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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 26.42% 25.81% 23.26%
As % of the Vendors category 51.85% 32.00% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£223 £175 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -40.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £175 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.25 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.45 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.05 £12.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
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
27 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 50.94% 80.65% 67.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 10
Average daily rate £150 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
Hull +1 12 £275 +57.14% 8
Goole - - - - 2
Hessle - - - -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) MS Office
2 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (25.00%) Back Office
4 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) iPad
4 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Security Management
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Mitel
7 1 (6.25%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Office
2 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Deskside Support
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Report Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Assistant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Assistant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Informatics
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Intel
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
1 1 (6.25%) Mitel
1 1 (6.25%) ProCurve