The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 41 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 15.95% 22.94% 16.04%
As % of the Vendors category 30.60% 43.09% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 9
Average daily rate
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£340 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.52% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £122 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.00 £20.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.03% -3.33%
Microsoft
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
134 123 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 52.14% 53.25% 56.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 80 47
Average daily rate £401 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £225 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.93 £12.40 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York -7 22 £345 +16.94% 14
Harrogate +1 10 £293 +225.00% 12
Middlesbrough -8 5 £425 +88.88%
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) SQL
3 19 (29.69%) MS Office
4 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
5 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
5 14 (21.88%) .NET
6 13 (20.31%) C#
6 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
7 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 12 (18.75%) MVC
8 11 (17.19%) SAN
8 11 (17.19%) CSS
8 11 (17.19%) HTML
8 11 (17.19%) MS Visio
8 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (15.63%) jQuery
9 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (15.63%) LAN
9 10 (15.63%) VMware
10 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
10 9 (14.06%) ITIL
10 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (14.06%) HP
10 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
11 8 (12.50%) Cisco
11 8 (12.50%) Migration
12 7 (10.94%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) MS Office
2 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
3 11 (17.19%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.25%) MS Project
5 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Agresso
1 4 (6.25%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.56%) Tridion
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) SAN
2 10 (15.63%) LAN
3 7 (10.94%) WAN
4 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.81%) VPN
5 5 (7.81%) MPLS
5 5 (7.81%) OSPF
5 5 (7.81%) BGP
5 5 (7.81%) Firewall
6 3 (4.69%) Internet
6 3 (4.69%) VLAN
7 2 (3.13%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.56%) Network Security
8 1 (1.56%) Wireless
8 1 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.56%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.25%) Selenium
4 3 (4.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Project Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) IT Support
6 4 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) SAP Implementation Manager
6 4 (6.25%) ERP Implementation Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Implementation Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Server Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) ERP Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) SAP Manager
6 4 (6.25%) SAP Change Manager
6 4 (6.25%) ERP Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) .NET
2 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.19%) CSS
3 11 (17.19%) HTML
3 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (15.63%) jQuery
5 5 (7.81%) JSON
6 4 (6.25%) Entity Framework
6 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.25%) X-Windows
7 3 (4.69%) XML
7 3 (4.69%) LINQ
7 3 (4.69%) RESTful
7 3 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.13%) CSS3
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (3.13%) HTML5
8 2 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) NHS
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (4.69%) W3C
3 3 (4.69%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.69%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.13%) RIA
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) CESG
5 1 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.94%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) MVC
2 9 (14.06%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.50%) Migration
4 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.81%) ERP
5 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.81%) Project Management
5 5 (7.81%) TDD
5 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
5 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Security Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.25%) Change Management
6 4 (6.25%) Workflow
6 4 (6.25%) Coaching
6 4 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) SQL
2 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.31%) C#
4 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.25%) Java
6 3 (4.69%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) CCNP
1 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.81%) CCIP
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) MCAD
3 4 (6.25%) MCSD
3 4 (6.25%) PMP
3 4 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.25%) CCNA
4 3 (4.69%) ISEB
4 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.69%) CCIE
4 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.56%) CISSP
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) vSphere
3 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) WSUS
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) VMware
2 9 (14.06%) HP
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (7.81%) SAP
5 4 (6.25%) Altiris
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle
6 3 (4.69%) Mitel
7 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.13%) Qualys
7 2 (3.13%) ProCurve
7 2 (3.13%) F5
7 2 (3.13%) Facebook
7 2 (3.13%) Dell
7 2 (3.13%) NetApp
7 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.13%) Google
8 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.56%) Apple
8 1 (1.56%) Sybase
8 1 (1.56%) McAfee
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