The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Microsoft Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Specialist
Rank - - 122
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £433 £525
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -17.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2677 2743 2427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.60% 95.64% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1516 1440 1358
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 92 79
Median hourly rate £14.93 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Microsoft Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Microsoft Specialist in the job title.

Microsoft Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Microsoft Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Microsoft Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland