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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 40.00% 38.46% 80.00%
As % of the Vendors category 57.14% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate £331 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.20% -24.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
Vendors Category
Bury St Edmunds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 70.00% 38.46% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £331 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.20% -24.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Microsoft
Suffolk

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bury St Edmunds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) CRM
1 7 (77.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) XSLT
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (22.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (22.22%) MVVM
6 2 (22.22%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) WPF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8 Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
4 2 (22.22%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (22.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) MVVM
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) XAML
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
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