The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 9 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 29 44 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.60% 16.73% 8.22%
As % of the Vendors category 22.31% 31.43% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 5
Median daily rate £283 £228 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.17% -43.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £161 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £381 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.01% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.17 £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Microsoft
Merseyside

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

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
130 140 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 52.00% 53.23% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 66 32
Median daily rate £400 £325 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £150 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.23 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.19% +13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £51.67 £19.00
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 Liverpool

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 41 (50.62%) SQL
2 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (32.10%) Waterfall
5 25 (30.86%) Windows
6 23 (28.40%) CRM
6 23 (28.40%) Dynamics CRM
7 22 (27.16%) Active Directory
8 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
9 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
9 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (13.58%) Finance
11 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (12.35%) Oracle
11 10 (12.35%) Windows Server
12 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
13 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (9.88%) Test Scripting
13 8 (9.88%) PL/SQL
13 8 (9.88%) Windows XP
13 8 (9.88%) ETL
13 8 (9.88%) Migration
14 7 (8.64%) NHS
14 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
14 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
14 7 (8.64%) MS Office
15 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (7.41%) Driving Licence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.23%) CMS
5 1 (1.23%) Confluence
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
4 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Firewall
2 4 (4.94%) tcpdump
2 4 (4.94%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (2.47%) NAS
4 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.23%) DHCP
5 1 (1.23%) DNS
5 1 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) LAN
5 1 (1.23%) Skype
5 1 (1.23%) VPN
5 1 (1.23%) WAN
5 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.94%) GIS
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) MySQL
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.47%) Power BI
7 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.47%) Siebel EIM
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.23%) OLAP
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Advertising
4 2 (2.47%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Local Government
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (56.79%) Analyst
2 31 (38.27%) Developer
3 20 (24.69%) Analyst Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Service Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) CRM Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Incident Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Architect
9 3 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) NHS
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) Handset
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (12.35%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.88%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.94%) Unix
7 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.47%) Solaris
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Waterfall
3 23 (28.40%) CRM
4 8 (9.88%) ETL
4 8 (9.88%) Migration
4 8 (9.88%) Test Scripting
5 6 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.17%) Change Management
6 5 (6.17%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.94%) Data Mapping
7 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.94%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (4.94%) Information Security
7 4 (4.94%) ITIL
7 4 (4.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.62%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) PL/SQL
3 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.23%) C
5 1 (1.23%) C#
5 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
1 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) CFCE
2 4 (4.94%) EnCE
2 4 (4.94%) GCFA
2 4 (4.94%) GCFE
2 4 (4.94%) GIAC
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.47%) MCTS
3 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) AAT
4 1 (1.23%) MCDST
4 1 (1.23%) MCITP
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PMP
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (27.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.47%) vSphere
5 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) EnCase
1 4 (4.94%) SCOM
2 3 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle
2 5 (6.17%) ArcSight
2 5 (6.17%) Citrix
3 4 (4.94%) Rapid7
3 4 (4.94%) Splunk
3 4 (4.94%) VMware
4 2 (2.47%) Informatica
4 2 (2.47%) Siebel
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) EMC
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) iManage
5 1 (1.23%) NetApp
5 1 (1.23%) OpenText
5 1 (1.23%) SimCorp
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