The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Consultant
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 58 71
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £475 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -17.39%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 494 537 823
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.27% 92.59% 96.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 300 485
Median daily rate £355 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 25
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £80.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Consultant in Glasgow

Microsoft Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Consultant in Glasgow

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Microsoft Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITSM
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) WSUS
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 3 (42.86%) Change Control
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
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 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ITSM
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) SCOM
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft