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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 53 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 22.94% 17.01% 9.47%
As % of the Vendors category 41.41% 37.61% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 8
Median daily rate £343 £300 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £119 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Median hourly rate £13.19 £12.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.81 £15.80 £13.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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
128 109 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 55.41% 45.23% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 75 39
Median daily rate £351 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £205 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 11
Median hourly rate £13.39 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.23% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £37.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +5 31 £425 +41.66% 5
Northallerton - 13 £258 - 2
Middlesbrough +4 4 £338 -
Harrogate -6 1 £275 -10.93% 4
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 39 (35.45%) SQL
2 37 (33.64%) Active Directory
3 36 (32.73%) Windows
4 35 (31.82%) .NET
4 35 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 27 (24.55%) MS Excel
6 26 (23.64%) SharePoint
6 26 (23.64%) C#
7 24 (21.82%) MVC
7 24 (21.82%) CRM
7 24 (21.82%) BizTalk Server
7 24 (21.82%) Dynamics CRM
7 24 (21.82%) Social Network
8 21 (19.09%) MS Exchange
9 20 (18.18%) VMware
9 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 17 (15.45%) ASP.NET
11 15 (13.64%) Hyper-V
12 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
13 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
13 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (11.82%) Skype for Business
13 13 (11.82%) Dynamics AX
13 13 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (10.91%) SFIA
14 12 (10.91%) Application Packaging
14 12 (10.91%) Migration
14 12 (10.91%) Visual Studio
14 12 (10.91%) ITIL
15 11 (10.00%) HTML

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 26 (23.64%) SharePoint
2 24 (21.82%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (19.09%) MS Exchange
4 13 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (11.82%) Skype for Business
5 8 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (7.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.55%) IIS
8 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (24.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (21.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (11.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.91%) Aligne
3 1 (0.91%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.45%) Office 365
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.73%) SaaS
4 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) LAN
1 8 (7.27%) WAN
2 7 (6.36%) SAN
3 6 (5.45%) Firewall
4 5 (4.55%) DHCP
4 5 (4.55%) DNS
5 3 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.82%) Wireless
7 1 (0.91%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.91%) Network Security
7 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.91%) VPN
7 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.91%) QlikView
6 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.91%) ERwin
General
1 4 (3.64%) Advertising
1 4 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (22.73%) Developer
2 17 (15.45%) Architect
3 13 (11.82%) Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (6.36%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.45%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.55%) DBA
8 5 (4.55%) IT Technician
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.82%) .NET
2 17 (15.45%) ASP.NET
3 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (10.00%) CSS
4 11 (10.00%) HTML
5 10 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 9 (8.18%) D3.js
6 9 (8.18%) OpenLayers
7 3 (2.73%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.82%) Ajax
8 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.91%) Angular 2
9 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.91%) CSS3
9 1 (0.91%) HTML5
9 1 (0.91%) JSON
9 1 (0.91%) Kendo UI
9 1 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.91%) WCF
9 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) Social Network
2 8 (7.27%) Clustering
3 6 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.82%) Fintech
5 2 (1.82%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.91%) Economics
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.91%) iPhone
6 1 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.91%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.73%) Windows
2 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.91%) Android
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) CRM
1 24 (21.82%) MVC
2 12 (10.91%) Application Packaging
2 12 (10.91%) ITIL
2 12 (10.91%) Migration
2 12 (10.91%) SFIA
3 11 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (9.09%) Web Development
5 8 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.27%) Business Analysis
5 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (7.27%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (7.27%) SOA
5 8 (7.27%) System Testing
5 8 (7.27%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.36%) Service Management
7 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.45%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.45%) Project Management
7 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (35.45%) SQL
2 26 (23.64%) C#
3 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.55%) Java
6 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (0.91%) C
8 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (1.82%) ISEB
3 2 (1.82%) MCDST
3 2 (1.82%) MCITP
3 2 (1.82%) MCSE
3 2 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (33.64%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.82%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.91%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (1.82%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.91%) SCOM
3 1 (0.91%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.91%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) VMware
2 8 (7.27%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) Citrix
3 4 (3.64%) HP
3 4 (3.64%) IBM
4 3 (2.73%) Cisco
4 3 (2.73%) Mitel
4 3 (2.73%) Remedy
5 2 (1.82%) Apple
5 2 (1.82%) NetApp
5 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.91%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.91%) Informatica
6 1 (0.91%) Intel
6 1 (0.91%) Lotus
6 1 (0.91%) Qualys
6 1 (0.91%) Sage
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