Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 20 May 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.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 40 73
Rank change year-on-year +25 +33 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 139 48 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.11% 4.23% 1.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.03% 36.36% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 39 6
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £310 £298 £283
90th Percentile £488 £476 £581
Scotland median daily rate £425 £370 £425
% change year-on-year +14.86% -12.94% +37.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.00

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 302 132 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.79% 11.64% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 80 45
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £275 £239 £163
90th Percentile £518 £489 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - £14.49 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.44% -0.31%
Scotland median hourly rate £16.26 £17.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -4.38% -52.78% +84.62%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Glasgow

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Glasgow

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 76 (54.68%) .NET
2 63 (45.32%) C#
3 59 (42.45%) SQL Server
4 57 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (34.53%) MVC
6 46 (33.09%) JavaScript
6 46 (33.09%) Microsoft
7 38 (27.34%) CRM
8 37 (26.62%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (26.62%) AngularJS
9 35 (25.18%) SQL
10 34 (24.46%) Dynamics CRM
10 34 (24.46%) Office 365
11 33 (23.74%) REST
12 31 (22.30%) ASP.NET
13 28 (20.14%) .NET Framework
14 27 (19.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (18.71%) Entity Framework
16 24 (17.27%) Azure SQL Database
17 22 (15.83%) CSS
17 22 (15.83%) SharePoint
17 22 (15.83%) Active Directory
17 22 (15.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 21 (15.11%) .NET Core
18 21 (15.11%) DevOps
18 21 (15.11%) HTML
19 20 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
20 19 (13.67%) Docker
21 18 (12.95%) Waterfall
21 18 (12.95%) NUnit

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 22 (15.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.91%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.32%) CMS
4 5 (3.60%) IIS
4 5 (3.60%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (2.16%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.72%) Confluence
7 1 (0.72%) Drupal
7 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 34 (24.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.88%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.62%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (24.46%) Office 365
3 10 (7.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (5.76%) IaaS
4 8 (5.76%) PaaS
5 7 (5.04%) SaaS
6 6 (4.32%) OneDrive
7 5 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.88%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.72%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) Skype
2 5 (3.60%) DHCP
2 5 (3.60%) DNS
2 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.44%) Firewall
3 2 (1.44%) SAN
4 1 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.72%) MPLS
4 1 (0.72%) VPN
4 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (42.45%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.27%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.88%) Power BI
4 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.44%) Big Data
6 2 (1.44%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.72%) MySQL
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.72%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.95%) NUnit
2 16 (11.51%) MSTest
3 10 (7.19%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.32%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.44%) JIRA
6 2 (1.44%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.72%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.72%) Maven
7 1 (0.72%) Selenium
7 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.72%) Subversion
7 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (10.79%) Finance
2 3 (2.16%) Banking
2 3 (2.16%) Legal
3 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Advertising
4 1 (0.72%) Electronics
4 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Law
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (46.04%) Developer
2 38 (27.34%) Architect
3 31 (22.30%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.79%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (8.63%) CRM Developer
6 11 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (6.47%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.47%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.76%) .NET Web Developer
8 8 (5.76%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (5.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.76%) Consultant
8 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (5.76%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (54.68%) .NET
2 37 (26.62%) AngularJS
3 33 (23.74%) REST
4 31 (22.30%) ASP.NET
5 28 (20.14%) .NET Framework
6 27 (19.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (18.71%) Entity Framework
8 22 (15.83%) CSS
9 21 (15.11%) .NET Core
9 21 (15.11%) HTML
10 20 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (12.23%) Angular 2
12 16 (11.51%) OAuth
12 16 (11.51%) OAuth2
13 12 (8.63%) jQuery
14 11 (7.91%) Web Services
15 10 (7.19%) JSON
16 8 (5.76%) HTML5
16 8 (5.76%) RESTful
17 7 (5.04%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.91%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.04%) Clustering
2 7 (5.04%) User Experience
3 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.60%) BYOD
5 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.23%) Windows
2 13 (9.35%) Linux
2 13 (9.35%) Windows Server
3 10 (7.19%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.44%) CentOS
5 2 (1.44%) Unix
6 1 (0.72%) Android
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.53%) MVC
3 38 (27.34%) CRM
4 22 (15.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 21 (15.11%) DevOps
6 18 (12.95%) Waterfall
7 17 (12.23%) Unit Testing
8 16 (11.51%) B2C
8 16 (11.51%) Scrum
9 15 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (10.79%) SDLC
10 14 (10.07%) User Stories
11 12 (8.63%) Service Design
11 12 (8.63%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.91%) Web Development
13 10 (7.19%) Project Management
14 9 (6.47%) Dependency Injection
14 9 (6.47%) SOA
15 8 (5.76%) Microservices
16 7 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (45.32%) C#
2 46 (33.09%) JavaScript
3 35 (25.18%) SQL
4 17 (12.23%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.32%) Python
6 5 (3.60%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.88%) Java
8 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.44%) Ruby
9 1 (0.72%) C
9 1 (0.72%) Java 8
9 1 (0.72%) PHP
9 1 (0.72%) R
9 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) MCSE
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.16%) CCNP
5 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.44%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.72%) CCNA
7 1 (0.72%) CISSP
7 1 (0.72%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) ISEB
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (15.83%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.67%) Docker
3 9 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.88%) ISA Server
5 4 (2.88%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) Ansible
2 9 (6.47%) SCCM
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.16%) Puppet
4 2 (1.44%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.44%) SCOM
4 2 (1.44%) Terraform
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 46 (33.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.63%) VMware
3 10 (7.19%) Citrix
4 8 (5.76%) Oracle
5 6 (4.32%) Veritas
6 5 (3.60%) Capita
7 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.16%) NetApp
9 2 (1.44%) Cisco
9 2 (1.44%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.72%) Apple
10 1 (0.72%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.72%) Dell
10 1 (0.72%) EMC
10 1 (0.72%) HP
10 1 (0.72%) IBM
10 1 (0.72%) SAP
10 1 (0.72%) Tableau