Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 45 53
Rank change year-on-year +27 +8 +40
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 125 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.49% 4.37% 3.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.99% 35.54% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 44 29
Glasgow median daily rate £368 £361 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +12.89% +23.08%
10th Percentile £318 £308 £257
90th Percentile £490 £475 £433
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year - +21.21% +12.82%
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 329 166 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.71% 12.31% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 104 57
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £370 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +12.12% +3.13%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £240
90th Percentile £538 £488 £458
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +114.29% -17.65%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.38 £20.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.20% -43.75% +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 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 58 (46.40%) .NET
2 49 (39.20%) Microsoft
3 47 (37.60%) C#
4 46 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (30.40%) SQL Server
5 38 (30.40%) MVC
6 36 (28.80%) ASP.NET
7 33 (26.40%) SQL
8 30 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (21.60%) Analytics
10 22 (17.60%) Office 365
11 21 (16.80%) JavaScript
11 21 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (16.00%) .NET Framework
13 18 (14.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 16 (12.80%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (12.80%) HTML
15 15 (12.00%) Entity Framework
16 14 (11.20%) SharePoint
17 13 (10.40%) T-SQL
17 13 (10.40%) Windows
17 13 (10.40%) Linux
17 13 (10.40%) PaaS
17 13 (10.40%) Test Automation
17 13 (10.40%) AngularJS
18 12 (9.60%) Data Governance
18 12 (9.60%) Azure SQL Database
18 12 (9.60%) Dynamics 365
18 12 (9.60%) E-Discovery
18 12 (9.60%) CSS

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 (11.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.40%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.60%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.80%) CMS
6 1 (0.80%) Confluence
6 1 (0.80%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.80%) InVision
2 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (17.60%) Office 365
3 13 (10.40%) PaaS
4 12 (9.60%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (7.20%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (6.40%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (4.00%) IaaS
8 4 (3.20%) Azure Functions
8 4 (3.20%) Serverless
9 3 (2.40%) SaaS
10 2 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.80%) GitHub
11 1 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) VPN
2 5 (4.00%) Firewall
2 5 (4.00%) Wireless
3 4 (3.20%) DHCP
3 4 (3.20%) DNS
3 4 (3.20%) VLAN
4 2 (1.60%) Skype
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.80%) HTTP
5 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.80%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.80%) LAN
5 1 (0.80%) SSL
5 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.60%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (8.80%) Data Lake
3 11 (8.80%) Hadoop
3 11 (8.80%) Power BI
4 10 (8.00%) Big Data
4 10 (8.00%) HDInsight
4 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.00%) MySQL
7 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.80%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.00%) Selenium
3 5 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 5 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.20%) Gatling
4 4 (3.20%) JIRA
4 4 (3.20%) JMeter
4 4 (3.20%) NeoLoad
5 3 (2.40%) NUnit
6 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.60%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.80%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.80%) Maven
7 1 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.80%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 8 (6.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Legal
3 2 (1.60%) Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Advertising
4 1 (0.80%) Electronics
4 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (49.60%) Developer
2 37 (29.60%) .NET Developer
3 22 (17.60%) Architect
4 10 (8.00%) ETL Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Security Architect
6 8 (6.40%) Designer
6 8 (6.40%) Tester
7 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Azure Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Consultant
7 6 (4.80%) CRM Developer
7 6 (4.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (46.40%) .NET
2 36 (28.80%) ASP.NET
3 21 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (16.00%) .NET Framework
5 16 (12.80%) HTML
6 15 (12.00%) Entity Framework
7 13 (10.40%) AngularJS
8 12 (9.60%) CSS
9 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (4.80%) jQuery
10 6 (4.80%) RESTful
11 5 (4.00%) LINQ
11 5 (4.00%) REST
11 5 (4.00%) Web Services
12 4 (3.20%) .NET Core
12 4 (3.20%) JSON
13 3 (2.40%) LINQ to SQL
13 3 (2.40%) Redux
13 3 (2.40%) Sass
13 3 (2.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.40%) iPhone
2 3 (2.40%) Public Cloud
2 3 (2.40%) User Experience
3 2 (1.60%) Clustering
3 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.40%) Linux
1 13 (10.40%) Windows
2 10 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.60%) Unix
4 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.20%) Solaris
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.40%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.60%) CentOS
7 2 (1.60%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.40%) MVC
3 27 (21.60%) Analytics
4 18 (14.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 16 (12.80%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (10.40%) Test Automation
7 12 (9.60%) CRM
7 12 (9.60%) Data Governance
7 12 (9.60%) E-Discovery
8 10 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 10 (8.00%) ETL
8 10 (8.00%) Machine Learning
8 10 (8.00%) Visualisation
9 9 (7.20%) DevOps
9 9 (7.20%) Scrum
9 9 (7.20%) Service Design
10 8 (6.40%) OO
11 7 (5.60%) Project Management
11 7 (5.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.60%) C#
2 33 (26.40%) SQL
3 21 (16.80%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.40%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.20%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.80%) Python
7 5 (4.00%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.20%) Java
9 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.40%) Ruby
10 2 (1.60%) Go
10 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.80%) C
11 1 (0.80%) C++
11 1 (0.80%) ES6
11 1 (0.80%) ES7
11 1 (0.80%) Java 8
11 1 (0.80%) PHP
11 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.20%) MCSE
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.40%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) ISEB
2 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (2.40%) MCSA
2 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) GDPR
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.40%) Docker
3 3 (2.40%) vSphere
4 2 (1.60%) HDFS
5 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) Ansible
2 5 (4.00%) Puppet
3 4 (3.20%) Terraform
4 3 (2.40%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (2.40%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.40%) Malwarebytes
4 3 (2.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.60%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.60%) SCCM
6 1 (0.80%) Ambari
6 1 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Nagios
6 1 (0.80%) Oozie
6 1 (0.80%) QRadar
6 1 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (39.20%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) Tableau
3 7 (5.60%) VMware
4 6 (4.80%) Citrix
5 5 (4.00%) Cisco
5 5 (4.00%) Oracle
5 5 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.40%) Apple
6 3 (2.40%) Avaya
6 3 (2.40%) Dell
6 3 (2.40%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.40%) Sophos
6 3 (2.40%) Symantec
7 2 (1.60%) IBM
7 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.60%) Veritas
8 1 (0.80%) Cognos
8 1 (0.80%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.80%) Lotus
8 1 (0.80%) SAP