The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £394
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Specialist
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
882 834 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.83% 94.99% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 464 566
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 36
Average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Microsoft Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Specialist in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Leeds