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 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 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 25.00% 9.09% 40.00%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 12.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £78 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.01% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Microsoft
North Yorkshire

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
9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 75.00% 72.73% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £250 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £12.75
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesbrough

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 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 Middlesbrough region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
2 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCDST
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Sage
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) VMware