The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 78 110 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.45% 14.55% 16.64%
As % of the Vendors category 30.47% 31.34% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 59 36
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.03 £15.13 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.31%
Microsoft
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
256 351 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.14% 46.43% 52.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 190 162
Median daily rate £350 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 43 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 44 £381 +17.30% 27
Peterborough -1 14 £120 -58.26% 5
Huntingdon 0 3 - - 2
St Neots - 1 £118 - 2
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 59 (36.65%) Windows
2 57 (35.40%) MS Excel
3 45 (27.95%) Active Directory
4 40 (24.84%) MS Office
5 30 (18.63%) .NET
5 30 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (18.63%) Windows 7
6 28 (17.39%) Migration
7 26 (16.15%) SQL
8 25 (15.53%) CRM
9 24 (14.91%) ERP
9 24 (14.91%) SQL Server
9 24 (14.91%) Finance
10 23 (14.29%) ITIL
10 23 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
11 21 (13.04%) Data Migration
12 19 (11.80%) SAP
12 19 (11.80%) ETL
12 19 (11.80%) VMware
13 18 (11.18%) C#
13 18 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (11.18%) SCCM
14 17 (10.56%) Apple iOS
14 17 (10.56%) Project Management
14 17 (10.56%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (10.56%) ASP.NET
15 16 (9.94%) COM
15 16 (9.94%) CMS
16 15 (9.32%) Citrix
16 15 (9.32%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 16 (9.94%) CMS
2 15 (9.32%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.45%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.97%) IIS
5 5 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.11%) nginx
5 5 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.86%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.24%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.24%) Jetty
8 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.24%) WordPress
9 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 57 (35.40%) MS Excel
2 40 (24.84%) MS Office
3 10 (6.21%) MS Project
4 6 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.24%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (6.21%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.86%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (1.24%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.24%) Primavera
6 1 (0.62%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.83%) SaaS
2 10 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.21%) Force.com
2 10 (6.21%) Heroku
3 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.35%) Office 365
5 3 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.62%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.83%) WAN
2 9 (5.59%) SAN
3 8 (4.97%) LAN
4 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.73%) DHCP
5 6 (3.73%) DNS
6 3 (1.86%) Firewall
6 3 (1.86%) Internet
6 3 (1.86%) VLAN
7 2 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.24%) FTP
7 2 (1.24%) HTTP
7 2 (1.24%) IPsec
7 2 (1.24%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.24%) Network Security
7 2 (1.24%) VPN
8 1 (0.62%) Extranet
8 1 (0.62%) Intranet
8 1 (0.62%) MPLS
8 1 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (6.83%) MySQL
3 11 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.97%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 6 (3.73%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.48%) QlikView
9 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.62%) Power BI
11 1 (0.62%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.11%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.86%) Capybara
4 3 (1.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.86%) Selenium
4 3 (1.86%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.86%) WATIR
5 2 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.24%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.24%) MSTest
5 2 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.24%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.62%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.62%) MorphX
6 1 (0.62%) NUnit
6 1 (0.62%) Subversion
6 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (14.91%) Finance
2 11 (6.83%) Marketing
3 6 (3.73%) Advertising
3 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.73%) Retail
4 3 (1.86%) Electronics
4 3 (1.86%) Legal
5 2 (1.24%) Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Publishing
5 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.62%) Billing
6 1 (0.62%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.62%) German Language
6 1 (0.62%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (18.01%) Analyst
2 24 (14.91%) Developer
3 16 (9.94%) Architect
4 15 (9.32%) 1st Line Support
4 15 (9.32%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.70%) Consultant
6 12 (7.45%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.83%) Desktop Support
8 10 (6.21%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 9 (5.59%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.97%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.97%) IT Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.97%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (3.73%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.73%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.63%) .NET
2 17 (10.56%) ASP.NET
3 16 (9.94%) COM
4 14 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 14 (8.70%) SOAP
5 13 (8.07%) RESTful
5 13 (8.07%) Web Services
6 11 (6.83%) Visualforce
7 9 (5.59%) jQuery
8 8 (4.97%) HTML
9 7 (4.35%) CSS
10 5 (3.11%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.11%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (3.11%) XML
11 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (1.86%) REST
12 3 (1.86%) Spring Boot
12 3 (1.86%) WPF
12 3 (1.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.07%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.83%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.97%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.35%) User Experience
5 4 (2.48%) BYOD
5 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.24%) Clustering
6 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.24%) NHS
6 2 (1.24%) PKI
6 2 (1.24%) PMI
6 2 (1.24%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.24%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (36.65%) Windows
2 30 (18.63%) Windows 7
3 17 (10.56%) Apple iOS
4 14 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 12 (7.45%) Linux
5 12 (7.45%) Windows XP
6 10 (6.21%) Android
6 10 (6.21%) Windows Server
6 10 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.97%) Mac OS
8 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.35%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.48%) Unix
10 3 (1.86%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.24%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.62%) CentOS
12 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.39%) Migration
3 25 (15.53%) CRM
4 24 (14.91%) ERP
5 23 (14.29%) ITIL
6 21 (13.04%) Data Migration
7 19 (11.80%) ETL
8 17 (10.56%) Project Management
9 14 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (8.07%) Automated Testing
10 13 (8.07%) Data Modelling
11 12 (7.45%) PRINCE2
11 12 (7.45%) Waterfall
12 11 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (6.83%) Use Case
13 9 (5.59%) Project Planning
14 8 (4.97%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.97%) MVC
14 8 (4.97%) Presales
14 8 (4.97%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.15%) SQL
2 18 (11.18%) C#
3 13 (8.07%) Java
4 11 (6.83%) Apex Code
4 11 (6.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.83%) SOQL
4 11 (6.83%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.97%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.73%) Python
7 5 (3.11%) Ruby
8 4 (2.48%) C
8 4 (2.48%) X++
9 3 (1.86%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.24%) Perl
10 2 (1.24%) PHP
10 2 (1.24%) VBA
10 2 (1.24%) VBScript
11 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.07%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.45%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.21%) MCSE
5 8 (4.97%) Degree
5 8 (4.97%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.48%) MCSA
7 3 (1.86%) CCNA
7 3 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.24%) ISEB
8 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.24%) MCP
8 2 (1.24%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.24%) VCP5
8 2 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.62%) CCIE
9 1 (0.62%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) SLA
2 6 (3.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) COBIT
3 1 (0.62%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.62%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (27.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.48%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.86%) Docker
5 3 (1.86%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (11.18%) SCCM
2 7 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.11%) Puppet
4 4 (2.48%) SCOM
4 4 (2.48%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.24%) Ansible
5 2 (1.24%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.62%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.62%) Nagios
6 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (11.80%) SAP
1 19 (11.80%) VMware
2 17 (10.56%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (9.32%) Citrix
4 12 (7.45%) Oracle
5 11 (6.83%) Siebel
6 7 (4.35%) Apple
6 7 (4.35%) Cognos
6 7 (4.35%) JD Edwards
7 6 (3.73%) Cisco
7 6 (3.73%) NetSuite
8 5 (3.11%) Dell
9 4 (2.48%) Adobe
9 4 (2.48%) NetApp
9 4 (2.48%) WorldPay
10 3 (1.86%) HP
10 3 (1.86%) Nintex
10 3 (1.86%) Remedy
11 2 (1.24%) Avaya
11 2 (1.24%) IBM
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