The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 13.13% 21.23% 16.45%
As % of the Vendors category 32.50% 39.13% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 17
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £8.75 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Microsoft
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Vendors Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
40 115 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 40.40% 54.25% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 63 45
Median daily rate £365 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £498 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 3
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Bradford region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) Finance
4 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (20.00%) VMware
5 9 (20.00%) ITIL
5 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (17.78%) Cisco
6 8 (17.78%) Windows
6 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
7 7 (15.56%) .NET
8 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (13.33%) DevOps
8 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (13.33%) SCCM
8 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (11.11%) Puppet
9 5 (11.11%) SCOM
9 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (11.11%) C#
9 5 (11.11%) Web Services
9 5 (11.11%) IIS
9 5 (11.11%) MS Project
9 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Project
3 3 (6.67%) MS Office
4 1 (2.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) LAN
1 4 (8.89%) WAN
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) DHCP
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) FTP
3 2 (4.44%) HTTP
3 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.44%) SMTP
3 2 (4.44%) SSL
3 2 (4.44%) Telnet
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) Big Data
4 3 (6.67%) DB2
4 3 (6.67%) MySQL
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) Power BI
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) MSI
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Consultant
2 5 (11.11%) Developer
2 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Database Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Designer
4 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Information Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) WCF
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.67%) Android
5 3 (6.67%) Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Unix
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.33%) DevOps
3 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Server Building
4 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.89%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (6.67%) Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 3 (6.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.67%) ISMS
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.67%) Network Management
5 3 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (6.67%) Project Governance
5 3 (6.67%) Security Management
5 3 (6.67%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.89%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) CISM
3 3 (6.67%) CISSP
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) CCDP
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) Docker
5 2 (4.44%) vSphere
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.22%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.11%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) VMware
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Avaya
4 3 (6.67%) Sybase
5 2 (4.44%) Brocade
5 2 (4.44%) Genesys
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) Splunk
5 2 (4.44%) Verint
6 1 (2.22%) F5
6 1 (2.22%) Nintex
6 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
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