Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 16 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 Office
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 38 50
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 77 62 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.48% 4.96% 3.16%
As % of the Applications category 43.50% 51.67% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 21
Glasgow median daily rate £233 £173 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.39% -24.78% +2.22%
10th Percentile £138 £109 £105
90th Percentile £406 £379 £350
Scotland median daily rate £270 £215 £273
% change year-on-year +25.58% -21.10% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.38 £12.00 £15.82
% change year-on-year +36.46% -24.12% +3.67%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications 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 software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 177 120 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.31% 9.61% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 59 43
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £325 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.84% -20.83%
10th Percentile £155 £120 £113
90th Percentile £438 £525 £461
Scotland median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.84% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £9.18
90th Percentile £45.98 £35.50 £38.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +29.63% -11.48% +17.31%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Glasgow

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Glasgow

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Glasgow

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Glasgow

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office 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 Office.

1 49 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 29 (37.66%) Windows
3 26 (33.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (29.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (25.97%) Project Management
6 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
6 18 (23.38%) Windows 7
7 17 (22.08%) Finance
7 17 (22.08%) Windows 10
8 16 (20.78%) PMO
9 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Project
10 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (14.29%) ITIL
11 11 (14.29%) Office 365
12 10 (12.99%) Time Management
12 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
12 10 (12.99%) MS Visio
12 10 (12.99%) Change Management
13 9 (11.69%) Migration
13 9 (11.69%) Blackberry
13 9 (11.69%) Java
14 8 (10.39%) Oracle
14 8 (10.39%) MCP
14 8 (10.39%) LAN
14 8 (10.39%) Internet
14 8 (10.39%) SCCM
14 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
14 8 (10.39%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft Office
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 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) Confluence
2 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) SAS
4 1 (1.30%) CICS
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (33.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (29.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (12.99%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.60%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.60%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (2.60%) Camtasia
5 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
1 8 (10.39%) LAN
2 7 (9.09%) Wireless
3 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.49%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.90%) Firewall
5 3 (3.90%) VPN
5 3 (3.90%) WAN
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.60%) DHCP
6 2 (2.60%) DNS
6 2 (2.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (2.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.60%) NAS
6 2 (2.60%) Network Security
7 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.30%) PSTN
7 1 (1.30%) SSH
7 1 (1.30%) SSL
7 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) DB2
1 1 (1.30%) MS Access
1 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Analyst
2 8 (10.39%) Desktop Support
2 8 (10.39%) Project Manager
2 8 (10.39%) Service Analyst
3 7 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.79%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Project Coordinator
4 6 (7.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.90%) IT Support
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) HTML
1 1 (1.30%) ISPF
1 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Blackberry
2 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) iPhone
4 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.19%) e-Learning
6 3 (3.90%) Learning Management System
6 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.60%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.30%) AS400
8 1 (1.30%) iPad
8 1 (1.30%) iSeries
8 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.30%) PKI
8 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Windows
2 18 (23.38%) Windows 7
3 17 (22.08%) Windows 10
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.79%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.60%) Unix
10 1 (1.30%) Linux
10 1 (1.30%) Solaris
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Project Management
2 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (14.29%) ITIL
4 10 (12.99%) Change Management
4 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
4 10 (12.99%) Time Management
5 9 (11.69%) Migration
6 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.79%) Data Protection
7 6 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.49%) Asset Management
8 5 (6.49%) Validation
8 5 (6.49%) Workshop Facilitation
9 4 (5.19%) CRM
9 4 (5.19%) PRINCE
9 4 (5.19%) Process Improvement
9 4 (5.19%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.19%) Project Governance
9 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) Java
2 6 (7.79%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.30%) CLIST
3 1 (1.30%) JCL
3 1 (1.30%) Perl
3 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) REXX
3 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) BPSS Clearance
1 8 (10.39%) MCP
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.79%) Degree
4 5 (6.49%) ACDT
4 5 (6.49%) ACHDS
4 5 (6.49%) ACTC
4 5 (6.49%) MCDST
4 5 (6.49%) MCSA
4 5 (6.49%) MCSE
4 5 (6.49%) MCSM
4 5 (6.49%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (5.19%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.19%) PMP
6 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) PMO
2 6 (7.79%) QA
3 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.60%) SLA
4 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (1.30%) RACF
4 1 (1.30%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.30%) Malwarebytes
3 1 (1.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.30%) zSecure
Vendors
1 49 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) Apple
4 5 (6.49%) Cisco
4 5 (6.49%) Citrix
5 4 (5.19%) HP
5 4 (5.19%) Symantec
6 3 (3.90%) Adobe
6 3 (3.90%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.60%) F5
7 2 (2.60%) Juniper
7 2 (2.60%) McAfee
7 2 (2.60%) VMware
7 2 (2.60%) Wyse
8 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.30%) BT
8 1 (1.30%) Minitab
8 1 (1.30%) Sophos
8 1 (1.30%) Tableau