The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesbrough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Middlesbrough region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 40.00% 72.73% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £225 - £138
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Vendors Category
Middlesbrough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 40.00% 72.73% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £225 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Microsoft
North Yorkshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Middlesbrough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesbrough region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesbrough region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory