The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 North Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 57 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 23.85% 17.88% 17.65%
As % of the Vendors category 43.51% 31.07% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 13
Average daily rate £275 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
Vendors Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
131 103 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 54.81% 57.54% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 44 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Microsoft
Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
York +3 34 £295 -30.58% 18
Harrogate +1 6 £90 - 4
Middlesbrough 0 4 £225 - 2
Scarborough - - - -
Selby - - - -
Skipton - - - - 1
Knaresborough - - - -
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Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 49 (48.04%) SQL
2 45 (44.12%) Windows
3 37 (36.27%) .NET
4 30 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 29 (28.43%) C#
6 27 (26.47%) SQL Server
7 25 (24.51%) Visual Studio
7 25 (24.51%) ASP.NET
7 25 (24.51%) MS Excel
8 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (19.61%) VMware
9 20 (19.61%) MS Office
10 19 (18.63%) T-SQL
10 19 (18.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (16.67%) Windows XP
12 16 (15.69%) ITIL
13 15 (14.71%) Java
13 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (13.73%) Cisco
14 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
15 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
15 13 (12.75%) WCF
16 12 (11.76%) Windows 7
16 12 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (11.76%) HTML
16 12 (11.76%) XML
17 11 (10.78%) IIS
17 11 (10.78%) MVC
17 11 (10.78%) Terminal Services
17 11 (10.78%) Silverlight

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.78%) IIS
3 11 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (9.80%) CMS
5 9 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (24.51%) MS Excel
2 20 (19.61%) MS Office
3 6 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
4 1 (0.98%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.98%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.92%) Tridion
3 3 (2.94%) WebTrends
4 2 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) Firewall
2 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.90%) DNS
2 5 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.92%) HTTP
3 4 (3.92%) SAN
4 2 (1.96%) WAN
4 2 (1.96%) LAN
5 1 (0.98%) VoIP
5 1 (0.98%) Broadband
5 1 (0.98%) DHCP
5 1 (0.98%) LDAP
5 1 (0.98%) DDNS
5 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.98%) DTS
6 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.98%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.98%) MS Access
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (24.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (2.94%) Hudson
3 3 (2.94%) NUnit
3 3 (2.94%) Maven
3 3 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.90%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (33.33%) Developer
2 24 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Analyst
4 14 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Change Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) SQL DBA
8 4 (3.92%) Administrator
8 4 (3.92%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) DBA
9 3 (2.94%) Consultant
9 3 (2.94%) Desktop Support
9 3 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.27%) .NET
2 25 (24.51%) ASP.NET
3 13 (12.75%) WCF
4 12 (11.76%) HTML
4 12 (11.76%) XML
5 11 (10.78%) Silverlight
6 10 (9.80%) CSS
7 9 (8.82%) WPF
8 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.84%) Web Services
9 7 (6.86%) jQuery
10 5 (4.90%) XSLT
11 4 (3.92%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.92%) Ajax
11 4 (3.92%) LINQ
11 4 (3.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.96%) Application Packaging
13 1 (0.98%) COM
13 1 (0.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.88%) Graphic Design
2 5 (4.90%) Clustering
2 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.96%) New Media
5 1 (0.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.98%) Replication
5 1 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (44.12%) Windows
2 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 12 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.92%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) ITIL
2 11 (10.78%) MVC
3 8 (7.84%) Migration
3 8 (7.84%) OO
4 7 (6.86%) Content Management
4 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (5.88%) Project Management
5 6 (5.88%) Scrum
6 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (4.90%) CRM
6 5 (4.90%) Change Management
6 5 (4.90%) Web Accessibility
6 5 (4.90%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.92%) Time Management
7 4 (3.92%) MVVM
7 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.94%) Unit Testing
9 2 (1.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.04%) SQL
2 29 (28.43%) C#
3 19 (18.63%) T-SQL
4 15 (14.71%) Java
5 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.84%) XAML
7 5 (4.90%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.90%) Perl
8 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.92%) C++
9 2 (1.96%) C
9 2 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.88%) MCITP
2 6 (5.88%) MCSA
3 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 2 (1.96%) MCP
6 2 (1.96%) CCNA
6 2 (1.96%) CCA
6 2 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.96%) CCEA
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.78%) Terminal Services
3 10 (9.80%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.92%) vSphere
5 4 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.92%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.94%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.94%) XenApp
7 2 (1.96%) XenServer
7 2 (1.96%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.96%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.98%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) SCOM
2 4 (3.92%) WSUS
2 4 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.98%) Foglight
3 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) VMware
2 14 (13.73%) Cisco
3 8 (7.84%) CheckPoint
4 7 (6.86%) HP
5 4 (3.92%) Brocade
5 4 (3.92%) Altiris
5 4 (3.92%) F5
5 4 (3.92%) McAfee
5 4 (3.92%) Citrix
5 4 (3.92%) Sybase
5 4 (3.92%) SAP
6 2 (1.96%) AppSense
6 2 (1.96%) Wyse
6 2 (1.96%) Remedy
7 1 (0.98%) Epicor
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle
7 1 (0.98%) Twitter
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