The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 13.46% 21.43% 21.43%
As % of the Vendors category 41.18% 41.38% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate £178 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Microsoft
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
East Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 32.69% 51.79% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 2
Average daily rate £200 £165 £521
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -68.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in East Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in East Yorkshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in East Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in East Yorkshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in East Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in East Yorkshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in East Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hull -2 6 £178 -21.11% 4
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Yorkshire 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 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) gulp
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (16.67%) Sass
5 2 (16.67%) LESS
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) SignalR

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Yorkshire 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Bower
1 2 (16.67%) Grunt
1 2 (16.67%) gulp
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Development Manager
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Development Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Development Team Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Support
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Unix Support
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (16.67%) LESS
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) Sass
2 2 (16.67%) SignalR
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM