The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bradford region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 10.84% 9.79% 9.88%
As % of the Vendors category 21.95% 20.00% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £245 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.75% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £213 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.02 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.65% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
82 95 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 49.40% 48.97% 62.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 47
Average daily rate £338 £250 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £440 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
3 5 (18.52%) Remedy
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.11%) XML
5 3 (11.11%) MS Office
5 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
6 2 (7.41%) OLAP
6 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) RUP
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) OLAP
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQLite
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Hudson
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.41%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Database Developer
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (7.41%) CRM Developer
3 2 (7.41%) iOS Developer
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support
4 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) iPhone
1 2 (7.41%) iPad
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.11%) Change Management
2 3 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.41%) RUP
3 2 (7.41%) CRM
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
3 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.70%) Master Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Remedy
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Perforce
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