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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 31 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.97% 14.80% 16.95%
As % of the Vendors category 25.83% 38.32% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 11
Median daily rate £325 £280 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 18
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £11.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £9.95 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £12.20 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
120 107 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 50.21% 38.63% 49.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 61 63
Median daily rate £375 £280 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 26
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £14.30 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 23 £325 -7.14% 11
Coalville - 1 - - 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 20 (33.90%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
4 17 (28.81%) .NET
5 15 (25.42%) C#
6 14 (23.73%) MS Office
7 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
7 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
7 11 (18.64%) ITIL
8 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
9 9 (15.25%) Windows Server
10 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
10 8 (13.56%) Citrix
10 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
11 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (11.86%) Migration
12 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
12 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.17%) Retail
13 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
13 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (8.47%) V-Model
13 5 (8.47%) Office 365
13 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
13 5 (8.47%) VMware
13 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification

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 (8.47%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.69%) SAS
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) MS Office
2 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) 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 8 (13.56%) 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 4 (6.78%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) VPN
2 3 (5.08%) WAN
3 2 (3.39%) DHCP
3 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) LAN
3 2 (3.39%) SAN
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) Wireless
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MS Access
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.08%) 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 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) French Language
5 1 (1.69%) German Language
5 1 (1.69%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Software Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.39%) 1st Line Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
2 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.47%) Web Services
5 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.08%) CSS
5 3 (5.08%) Node.js
6 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.69%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.69%) HTML
7 1 (1.69%) HTML5
7 1 (1.69%) REST
7 1 (1.69%) SOAP
7 1 (1.69%) WCF
7 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%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) iSeries
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (15.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.08%) Unix
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.39%) Linux
7 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Migration
3 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.47%) CRM
4 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.47%) UML
4 5 (8.47%) V-Model
4 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
5 4 (6.78%) MVC
5 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.08%) DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) High Availability
6 3 (5.08%) Project Management
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.08%) Web Development
7 2 (3.39%) Actionable Insight
7 2 (3.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (3.39%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.39%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 15 (25.42%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.47%) VBScript
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
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 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) MCP
3 2 (3.39%) CCNA
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCSA
3 2 (3.39%) MCSE
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) MCITP
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
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 8 (13.56%) Citrix
2 5 (8.47%) Cisco
2 5 (8.47%) VMware
3 4 (6.78%) HP
3 4 (6.78%) NetApp
4 3 (5.08%) IBM
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) Dell
5 2 (3.39%) Tableau
6 1 (1.69%) ESRI
6 1 (1.69%) Juniper
6 1 (1.69%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.69%) Lotus
6 1 (1.69%) Minitab
6 1 (1.69%) Novell
6 1 (1.69%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.69%) Remedy
6 1 (1.69%) Sophos
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