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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 28 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 10.77% 20.93% 17.01%
As % of the Vendors category 24.35% 37.11% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 11
Average daily rate
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£333 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.62 £12.50 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.58 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £26.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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
115 97 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 44.23% 56.40% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 48
Average daily rate £401 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Average hourly rate £12.62 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.58 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £26.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -8 11 £375 +25.00% 18
Middlesbrough - 7 - - 4
Harrogate -1 2 - - 2
Redcar - - - -
Selby - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Thirsk - - - -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (45.00%) Windows
2 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
3 21 (35.00%) MS Office
3 21 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (21.67%) Windows XP
5 12 (20.00%) SQL
6 11 (18.33%) ITIL
7 10 (16.67%) Finance
7 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (15.00%) VMware
8 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (13.33%) CRM
9 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 8 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
10 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
10 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
10 7 (11.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (10.00%) Cisco
11 6 (10.00%) C#
11 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (10.00%) .NET
11 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.00%) Law
11 6 (10.00%) Legal
11 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.33%) CMS
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.67%) Lync
6 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 21 (35.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.00%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) LAN
1 3 (5.00%) FTP
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) VoIP
2 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) Broadband
3 1 (1.67%) PBX
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) MGCP
3 1 (1.67%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) MS Access
3 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Law
2 6 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Analyst
2 8 (13.33%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) DBA
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) jQuery
3 4 (6.67%) HTML
3 4 (6.67%) CSS
3 4 (6.67%) WCF
3 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.00%) Lucene.Net
4 3 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.00%) NHibernate
4 3 (5.00%) Lucene
4 3 (5.00%) XML
4 3 (5.00%) XSD
5 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) GIS
3 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Windows XP
3 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) CRM
3 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.33%) Migration
4 5 (8.33%) MVC
4 5 (8.33%) Service Management
5 4 (6.67%) OOD
5 4 (6.67%) Content Management
6 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.00%) Scrum
6 3 (5.00%) Change Management
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.33%) ITSM
7 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.00%) C#
4 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.00%) VBScript
6 2 (3.33%) C
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.00%) CCNA
4 3 (5.00%) CCA
4 3 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (5.00%) CCEA
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) MCITP
6 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 21 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.00%) XenApp
3 3 (5.00%) XenServer
3 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) Foglight
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) VMware
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco
3 5 (8.33%) Remedy
4 4 (6.67%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) AppSense
5 3 (5.00%) Wyse
6 2 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.67%) Polycom
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) EMC
7 1 (1.67%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) Avaya
7 1 (1.67%) Epicor
7 1 (1.67%) Sophos
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Rate: £400 - 425 per day
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Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
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Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
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Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
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