The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 65 81 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.07% 16.60% 14.92%
As % of the Vendors category 34.95% 29.67% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 10
Average daily rate
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£275 £235 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -37.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.86 £11.36 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% -39.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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Tyne and Wear

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

Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
186 273 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.26% 55.94% 53.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 193 41
Average daily rate £339 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 8
Average hourly rate £11.86 £13.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% -31.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 42 (36.52%) MS Excel
2 39 (33.91%) Windows
3 36 (31.30%) MS Office
4 33 (28.70%) Security Cleared
5 29 (25.22%) ITIL
6 24 (20.87%) .NET
7 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 23 (20.00%) Change Management
8 22 (19.13%) Project Management
9 21 (18.26%) Service Management
10 18 (15.65%) C#
10 18 (15.65%) Active Directory
10 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (14.78%) Economics
11 17 (14.78%) DHCP
11 17 (14.78%) SQL
12 16 (13.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (13.91%) HP
12 16 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (13.04%) DNS
13 15 (13.04%) VMware
14 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
14 14 (12.17%) PRINCE2
14 14 (12.17%) SharePoint
15 13 (11.30%) Finance
16 12 (10.43%) ASP.NET
16 12 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (9.57%) Windows 7
17 11 (9.57%) DV Cleared

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 14 (12.17%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.22%) IIS
4 5 (4.35%) Apache
4 5 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.35%) nginx
4 5 (4.35%) Jetty
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.87%) Documentum
6 1 (0.87%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.87%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 42 (36.52%) MS Excel
2 36 (31.30%) MS Office
3 9 (7.83%) MS Project
4 5 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.87%) Windchill
6 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (6.96%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.48%) Teamcenter
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.35%) Google App Engine
1 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.78%) DHCP
2 15 (13.04%) DNS
3 10 (8.70%) SAN
4 5 (4.35%) FTP
4 5 (4.35%) HTTP
4 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.35%) SSL
4 5 (4.35%) IPsec
5 1 (0.87%) Wireless Security
5 1 (0.87%) NAS
5 1 (0.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.87%) Internet
5 1 (0.87%) DSL
5 1 (0.87%) Firewall
5 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.61%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.74%) DTS
8 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.48%) Subversion
3 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.87%) Back Office
3 1 (0.87%) Automotive
3 1 (0.87%) Legal
3 1 (0.87%) Advertising
3 1 (0.87%) Publishing
3 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (20.00%) Analyst
2 22 (19.13%) Project Manager
3 17 (14.78%) Developer
4 8 (6.96%) Support Engineer
4 8 (6.96%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.09%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.22%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Architect
7 5 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Administrator
8 4 (3.48%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.48%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Consultant
8 4 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.87%) .NET
2 12 (10.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (8.70%) Web Services
4 8 (6.96%) HTML
5 5 (4.35%) XML
5 5 (4.35%) CSS
5 5 (4.35%) Servlets
5 5 (4.35%) J2EE
5 5 (4.35%) XSLT
5 5 (4.35%) MDX
6 4 (3.48%) Swing
6 4 (3.48%) XSL
6 4 (3.48%) Itk
7 3 (2.61%) HTML5
7 3 (2.61%) CSS3
7 3 (2.61%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.61%) jBPM
8 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.74%) WCF
8 2 (1.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Economics
2 16 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.09%) Clustering
4 5 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.48%) NHS
5 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.48%) Open Source
6 2 (1.74%) Informatics
7 1 (0.87%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.91%) Windows
2 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (9.57%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.09%) UNIX
4 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.09%) Solaris
5 5 (4.35%) Linux
5 5 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.87%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.22%) ITIL
2 23 (20.00%) Change Management
3 22 (19.13%) Project Management
4 21 (18.26%) Service Management
5 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.17%) PRINCE2
7 11 (9.57%) Migration
8 10 (8.70%) CRM
8 10 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.70%) Programme Management
8 10 (8.70%) Change Control
9 8 (6.96%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.96%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.09%) Software Delivery
11 5 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.35%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.35%) Web Design
11 5 (4.35%) Data Management
11 5 (4.35%) ITSM
11 5 (4.35%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.65%) C#
2 17 (14.78%) SQL
3 11 (9.57%) Java
4 10 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.22%) C
5 6 (5.22%) VB
5 6 (5.22%) VBA
6 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.35%) VBScript
7 4 (3.48%) C++
8 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.87%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 33 (28.70%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.57%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) MCSE
4 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.74%) Degree
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.87%) CCNP
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (15.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.35%) Xen
4 1 (0.87%) XenApp
4 1 (0.87%) vSphere
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (13.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.48%) Puppet
2 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.74%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.87%) WSUS
4 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) HP
2 15 (13.04%) VMware
3 7 (6.09%) CA
4 5 (4.35%) Google
5 4 (3.48%) Tableau
5 4 (3.48%) Siemens
5 4 (3.48%) Oracle
5 4 (3.48%) Cisco
6 3 (2.61%) SAP
6 3 (2.61%) Cerner
7 2 (1.74%) Dell
7 2 (1.74%) EMC
7 2 (1.74%) Citrix
8 1 (0.87%) IBM
8 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.87%) Sophos
8 1 (0.87%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.87%) OpenText
8 1 (0.87%) NetApp
8 1 (0.87%) PTC
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