The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 27 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 13.85% 9.15% 16.57%
As % of the Vendors category 35.53% 25.23% 51.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 10
Average daily rate £400 £313 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +16.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £111 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Microsoft
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Vendors Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
76 107 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 38.97% 36.27% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 18
Average daily rate £350 £379 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% +26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £16.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Northampton region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Northampton region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 27 (51.92%) SQL
2 17 (32.69%) .NET
2 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
3 16 (30.77%) C#
3 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (26.92%) ITIL
5 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (23.08%) Windows
6 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (19.23%) VMware
8 10 (19.23%) VB.NET
9 9 (17.31%) MS Office
9 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
10 8 (15.38%) Classic ASP
10 8 (15.38%) VBA
10 8 (15.38%) VB
10 8 (15.38%) ETL
10 8 (15.38%) VB6
10 8 (15.38%) Service Management
10 8 (15.38%) ITSM
10 8 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
10 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3
11 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
11 7 (13.46%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
11 7 (13.46%) Active Directory

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.31%) MS Office
3 4 (7.69%) MS Project
4 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) SAN
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (7.69%) OLAP
6 4 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.85%) Power BI
8 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) ERwin
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Front Office
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Applications Support
3 7 (13.46%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) CRM Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) ETL Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) Classic ASP
3 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) CSS3
5 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) LINQ
5 1 (1.92%) RESTful
5 1 (1.92%) WCF
5 1 (1.92%) WinForms
5 1 (1.92%) WPF
5 1 (1.92%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) XSD
5 1 (1.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.85%) e-Learning
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) NHS
2 2 (3.85%) Reference Data
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) AS400
3 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.92%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.77%) Android
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (26.92%) ITIL
3 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) ETL
4 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 8 (15.38%) ITSM
4 8 (15.38%) Service Management
5 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (11.54%) SDLC
6 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.69%) CRM
8 4 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (7.69%) Release Management
9 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) SQL
2 16 (30.77%) C#
3 10 (19.23%) VB.NET
4 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 8 (15.38%) VB
4 8 (15.38%) VB6
4 8 (15.38%) VBA
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) CCNA
1 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (5.77%) MCSA
1 3 (5.77%) MCSE
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) CCNP
2 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.92%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCOM
1 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) VMware
2 7 (13.46%) BMC
2 7 (13.46%) Remedy
3 5 (9.62%) SAP
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.85%) Informatica
6 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) Avaya
7 1 (1.92%) Cognos
7 1 (1.92%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Tableau
7 1 (1.92%) Talend
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