Period
to 20 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 15 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 +23 +36
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 165 131 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.13% 9.28% 4.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.67% 46.13% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 94 35
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £285
90th Percentile £575 £488 £482
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £370
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 396 284 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.70% 20.13% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 188 76
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +23.33%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £239
90th Percentile £571 £500 £488
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £12.50 - £14.49
Scotland median hourly rate £15.20 £16.76 £14.49
% change year-on-year -9.31% +15.67% -44.27%

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 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 69 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 67 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 57 (34.55%) SQL
5 48 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
6 45 (27.27%) .NET
7 44 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 41 (24.85%) C#
9 36 (21.82%) T-SQL
10 32 (19.39%) Python
11 31 (18.79%) MVC
11 31 (18.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (16.97%) PowerShell
12 28 (16.97%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (16.36%) Power BI
14 24 (14.55%) Analytics
15 23 (13.94%) Big Data
15 23 (13.94%) DevOps
16 22 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (13.33%) Windows
16 22 (13.33%) .NET Framework
17 20 (12.12%) Git (software)
17 20 (12.12%) Web Services
17 20 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
18 19 (11.52%) Office 365
18 19 (11.52%) Azure SQL Database
18 19 (11.52%) Entity Framework
19 18 (10.91%) NoSQL
19 18 (10.91%) REST
20 17 (10.30%) Active Directory

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 14 (8.48%) Umbraco
2 12 (7.27%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.82%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.82%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.21%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.21%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.21%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 48 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (11.52%) Office 365
3 12 (7.27%) npm
4 11 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (6.06%) IaaS
6 7 (4.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (4.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.21%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.21%) Boomi
9 2 (1.21%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.21%) Yammer
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.61%) Datadog
10 1 (0.61%) GitHub
10 1 (0.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.03%) Firewall
1 5 (3.03%) Skype
1 5 (3.03%) VPN
2 2 (1.21%) DHCP
2 2 (1.21%) DNS
2 2 (1.21%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) NFC
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
3 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (16.36%) Power BI
4 23 (13.94%) Big Data
5 20 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (11.52%) Azure SQL Database
7 18 (10.91%) NoSQL
8 17 (10.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (7.88%) Relational Database
11 12 (7.27%) MongoDB
12 11 (6.67%) Cosmos DB
12 11 (6.67%) Hadoop
13 10 (6.06%) RDBMS
14 9 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (5.45%) Apache Hive
14 9 (5.45%) CouchDB
14 9 (5.45%) Impala
15 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (3.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.88%) NUnit
3 12 (7.27%) MSTest
3 12 (7.27%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.03%) Subversion
7 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.82%) FindBugs
8 3 (1.82%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.82%) JUnit
8 3 (1.82%) Maven
9 2 (1.21%) Gatling
9 2 (1.21%) Hudson
9 2 (1.21%) JMeter
9 2 (1.21%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.61%) gulp
10 1 (0.61%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.61%) webpack
General
1 12 (7.27%) Banking
2 9 (5.45%) Finance
3 7 (4.24%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Legal
4 3 (1.82%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (47.88%) Developer
2 29 (17.58%) .NET Developer
3 19 (11.52%) Architect
4 11 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 11 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 10 (6.06%) Data Engineer
5 10 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (5.45%) Python Developer
7 8 (4.85%) Azure Developer
7 8 (4.85%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.24%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (4.24%) Analyst
8 7 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.24%) Consultant
8 7 (4.24%) DBA
8 7 (4.24%) Hadoop Developer
9 6 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.27%) .NET
2 22 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 22 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (12.12%) Web Services
4 19 (11.52%) Entity Framework
5 18 (10.91%) REST
6 16 (9.70%) AngularJS
6 16 (9.70%) ASP.NET
7 15 (9.09%) Sass
8 12 (7.27%) .NET Core
8 12 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (7.27%) RESTful
9 10 (6.06%) HTML
10 9 (5.45%) CSS
10 9 (5.45%) Django
10 9 (5.45%) Flask
10 9 (5.45%) MLlib
10 9 (5.45%) NumPy
10 9 (5.45%) Pyramid
10 9 (5.45%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.45%) Algorithms
2 4 (2.42%) Cloud Native
2 4 (2.42%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.21%) Clustering
4 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.21%) PMI
4 2 (1.21%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.21%) Replication
4 2 (1.21%) User Experience
5 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.61%) Fintech
5 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.33%) Windows
2 16 (9.70%) Linux
3 15 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (6.06%) Unix
5 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.42%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.21%) AIX
8 2 (1.21%) Android
8 2 (1.21%) CentOS
8 2 (1.21%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.21%) Solaris
8 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.61%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.79%) MVC
3 28 (16.97%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (14.55%) Analytics
5 23 (13.94%) DevOps
6 15 (9.09%) Web Development
7 14 (8.48%) Mentoring
7 14 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (7.27%) B2C
8 12 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (7.27%) Scorecard
8 12 (7.27%) Unit Testing
9 11 (6.67%) CRM
9 11 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 11 (6.67%) Microservices
9 11 (6.67%) Quality Management
9 11 (6.67%) Task Automation
10 10 (6.06%) Coaching
10 10 (6.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 57 (34.55%) SQL
2 44 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 41 (24.85%) C#
4 36 (21.82%) T-SQL
5 32 (19.39%) Python
6 28 (16.97%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.06%) Java
7 10 (6.06%) R
8 9 (5.45%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.85%) Perl
9 8 (4.85%) Scala
10 4 (2.42%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.82%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.61%) ES6
12 1 (0.61%) Go
12 1 (0.61%) Ruby
12 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.24%) Degree
3 6 (3.64%) MCITP
3 6 (3.64%) MCSE
4 5 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.42%) CCA
5 4 (2.42%) CCEA
5 4 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (2.42%) VCAP
5 4 (2.42%) VCP4
6 2 (1.21%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.21%) MCSA
6 2 (1.21%) MCTS
6 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.21%) PMP
6 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.48%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.82%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) SLA
3 2 (1.21%) PA-DSS
3 2 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.21%) PMO
4 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (10.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.45%) HDFS
4 8 (4.85%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.42%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.21%) Docker
7 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (8.48%) Puppet
2 13 (7.88%) Ansible
3 12 (7.27%) Terraform
4 7 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.64%) SCCM
6 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.21%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.61%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.61%) MaaS360
8 1 (0.61%) Packer
Vendors
1 69 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.70%) Oracle
3 14 (8.48%) VMware
4 6 (3.64%) Dell
4 6 (3.64%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.64%) Splunk
5 5 (3.03%) IBM
6 4 (2.42%) Citrix
6 4 (2.42%) Cloudera
6 4 (2.42%) EMC
6 4 (2.42%) Google
7 3 (1.82%) Cisco
7 3 (1.82%) Symantec
8 2 (1.21%) Lotus
8 2 (1.21%) NetApp
8 2 (1.21%) SAP
8 2 (1.21%) Tableau
8 2 (1.21%) Veritas
9 1 (0.61%) Apple
9 1 (0.61%) Hyland