Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 167 190
Rank change year-on-year -19 +23 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Consultant 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.063% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Scotland median daily rate - £445 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.34% -16.38%
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4,531 3,574 5,320
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 94.88% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,638 2,073 2,813
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £220 £225
90th Percentile £538 £501 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 133 92
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £17.32 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.70% -17.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.53 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

Microsoft Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Microsoft Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Consultant in Scotland

Microsoft Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Consultant in Scotland

Microsoft Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Consultant within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Glasgow -11 2 - -
Microsoft Consultant
UK

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Scotland region featuring Microsoft Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

Microsoft Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft