The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 4 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 24 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.87% 14.56% 14.09%
As % of the Vendors category 42.11% 29.49% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 9
Median daily rate £319 £293 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +23.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £288 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £330 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.66% +275.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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

Vendors Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 78 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 49.57% 49.37% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 32
Median daily rate £270 £293 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -8.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £240 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £38.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +280.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 28 (60.87%) C#
2 27 (58.70%) .NET
3 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
4 23 (50.00%) SQL
5 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
6 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
7 15 (32.61%) MVC
8 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (28.26%) Web Services
9 13 (28.26%) Windows
10 12 (26.09%) HTML
10 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
10 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (23.91%) CSS
11 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
12 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (21.74%) jQuery
13 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (17.39%) Ajax
14 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
14 8 (17.39%) XML
14 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
15 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
15 7 (15.22%) XSD
15 7 (15.22%) XSLT
15 7 (15.22%) SOAP
15 7 (15.22%) Project Management
15 7 (15.22%) XHTML
15 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 5 (10.87%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.04%) DHCP
2 6 (13.04%) DNS
2 6 (13.04%) LAN
3 5 (10.87%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (10.87%) Wireless
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) Modbus
4 1 (2.17%) Profibus
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.17%) MS Access
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) NUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (10.87%) Advertising
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) C# Developer
3 13 (28.26%) .NET Developer
4 11 (23.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Software Developer
6 9 (19.57%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (19.57%) SQL Developer
7 8 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (17.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
3 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
4 13 (28.26%) Web Services
5 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (26.09%) HTML
6 11 (23.91%) CSS
7 10 (21.74%) jQuery
8 8 (17.39%) Ajax
8 8 (17.39%) XML
9 7 (15.22%) SOAP
9 7 (15.22%) XHTML
9 7 (15.22%) XSD
9 7 (15.22%) XSLT
10 3 (6.52%) WCF
11 2 (4.35%) RESTful
12 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.17%) HTML5
12 1 (2.17%) LINQ
12 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) EPoS
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Handset
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) MVC
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) Project Management
4 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.04%) High Availability
5 5 (10.87%) Logistics
5 5 (10.87%) UML
5 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) V-Model
7 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL
8 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.35%) ITSM
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.35%) Service Management
8 2 (4.35%) System Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) C#
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.87%) VBScript
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.35%) MCSD
5 1 (2.17%) MCDST
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.52%) TickIT
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Dell
1 6 (13.04%) HP
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Sun
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.17%) Apple
5 1 (2.17%) Avaya
5 1 (2.17%) Brio
5 1 (2.17%) Cognos
5 1 (2.17%) Coremetrics
5 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.17%) Omniture
5 1 (2.17%) Perforce
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Siemens
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