Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 23 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Scotland > Stirling
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling - - 17.14%
As % of the Vendors category - - 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Stirling median daily rate - - £458
Scotland median daily rate £345 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +6.15% +4.84% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.31 £17.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year -12.54% +20.65% +10.01%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Stirling.

All Vendors
Stirling
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 20 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 39.22% 39.19% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 13
Stirling median daily rate £265 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.48% -25.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £118 £305 £402
90th Percentile £456 £470 £510
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +10.71% -0.71% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year +45.45% +13.71% -7.99%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Stirling

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Stirling

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Stirling