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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 11.11% 8.33% 21.43%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 22.22% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
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
8 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 22.22% 37.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate £393 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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
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 31 July 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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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 +6 4 £425 +32.81% 9
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) iPad
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (10.00%) CAD
4 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) X.509
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) SSL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) X.509
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Deskside Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD Technician
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Draughtsman
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (30.00%) iPad
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) CAD
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (10.00%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle