The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 17 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.24% 11.94% 11.34%
As % of the Vendors category 45.95% 30.19% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Average daily rate £323 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £223 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £432 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.13 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.10% +101.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Microsoft
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Vendors Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
37 53 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 44.05% 39.55% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 20
Average daily rate £363 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.93% +104.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) .NET
3 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 10 (28.57%) WCF
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (20.00%) MVC
5 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (20.00%) IIS
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) Windows
5 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (20.00%) LINQ
5 7 (20.00%) jQuery
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (17.14%) RESTful
6 6 (17.14%) Entity Framework
6 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
6 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (17.14%) XHTML
6 6 (17.14%) SOAP
6 6 (17.14%) Web Services
6 6 (17.14%) HTML
6 6 (17.14%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 7 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.86%) FCoE
1 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) OLAP
5 2 (5.71%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Architect
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Architect
5 3 (8.57%) C# Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 10 (28.57%) WCF
3 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (20.00%) jQuery
3 7 (20.00%) LINQ
4 6 (17.14%) Ajax
4 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
4 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (17.14%) Entity Framework
4 6 (17.14%) HTML
4 6 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (17.14%) RESTful
4 6 (17.14%) SOAP
4 6 (17.14%) Web Services
4 6 (17.14%) XHTML
5 2 (5.71%) MDX
6 1 (2.86%) ADO
6 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
1 7 (20.00%) MVC
2 6 (17.14%) Web Development
3 5 (14.29%) Release Management
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.57%) High Availability
5 3 (8.57%) SOA
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.71%) SDLC
6 2 (5.71%) SIEM
6 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Process Management
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CCA
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) WMI
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Citrix
2 2 (5.71%) Tableau
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.86%) Kofax
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
Ipswich, Suffolk
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