Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 37 44
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7 +48
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 138 64 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.00% 5.06% 3.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.22% 38.32% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 50 35
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £366 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.39% +14.45% -1.54%
10th Percentile £315 £315 £259
90th Percentile £532 £500 £491
Scotland median daily rate £413 £425 £345
% change year-on-year -2.94% +23.19% +16.95%
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 381 167 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.10% 13.19% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 113 71
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% +4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £314 £300 £253
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +114.29% -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £23.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +34.74% +39.71% +70.00%

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 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 60 (43.48%) .NET
2 57 (41.30%) Microsoft
3 52 (37.68%) C#
3 52 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (27.54%) MVC
4 38 (27.54%) SQL Server
5 34 (24.64%) ASP.NET
6 31 (22.46%) SQL
7 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
7 27 (19.57%) Analytics
8 25 (18.12%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (13.04%) .NET Framework
10 18 (13.04%) Power BI
11 17 (12.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (12.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (11.59%) Office 365
12 16 (11.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 15 (10.87%) Data Lake
13 15 (10.87%) Data Modelling
13 15 (10.87%) HTML
13 15 (10.87%) PowerShell
14 13 (9.42%) Hadoop
14 13 (9.42%) T-SQL
14 13 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (9.42%) Entity Framework
14 13 (9.42%) Big Data
15 12 (8.70%) Tableau

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 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.17%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.45%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) InVision
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.12%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.59%) Office 365
3 10 (7.25%) Azure Data Factory
3 10 (7.25%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (7.25%) PaaS
4 9 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (5.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (3.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.90%) Azure Functions
7 4 (2.90%) Serverless
8 2 (1.45%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.45%) Yammer
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.72%) Datadog
9 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) VPN
2 2 (1.45%) Firewall
2 2 (1.45%) Skype
3 1 (0.72%) DHCP
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.72%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.72%) SSL
3 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.72%) VLAN
3 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.04%) Power BI
3 17 (12.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (12.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (10.87%) Data Lake
6 13 (9.42%) Big Data
6 13 (9.42%) Hadoop
7 11 (7.97%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 10 (7.25%) HDInsight
9 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.62%) MySQL
10 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
12 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.35%) Gatling
2 6 (4.35%) JMeter
2 6 (4.35%) NeoLoad
3 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.45%) Hudson
5 2 (1.45%) NUnit
6 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.72%) gulp
6 1 (0.72%) JIRA
6 1 (0.72%) MSTest
6 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.72%) Selenium
6 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 5 (3.62%) Banking
1 5 (3.62%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.17%) Legal
4 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (51.45%) Developer
2 39 (28.26%) .NET Developer
3 27 (19.57%) Architect
4 11 (7.97%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (7.25%) ETL Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Security Architect
6 8 (5.80%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Consultant
8 6 (4.35%) Azure Developer
9 5 (3.62%) CRM Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Tester
10 4 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (2.90%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (43.48%) .NET
2 34 (24.64%) ASP.NET
3 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 15 (10.87%) HTML
6 13 (9.42%) Entity Framework
7 12 (8.70%) CSS
8 11 (7.97%) AngularJS
8 11 (7.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (7.25%) RESTful
10 6 (4.35%) Web Services
11 5 (3.62%) REST
12 4 (2.90%) .NET Core
13 3 (2.17%) jQuery
13 3 (2.17%) JSON
13 3 (2.17%) OpenLayers
13 3 (2.17%) React
13 3 (2.17%) Redux
13 3 (2.17%) RxJS
14 2 (1.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.62%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.45%) PMI
5 2 (1.45%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) Fintech
6 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.72%) iPhone
6 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.97%) Windows
2 7 (5.07%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.62%) Linux
4 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.45%) Unix
5 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
6 1 (0.72%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Solaris
6 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.54%) MVC
3 27 (19.57%) Analytics
4 16 (11.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 15 (10.87%) Data Modelling
6 13 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 11 (7.97%) CRM
8 11 (7.97%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (7.97%) ETL
9 10 (7.25%) Machine Learning
9 10 (7.25%) Visualisation
10 9 (6.52%) Data Governance
10 9 (6.52%) E-Discovery
11 8 (5.80%) DevOps
11 8 (5.80%) Microservices
11 8 (5.80%) Scrum
12 7 (5.07%) Data Strategy
12 7 (5.07%) Service Design
12 7 (5.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.68%) C#
2 31 (22.46%) SQL
3 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 13 (9.42%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.52%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.35%) Java
8 3 (2.17%) Go
8 3 (2.17%) Python
8 3 (2.17%) U-SQL
9 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.72%) ES6
10 1 (0.72%) ES7
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) MCSE
1 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.90%) CCA
2 4 (2.90%) CCEA
2 4 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (2.90%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) MCITP
2 4 (2.90%) VCAP
2 4 (2.90%) VCP4
2 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.17%) MCSA
4 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.45%) PMP
4 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) PA-DSS
1 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.45%) PMO
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.72%) GDPR
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.17%) Docker
4 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.45%) HDFS
6 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) Ansible
1 4 (2.90%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.90%) SCCM
2 3 (2.17%) Puppet
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.45%) Terraform
4 1 (0.72%) Ambari
4 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.72%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.72%) Oozie
4 1 (0.72%) Packer
4 1 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.70%) Tableau
3 7 (5.07%) Oracle
4 6 (4.35%) VMware
5 4 (2.90%) Citrix
6 3 (2.17%) Google
7 2 (1.45%) SAP
8 1 (0.72%) Apple
8 1 (0.72%) Avaya
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco
8 1 (0.72%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.72%) Cognos
8 1 (0.72%) Dell
8 1 (0.72%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.72%) Hyland
8 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.72%) Sophos
8 1 (0.72%) Splunk
8 1 (0.72%) Symantec
8 1 (0.72%) Twitter