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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 28 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 11.57% 25.91% 21.86%
As % of the Vendors category 22.95% 45.45% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 6
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£340 £285 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £10.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.75 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £16.35 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
122 110 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 50.41% 56.99% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 59 29
Average daily rate £401 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £225 £232
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 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £20.80 £32.60
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -11 13 £340 +13.33% 20
Middlesbrough -1 6 £425 - 3
Harrogate -4 5 £115 -48.88% 6
Selby - - - - 1
Skipton - - - - 1
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 34 (47.22%) Windows
2 23 (31.94%) SQL
3 22 (30.56%) MS Excel
4 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 18 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (22.22%) MS Office
7 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 13 (18.06%) .NET
9 11 (15.28%) VMware
9 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
9 11 (15.28%) CSS
9 11 (15.28%) HTML
9 11 (15.28%) MS Exchange
10 10 (13.89%) C#
10 10 (13.89%) Windows 7
10 10 (13.89%) vSphere
10 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (12.50%) Windows XP
11 9 (12.50%) Migration
11 9 (12.50%) MVC
12 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (11.11%) SAN
12 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (9.72%) HP
13 7 (9.72%) ITIL
13 7 (9.72%) Finance
13 7 (9.72%) Clustering

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 11 (15.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.56%) Lync
5 3 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (4.17%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 16 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS Project
3 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Agresso
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) SAN
2 5 (6.94%) Firewall
3 4 (5.56%) LAN
3 4 (5.56%) VoIP
4 3 (4.17%) PBX
4 3 (4.17%) VLAN
4 3 (4.17%) MGCP
4 3 (4.17%) H.323
5 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (1.39%) DMZ
6 1 (1.39%) Intranet
6 1 (1.39%) WAN
6 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.78%) FileMaker
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.33%) Selenium
3 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.39%) MSI
4 1 (1.39%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) MorphX
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Law
2 2 (2.78%) Legal
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
2 2 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Analyst
2 12 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Consultant
4 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Server Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) IT Support
5 4 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server Specialist
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Specialist
6 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (2.78%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) .NET
2 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
2 11 (15.28%) CSS
2 11 (15.28%) HTML
3 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (8.33%) jQuery
5 4 (5.56%) X-Windows
6 3 (4.17%) JSON
7 2 (2.78%) LINQ
7 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.78%) XML
7 2 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Clustering
2 5 (6.94%) NHS
2 5 (6.94%) W3C
3 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.78%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) CESG
5 1 (1.39%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.22%) Windows
2 18 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (13.89%) Windows 7
4 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.50%) MVC
1 9 (12.50%) Migration
2 7 (9.72%) ITIL
3 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 6 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.56%) ERP
5 4 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 4 (5.56%) Security Testing
5 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.17%) CRM
6 3 (4.17%) High Availability
6 3 (4.17%) Project Management
6 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.17%) TDD
7 2 (2.78%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) SQL
2 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.89%) C#
4 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.17%) VB
5 3 (4.17%) Java
6 2 (2.78%) VBA
7 1 (1.39%) X++
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.94%) ISEB
2 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) MCSE
3 4 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.17%) MCITP
4 3 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.78%) PMP
5 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) MCAD
5 2 (2.78%) MCSD
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) CISSP
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.89%) vSphere
3 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.17%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) WSUS
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) VMware
2 7 (9.72%) HP
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) Altiris
5 3 (4.17%) Mitel
5 3 (4.17%) Polycom
5 3 (4.17%) Avaya
6 2 (2.78%) NetApp
6 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.78%) Dell
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle
6 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 2 (2.78%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.78%) Qualys
7 1 (1.39%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) McAfee
7 1 (1.39%) Sophos
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