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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 3 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 29 47 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 16.11% 20.70% 5.75%
As % of the Vendors category 28.16% 49.47% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 3
Average daily rate £320 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £180 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £8.99 £13.00 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.84% +52.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
103 95 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 57.22% 41.85% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 55 39
Average daily rate £448 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £422 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 5
Average hourly rate £9.48 £16.72 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.30% +96.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 37 (42.05%) MS Excel
2 33 (37.50%) SQL
3 26 (29.55%) Windows
3 26 (29.55%) Finance
4 24 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
6 18 (20.45%) VMware
7 17 (19.32%) Migration
7 17 (19.32%) Windows Server
8 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (17.05%) .NET
9 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (14.77%) Unit Testing
10 13 (14.77%) Visual Studio
11 12 (13.64%) IIS
11 12 (13.64%) MS Project
11 12 (13.64%) C#
11 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (12.50%) MS Office
12 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
14 9 (10.23%) SCOM
15 8 (9.09%) Test Scripting
15 8 (9.09%) VMware Server
15 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (13.64%) IIS
2 2 (2.27%) CMS
2 2 (2.27%) Drupal
2 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (42.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.64%) MS Project
3 11 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) SAN
2 3 (3.41%) Bluetooth
2 3 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.27%) Internet
3 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (1.14%) Extranet
4 1 (1.14%) Intranet
4 1 (1.14%) LAN
4 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.68%) MS Access
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.14%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.14%) OLAP
9 1 (1.14%) OLTP
9 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (14.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.55%) Hudson
4 3 (3.41%) FrontPage
General
1 26 (29.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Analyst
2 15 (17.05%) Developer
3 14 (15.91%) Data Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) Project Manager
5 9 (10.23%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.82%) CRM Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Excel Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Migration Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Server Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Server Migration Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) SQL Data Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.27%) CSS
2 2 (2.27%) CSS3
2 2 (2.27%) Drush
2 2 (2.27%) HTML
2 2 (2.27%) HTML5
2 2 (2.27%) REST
2 2 (2.27%) SOAP
2 2 (2.27%) WCF
2 2 (2.27%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.14%) WF
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Clustering
2 3 (3.41%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.14%) iPhone
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Windows
2 17 (19.32%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.41%) Android
6 3 (3.41%) Linux
6 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) Migration
2 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (14.77%) Unit Testing
4 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (9.09%) ITIL
6 8 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 8 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 7 (7.95%) CRM
7 7 (7.95%) Integration Testing
7 7 (7.95%) System Testing
7 7 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.82%) MVC
8 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.55%) Project Management
9 4 (4.55%) SDLC
9 4 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.50%) SQL
2 12 (13.64%) C#
3 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
4 6 (6.82%) C++
4 6 (6.82%) VBA
5 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.41%) C
7 2 (2.27%) Delphi
7 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.27%) PHP
7 2 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) MCITP
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.09%) VMware Server
3 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.14%) vCloud
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) SCOM
2 3 (3.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) VMware
2 5 (5.68%) Remedy
3 4 (4.55%) Perforce
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco
5 2 (2.27%) Borland
6 1 (1.14%) Cognos
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle
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