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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 33 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 12.09% 19.65% 17.67%
As % of the Vendors category 26.61% 36.56% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £355 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.62 £10.68 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.22% -13.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.22 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.14 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
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
124 93 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 45.42% 53.76% 49.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 56 48
Average daily rate £401 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Average hourly rate £12.56 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.58 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £14.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 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 30 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 -2 14 £375 +25.00% 22
Middlesbrough - 8 - - 1
Harrogate -4 2 - - 4
Redcar - - - -
Skipton - - - - 1
Thirsk - - - -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 23 (45.10%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) MS Office
3 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 12 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
5 10 (19.61%) Finance
6 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
7 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (13.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (13.73%) CRM
8 7 (13.73%) ITIL
8 7 (13.73%) SQL
8 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
8 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
8 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (11.76%) Law
9 6 (11.76%) Legal
9 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.76%) VMware
10 5 (9.80%) Remedy
10 5 (9.80%) Citrix
10 5 (9.80%) C#
10 5 (9.80%) .NET
10 5 (9.80%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (9.80%) IIS
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.88%) Lync
6 3 (5.88%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.92%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) MS Office
2 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.88%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) LAN
1 3 (5.88%) VoIP
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
1 3 (5.88%) FTP
2 2 (3.92%) MGCP
2 2 (3.92%) H.323
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) PBX
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) MSI
2 1 (1.96%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Law
2 6 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Project Support Officer
7 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
1 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
1 5 (9.80%) jQuery
2 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (7.84%) HTML
2 4 (7.84%) CSS
2 4 (7.84%) WCF
3 3 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) XSD
3 3 (5.88%) Lucene
3 3 (5.88%) NHibernate
3 3 (5.88%) Application Packaging
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (5.88%) Lucene.Net
4 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL
1 7 (13.73%) CRM
2 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (9.80%) MVC
3 5 (9.80%) Migration
3 5 (9.80%) Service Management
4 4 (7.84%) OOD
4 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.88%) Scrum
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (3.92%) ITSM
6 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.92%) High Availability
7 1 (1.96%) Data Entry
7 1 (1.96%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
1 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.80%) C#
2 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) CCNA
3 3 (5.88%) CCA
3 3 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (5.88%) CCEA
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) MCP
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) XenApp
3 3 (5.88%) XenServer
3 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Server
3 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (3.92%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) VMware
2 5 (9.80%) Citrix
2 5 (9.80%) Remedy
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) AppSense
4 3 (5.88%) Wyse
5 2 (3.92%) Polycom
5 2 (3.92%) Avaya
6 1 (1.96%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.96%) Sophos
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
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