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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 2 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 25 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 18.52% 24.38% 12.78%
As % of the Vendors category 33.78% 64.47% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 15
Median daily rate £350 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £193 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £350 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £14.48 £18.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.72% +42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.59 £14.60 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.94 £45.00 £18.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £15.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.29% +4.16%

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
74 76 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 54.81% 37.81% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 62
Median daily rate £400 £325 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £14.95 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +2 9 £300 - 7
Harrogate -1 5 £405 +35.00% 3
Northallerton +9 4 £313 -
Middlesbrough +2 3 £350 +5.26% 3
Ripon +1 1 £115 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 39 (56.52%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
3 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 18 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 17 (24.64%) VMware
5 15 (21.74%) SharePoint
5 15 (21.74%) .NET
6 14 (20.29%) MS Exchange
6 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
7 12 (17.39%) SCCM
7 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (17.39%) SQL
7 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 10 (14.49%) MS Office
9 9 (13.04%) Java
9 9 (13.04%) CRM
9 9 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (11.59%) Degree
10 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (11.59%) C#
10 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (11.59%) VMware ESX
11 7 (10.14%) Citrix
11 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (10.14%) ITIL
11 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
12 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (8.70%) Social Network

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 14 (20.29%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.45%) CMS
8 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.49%) MS Office
3 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) DHCP
1 5 (7.25%) DNS
1 5 (7.25%) Firewall
1 5 (7.25%) NetScaler
1 5 (7.25%) Network Security
2 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.35%) LAN
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) Skype
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.45%) Power BI
7 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.90%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.45%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.45%) NuGet
4 1 (1.45%) NUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Law
3 3 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (14.49%) Developer
2 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Consultant
3 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Citrix Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Technician
6 4 (5.80%) IT Technician
6 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) XML
3 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.90%) XSLT
4 1 (1.45%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.45%) CSS
4 1 (1.45%) CSS3
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) HTML5
4 1 (1.45%) Kendo UI
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.45%) WCF
4 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 6 (8.70%) Social Network
2 5 (7.25%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.35%) Clustering
3 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) PMI
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Windows
2 18 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.35%) Android
6 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.90%) Linux
8 1 (1.45%) Solaris
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (13.04%) CRM
3 7 (10.14%) ITIL
4 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.25%) Patch Management
4 5 (7.25%) Project Management
5 4 (5.80%) Disk Encryption
5 4 (5.80%) Migration
5 4 (5.80%) Password Management
5 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.80%) Software Deployment
5 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.35%) Application Packaging
6 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.35%) MVC
6 3 (4.35%) Service Management
6 3 (4.35%) SOA
6 3 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) Java
3 8 (11.59%) C#
4 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) C++
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.45%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) XAML
6 1 (1.45%) XPath
6 1 (1.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.80%) CCA
2 4 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) HNC
4 2 (2.90%) ISEB
4 2 (2.90%) MCSE
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) VMware ESX
3 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.80%) XenApp
4 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.45%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) SCCM
2 4 (5.80%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.80%) NetVault Backup
2 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.80%) WSUS
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) VMware
2 7 (10.14%) Citrix
3 4 (5.80%) AppSense
3 4 (5.80%) Dell
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) Symantec
4 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) Qualys
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