The table below looks at the statistics for MSF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
UK / England
Rank 562 596 591
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -5
Contract jobs citing MSF 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.021% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.026% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £358
% change year-on-year
- +25.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34140 38185 36546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 82.04% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22792 25048 24013
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 842 1104 987
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MSF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

MSF Jobs Demand Trend in England

MSF
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MSF Daily Rate Trend in England

MSF
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MSF Hourly Rate Trend in England

MSF
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSF within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +15 3 - -
MSF
UK

MSF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MSF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MSF.

1 8 (88.89%) WCF
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) RUP
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
6 3 (33.33%) C
6 3 (33.33%) CRM
6 3 (33.33%) ERP
6 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (33.33%) SLA

MSF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) IaaS
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Azure Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (33.33%) WCF Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Equities
1 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) RUP
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
3 1 (11.11%) GoldenSource
3 1 (11.11%) Reuters
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