Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 15 6
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 26.19% 4.35% 16.25%
As % of the Vendors category 64.71% 22.22% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Dundee median daily rate £300 £235 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.66% -10.48% +20.00%
10th Percentile £110 £228 £166
90th Percentile £338 £243 £384
Scotland median daily rate £345 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +6.15% +4.84% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Dundee median hourly rate £11.32 £11.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.18% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.31 £17.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year -12.54% +20.65% +10.01%

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 17 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 40.48% 19.57% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 11
Dundee median daily rate £323 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.90% +45.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £110 £245 £115
90th Percentile £338 £406 £319
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +10.71% -0.71% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Dundee median hourly rate £11.32 £11.30 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.18% -8.50% -74.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year +45.45% +13.71% -7.99%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) VPLS
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC

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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
1 2 (18.18%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) IT Technician
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) ICT Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco