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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 27 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.39% 15.36% 16.24%
As % of the Vendors category 21.26% 29.03% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 19
Median daily rate £349 £218 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.34% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Median hourly rate £14.34 £14.25 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.63% +21.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.60 £11.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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
127 155 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 58.26% 52.90% 47.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 67 47
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Median hourly rate £14.34 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.30% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £18.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 26 (40.63%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) SQL
3 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
4 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
5 19 (29.69%) CRM
6 17 (26.56%) Dynamics CRM
7 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.31%) Waterfall
9 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
10 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
10 10 (15.63%) MS Office
10 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (14.06%) Oracle
11 9 (14.06%) Windows XP
12 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
12 8 (12.50%) Migration
12 8 (12.50%) Firewall
12 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
13 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
13 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
13 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (10.94%) Finance
13 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
13 7 (10.94%) NHS
14 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
14 6 (9.38%) VMware
14 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) SAS
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) MS Project
4 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (7.81%) Internet
3 4 (6.25%) tcpdump
3 4 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
4 2 (3.13%) DSL
4 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.13%) MPLS
4 2 (3.13%) NAS
4 2 (3.13%) SAN
4 2 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (3.13%) VRRP
4 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.56%) LAN
5 1 (1.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.56%) Skype
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.25%) GIS
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.13%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) Essbase
6 1 (1.56%) MS Access
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.56%) Power BI
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Analyst
2 19 (29.69%) Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Analyst Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Data Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) CRM Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) IT Support
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) VMWare Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) NHS
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.63%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (14.06%) Windows XP
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) Unix
6 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.13%) Android
8 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) CRM
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) Waterfall
4 8 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (7.81%) ETL
6 4 (6.25%) Change Management
6 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.25%) Data Mapping
6 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.25%) Digital Forensics
6 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.25%) Information Security
6 4 (6.25%) ITIL
6 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.69%) ITSM
7 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.13%) Use Case
8 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) C#
5 1 (1.56%) Java
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
5 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) CFCE
3 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) EnCE
3 4 (6.25%) GCFA
3 4 (6.25%) GCFE
3 4 (6.25%) GIAC
4 1 (1.56%) MCTS
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) EnCase
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) SCSM
2 2 (3.13%) vMotion
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) VMware
3 5 (7.81%) ArcSight
4 4 (6.25%) Rapid7
4 4 (6.25%) Splunk
5 2 (3.13%) Apple
5 2 (3.13%) Dell
5 2 (3.13%) Google
5 2 (3.13%) HP
5 2 (3.13%) iManage
5 2 (3.13%) Informatica
5 2 (3.13%) NETGEAR
5 2 (3.13%) Siebel
5 2 (3.13%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco
6 1 (1.56%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.56%) NetApp
6 1 (1.56%) Sun
Liverpool
Lawrence Harvey
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