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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 62 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 27.56% 11.11% 23.94%
As % of the Vendors category 65.26% 21.26% 44.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 15
Average daily rate £300 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £278 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £418 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.81 £14.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.75% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.70 £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
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
95 127 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 42.22% 52.26% 53.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 75 53
Average daily rate £313 £401 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% +27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £351 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Average hourly rate £15.91 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £16.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 24 £300 -25.00% 10
Harrogate +5 10 £363 +35.51% 13
Northallerton - 6 - - 1
Selby - 6 £200 -
Redcar - 3 - -
Middlesbrough +1 2 £333 - 1
Skipton - 2 - - 1
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 40 (41.67%) Windows
2 36 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 31 (32.29%) SQL
4 30 (31.25%) MS Office
5 28 (29.17%) Windows Server
6 27 (28.13%) ITIL
7 25 (26.04%) SQL Server
7 25 (26.04%) Active Directory
8 22 (22.92%) .NET
9 18 (18.75%) C#
10 16 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (14.58%) Windows 7
12 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (13.54%) MVC
13 12 (12.50%) T-SQL
14 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
14 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
15 10 (10.42%) Migration
15 10 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (9.38%) Finance
16 9 (9.38%) Service Management
16 9 (9.38%) Security Patching
17 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (8.33%) VMware
17 8 (8.33%) SCCM
17 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 7 (7.29%) Problem Management
18 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.29%) IIS
3 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 30 (31.25%) MS Office
3 5 (5.21%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.13%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (1.04%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Internet
2 6 (6.25%) DHCP
3 5 (5.21%) DNS
4 4 (4.17%) WAN
5 3 (3.13%) LAN
5 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.08%) LDAP
6 2 (2.08%) Wireless
7 1 (1.04%) ATM
7 1 (1.04%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.04%) Firewall
7 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.04%) SAN
7 1 (1.04%) VoIP
7 1 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.13%) MS Access
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.08%) Big Data
7 1 (1.04%) DTS
7 1 (1.04%) MySQL
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.04%) QlikView
7 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.04%) Selenium
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Advertising
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Analyst
2 22 (22.92%) Developer
3 16 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 12 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) Applications Support
5 10 (10.42%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) IT Support
8 6 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Sales Executive
10 4 (4.17%) Security Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.92%) .NET
2 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (7.29%) CSS
4 7 (7.29%) HTML
5 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.25%) D3.js
6 4 (4.17%) J2EE
7 3 (3.13%) Web Services
8 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.08%) jQuery
9 1 (1.04%) ADO
9 1 (1.04%) Ajax
9 1 (1.04%) COM
9 1 (1.04%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.04%) ODBC
9 1 (1.04%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.04%) SOAP
9 1 (1.04%) XML
9 1 (1.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Fintech
5 1 (1.04%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.04%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) iPhone
5 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.04%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (41.67%) Windows
2 28 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 14 (14.58%) Windows 7
4 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.08%) Linux
9 1 (1.04%) Android
9 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.04%) CentOS
9 1 (1.04%) Unix
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) ITIL
2 13 (13.54%) MVC
3 10 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.42%) Migration
4 9 (9.38%) Security Patching
4 9 (9.38%) Service Management
5 7 (7.29%) ERP
5 7 (7.29%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.25%) Web Development
7 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.21%) Release Management
8 4 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.17%) CRM
8 4 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.13%) Analytics
9 3 (3.13%) Change Management
9 3 (3.13%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.13%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.13%) Six Sigma
9 3 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) SQL
2 18 (18.75%) C#
3 12 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.13%) VBA
6 2 (2.08%) C
6 2 (2.08%) Java
6 2 (2.08%) VB
6 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.04%) C++
7 1 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.13%) MCDST
3 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) ISEB
4 1 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (26.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.04%) KVM
4 1 (1.04%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.04%) Samba
4 1 (1.04%) Squid
4 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.04%) vSphere
4 1 (1.04%) XenApp
4 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (8.33%) VMware
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) Citrix
3 3 (3.13%) Remedy
4 2 (2.08%) HP
4 2 (2.08%) Kaspersky
4 2 (2.08%) Sage
5 1 (1.04%) Apple
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco
5 1 (1.04%) Dell
5 1 (1.04%) Mitel
5 1 (1.04%) NetApp
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.04%) Telerik
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