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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 45 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 11.48% 19.65% 7.86%
As % of the Vendors category 34.15% 48.91% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 2
Median daily rate £375 £295 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £375 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £11.06 - £10.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.51 - £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 - £11.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.89%
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
41 92 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 33.61% 40.17% 47.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 41
Median daily rate £413 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £208 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £11.06 £13.36 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +57.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 30 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (18.18%) Finance
4 8 (18.18%) Migration
4 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (15.91%) VBA
5 7 (15.91%) MS Access
5 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (13.64%) Windows
6 6 (13.64%) .NET
6 6 (13.64%) MS Office
6 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.36%) VMware
7 5 (11.36%) Remedy
7 5 (11.36%) MS Project
7 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 4 (9.09%) CRM
8 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Firewall
9 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
9 3 (6.82%) MVC
9 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint

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 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) eRoom
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 5 (11.36%) MS Project
4 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) MS Access
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data
6 2 (4.55%) DB2
6 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.27%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.27%) MySQL
7 1 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) FrontPage
1 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Hudson
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Advertising
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Data Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Excel Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Database Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) DBA
5 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Software Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Software Manager
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) ADO
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.27%) DAO
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) HTML5
2 1 (2.27%) WCF
2 1 (2.27%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Migration
1 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.82%) MVC
5 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) System Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.55%) High Availability
6 2 (4.55%) OO
6 2 (4.55%) RUP
6 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) VBA
3 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) SAS Macro
5 1 (2.27%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) vCloud
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
1 2 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Remedy
1 5 (11.36%) VMware
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Perforce
2 2 (4.55%) Sybase
3 1 (2.27%) Amdocs
3 1 (2.27%) NetApp
3 1 (2.27%) Xamarin
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