Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 15.52% 15.00% 7.89%
As % of the Vendors category 45.00% 37.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Dundee median daily rate £325 £108 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +202.33% -59.05% +20.00%
10th Percentile £273 £103 £251
90th Percentile £388 £110 £284
Scotland median daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Dundee median hourly rate - £11.32 -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £15.14 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% -15.89% +29.78%

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 20 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 34.48% 40.00% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Dundee median daily rate £324 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.43% +40.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £221 £109 £115
90th Percentile £388 £413 £340
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Dundee median hourly rate - £11.32 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.34% -74.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +12.53%

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 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 23 February 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 6 (66.67%) CRM
1 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Transformation Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Law
4 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (22.22%) VPLS
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) OneDrive
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity

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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) OneDrive
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VPLS
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Transformation Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Case Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) VMware