Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 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 > Renfrewshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 100 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 5.68% 24.45% 20.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.20% 29.94% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 84 46
Renfrewshire median daily rate £335 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +3.23% -10.14%
10th Percentile £326 £263 £263
90th Percentile £348 £350 £388
Scotland median daily rate £330 £316 £305
% change year-on-year +4.35% +3.69% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £43.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year -35.06% +94.94% +25.24%

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 49 334 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 55.68% 81.66% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 274 139
Renfrewshire median daily rate £325 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% - -2.94%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £258
90th Percentile £440 £444 £438
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £19.00 £37.25 £53.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.99% -30.01% -67.75%
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £28.31
% change year-on-year -22.22% +27.19% +48.97%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Renfrewshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Renfrewshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Renfrewshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -9 5 £335 +4.69%
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (100.00%) Nintex

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Records Management
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Nintex
2 2 (40.00%) HP