The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Ayrshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Ayrshire 10.00% - 66.67%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South Ayrshire region.

Vendors Category
South Ayrshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Ayrshire 30.00% 33.33% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £169 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in South Ayrshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in South Ayrshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in South Ayrshire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in South Ayrshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in South Ayrshire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in South Ayrshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in South Ayrshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the South Ayrshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Ayr - 1 - -
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 6 Related IT Skills in South Ayrshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Ayrshire 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) e-Health
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in South Ayrshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Ayrshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM