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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 31 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 12.76% 11.17% 22.56%
As % of the Vendors category 28.97% 25.00% 45.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.62 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% +0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.75 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
107 88 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 44.03% 44.67% 49.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 44
Average daily rate £330 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £18.25 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 16 £350 +5.26% 17
Harrogate +2 13 £325 - 9
Middlesbrough -1 1 - - 1
Skipton - 1 - - 3
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 24 (35.82%) MS Office
3 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
4 19 (28.36%) MS Excel
5 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
5 18 (26.87%) SQL
5 18 (26.87%) MS Exchange
5 18 (26.87%) LAN
5 18 (26.87%) WAN
6 16 (23.88%) VMware
6 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (19.40%) C#
8 13 (19.40%) .NET
8 13 (19.40%) ITIL
9 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
11 10 (14.93%) MS Visio
11 10 (14.93%) SAN
12 9 (13.43%) MVC
12 9 (13.43%) Cisco
12 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
13 8 (11.94%) HP
13 8 (11.94%) VPN
13 8 (11.94%) Change Management
13 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (10.45%) XenServer

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (26.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.46%) IIS
5 4 (5.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.99%) Lync
8 1 (1.49%) SAS
8 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (35.82%) MS Office
2 19 (28.36%) MS Excel
3 10 (14.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.99%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.99%) Agresso
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.49%) Tridion
3 1 (1.49%) Line 500
3 1 (1.49%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) LAN
1 18 (26.87%) WAN
2 10 (14.93%) SAN
3 8 (11.94%) VPN
4 6 (8.96%) MPLS
4 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.46%) OSPF
5 5 (7.46%) BGP
5 5 (7.46%) Wireless
5 5 (7.46%) Internet
6 4 (5.97%) Firewall
6 4 (5.97%) Network Security
7 3 (4.48%) DNS
8 2 (2.99%) DHCP
8 2 (2.99%) VoIP
8 2 (2.99%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.99%) VLAN
8 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.49%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.99%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Military
3 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Architect
3 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Project Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) IT Support
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
2 6 (8.96%) jQuery
3 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (7.46%) Entity Framework
3 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.48%) HTML
4 3 (4.48%) Ajax
4 3 (4.48%) CSS
4 3 (4.48%) LINQ
4 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (2.99%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.99%) CSS3
5 2 (2.99%) HTML5
5 2 (2.99%) RESTful
5 2 (2.99%) JSON
6 1 (1.49%) WCF
6 1 (1.49%) XML
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.49%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) RIA
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.48%) UNIX
8 3 (4.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) MVC
3 8 (11.94%) Change Management
4 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.46%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.97%) SDLC
7 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.97%) TDD
7 4 (5.97%) Migration
8 3 (4.48%) Scrum
8 3 (4.48%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.48%) Project Management
8 3 (4.48%) Service Management
8 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.48%) ERP
8 3 (4.48%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) C#
3 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.49%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) VBA
6 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) CCNP
1 5 (7.46%) CCIP
1 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.97%) CCNA
3 3 (4.48%) CCIE
4 2 (2.99%) PMP
4 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.99%) MCAD
4 2 (2.99%) MCSD
4 2 (2.99%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.49%) HND
5 1 (1.49%) MCSE
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) MCDST
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) MCP
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) XenServer
4 6 (8.96%) XenApp
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.49%) WSUS
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) VMware
2 9 (13.43%) Cisco
3 8 (11.94%) HP
4 6 (8.96%) Citrix
5 5 (7.46%) NetApp
6 4 (5.97%) Apple
6 4 (5.97%) Meraki
7 3 (4.48%) SAP
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle
8 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.99%) Remedy
8 2 (2.99%) AppSense
8 2 (2.99%) Altiris
8 2 (2.99%) Google
8 2 (2.99%) F5
8 2 (2.99%) Facebook
9 1 (1.49%) Trustwave
9 1 (1.49%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.49%) Telerik
9 1 (1.49%) Sophos
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