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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 85 107 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.98% 13.06% 16.84%
As % of the Vendors category 33.07% 29.32% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 59 65
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £217 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £489 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
257 365 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.27% 44.57% 48.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 210 195
Median daily rate £381 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 35 44
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £32.90
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 27 July 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
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 27 July 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 +7 54 £388 +10.71% 14
Peterborough -6 11 £400 +16.36% 5
Huntingdon -2 3 - - 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 63 (38.41%) Windows
2 48 (29.27%) MS Excel
3 40 (24.39%) Active Directory
3 40 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (23.78%) SQL Server
5 38 (23.17%) MS Office
5 38 (23.17%) .NET
6 36 (21.95%) SQL
7 29 (17.68%) C#
7 29 (17.68%) ITIL
8 28 (17.07%) Windows 7
9 26 (15.85%) Migration
10 25 (15.24%) ASP.NET
11 24 (14.63%) ERP
12 23 (14.02%) CRM
12 23 (14.02%) T-SQL
13 22 (13.41%) VMware
14 21 (12.80%) Dynamics CRM
15 20 (12.20%) RESTful
15 20 (12.20%) ETL
15 20 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (11.59%) SCCM
17 18 (10.98%) .NET Framework
17 18 (10.98%) CMS
17 18 (10.98%) Finance
17 18 (10.98%) Web Services
17 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (10.37%) SAP
18 17 (10.37%) Apple iOS
19 16 (9.76%) Enterprise Software

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 18 (10.98%) CMS
2 14 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.93%) MS Exchange
4 11 (6.71%) IIS
5 7 (4.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.05%) nginx
7 5 (3.05%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.22%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.22%) Jetty
9 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.22%) WordPress
10 1 (0.61%) Apache
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 48 (29.27%) MS Excel
2 38 (23.17%) MS Office
3 8 (4.88%) MS Project
4 2 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (12.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (6.71%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.83%) BigMachines
3 3 (1.83%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.61%) Lawson
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.10%) Force.com
3 10 (6.10%) Heroku
4 7 (4.27%) Office 365
5 3 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.83%) SaaS
6 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) SAN
2 10 (6.10%) WAN
3 8 (4.88%) DHCP
3 8 (4.88%) DNS
4 7 (4.27%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.66%) LAN
6 3 (1.83%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.83%) VLAN
7 2 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.22%) Firewall
7 2 (1.22%) FTP
7 2 (1.22%) HTTP
7 2 (1.22%) Internet
7 2 (1.22%) IPsec
7 2 (1.22%) NAS
8 1 (0.61%) Extranet
8 1 (0.61%) Intranet
8 1 (0.61%) Network Security
8 1 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.61%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.78%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (7.32%) MySQL
6 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (5.49%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.66%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.83%) SAP HANA
11 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (7.93%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.66%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.44%) Selenium
5 3 (1.83%) Capybara
5 3 (1.83%) MSTest
5 3 (1.83%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.83%) WATIR
6 2 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.22%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.22%) NUnit
6 2 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.22%) Subversion
6 2 (1.22%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (10.98%) Finance
2 10 (6.10%) Advertising
3 5 (3.05%) Marketing
4 4 (2.44%) Back Office
4 4 (2.44%) Billing
4 4 (2.44%) Front Office
5 3 (1.83%) Legal
5 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.22%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Local Government
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (19.51%) Developer
2 21 (12.80%) Analyst
3 17 (10.37%) Support Engineer
4 16 (9.76%) Architect
5 14 (8.54%) Consultant
6 13 (7.93%) Desktop Support
7 12 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (5.49%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 9 (5.49%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.88%) Administrator
10 8 (4.88%) IT Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.27%) Service Analyst
11 7 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (4.27%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.17%) .NET
2 25 (15.24%) ASP.NET
3 20 (12.20%) RESTful
4 18 (10.98%) .NET Framework
4 18 (10.98%) Web Services
5 14 (8.54%) SOAP
6 13 (7.93%) HTML
7 12 (7.32%) XML
8 11 (6.71%) Visualforce
9 10 (6.10%) COM
9 10 (6.10%) CSS
10 7 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.27%) jQuery
11 6 (3.66%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.05%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (3.05%) Middleware
12 5 (3.05%) REST
13 3 (1.83%) LAMP
13 3 (1.83%) Spring Boot
13 3 (1.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.88%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.66%) User Experience
5 4 (2.44%) BYOD
5 4 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.83%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.83%) Clustering
6 3 (1.83%) NHS
6 3 (1.83%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.22%) PMI
7 2 (1.22%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.61%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.61%) Informatics
8 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (38.41%) Windows
2 28 (17.07%) Windows 7
3 17 (10.37%) Apple iOS
4 14 (8.54%) Windows 8
5 13 (7.93%) Linux
6 12 (7.32%) Windows Server
7 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (6.10%) Android
9 9 (5.49%) Mac OS
10 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (4.88%) Windows XP
11 7 (4.27%) Windows Vista
12 5 (3.05%) Unix
13 4 (2.44%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.22%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.22%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (17.68%) ITIL
3 26 (15.85%) Migration
4 24 (14.63%) ERP
5 23 (14.02%) CRM
6 20 (12.20%) ETL
7 15 (9.15%) Data Migration
7 15 (9.15%) Data Modelling
8 14 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.93%) Automated Testing
9 13 (7.93%) Waterfall
10 12 (7.32%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.32%) Project Management
11 11 (6.71%) MVC
11 11 (6.71%) PRINCE2
11 11 (6.71%) Use Case
12 10 (6.10%) Scrum
13 8 (4.88%) DevOps
13 8 (4.88%) Project Planning
13 8 (4.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.95%) SQL
2 29 (17.68%) C#
3 23 (14.02%) T-SQL
4 14 (8.54%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.93%) Java
6 11 (6.71%) Apex Code
6 11 (6.71%) SOQL
7 10 (6.10%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.88%) Python
9 6 (3.66%) Ruby
10 5 (3.05%) C
11 4 (2.44%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.44%) Perl
11 4 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.44%) X++
12 3 (1.83%) PHP
12 3 (1.83%) VBA
12 3 (1.83%) VBScript
13 2 (1.22%) C++
14 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.15%) Degree
2 15 (9.15%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.93%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.49%) MCSE
5 6 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.05%) MCSA
7 3 (1.83%) CCNA
7 3 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.83%) MCITP
7 3 (1.83%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.83%) PMP
7 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.22%) ISEB
8 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.22%) MCP
8 2 (1.22%) VCP5
8 2 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.44%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.83%) Docker
5 3 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.83%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (11.59%) SCCM
2 7 (4.27%) Puppet
2 7 (4.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.44%) SCOM
4 4 (2.44%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.83%) Ansible
6 2 (1.22%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.22%) Nagios
7 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.61%) Oozie
7 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (13.41%) VMware
2 17 (10.37%) SAP
3 16 (9.76%) Oracle
4 14 (8.54%) Citrix
5 11 (6.71%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (6.71%) Siebel
6 8 (4.88%) Apple
6 8 (4.88%) JD Edwards
7 5 (3.05%) Cisco
8 4 (2.44%) Cognos
8 4 (2.44%) Dell
8 4 (2.44%) NetApp
8 4 (2.44%) Remedy
8 4 (2.44%) WorldPay
9 3 (1.83%) HP
9 3 (1.83%) Nintex
9 3 (1.83%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.22%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.22%) Lotus
10 2 (1.22%) Veeam
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