Period
to 21 July 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 21 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 Office
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 37 51
Rank change year-on-year -16 +14 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 71 66 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.02% 5.14% 3.55%
As % of the Applications category 48.63% 40.24% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 27
Glasgow median daily rate £250 £324 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.78% +17.73% -26.67%
10th Percentile £156 £106 £96
90th Percentile £388 £439 £394
Scotland median daily rate £230 £265 £260
% change year-on-year -13.21% +1.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £23.25 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.00% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £15.25 £12.75
% change year-on-year +0.82% +19.61% -20.31%

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 146 164 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.26% 12.76% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 67 55
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +27.27% -15.38%
10th Percentile £152 £147 £102
90th Percentile £410 £525 £396
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.16 £19.25 £13.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.64% +41.67% -40.52%
10th Percentile £10.18 £11.05 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £36.20 £23.25
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% -12.50%

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 21 July 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 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 (69.01%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (29.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (28.17%) Windows
5 16 (22.54%) Finance
6 14 (19.72%) Project Management
6 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
7 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
7 12 (16.90%) Risk Management
7 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
7 12 (16.90%) PMO
8 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (15.49%) MS Visio
8 11 (15.49%) SQL
8 11 (15.49%) ITIL
8 11 (15.49%) Information Security
9 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
9 10 (14.08%) Office 365
10 9 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (11.27%) QA
11 8 (11.27%) Time Management
12 7 (9.86%) Degree
12 7 (9.86%) CISSP
12 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
12 7 (9.86%) Service Management
12 7 (9.86%) CISA
12 7 (9.86%) Change Management
12 7 (9.86%) Symantec
13 6 (8.45%) Sophos
13 6 (8.45%) Firewall

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 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.04%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.63%) SAS
4 3 (4.23%) CICS
4 3 (4.23%) Confluence
4 3 (4.23%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (29.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (15.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Office 365
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Firewall
1 6 (8.45%) VPN
2 4 (5.63%) ADSL
2 4 (5.63%) WAN
3 3 (4.23%) DHCP
3 3 (4.23%) DNS
3 3 (4.23%) Internet
3 3 (4.23%) Kerberos
3 3 (4.23%) Network Security
3 3 (4.23%) SSH
3 3 (4.23%) SSL
3 3 (4.23%) VLAN
3 3 (4.23%) Wireless
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.82%) Extranet
4 2 (2.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (2.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.82%) Intranet
4 2 (2.82%) MPLS
4 2 (2.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) DB2
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) MS Access
4 1 (1.41%) Power BI
4 1 (1.41%) QlikView
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) JIRA
1 4 (5.63%) MSI
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Legal
3 3 (4.23%) Law
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) French Language
4 2 (2.82%) German Language
4 2 (2.82%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.82%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (2.82%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Analyst
2 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support
2 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
2 5 (7.04%) Test Analyst
3 4 (5.63%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.23%) Administrator
4 3 (4.23%) Change and Release Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Change Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Consultant
4 3 (4.23%) Coordinator
4 3 (4.23%) Deployment Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Release Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
4 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) ISPF
1 3 (4.23%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) Angular 2
2 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.23%) iPhone
3 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.23%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.45%) Unix
3 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.45%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.04%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) Linux
6 3 (4.23%) Solaris
6 3 (4.23%) zOS
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Project Management
2 12 (16.90%) Risk Management
3 11 (15.49%) Information Security
3 11 (15.49%) ITIL
3 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (11.27%) Time Management
6 7 (9.86%) Change Management
6 7 (9.86%) Service Management
7 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.45%) Document Management
7 6 (8.45%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.04%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (7.04%) Decision-Making
8 5 (7.04%) Escalation Management
8 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.63%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.63%) Patch Management
9 4 (5.63%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) Assembly Language
2 3 (4.23%) CLIST
2 3 (4.23%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) JCL
2 3 (4.23%) Perl
2 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.23%) REXX
2 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.82%) C#
3 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.41%) VBA
4 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.86%) CISA
3 7 (9.86%) CISSP
3 7 (9.86%) Degree
4 4 (5.63%) CGEIT
4 4 (5.63%) CRISC
5 3 (4.23%) HNC
5 3 (4.23%) HND
5 3 (4.23%) ISACA
5 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.82%) PMP
7 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) PMO
2 8 (11.27%) QA
3 4 (5.63%) SLA
4 3 (4.23%) SSAE 16
5 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.41%) GDPR
6 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 3 (4.23%) RACF
4 3 (4.23%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (2.82%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) NFS
6 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.23%) zSecure
3 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.82%) Malwarebytes
3 2 (2.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.82%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (69.01%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Symantec
3 6 (8.45%) Cisco
3 6 (8.45%) Sophos
4 5 (7.04%) Altiris
4 5 (7.04%) Apple
4 5 (7.04%) Lotus
5 4 (5.63%) IBM
5 4 (5.63%) VMware
6 3 (4.23%) Avaya
6 3 (4.23%) CA
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) Sybase
7 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.82%) Dell
7 2 (2.82%) HP
7 2 (2.82%) iManage
7 2 (2.82%) Juniper
7 2 (2.82%) McAfee
7 2 (2.82%) Palo Alto