The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 11.30% 12.35% 13.10%
As % of the Vendors category 22.41% 25.00% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate
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£105 £130 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -17.87%
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

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

Vendors Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 40 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 50.43% 49.38% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 38
Average daily rate £250 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.75 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -7 12 £105 -19.23% 7
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) Banking
4 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (13.33%) Hudson
6 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (13.33%) ETL
6 4 (13.33%) TIBCO
6 4 (13.33%) .NET
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
6 4 (13.33%) MS Office
6 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (13.33%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (13.33%) CollabNet
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (13.33%) Subversion

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (10.00%) Lync
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.67%) MS Project
5 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (6.67%) QlikView
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.33%) OLAP
6 1 (3.33%) MS Access
6 1 (3.33%) ZAP BI
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Hudson
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
1 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.67%) General Ledger
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.67%) jQuery
2 2 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.33%) ETL
3 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Content Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Use Case
5 1 (3.33%) E-Discovery
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Basel III
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) WMI
2 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) TIBCO
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
1 4 (13.33%) CollabNet
2 3 (10.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (10.00%) Tableau
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Cognos
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Actimize
3 2 (6.67%) Ab Initio
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
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