) LDAP
6 14 (5.96%) X.500
7 12 (5.11%) Firewall
7 12 (5.11%) NetScaler
8 7 (2.98%) Internet
8 7 (2.98%) Intranet
9 6 (2.55%) NAS
9 6 (2.55%) VPN
10 5 (2.13%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.98%) MySQL
5 6 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.68%) HP UFT
1 11 (4.68%) TestDirector
2 9 (3.83%) StarTeam
2 9 (3.83%) WinRunner
3 3 (1.28%) Build Forge
4 1 (0.43%) MSI
4 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (2.98%) Finance
2 5 (2.13%) Billing
3 2 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (9.79%) Analyst
2 15 (6.38%) Active Directory Engineer
2 15 (6.38%) Test Analyst
3 12 (5.11%) Messaging Specialist
4 11 (4.68%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (4.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 10 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (4.26%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 9 (3.83%) Consultant
6 9 (3.83%) Integration Engineer
6 9 (3.83%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 8 (3.40%) Lync Specialist
7 8 (3.40%) Office 365 Specialist
8 7 (2.98%) Mobility Engineer
9 6 (2.55%) Administrator
9 6 (2.55%) Messaging Engineer
10 5 (2.13%) Monitoring Engineer
10 5 (2.13%) SCCM Engineer
10 5 (2.13%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.68%) Middleware
2 8 (3.40%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.70%) .NET
3 4 (1.70%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.28%) J2EE
5 1 (0.43%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) jQuery
5 1 (0.43%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.85%) Computer Science
2 37 (15.74%) Clustering
3 27 (11.49%) PKI
4 25 (10.64%) Data Centre
5 18 (7.66%) Replication
6 16 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.26%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.40%) PDA
9 7 (2.98%) Private Cloud
10 6 (2.55%) Cryptography
11 5 (2.13%) CESG
11 5 (2.13%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.70%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.70%) PMI
13 1 (0.43%) Economics
13 1 (0.43%) EPoS
13 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.43%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 148 (62.98%) Windows
2 86 (36.60%) Windows Server
3 83 (35.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (28.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (14.89%) Windows XP
7 30 (12.77%) AIX
8 28 (11.91%) Windows 7
9 22 (9.36%) Linux
10 14 (5.96%) Solaris
11 13 (5.53%) Windows 10
12 10 (4.26%) Android
12 10 (4.26%) Apple iOS
13 8 (3.40%) HPUX
13 8 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (2.98%) Unix
14 7 (2.98%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.70%) OS/390
16 3 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.38%) ITIL
2 39 (16.60%) Migration
3 34 (14.47%) Load Balancing
4 27 (11.49%) Virtual Environments
5 25 (10.64%) Change Management
6 21 (8.94%) Software Testing
7 18 (7.66%) Analytics
8 17 (7.23%) Application Packaging
9 15 (6.38%) Test Scripting
10 14 (5.96%) Smoke Testing
10 14 (5.96%) Software Distribution
10 14 (5.96%) Unit Testing
11 13 (5.53%) Change Control
12 12 (5.11%) Project Management
13 11 (4.68%) Release Management
13 11 (4.68%) Server Virtualisation
13 11 (4.68%) Test Automation
14 10 (4.26%) High Availability
15 9 (3.83%) Server Building
15 9 (3.83%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 100 (42.55%) PowerShell
2 64 (27.23%) SQL
3 14 (5.96%) VBScript
4 11 (4.68%) Java
4 11 (4.68%) Perl
5 8 (3.40%) Bourne shell
5 8 (3.40%) Korn
6 6 (2.55%) C
6 6 (2.55%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.55%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.13%) Jython
7 5 (2.13%) Python
8 4 (1.70%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.28%) C++
10 2 (0.85%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 147 (62.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 131 (55.74%) Security Cleared
3 112 (47.66%) SC Cleared
4 64 (27.23%) MCSE
5 56 (23.83%) Degree
6 46 (19.57%) MCSA
7 43 (18.30%) MCTS
8 26 (11.06%) MCITP
9 24 (10.21%) MCP
10 18 (7.66%) ISTQB
11 16 (6.81%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (3.83%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (2.98%) CISSP
14 7 (2.98%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.70%) PMI Certification
16 1 (0.43%) OCP
16 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 159 (67.66%) Active Directory
2 45 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (17.02%) Hyper-V
4 22 (9.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (4.26%) vSphere
6 9 (3.83%) VMware ESX
6 9 (3.83%) XenApp
6 9 (3.83%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.40%) Firmware
8 5 (2.13%) Brightmail
8 5 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.43%) UAG
9 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (14.47%) SCCM
2 32 (13.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 25 (10.64%) Netcool
4 20 (8.51%) PowerCLI
5 17 (7.23%) McAfee ePO
6 15 (6.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 14 (5.96%) SCOM
8 13 (5.53%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (4.68%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (3.83%) AirWatch
11 8 (3.40%) BladeLogic
11 8 (3.40%) Tivoli
12 7 (2.98%) HP SiteScope
13 6 (2.55%) SCVMM
14 5 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
14 5 (2.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 5 (2.13%) Puppet
14 5 (2.13%) SCOrch
14 5 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 5 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (36.17%) HP
2 77 (32.77%) VMware
3 58 (24.68%) Citrix
4 27 (11.49%) AppSense
5 19 (8.09%) CA
5 19 (8.09%) IronPort
6 18 (7.66%) Intel Security
6 18 (7.66%) Veritas
7 16 (6.81%) Oracle
8 15 (6.38%) Altiris
9 13 (5.53%) IBM
9 13 (5.53%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.98%) Apple
11 6 (2.55%) Symantec
12 5 (2.13%) arcserve
12 5 (2.13%) BMC
12 5 (2.13%) Dell
12 5 (2.13%) Lumension
12 5 (2.13%) Samsung
13 4 (1.70%) 3PAR
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