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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 29 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.20% 14.56% 12.15%
As % of the Vendors category 27.36% 36.51% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 13
Median daily rate £325 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.01% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
106 126 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.93% 39.87% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 65 72
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £137 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 18
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -8 18 £325 -0.76% 6
Loughborough -2 1 £350 - 1
Hinckley - 1 - - 3
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
4 17 (28.81%) .NET
5 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
5 15 (25.42%) MS Office
5 15 (25.42%) C#
6 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
6 11 (18.64%) Windows Server
7 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (15.25%) ITIL
9 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
9 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
10 7 (11.86%) Citrix
10 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
10 7 (11.86%) Migration
11 6 (10.17%) Oracle
11 6 (10.17%) CRM
11 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
11 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
11 6 (10.17%) Retail
11 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (8.47%) High Availability
12 5 (8.47%) Office 365
12 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (8.47%) Cisco
12 5 (8.47%) 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 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.39%) SAS
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Office
2 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.69%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.69%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.47%) Office 365
3 3 (5.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.39%) IaaS
5 1 (1.69%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.78%) Internet
2 4 (6.78%) WAN
3 3 (5.08%) Firewall
3 3 (5.08%) LAN
3 3 (5.08%) Modbus
3 3 (5.08%) VPN
4 2 (3.39%) DHCP
4 2 (3.39%) DNS
4 2 (3.39%) Wireless
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.69%) Network Security
5 1 (1.69%) SAN
5 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) MS Access
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.39%) Toad
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (10.17%) Retail
2 3 (5.08%) Games
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) French Language
4 1 (1.69%) German Language
4 1 (1.69%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.08%) Insight Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) IT Support
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.08%) CSS
4 3 (5.08%) Node.js
4 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.69%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.69%) REST
6 1 (1.69%) SOAP
6 1 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) iSeries
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) Unix
5 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.39%) Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Migration
3 6 (10.17%) CRM
4 5 (8.47%) High Availability
5 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.78%) Project Management
5 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.08%) DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) MVC
6 3 (5.08%) Web Development
7 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.39%) Server Building
7 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.39%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (3.39%) TDD
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) SQL
2 15 (25.42%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.47%) VBScript
5 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.39%) CCNA
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) MCP
2 2 (3.39%) MCSA
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.08%) vSphere
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Citrix
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco
4 4 (6.78%) HP
4 4 (6.78%) VMware
5 3 (5.08%) IBM
5 3 (5.08%) NetApp
5 3 (5.08%) SAP
5 3 (5.08%) Siemens
6 2 (3.39%) Dell
6 2 (3.39%) Tableau
7 1 (1.69%) ESRI
7 1 (1.69%) Juniper
7 1 (1.69%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.69%) Lotus
7 1 (1.69%) Minitab
7 1 (1.69%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.69%) Remedy
7 1 (1.69%) Sophos
Loughborough, Leicestershire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago