Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine 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 20 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
Renfrewshire > Erskine
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 152 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 44.90% 38.29% 32.67%
As % of the Vendors category 56.41% 61.04% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 158 52
Erskine median daily rate £328 £330 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +6.45% -4.62%
10th Percentile £258 £270 £263
90th Percentile £439 £445 £400
Renfrewshire median daily rate £300 £333 £310
% change year-on-year -9.91% +7.42% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Erskine median hourly rate - £40.50 -
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £40.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +118.92% -88.79%

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 Erskine.

All Vendors
Erskine
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39 249 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 79.59% 62.72% 70.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 202 108
Erskine median daily rate £320 £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -0.75%
10th Percentile £259 £263 £268
90th Percentile £436 £445 £425
Renfrewshire median daily rate £325 £321 £330
% change year-on-year +1.25% -2.73% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Erskine median hourly rate - £40.50 -
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £40.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +118.92% -79.28%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Erskine

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Erskine

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Erskine over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Erskine

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Erskine

For the 6 months to 20 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (90.91%) SC Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (59.09%) IIS
3 13 (59.09%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (36.36%) QA
5 7 (31.82%) SCCM
5 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 7 (31.82%) Software Distribution
5 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
5 7 (31.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 7 (31.82%) Prototyping
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) HTTP
5 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
5 7 (31.82%) SSL
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (31.82%) WSUS
5 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
6 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) XSLT
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 13 (59.09%) IIS
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (18.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
1 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
1 7 (31.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Author
1 8 (36.36%) Technical Author
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) CSS
1 6 (27.27%) jQuery
1 6 (27.27%) XML
1 6 (27.27%) XSLT
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
1 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
1 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
2 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
1 7 (31.82%) Prototyping
1 7 (31.82%) Software Distribution
1 7 (31.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) High Availability
2 6 (27.27%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Records Management
3 5 (22.73%) Service Design
3 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (22.73%) Workflow
4 2 (9.09%) Content Management
4 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (90.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) MCSE
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
1 7 (31.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Nintex
2 3 (13.64%) HP