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 1 October 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 59 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 25.21% 11.66% 12.18%
As % of the Vendors category 48.36% 27.37% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 12
Median daily rate £325 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £330 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 7
Median hourly rate £14.48 £12.00 £12.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% -4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £11.10 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.87 £14.17 £13.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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 95 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 52.14% 42.60% 45.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 66 78
Median daily rate £338 £340 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 8
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £14.88 £12.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
York +17 27 £300 +11.62% 8
Northallerton - 14 £258 -
Middlesbrough -1 6 £338 +2.27%
Harrogate 0 5 £350 +47.36% 5
Knaresborough - 1 £350 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 38 (43.18%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 24 (27.27%) CRM
3 24 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (27.27%) Social Network
4 23 (26.14%) MS Excel
4 23 (26.14%) .NET
5 22 (25.00%) SQL
6 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 20 (22.73%) VMware
7 18 (20.45%) MS Exchange
8 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (17.05%) Dynamics AX
8 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
9 12 (13.64%) SFIA
9 12 (13.64%) Application Packaging
9 12 (13.64%) SCCM
9 12 (13.64%) Hyper-V
9 12 (13.64%) Skype for Business
9 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio
10 10 (11.36%) Java
11 9 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (10.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (10.23%) Data Centre
12 8 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (9.09%) Cloud Computing

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 28 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 24 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (20.45%) MS Exchange
4 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (13.64%) Skype for Business
5 9 (10.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (26.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (17.05%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.14%) Aligne
3 1 (1.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.55%) Office 365
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) LAN
1 4 (4.55%) SAN
2 3 (3.41%) DHCP
2 3 (3.41%) DNS
2 3 (3.41%) Firewall
2 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.41%) WAN
3 2 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.14%) Network Security
4 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) QlikView
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Advertising
2 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Back Office
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (17.05%) Architect
2 12 (13.64%) Developer
2 12 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Infrastructure Support
4 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) IT Technician
6 6 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (4.55%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.14%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.27%) CSS
2 2 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.14%) Angular 2
3 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.14%) CSS3
3 1 (1.14%) D3.js
3 1 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (1.14%) Kendo UI
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) OpenLayers
3 1 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Social Network
2 9 (10.23%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.09%) Clustering
4 6 (6.82%) Smartphone
5 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.68%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.27%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.18%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.27%) Android
6 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.27%) Linux
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.14%) Solaris
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) CRM
2 12 (13.64%) Application Packaging
2 12 (13.64%) SFIA
3 9 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 8 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (9.09%) SOA
4 8 (9.09%) System Testing
4 8 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 7 (7.95%) Migration
5 7 (7.95%) MVC
6 6 (6.82%) ITIL
6 6 (6.82%) Patch Management
6 6 (6.82%) Project Management
7 5 (5.68%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.68%) ERP
7 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (11.36%) Java
3 7 (7.95%) C#
4 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.09%) Degree
3 4 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (3.41%) ISEB
5 2 (2.27%) MCDST
5 2 (2.27%) MCITP
5 2 (2.27%) MCTS
5 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.14%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.14%) SCOM
3 1 (1.14%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) VMware
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Citrix
3 4 (4.55%) IBM
4 3 (3.41%) HP
4 3 (3.41%) Remedy
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco
5 2 (2.27%) NetApp
5 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.14%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.14%) Intel
6 1 (1.14%) Lotus
6 1 (1.14%) Mitel
6 1 (1.14%) Qualys
6 1 (1.14%) Sage
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