The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Microsoft Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1306 886 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.76% 93.96% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 536 306
Median daily rate £335 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 63 36
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.07 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Microsoft Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Microsoft Specialist in the job title.

Microsoft Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Microsoft Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Microsoft Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the North East