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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 59 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 10.37% 23.41% 7.04%
As % of the Vendors category 30.43% 49.17% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 36 2
Median daily rate £320 £325 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £9.44 £16.72 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.55% +59.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.12 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £17.27 £11.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
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
46 120 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 34.07% 47.62% 41.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 59 37
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 6
Median hourly rate £8.50 £16.72 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.16% +52.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Bradford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (53.66%) MS Excel
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.95%) Migration
6 8 (19.51%) VBA
6 8 (19.51%) MS Access
6 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.07%) MS Project
8 6 (14.63%) Windows
8 6 (14.63%) .NET
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.20%) MS Office
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) Remedy
10 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
11 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (7.32%) FrontPage
11 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (7.32%) SCCM
11 3 (7.32%) SCOM
11 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (7.32%) VMware
11 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
11 3 (7.32%) ITIL
11 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
11 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
11 3 (7.32%) C#

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 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) SAS
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (53.66%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Project
3 5 (12.20%) MS Office
4 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) VPN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) MS Access
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.44%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) FrontPage
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) Hudson
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Data Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Excel Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.88%) CRM Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Software Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.44%) ADO
2 1 (2.44%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (21.95%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.32%) CRM
4 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.88%) MVC
5 2 (4.88%) SDLC
5 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.44%) Android Development
6 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Use Case
6 1 (2.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) VBA
3 3 (7.32%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) SAS Macro
5 1 (2.44%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.44%) QA
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) vCloud
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
1 3 (7.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Remedy
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Perforce
4 1 (2.44%) Amdocs
4 1 (2.44%) NetApp
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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