The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 14 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 39 68 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.13% 27.64% 13.77%
As % of the Vendors category 41.94% 51.52% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 10
Median daily rate £338 £293 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £114 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 16
Median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £10.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +262.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £15.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £38.30 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +3.44%
Microsoft
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
93 132 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 33.70% 53.66% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 60 54
Median daily rate £341 £293 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £114 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 17
Median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.74 £10.30 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.75 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leicester -4 27 £363 +23.93% 14
Kegworth -8 3 £83 -27.63%
Hinckley - 1 £125 - 2
Loughborough - 1 - - 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 32 (41.56%) C#
2 31 (40.26%) MS Excel
3 30 (38.96%) .NET
4 28 (36.36%) SQL
5 25 (32.47%) Windows
6 22 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 21 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 17 (22.08%) Visual Studio
8 17 (22.08%) Finance
9 15 (19.48%) MVC
10 14 (18.18%) Financial Institution
10 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 14 (18.18%) Web Services
10 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 13 (16.88%) HTML
11 13 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (15.58%) T-SQL
12 12 (15.58%) CSS
12 12 (15.58%) MS Office
12 12 (15.58%) Wireless
12 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (12.99%) jQuery
15 9 (11.69%) Project Management
15 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (11.69%) UML
15 9 (11.69%) Incident Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) CMS
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (40.26%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (15.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.60%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.60%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) Wireless
2 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) DHCP
3 3 (3.90%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) LAN
3 3 (3.90%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.60%) Internet
5 1 (1.30%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) Modbus
5 1 (1.30%) Profibus
5 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.30%) Big Data
7 1 (1.30%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) OLAP
7 1 (1.30%) Power BI
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.60%) NUnit
2 2 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.60%) WiX
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
3 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.49%) Advertising
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Developer
2 17 (22.08%) Analyst
2 17 (22.08%) C# Developer
3 14 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 13 (16.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Software Developer
6 11 (14.29%) Service Analyst
6 11 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (14.29%) SQL Developer
7 10 (12.99%) Senior Developer
8 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (11.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (11.69%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (11.69%) IT Analyst
8 9 (11.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (11.69%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (10.39%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 8 (10.39%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (10.39%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.96%) .NET
2 22 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 21 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 14 (18.18%) Web Services
5 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (16.88%) HTML
6 12 (15.58%) CSS
7 10 (12.99%) jQuery
8 8 (10.39%) Ajax
8 8 (10.39%) SOAP
8 8 (10.39%) XML
9 7 (9.09%) XHTML
9 7 (9.09%) XSD
9 7 (9.09%) XSLT
10 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (3.90%) WCF
12 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (2.60%) HTML5
13 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) EPoS
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) CMDB
5 1 (1.30%) DataPower
5 1 (1.30%) Handset
5 1 (1.30%) Physics
5 1 (1.30%) Robotics
5 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) MVC
2 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (11.69%) Chat Support
3 9 (11.69%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.69%) Project Management
3 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
3 9 (11.69%) UML
4 8 (10.39%) V-Model
4 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
5 7 (9.09%) High Availability
6 5 (6.49%) ITIL
6 5 (6.49%) Logistics
7 4 (5.19%) Change Management
7 4 (5.19%) Service Management
8 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.90%) Migration
8 3 (3.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) C#
2 28 (36.36%) SQL
3 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.58%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.90%) C
5 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.90%) VBScript
6 1 (1.30%) C++
6 1 (1.30%) VB
6 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.60%) MCP
5 2 (2.60%) MCSD
6 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.30%) MCDST
6 1 (1.30%) MCITP
6 1 (1.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.30%) MCSE
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.90%) TickIT
3 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) SAP
3 3 (3.90%) Dell
3 3 (3.90%) HP
4 2 (2.60%) Brio
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco
4 2 (2.60%) Cognos
4 2 (2.60%) Coremetrics
4 2 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.60%) Omniture
4 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.60%) Sun
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix
5 1 (1.30%) NetApp
5 1 (1.30%) Novell
5 1 (1.30%) Perforce
5 1 (1.30%) Remedy
5 1 (1.30%) Siemens
5 1 (1.30%) Sybase
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
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Nigel Frank International
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