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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 32 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 14.81% 18.53% 15.54%
As % of the Vendors category 33.68% 38.39% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £238 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -29.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £105 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.85%
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
95 112 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 43.98% 48.28% 60.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 71 41
Average daily rate £325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -56.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -1 18 £340 +13.33% 19
Harrogate +4 9 £293 +188.88% 8
Middlesbrough -5 2 £288 +27.77% 3
Skipton - 1 - -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 21 (35.00%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) SQL
2 20 (33.33%) MS Office
3 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 14 (23.33%) MS Exchange
5 13 (21.67%) LAN
5 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
6 12 (20.00%) C#
6 12 (20.00%) .NET
6 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (18.33%) MS Visio
7 11 (18.33%) MVC
8 10 (16.67%) WAN
8 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 10 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (15.00%) jQuery
9 9 (15.00%) CSS
9 9 (15.00%) HTML
9 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.33%) VMware
10 8 (13.33%) ITIL
10 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
10 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
11 7 (11.67%) SAN
11 7 (11.67%) Cisco
11 7 (11.67%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 14 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) Lync
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Office
2 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
3 11 (18.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.67%) MS Project
5 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Agresso
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (6.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) LAN
2 10 (16.67%) WAN
3 7 (11.67%) SAN
4 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.00%) VPN
4 6 (10.00%) MPLS
5 5 (8.33%) OSPF
5 5 (8.33%) BGP
6 3 (5.00%) VLAN
6 3 (5.00%) DNS
6 3 (5.00%) Internet
7 2 (3.33%) DHCP
7 2 (3.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.33%) Firewall
7 2 (3.33%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.67%) Wireless
8 1 (1.67%) DSL
8 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.67%) Selenium
4 3 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Military
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Local Government
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Developer
3 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Project Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) ERP Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) SAP Manager
5 4 (6.67%) SAP Change Manager
5 4 (6.67%) ERP Manager
5 4 (6.67%) SAP Implementation Manager
5 4 (6.67%) ERP Implementation Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) .NET
2 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (15.00%) CSS
3 9 (15.00%) HTML
3 9 (15.00%) jQuery
3 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.67%) JSON
5 3 (5.00%) LINQ
5 3 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (5.00%) RESTful
6 2 (3.33%) HTML5
6 2 (3.33%) CSS3
6 2 (3.33%) Ajax
6 2 (3.33%) XML
7 1 (1.67%) X-Windows
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) W3C
3 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.33%) RIA
3 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) MVC
2 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.33%) ITIL
3 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 6 (10.00%) Migration
4 6 (10.00%) ERP
5 5 (8.33%) Project Management
5 5 (8.33%) TDD
5 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.67%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Workflow
6 4 (6.67%) Change Management
6 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.67%) Coaching
6 4 (6.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.00%) C#
4 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (3.33%) VB
6 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.33%) CCNP
2 5 (8.33%) CCIP
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.67%) MCAD
3 4 (6.67%) MCSD
3 4 (6.67%) CCNA
3 4 (6.67%) PMP
3 4 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) ISEB
4 3 (5.00%) CCIE
4 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.33%) XenApp
4 2 (3.33%) XenServer
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) WSUS
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) VMware
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco
3 6 (10.00%) HP
4 5 (8.33%) SAP
5 3 (5.00%) Altiris
6 2 (3.33%) Google
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix
6 2 (3.33%) NetApp
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) AppSense
6 2 (3.33%) Mitel
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle
6 2 (3.33%) ProCurve
6 2 (3.33%) F5
6 2 (3.33%) Facebook
7 1 (1.67%) Trustwave
7 1 (1.67%) Sybase
7 1 (1.67%) Apple
7 1 (1.67%) Remedy
7 1 (1.67%) Sophos
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