Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 37 57
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 76 74 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.24% 5.32% 3.28%
As % of the Applications category 49.67% 45.68% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 26
Glasgow median daily rate £250 £216 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.69% -26.12% -3.70%
10th Percentile £161 £104 £129
90th Percentile £390 £439 £395
Scotland median daily rate £260 £258 £275
% change year-on-year +0.97% -6.36% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.00 £10.52 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.54% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £11.32 £14.15
% change year-on-year +39.13% -20.00% -2.48%

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 153 162 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.53% 11.65% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 63 51
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +27.27% -15.38%
10th Percentile £162 £114 £170
90th Percentile £411 £475 £400
Scotland median daily rate £325 £350 £321
% change year-on-year -7.14% +9.20% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.00 £12.27 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.93% +22.73% -51.22%
10th Percentile £10.26 £10.00 £9.20
90th Percentile £32.62 £33.00 £18.80
Scotland median hourly rate £16.38 £12.50 £13.83
% change year-on-year +31.00% -9.62% -7.80%

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 18 September 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 18 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 47 (61.84%) Microsoft
2 27 (35.53%) Windows
2 27 (35.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (28.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (23.68%) Project Management
5 17 (22.37%) Finance
6 16 (21.05%) Windows Server
7 13 (17.11%) ITIL
8 12 (15.79%) SQL
8 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 11 (14.47%) MS Visio
9 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
9 11 (14.47%) Office 365
9 11 (14.47%) PMO
10 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
10 10 (13.16%) Time Management
10 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
10 10 (13.16%) Information Security
11 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.84%) Risk Management
11 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Project
11 9 (11.84%) VPN
11 9 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (10.53%) Cisco
12 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
12 8 (10.53%) Change Management
12 8 (10.53%) Symantec
12 8 (10.53%) SCCM
12 8 (10.53%) Degree
13 7 (9.21%) QA

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 5 (6.58%) IBM Notes
2 4 (5.26%) SAS
2 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.95%) CICS
3 3 (3.95%) Confluence
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.95%) MQSeries
3 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (35.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (28.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (14.47%) MS Visio
4 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.63%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.63%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (2.63%) Camtasia
5 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Office 365
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) VPN
2 7 (9.21%) Firewall
3 4 (5.26%) ADSL
3 4 (5.26%) DHCP
3 4 (5.26%) DNS
3 4 (5.26%) NAS
3 4 (5.26%) VLAN
3 4 (5.26%) WAN
3 4 (5.26%) Wireless
4 3 (3.95%) Internet
4 3 (3.95%) Kerberos
4 3 (3.95%) Network Security
4 3 (3.95%) SSH
4 3 (3.95%) SSL
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.63%) Extranet
5 2 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (2.63%) Intranet
5 2 (2.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) DB2
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MSI
2 3 (3.95%) JIRA
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Legal
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) French Language
4 2 (2.63%) German Language
4 2 (2.63%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.63%) Law
4 2 (2.63%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (2.63%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Analyst
2 6 (7.89%) Coordinator
2 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support
3 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
3 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
4 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) IT Support
5 3 (3.95%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) Security Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) Service Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) ISPF
1 3 (3.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.89%) iPhone
2 4 (5.26%) e-Learning
3 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.95%) Learning Management System
3 3 (3.95%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) PKI
3 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.63%) Video Editing
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Windows
2 16 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
4 7 (9.21%) Unix
5 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.26%) Linux
7 4 (5.26%) Solaris
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Phone
8 3 (3.95%) zOS
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Project Management
2 13 (17.11%) ITIL
3 10 (13.16%) Information Security
3 10 (13.16%) Time Management
4 9 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (11.84%) Risk Management
4 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.53%) Change Management
5 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (7.89%) Service Management
7 5 (6.58%) Data Protection
7 5 (6.58%) Decision-Making
7 5 (6.58%) Patch Management
7 5 (6.58%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.26%) Document Management
8 4 (5.26%) Escalation Management
8 4 (5.26%) People Management
8 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.95%) Assembly Language
3 3 (3.95%) CLIST
3 3 (3.95%) Java
3 3 (3.95%) JCL
3 3 (3.95%) Perl
3 3 (3.95%) REXX
3 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.53%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) CISA
4 4 (5.26%) CISSP
5 3 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.95%) HNC
5 3 (3.95%) HND
5 3 (3.95%) ISACA
5 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.95%) PMP
6 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) CGEIT
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.32%) CRISC
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) PMO
2 7 (9.21%) QA
3 4 (5.26%) SLA
4 3 (3.95%) SSAE 16
5 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.32%) GDPR
6 1 (1.32%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.95%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 3 (3.95%) RACF
4 3 (3.95%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (3.95%) vSphere
5 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.95%) Malwarebytes
2 3 (3.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.95%) zSecure
3 1 (1.32%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (61.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) Cisco
2 8 (10.53%) Symantec
3 7 (9.21%) Sophos
4 6 (7.89%) Apple
5 5 (6.58%) Altiris
5 5 (6.58%) Lotus
6 4 (5.26%) Avaya
6 4 (5.26%) HP
6 4 (5.26%) IBM
6 4 (5.26%) VMware
7 3 (3.95%) Adobe
7 3 (3.95%) CA
7 3 (3.95%) Dell
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle
7 3 (3.95%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.95%) Sybase
7 3 (3.95%) Wyse
8 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.63%) iManage