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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 15 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.33% 6.10% 4.38%
As % of the Vendors category 16.13% 10.53% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £238 £250 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £9.02 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +0.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Vendors Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
62 95 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 39.24% 57.93% 68.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 27
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £455 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £9.77 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £23.50 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Microsoft
West Yorkshire

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
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 16 April 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 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (16.67%) .NET
7 5 (16.67%) UNIX
7 5 (16.67%) MS Office
8 4 (13.33%) C#
8 4 (13.33%) Linux
8 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (13.33%) Middleware
8 4 (13.33%) Remedy
8 4 (13.33%) Citrix
8 4 (13.33%) VMware
8 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (10.00%) WCF
9 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (10.00%) Finance
9 3 (10.00%) AIX
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle
10 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
10 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
10 2 (6.67%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) VLAN
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) QlikView
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (3.33%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Middleware
3 3 (10.00%) WCF
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.33%) WinForms
5 1 (3.33%) WPF
5 1 (3.33%) LINQ
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) PDA
1 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
1 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX
4 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.00%) AIX
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (6.67%) MVC
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.33%) Change Control
3 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.33%) CMMI
3 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.33%) CRM
3 1 (3.33%) OOP
3 1 (3.33%) OO
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Remedy
1 4 (13.33%) Citrix
1 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
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Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago