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 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 5 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 45 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.52% 14.95% 16.11%
As % of the Vendors category 43.69% 34.15% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 22
Median daily rate £319 £250 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £114 £77
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £351 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.33% +265.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £40.60 £19.95
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 Leicestershire region.

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
103 123 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 42.39% 43.77% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 49 73
Median daily rate £288 £250 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £114 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 5
Median hourly rate £14.25 £37.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.00% +117.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £12.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £41.70 £31.50
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 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 24 £319 +8.97% 11
Kegworth -1 4 £130 +14.03%
Loughborough - 4 £550 - 2
Hinckley - 1 £125 - 2
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 33 (37.50%) C#
1 33 (37.50%) Windows
2 31 (35.23%) .NET
3 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
3 30 (34.09%) MS Excel
4 27 (30.68%) SQL
5 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
6 17 (19.32%) MVC
7 16 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 16 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 16 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (17.05%) Finance
8 15 (17.05%) Wireless
9 14 (15.91%) Web Services
10 13 (14.77%) HTML
10 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
10 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio
11 12 (13.64%) CSS
12 11 (12.50%) Financial Institution
12 11 (12.50%) Project Management
12 11 (12.50%) jQuery
13 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (11.36%) T-SQL
13 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (11.36%) MS Office
13 10 (11.36%) Windows Server
14 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP

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 8 (9.09%) IIS
2 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.36%) MS Office
2 10 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.27%) SPSS
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.14%) PaaS
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.05%) Wireless
2 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.09%) DHCP
3 8 (9.09%) DNS
3 8 (9.09%) LAN
4 7 (7.95%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (3.41%) VPN
6 2 (2.27%) 3G
6 2 (2.27%) Internet
7 1 (1.14%) Intranet
7 1 (1.14%) Modbus
7 1 (1.14%) Profibus
7 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.41%) Power BI
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.14%) Big Data
8 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.14%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.14%) MS Access
8 1 (1.14%) OLAP
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.27%) JIRA
2 2 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.27%) WiX
3 1 (1.14%) NUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.14%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 9 (10.23%) Advertising
4 8 (9.09%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Developer
2 21 (23.86%) C# Developer
3 16 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 15 (17.05%) Analyst
5 13 (14.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (13.64%) SQL Developer
7 11 (12.50%) Software Developer
8 10 (11.36%) Senior Developer
9 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (10.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (10.23%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (10.23%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 8 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (9.09%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 8 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 8 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.23%) .NET
2 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 16 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 14 (15.91%) Web Services
5 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (14.77%) HTML
6 12 (13.64%) CSS
7 11 (12.50%) jQuery
8 8 (9.09%) Ajax
8 8 (9.09%) XML
9 7 (7.95%) SOAP
9 7 (7.95%) XHTML
9 7 (7.95%) XSD
9 7 (7.95%) XSLT
10 3 (3.41%) RESTful
10 3 (3.41%) WCF
11 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (1.14%) HTML5
12 1 (1.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) EPoS
2 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) DataPower
4 1 (1.14%) FMCG
4 1 (1.14%) Handset
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.50%) Windows
2 10 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.27%) Android
5 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) MVC
2 11 (12.50%) Project Management
3 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.09%) Chat Support
5 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.82%) High Availability
6 6 (6.82%) Migration
7 5 (5.68%) Logistics
7 5 (5.68%) UML
7 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.55%) Change Management
8 4 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.55%) Service Management
8 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.55%) V-Model
9 3 (3.41%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.41%) ITIL
9 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.50%) C#
2 27 (30.68%) SQL
3 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.36%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.09%) VBScript
6 3 (3.41%) C++
7 2 (2.27%) C
7 2 (2.27%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.27%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) R
8 1 (1.14%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.27%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.27%) MCITP
5 2 (2.27%) MCSD
5 2 (2.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.14%) MCDST
6 1 (1.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.41%) TickIT
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 16 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.95%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.14%) SCOM
3 1 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) HP
2 8 (9.09%) Dell
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle
4 4 (4.55%) SAP
4 4 (4.55%) Sun
5 3 (3.41%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco
6 2 (2.27%) Minitab
6 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.14%) Apple
7 1 (1.14%) Avaya
7 1 (1.14%) Brio
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix
7 1 (1.14%) Cognos
7 1 (1.14%) Coremetrics
7 1 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.14%) Omniture
7 1 (1.14%) Perforce
7 1 (1.14%) Siemens
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