The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesbrough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
North Yorkshire / Middlesbrough
Rank 1 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 36.36% 5.26% 13.51%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 10.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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

Vendors Category
Middlesbrough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
16 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 72.73% 52.63% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 18
Median daily rate £375 £290 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -35.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesbrough

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesbrough

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Middlesbrough region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) Smartphone
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) SCCM
4 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
5 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) XSLT
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle8/8i Database

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Manager
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Angular 2
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle