The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bury St Edmunds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 9.52% 37.50% 50.00%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 100.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £469 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Microsoft
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bury St Edmunds region.

Vendors Category
Bury St Edmunds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 38.10% 37.50% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bury St Edmunds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bury St Edmunds region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bury St Edmunds

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Bury St Edmunds region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Bury St Edmunds

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Bury St Edmunds region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Bury St Edmunds

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Bury St Edmunds region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (90.00%) CRM
1 9 (90.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (40.00%) MCITP
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 3 (30.00%) SOAP
7 3 (30.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) WCF
8 2 (20.00%) iPad
8 2 (20.00%) Facebook
8 2 (20.00%) Twitter
8 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
8 2 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (20.00%) COM
8 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (20.00%) Workflow
9 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
9 1 (10.00%) Advertising
9 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (10.00%) QA
9 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (10.00%) Billing
9 1 (10.00%) ERP
9 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) CRM Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) WCF
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) COM
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) CRM
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) MVVM
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Facebook
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter