Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 1 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 23.44% 30.77% 15.56%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 66.67% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
Dundee median daily rate £425 £110 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +286.36% -51.11% -19.64%
10th Percentile £357 £110 £131
90th Percentile £539 £333 £242
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Dundee median hourly rate - £11.32 £11.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.18% -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year -6.71% -52.45% +146.55%

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 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 31.25% 46.15% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 7
Dundee median daily rate £425 £173 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +146.38% -26.60% -19.66%
10th Percentile £252 £110 £98
90th Percentile £520 £369 £393
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Dundee median hourly rate - £11.32 £11.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.18% -8.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.00% -30.56% +135.99%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) ETL
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) Office 365
5 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (6.67%) ITIL
8 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (6.67%) ERP
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco
8 1 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (40.00%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) VMware