The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 31 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.54% 7.47% 14.89%
As % of the Vendors category 22.46% 15.57% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 18
Median daily rate £370 £338 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £129 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £440 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Median hourly rate £19.85 £80.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.18% +627.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +0.45%
Microsoft
North West

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

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
138 167 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.94% 47.99% 48.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 81 72
Median daily rate £375 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Median hourly rate £22.43 £22.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +104.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.37 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.49 £96.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Liverpool +10 22 £363 +9.43% 13
Wirral -3 4 £330 -
Southport - 1 £548 -
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 41 (58.57%) Windows
2 24 (34.29%) SQL Server
3 21 (30.00%) MS Office
3 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 20 (28.57%) SQL
5 19 (27.14%) .NET
6 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
7 15 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (18.57%) Internet
9 13 (18.57%) Finance
10 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (17.14%) C#
11 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
12 10 (14.29%) IIS
12 10 (14.29%) MVC
12 10 (14.29%) Google
12 10 (14.29%) VMware
12 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
13 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
13 9 (12.86%) Linux
14 8 (11.43%) CRM
14 8 (11.43%) ITIL
14 8 (11.43%) Firewall
14 8 (11.43%) Project Management
14 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
14 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
15 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (10.00%) Unix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.29%) IIS
3 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.14%) Apache
5 4 (5.71%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.86%) Jetty
7 2 (2.86%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.86%) nginx
7 2 (2.86%) SAS
7 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.43%) CMS
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.43%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (1.43%) Kentico
8 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 21 (30.00%) MS Office
2 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.29%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.86%) MS Project
5 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.29%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.86%) G Suite
3 2 (2.86%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.86%) Office 365
4 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) Internet
2 8 (11.43%) Firewall
3 6 (8.57%) DHCP
3 6 (8.57%) DNS
4 4 (5.71%) Intranet
4 4 (5.71%) LAN
5 3 (4.29%) Extranet
5 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.29%) WAN
6 2 (2.86%) DSL
6 2 (2.86%) FTP
6 2 (2.86%) HTTP
6 2 (2.86%) IPsec
6 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.86%) MPLS
6 2 (2.86%) SAN
6 2 (2.86%) SSL
6 2 (2.86%) VPN
6 2 (2.86%) VRRP
6 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.29%) MySQL
5 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.43%) GIS
7 1 (1.43%) OLTP
7 1 (1.43%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.43%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.29%) JIRA
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
2 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (2.86%) Travis CI
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Sun Support
6 4 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) DBA
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.29%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) .NET
2 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.57%) jQuery
3 6 (8.57%) XML
4 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (5.71%) J2EE
5 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.29%) Autofac
5 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.29%) HTML
5 3 (4.29%) JSON
5 3 (4.29%) ODBC
5 3 (4.29%) REST
5 3 (4.29%) SAML
5 3 (4.29%) SOAP
5 3 (4.29%) Spring
5 3 (4.29%) Web Services
5 3 (4.29%) WF
5 3 (4.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) Tandem
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (58.57%) Windows
2 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.86%) Linux
5 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.00%) Unix
6 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.71%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.86%) Android
9 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.86%) Solaris
10 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.29%) MVC
3 8 (11.43%) CRM
3 8 (11.43%) ITIL
3 8 (11.43%) Project Management
4 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 5 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 5 (7.14%) Practice Management
4 5 (7.14%) Release Management
4 5 (7.14%) SOA
5 4 (5.71%) Analytics
5 4 (5.71%) ITSM
5 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.29%) Migration
6 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.29%) Scrum
6 3 (4.29%) SDLC
6 3 (4.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) SQL
2 12 (17.14%) C#
3 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.71%) Java
5 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
1 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) CFCE
2 1 (1.43%) CISSP
2 1 (1.43%) EnCE
2 1 (1.43%) GCFA
2 1 (1.43%) GCFE
2 1 (1.43%) GIAC
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.43%) MCSE
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) SANS
2 1 (1.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.29%) QA
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.57%) vSphere
4 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.86%) Xen
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.43%) vCloud
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) SCSM
2 2 (2.86%) vMotion
3 1 (1.43%) EnCase
3 1 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Nagios
3 1 (1.43%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Google
1 10 (14.29%) VMware
2 5 (7.14%) Dell
2 5 (7.14%) Sun
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) Apple
4 3 (4.29%) HP
4 3 (4.29%) iManage
4 3 (4.29%) NetApp
4 3 (4.29%) Nintex
4 3 (4.29%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) Citrix
5 2 (2.86%) EMC
5 2 (2.86%) F5
5 2 (2.86%) NETGEAR
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) SonicWALL
5 2 (2.86%) Splunk
6 1 (1.43%) Remedy
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