Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 42 61
Rank change year-on-year +26 +19 +41
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 155 63 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.68% 4.72% 2.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.18% 39.87% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 48 17
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £353 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% +10.16% +8.47%
10th Percentile £319 £311 £265
90th Percentile £488 £470 £490
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £382
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.70% +9.00%
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 359 158 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.10% 11.84% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 99 47
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.19% +8.47%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £200
90th Percentile £538 £488 £480
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.75 £14.49 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.00% +3.50% -17.65%
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £17.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% -52.78% +157.14%

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 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 85 (54.84%) .NET
2 72 (46.45%) C#
3 69 (44.52%) SQL Server
4 67 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (41.29%) Microsoft
6 58 (37.42%) MVC
7 54 (34.84%) SQL
8 39 (25.16%) CRM
9 37 (23.87%) Dynamics CRM
9 37 (23.87%) .NET Framework
9 37 (23.87%) JavaScript
9 37 (23.87%) ASP.NET
10 36 (23.23%) AngularJS
10 36 (23.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 35 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
12 34 (21.94%) Entity Framework
13 33 (21.29%) Azure SQL Database
14 29 (18.71%) T-SQL
14 29 (18.71%) REST
14 29 (18.71%) Office 365
15 25 (16.13%) Analytics
15 25 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (14.84%) CSS
17 22 (14.19%) HTML
17 22 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (13.55%) .NET Core
19 20 (12.90%) SharePoint
20 19 (12.26%) Service Design
21 18 (11.61%) Waterfall
22 17 (10.97%) PaaS

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 20 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.81%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.23%) CMS
3 5 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (2.58%) IIS
5 3 (1.94%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.94%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.94%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
7 1 (0.65%) Drupal
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) InVision
2 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (23.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.29%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (18.71%) Office 365
3 17 (10.97%) PaaS
4 11 (7.10%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (6.45%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (5.81%) IaaS
7 7 (4.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.87%) SaaS
9 2 (1.29%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (1.29%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.65%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.65%) GitHub
10 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.52%) Skype
2 6 (3.87%) DHCP
2 6 (3.87%) DNS
3 5 (3.23%) VPN
4 4 (2.58%) Firewall
4 4 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.58%) Wireless
5 3 (1.94%) VLAN
6 2 (1.29%) SAN
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.65%) HTTP
7 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.65%) SSL
7 1 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (44.52%) SQL Server
2 33 (21.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (7.10%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.10%) Power BI
5 10 (6.45%) Big Data
5 10 (6.45%) Data Lake
5 10 (6.45%) HDInsight
5 10 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.52%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.23%) MySQL
8 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.58%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.65%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 17 (10.97%) NUnit
2 15 (9.68%) MSTest
3 10 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.87%) Selenium
5 6 (3.87%) SpecFlow
5 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.87%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.23%) JIRA
7 3 (1.94%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.29%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (1.29%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.65%) Maven
9 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.65%) Subversion
9 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (7.74%) Finance
2 5 (3.23%) Legal
3 4 (2.58%) Banking
4 3 (1.94%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.29%) Advertising
5 2 (1.29%) Electronics
5 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (54.19%) Developer
2 39 (25.16%) .NET Developer
3 31 (20.00%) Architect
4 16 (10.32%) Full Stack Developer
5 14 (9.03%) CRM Developer
6 12 (7.74%) Designer
7 10 (6.45%) ETL Developer
8 9 (5.81%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 8 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Consultant
10 7 (4.52%) Infrastructure Designer
10 7 (4.52%) Security Architect
10 7 (4.52%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.87%) Automation Tester
11 6 (3.87%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (3.87%) Tester
11 6 (3.87%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (54.84%) .NET
2 37 (23.87%) .NET Framework
2 37 (23.87%) ASP.NET
3 36 (23.23%) AngularJS
4 34 (21.94%) Entity Framework
5 29 (18.71%) REST
6 25 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (14.84%) CSS
8 22 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (14.19%) HTML
9 21 (13.55%) .NET Core
10 17 (10.97%) OAuth
11 16 (10.32%) OAuth2
12 15 (9.68%) Angular 2
13 11 (7.10%) jQuery
14 10 (6.45%) JSON
15 8 (5.16%) RESTful
16 7 (4.52%) HTML5
16 7 (4.52%) LINQ
16 7 (4.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.39%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.52%) User Experience
3 5 (3.23%) Clustering
3 5 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.29%) iPhone
5 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.32%) Windows
2 13 (8.39%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.10%) Linux
4 6 (3.87%) Unix
5 5 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.94%) Solaris
6 3 (1.94%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.29%) CentOS
7 2 (1.29%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (37.42%) MVC
3 39 (25.16%) CRM
4 36 (23.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 25 (16.13%) Analytics
6 19 (12.26%) Service Design
7 18 (11.61%) Waterfall
8 17 (10.97%) Unit Testing
9 16 (10.32%) B2C
9 16 (10.32%) Scrum
10 15 (9.68%) User Stories
11 14 (9.03%) DevOps
11 14 (9.03%) Software Engineering
12 13 (8.39%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (8.39%) Test Automation
13 12 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (7.74%) Project Management
14 11 (7.10%) OO
14 11 (7.10%) SDLC
15 10 (6.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 72 (46.45%) C#
2 54 (34.84%) SQL
3 37 (23.87%) JavaScript
4 29 (18.71%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.52%) Python
7 6 (3.87%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.94%) Java
8 3 (1.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) C++
9 1 (0.65%) Java 8
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.16%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.58%) ISEB
3 4 (2.58%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.94%) MCSE
4 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.29%) Degree
5 2 (1.29%) MCSA
6 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) GDPR
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (10.97%) Active Directory
1 17 (10.97%) Docker
2 9 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.94%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.94%) vSphere
4 3 (1.94%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (5.81%) Ansible
2 5 (3.23%) Puppet
2 5 (3.23%) SCCM
3 4 (2.58%) Terraform
4 3 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.29%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.29%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.29%) Malwarebytes
5 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.65%) Ambari
6 1 (0.65%) Nagios
6 1 (0.65%) Oozie
6 1 (0.65%) QRadar
6 1 (0.65%) SCOM
6 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (41.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.10%) Tableau
2 11 (7.10%) VMware
3 8 (5.16%) Oracle
4 7 (4.52%) Citrix
5 5 (3.23%) Cisco
5 5 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.23%) Veritas
6 3 (1.94%) Dell
6 3 (1.94%) IBM
6 3 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.29%) Apple
7 2 (1.29%) Avaya
7 2 (1.29%) Capita
7 2 (1.29%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.29%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.29%) SAP
7 2 (1.29%) Sophos
7 2 (1.29%) Symantec
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos