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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 28 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 24 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.59% 1.41% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.00% 15.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -57.85% +40.00%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 50 53 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 9.56% 9.31% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 5
Median daily rate £370 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £178 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Glasgow

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (52.27%) .NET
3 22 (50.00%) C#
4 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
5 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (43.18%) MVC
6 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
7 17 (38.64%) AngularJS
8 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 10 (22.73%) Web Development
11 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
11 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
11 9 (20.45%) TypeScript
12 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 8 (18.18%) HTML
12 8 (18.18%) CSS
13 7 (15.91%) SQL
13 7 (15.91%) PaaS
13 7 (15.91%) Entity Framework
14 6 (13.64%) Office 365
14 6 (13.64%) HTML5
14 6 (13.64%) RESTful
14 6 (13.64%) jQuery
14 6 (13.64%) Migration
14 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
14 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software

Microsoft Azure
Top Related 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 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) PaaS
2 6 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) Office 365
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) GitHub
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) PABX
1 4 (9.09%) Skype
1 4 (9.09%) VoIP
1 4 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.09%) Power BI
5 3 (6.82%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 3 (6.82%) Selenium
2 3 (6.82%) YouTrack
3 1 (2.27%) JMeter
3 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.82%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Developer
2 19 (43.18%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Architect
3 9 (20.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) C# Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Web Developer
4 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) .NET Web Developer
5 7 (15.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Angular Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Azure Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Office 365 Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) SQL BI Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) .NET
2 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
3 17 (38.64%) AngularJS
4 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
6 8 (18.18%) CSS
6 8 (18.18%) HTML
7 7 (15.91%) Entity Framework
8 6 (13.64%) HTML5
8 6 (13.64%) jQuery
8 6 (13.64%) RESTful
9 4 (9.09%) Web Services
10 3 (6.82%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (6.82%) CSS3
10 3 (6.82%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (6.82%) PhoneGap
10 3 (6.82%) XHTML
11 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (4.55%) JSON
11 2 (4.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) MVC
3 10 (22.73%) Web Development
4 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) CRM
5 4 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.82%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (6.82%) ETL
6 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) Functional Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Scrum
7 2 (4.55%) SOA
7 2 (4.55%) Statistics
7 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.45%) TypeScript
4 7 (15.91%) SQL
5 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Sitecore
2 3 (6.82%) Twitter
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Apigee
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) NetApp
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