The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 3 17 1
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 46 30 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.28% 7.71% 19.94%
As % of the Vendors category 38.66% 17.75% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 27
Median daily rate £306 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.86% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
Median hourly rate £19.90 £17.50 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% -45.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £50.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
119 169 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.53% 43.44% 57.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 110 103
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £53.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.25 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 28 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 25 (28.41%) Windows
3 23 (26.14%) MS Office
4 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 17 (19.32%) Oracle
6 17 (19.32%) .NET
7 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (17.05%) SQL
8 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
9 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
9 14 (15.91%) Office 365
10 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (12.50%) C#
12 10 (11.36%) HTML
12 10 (11.36%) CRM
12 10 (11.36%) Scrum
13 9 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (10.23%) ITIL
13 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
13 9 (10.23%) BDD
14 8 (9.09%) AngularJS
14 8 (9.09%) LDAP
14 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (9.09%) Java
14 8 (9.09%) Project Management
14 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (9.09%) Finance
14 8 (9.09%) jQuery
14 8 (9.09%) SCCM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.82%) IIS
3 5 (5.68%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.14%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.14%) CMS
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 23 (26.14%) MS Office
3 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.27%) MS Project
3 2 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.14%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.14%) Changepoint
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.91%) Office 365
3 4 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (4.55%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) SaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.14%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) LDAP
2 7 (7.95%) LAN
3 5 (5.68%) DHCP
3 5 (5.68%) DNS
3 5 (5.68%) VPN
3 5 (5.68%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.55%) DWDM
4 4 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 4 (4.55%) VoIP
5 3 (3.41%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.27%) Skype
6 2 (2.27%) WAN
7 1 (1.14%) Firewall
7 1 (1.14%) Internet
7 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.14%) NAS
7 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.14%) SAN
7 1 (1.14%) WebEx
7 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.41%) MySQL
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.14%) Power BI
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Cucumber
2 6 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.82%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (6.82%) Selenium
2 6 (6.82%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) JBehave
3 1 (1.14%) Spock
3 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.09%) Advertising
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Administrator
4 7 (7.95%) Architect
4 7 (7.95%) Consultant
5 5 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (5.68%) PHP Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.55%) Azure Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Office 365 Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) .NET
2 10 (11.36%) HTML
3 8 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 8 (9.09%) jQuery
4 7 (7.95%) Node.js
4 7 (7.95%) RESTful
5 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.82%) HTML5
6 4 (4.55%) CSS
7 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.41%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.41%) OAuth
7 3 (3.41%) SAML
8 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.27%) LINQ
8 2 (2.27%) WCF
8 2 (2.27%) WPF
9 1 (1.14%) JPA
9 1 (1.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Clustering
1 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.41%) PKI
2 3 (3.41%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Life Science
4 1 (1.14%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.41%) Windows
2 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.41%) Linux
6 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.14%) Unix
7 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.36%) CRM
2 10 (11.36%) Scrum
3 9 (10.23%) BDD
3 9 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (10.23%) ITIL
4 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.09%) Project Management
4 8 (9.09%) Web Development
5 7 (7.95%) Migration
5 7 (7.95%) TDD
6 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.82%) Service Design
7 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.68%) Resource Management
7 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.55%) Fault Management
8 4 (4.55%) Network Architecture
8 4 (4.55%) Software Distribution
8 4 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.05%) SQL
2 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.50%) C#
4 8 (9.09%) Java
5 7 (7.95%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.82%) PHP
7 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.41%) C
9 1 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) Python
9 1 (1.14%) Ruby
9 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.95%) Degree
3 4 (4.55%) A+ Certification
3 4 (4.55%) MCITP
3 4 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.41%) MCSA
4 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.14%) CCIE
5 1 (1.14%) CCNA
5 1 (1.14%) CCSA
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.14%) CISM
5 1 (1.14%) CISSP
5 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.14%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.14%) PhD
5 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 20 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) Docker
3 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) SCCM
2 5 (5.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.41%) WSUS
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.14%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) Apple
3 4 (4.55%) Ciena
3 4 (4.55%) Dell
3 4 (4.55%) Huawei
4 3 (3.41%) Remedy
4 3 (3.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe
5 1 (1.14%) Cadence
5 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.14%) EMC
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.14%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.14%) Planview
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.14%) Teradata
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