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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 August 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 20 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.07% 18.25% 11.85%
As % of the Vendors category 31.25% 39.06% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 12
Median daily rate £330 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £462 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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
64 64 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 41.83% 46.72% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 35
Median daily rate £437 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 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 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (36.21%) Windows
3 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 16 (27.59%) Data Centre
5 14 (24.14%) Windows Server
5 14 (24.14%) LAN
6 13 (22.41%) CRM
6 13 (22.41%) IIS
6 13 (22.41%) Citrix
6 13 (22.41%) VMware
6 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (22.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (20.69%) ITIL
7 12 (20.69%) WAN
8 11 (18.97%) SAN
8 11 (18.97%) Load Balancing
8 11 (18.97%) Clustering
8 11 (18.97%) High Availability
8 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (18.97%) NAS
9 10 (17.24%) Secure Coding
9 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (17.24%) Finance
9 10 (17.24%) Middleware
10 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
11 7 (12.07%) SQL
11 7 (12.07%) Project Management
11 7 (12.07%) User Stories
11 7 (12.07%) Marketing
12 6 (10.34%) Network Optimisation

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 13 (22.41%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Office
3 4 (6.90%) MS Project
3 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) LAN
2 12 (20.69%) WAN
3 11 (18.97%) NAS
3 11 (18.97%) SAN
4 5 (8.62%) Firewall
4 5 (8.62%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (6.90%) Network Security
6 2 (3.45%) Wireless
7 1 (1.72%) DHCP
7 1 (1.72%) DNS
7 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.45%) QlikView
6 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.72%) GIS
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
2 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.24%) Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Consultant
4 8 (13.79%) Integration Manager
4 8 (13.79%) Integration Project Manager
5 7 (12.07%) Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (10.34%) CRM Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) IT Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Data Centre Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) Middleware
2 3 (5.17%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) CSS
2 3 (5.17%) HTML
2 3 (5.17%) jQuery
2 3 (5.17%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.97%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Solaris
4 1 (1.72%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (22.41%) CRM
2 12 (20.69%) ITIL
3 11 (18.97%) High Availability
3 11 (18.97%) Load Balancing
4 10 (17.24%) Secure Coding
5 7 (12.07%) Project Management
5 7 (12.07%) User Stories
6 6 (10.34%) Network Optimisation
7 5 (8.62%) Identity Management
7 5 (8.62%) ITSM
7 5 (8.62%) SIEM
7 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.90%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.90%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) APMP
1 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.45%) CCNA
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Citrix
1 13 (22.41%) VMware
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco
2 2 (3.45%) Cognos
2 2 (3.45%) Juniper
2 2 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (1.72%) Tableau
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