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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 8.70% 17.39% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 36.36% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.05%
Vendors Category
East Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 39.13% 47.83% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate £320 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £9.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 1 August 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
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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 -5 2 £320 - 4
Goole - - - -
Hessle - - - -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Cognos
6 2 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) IPv4
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) Intranet
6 2 (20.00%) ARCserve
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) IPv4
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) Intranet
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) Service Management
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) ARCserve
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
2 2 (20.00%) Intel
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) Meru Networks
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
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