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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 5 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 49 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.33% 12.57% 10.84%
As % of the Vendors category 39.52% 34.29% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 15
Median daily rate £345 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £200 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £435 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 7
Median hourly rate £12.38 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 - £17.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.64 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +4.25%

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
124 70 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 36.26% 36.65% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 43 42
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 7
Median hourly rate £13.25 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.13 - £17.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 44 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 32 (36.36%) ITIL
3 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
4 28 (31.82%) SQL
5 26 (29.55%) Windows
6 25 (28.41%) Active Directory
6 25 (28.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (26.14%) MS Office
8 23 (26.14%) VMware
9 22 (25.00%) Power BI
10 19 (21.59%) Dell
11 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
11 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (18.18%) Finance
12 15 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (17.05%) Continuous Deployment
12 15 (17.05%) Boomi
12 15 (17.05%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (14.77%) SCCM
15 12 (13.64%) .NET
16 11 (12.50%) Windows 7
16 11 (12.50%) Windows 10
16 11 (12.50%) Functional Testing
16 11 (12.50%) Mentoring
16 11 (12.50%) Coaching

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (7.95%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.27%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (26.14%) MS Office
3 10 (11.36%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (6.82%) MS Visio
5 5 (5.68%) MS Project
6 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.14%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) Boomi
2 6 (6.82%) OneDrive
3 5 (5.68%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (3.41%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) NAS
1 6 (6.82%) SAN
2 2 (2.27%) DHCP
2 2 (2.27%) DNS
2 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.14%) 3G
3 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.14%) LAN
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) VPN
3 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
2 25 (28.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (25.00%) Power BI
4 15 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Power View
8 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (4.55%) PowerPivot
10 1 (1.14%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Analyst
2 11 (12.50%) Consultant
3 10 (11.36%) Architect
3 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 10 (11.36%) Integration Consultant
4 8 (9.09%) Administrator
4 8 (9.09%) Designer
5 7 (7.95%) Developer
5 7 (7.95%) SSIS Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Service Desk Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Leader
6 6 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) IT Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) .NET
2 7 (7.95%) D3.js
3 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.27%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Visualisation
2 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.68%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.14%) BYOD
5 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Windows
2 11 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 11 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.82%) Linux
5 6 (6.82%) Unix
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) Android
7 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) ITIL
2 24 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.05%) Continuous Deployment
4 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (17.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (12.50%) Coaching
5 11 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 11 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 10 (11.36%) Asset Management
6 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.36%) Project Management
6 10 (11.36%) Regression Testing
6 10 (11.36%) SDLC
6 10 (11.36%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.95%) Application Packaging
8 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.95%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (6.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) C#
3 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.68%) VB
4 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.41%) VB6
4 3 (3.41%) VBA
5 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.95%) MCSE
4 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.55%) APMP
5 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.27%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.14%) HND
8 1 (1.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (28.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.82%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) VMware
2 19 (21.59%) Dell
3 7 (7.95%) NetApp
3 7 (7.95%) SAP
4 6 (6.82%) Cisco
4 6 (6.82%) Intel Security
4 6 (6.82%) Webroot
5 5 (5.68%) Citrix
6 1 (1.14%) Apple
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle
6 1 (1.14%) Tableau
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