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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 5 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 23 56 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 14.02% 26.42% 12.45%
As % of the Vendors category 31.94% 60.87% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 15
Median daily rate £360 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.81 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +6.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.05 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £32.50 £13.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
72 92 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 43.90% 43.40% 53.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 84
Median daily rate £400 £311 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.51% -22.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.29 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £30.25 £13.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesbrough +7 8 £275 -21.42% 1
York -7 6 £413 +37.50% 9
Harrogate -4 3 £360 -15.29% 5
Northallerton +4 1 - - 1
Ripon - 1 £115 -
Selby - 1 - -
Skipton - 1 - - 3
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) MS Excel
3 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
4 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
5 14 (24.14%) .NET
5 14 (24.14%) MS Office
6 12 (20.69%) SCCM
6 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 10 (17.24%) C#
8 9 (15.52%) SQL
8 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
8 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
8 9 (15.52%) VMware
9 8 (13.79%) ITIL
9 8 (13.79%) Java
9 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (12.07%) VMware ESX
11 6 (10.34%) Project Management
11 6 (10.34%) Citrix
11 6 (10.34%) DNS
11 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
11 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
11 6 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (8.62%) Patch Management
12 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
12 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (8.62%) Smartphone
12 5 (8.62%) DHCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
1 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project Server
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (24.14%) MS Office
3 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) DNS
2 5 (8.62%) DHCP
3 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) NetScaler
3 4 (6.90%) Network Security
4 2 (3.45%) LAN
4 2 (3.45%) Skype
4 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) VPN
5 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) Power BI
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.45%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.72%) NuGet
4 1 (1.72%) NUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
1 4 (6.90%) Law
2 3 (5.17%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Citrix Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Technician
5 4 (6.90%) IT Technician
5 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.17%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.45%) Angular 2
3 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.45%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) XSLT
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.72%) Middleware
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) PKI
3 1 (1.72%) PMI
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.72%) CentOS
6 1 (1.72%) Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) ITIL
2 6 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (10.34%) Project Management
3 5 (8.62%) Patch Management
4 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.90%) CRM
4 4 (6.90%) Disk Encryption
4 4 (6.90%) Password Management
4 4 (6.90%) Software Deployment
4 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.17%) ETL
5 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.17%) SDLC
6 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Front End Development
6 2 (3.45%) High Availability
6 2 (3.45%) Manual Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) C#
2 9 (15.52%) SQL
3 8 (13.79%) Java
4 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) VB
6 1 (1.72%) XAML
6 1 (1.72%) XPath
6 1 (1.72%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) CCA
2 4 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) HNC
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.72%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) XenApp
3 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.90%) NetVault Backup
2 4 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) VMware
2 6 (10.34%) Citrix
3 4 (6.90%) AppSense
3 4 (6.90%) Dell
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Symantec
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) Brocade
5 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Lotus
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