The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dewsbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dewsbury 33.33% 25.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Dewsbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dewsbury 33.33% 37.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dewsbury

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dewsbury

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Dewsbury

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Dewsbury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dewsbury

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dewsbury 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 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Interactive Media
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Physics
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) GoldMine
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dewsbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dewsbury 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
1 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (40.00%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Physics
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe