The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 22.86% 20.00% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 30.77% 29.03% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £175 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.25 £11.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Vendors Category
East Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 74.29% 68.89% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
Average daily rate £175 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.03 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £20.25 £17.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Microsoft
Yorkshire

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hull -1 8 £175 -61.11%
Goole - - - - 2
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) PKI
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) DameWare
7 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
7 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
7 2 (16.67%) Intranet
7 2 (16.67%) ARCserve
7 2 (16.67%) Remedy

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Intranet
3 2 (16.67%) IPv4
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Cognos Impromptu
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Service Management
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (16.67%) ERP
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) DameWare
1 2 (16.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) Intel
2 2 (16.67%) Avaya
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus
3 1 (8.33%) AppSense