The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Liverpool region.

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.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £378 £263
% change year-on-year
-17.88% +43.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
139 133 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 94.56% 94.33% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 91
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £13.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Microsoft Specialist
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Microsoft Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Specialist in the job title across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft Specialist
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft