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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 8 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 28 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.46% 11.34% 11.32%
As % of the Vendors category 26.92% 21.21% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 9
Median daily rate £350 £425 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +112.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.90 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +6.00%

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
104 132 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 50.00% 53.44% 59.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 74 55
Median daily rate £365 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £182 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.50 £11.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £59.25 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 16 (31.37%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 13 (25.49%) .NET
4 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
5 12 (23.53%) MS Office
6 11 (21.57%) Finance
6 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
7 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.61%) C#
8 9 (17.65%) ITIL
8 9 (17.65%) Project Management
9 8 (15.69%) CRM
9 8 (15.69%) MVC
10 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
10 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
10 7 (13.73%) ITIL V3
10 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
11 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
11 6 (11.76%) Linux
11 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (9.80%) Practice Management
12 5 (9.80%) Firewall
12 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
12 5 (9.80%) Unix

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 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.96%) DNN
5 1 (1.96%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (1.96%) Kentico
5 1 (1.96%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.53%) MS Office
3 4 (7.84%) MS Project
4 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) G Suite
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
1 5 (9.80%) LAN
1 5 (9.80%) SAN
1 5 (9.80%) WAN
2 3 (5.88%) NAS
3 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) Intranet
4 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.96%) VLAN
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.96%) OLAP
6 1 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.96%) OLTP
6 1 (1.96%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.88%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Applications Support
3 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Sun Support
4 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Architect
5 3 (5.88%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (5.88%) NetApp Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) PMO Lead
6 2 (3.92%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.88%) J2EE
4 3 (5.88%) Middleware
4 3 (5.88%) ODBC
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.96%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.96%) RESTful
6 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.76%) Linux
5 5 (9.80%) Unix
5 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.84%) Solaris
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (3.92%) Android
8 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) CRM
3 8 (15.69%) MVC
4 7 (13.73%) ITIL V3
5 5 (9.80%) Investment Management
5 5 (9.80%) Practice Management
5 5 (9.80%) Release Management
6 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.88%) Data Management
7 3 (5.88%) ITSM
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.88%) SOA
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.96%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Cisco
1 5 (9.80%) Google
1 5 (9.80%) Sun
2 4 (7.84%) Citrix
2 4 (7.84%) Dell
2 4 (7.84%) F5
2 4 (7.84%) NetApp
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.88%) EMC
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Apple
4 2 (3.92%) Ektron
4 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.92%) iManage
4 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.96%) Talend
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