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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Suffolk / Bury St Edmunds
Rank 10 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 7.69% 20.00% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £344 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £15.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.29% +4.16%

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
3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds 11.54% 20.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £288 £419 £60
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.34% +597.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (62.50%) CRM
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) MCITP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) DTS
6 2 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (12.50%) vSphere
7 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (12.50%) High Availability
7 1 (12.50%) Change Control

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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) DTS
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) CRM Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Dell
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) VMware