The first table below looks at the demand 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Bury St Edmunds 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 46.15% - -
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Vendors Category
Bury St Edmunds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 46.15% 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £255 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Bury St Edmunds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bury St Edmunds 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 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) CRM
2 8 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (40.00%) WCF
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) MVVM
6 2 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bury St Edmunds 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 6 (60.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
2 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP