Period
to 19 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Microsoft
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 33.96% 39.29% 17.24%
As % of the Vendors category 72.00% 78.57% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 2
Dundee median daily rate £385 £110 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +249.55% -34.33% -41.23%
10th Percentile £263 £108 £120
90th Percentile £494 £392 £225
Scotland median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Dundee median hourly rate - £11.32 £11.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.18% -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £15.57 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.16% -56.75% +128.28%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Dundee.

All Vendors
Dundee
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 25 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 47.17% 50.00% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 5
Dundee median daily rate £382 £120 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +217.92% -46.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £238 £110 £91
90th Percentile £483 £356 £395
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Dundee median hourly rate - £11.32 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.15% -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -47.50% -20.00% +108.33%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dundee.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Dundee

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Dundee.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Dundee

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Dundee over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Dundee

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Dundee

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (55.56%) HTML
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 9 (50.00%) Web Development
2 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) ETL
3 8 (44.44%) Office 365
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Software Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (16.67%) SCCM
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) ITSM
8 2 (11.11%) CRM
8 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.11%) OneDrive
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) MVC
2 9 (50.00%) Web Development
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (44.44%) ETL
4 5 (27.78%) Software Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) ITSM
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Case Management
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Citrix
1 3 (16.67%) VMware