Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 July 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 Certification
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 92 60
Rank change year-on-year -10 -32 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 5 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.85% 0.39% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.40% 2.86% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 19
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £120 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +191.67% -63.08% +5.69%
10th Percentile £273 £115 £100
90th Percentile £460 £125 £419
Scotland median daily rate £409 £345 £321
% change year-on-year +18.48% +7.48% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £25.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £19.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -51.88% +230.58%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 341 175 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.43% 13.74% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 75 142
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +7.25% -1.43%
10th Percentile £213 £199 £210
90th Percentile £550 £495 £444
Scotland median daily rate £364 £374 £344
% change year-on-year -2.68% +8.65% -1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £23.14 £25.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.44% -41.86% +56.53%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -48.53% -9.33% +36.51%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) MCSE
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Office 365
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) Workflow
6 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) High Availability
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Records Management
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (26.67%) Nintex
7 4 (26.67%) VMware

Microsoft Certification
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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) InfoPath
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) QlikView
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (6.67%) Law
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) jQuery
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) AIX
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) High Availability
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
1 5 (33.33%) Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) Records Management
3 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) MCSE
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (26.67%) MCSA
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) MCTS
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
7 1 (6.67%) HNC
7 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (6.67%) MCAD
7 1 (6.67%) MCITP
7 1 (6.67%) MCP
7 1 (6.67%) MCSD
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.67%) Netcool
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Nintex
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Ivanti
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas