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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 30 78 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 17.96% 28.36% 17.17%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 52.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Median hourly rate £10.00 £9.75 £9.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
90 150 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 53.89% 54.55% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 67 36
Median daily rate £380 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 9
Median hourly rate £10.00 £15.36 £9.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.87% +70.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (37.25%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) Finance
4 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (23.53%) VMware
5 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (19.61%) Windows
8 9 (17.65%) ITIL
9 8 (15.69%) .NET
9 8 (15.69%) Cisco
10 7 (13.73%) Oracle
10 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
10 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
10 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
10 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
11 6 (11.76%) Analytics
11 6 (11.76%) Big Data
11 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (11.76%) Sybase
11 6 (11.76%) DB2
12 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
12 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.80%) MS Project
12 5 (9.80%) MySQL
12 5 (9.80%) C#
12 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (9.80%) LAN

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 4 (7.84%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.96%) eRoom
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Project
3 4 (7.84%) MS Office
4 1 (1.96%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.84%) Office 365
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) LAN
1 5 (9.80%) WAN
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.92%) Skype
4 2 (3.92%) Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) FTP
5 1 (1.96%) HTTP
5 1 (1.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.76%) Big Data
3 6 (11.76%) DB2
4 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.80%) MySQL
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) MS Access
6 1 (1.96%) Power BI
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) MSI
1 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.96%) Selenium
1 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Advertising
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Architect
2 6 (11.76%) Consultant
2 6 (11.76%) Database Consultant
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Information Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Security Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Designer
5 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) WCF
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.92%) HTML
4 2 (3.92%) HTML5
5 1 (1.96%) ADO
5 1 (1.96%) DAO
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) MDX
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Unix
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Android
6 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (17.65%) ITIL
3 6 (11.76%) Analytics
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) CRM
5 4 (7.84%) DevOps
5 4 (7.84%) Information Security
5 4 (7.84%) ISMS
5 4 (7.84%) Network Management
5 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.84%) Project Management
5 4 (7.84%) Security Management
5 4 (7.84%) Service Continuity Management
5 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.84%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) C#
2 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.96%) VBA
5 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.80%) CCNA
3 4 (7.84%) CISM
3 4 (7.84%) CISSP
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CCDP
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Docker
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) VMware
2 8 (15.69%) Cisco
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle
4 6 (11.76%) Sybase
5 3 (5.88%) Avaya
6 2 (3.92%) Brocade
6 2 (3.92%) Genesys
6 2 (3.92%) Verint
6 2 (3.92%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.96%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.96%) F5
7 1 (1.96%) Nintex
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.96%) Splunk
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