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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 37 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.13% 9.63% 7.02%
As % of the Vendors category 52.11% 32.31% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 9
Median daily rate £400 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £118 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.88 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.85% -2.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
71 65 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 32.87% 29.82% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 47 34
Median daily rate £425 £407 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% +5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.88 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.85% +16.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 July 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 1 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 30 (48.39%) SQL
2 25 (40.32%) .NET
2 25 (40.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (38.71%) SharePoint
4 23 (37.10%) C#
5 21 (33.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
5 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
6 20 (32.26%) VB.NET
7 19 (30.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
9 16 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (24.19%) VBA
10 15 (24.19%) VB
10 15 (24.19%) Classic ASP
10 15 (24.19%) VB6
11 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (22.58%) ITIL
12 13 (20.97%) Windows
13 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (17.74%) SharePoint Server
15 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (16.13%) Dimensional Modelling
15 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (16.13%) Kimball Methodology
15 10 (16.13%) OLAP Cube
15 10 (16.13%) SAP
15 10 (16.13%) OLAP
16 9 (14.52%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (14.52%) JSON

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 24 (38.71%) SharePoint
2 19 (30.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (17.74%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (8.06%) JBoss
4 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.45%) CMS
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.84%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
1 7 (11.29%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) SAN
2 4 (6.45%) DMZ
2 4 (6.45%) Extranet
2 4 (6.45%) Intranet
3 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.23%) DHCP
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.61%) NAS
5 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (16.13%) OLAP
3 10 (16.13%) OLAP Cube
3 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.84%) Power BI
7 2 (3.23%) Looker
8 1 (1.61%) QlikView
8 1 (1.61%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Cobertura
1 5 (8.06%) JBehave
1 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.06%) JUnit
2 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Developer
2 22 (35.48%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (6.45%) SSRS Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) OLAP Developer
7 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.32%) .NET
2 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
3 15 (24.19%) Classic ASP
4 9 (14.52%) JSON
5 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
5 5 (8.06%) Java EE
5 5 (8.06%) JDBC
5 5 (8.06%) JPA
5 5 (8.06%) SOAP
5 5 (8.06%) Spring
5 5 (8.06%) WCF
5 5 (8.06%) Web Services
6 4 (6.45%) Entity Framework
6 4 (6.45%) LINQ
6 4 (6.45%) REST
6 4 (6.45%) XML
7 3 (4.84%) Ajax
7 3 (4.84%) jQuery
7 3 (4.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
1 3 (4.84%) User Experience
2 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.23%) e-Learning
2 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.23%) NHS
2 2 (3.23%) Reference Data
2 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.61%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Android
4 2 (3.23%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.61%) CentOS
5 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.61%) Unix
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) ITIL
3 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (16.13%) Dimensional Modelling
4 10 (16.13%) Kimball Methodology
5 8 (12.90%) BDD
5 8 (12.90%) ETL
5 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.06%) Project Management
6 5 (8.06%) SDLC
7 4 (6.45%) OO
7 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.84%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (4.84%) Service Management
8 3 (4.84%) SOLID
8 3 (4.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) SQL
2 23 (37.10%) C#
3 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
4 20 (32.26%) VB.NET
5 15 (24.19%) VB
5 15 (24.19%) VB6
5 15 (24.19%) VBA
6 6 (9.68%) Java
7 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.45%) VBScript
8 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.23%) C++
10 1 (1.61%) F#
10 1 (1.61%) Haskell
10 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) HND
4 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (3.23%) MCSE
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.61%) APMP
7 1 (1.61%) CCNA
7 1 (1.61%) ISEB
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.61%) NFS
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) BladeLogic
2 3 (4.84%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) OVSD
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) SAP
2 7 (11.29%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco
4 4 (6.45%) Citrix
5 3 (4.84%) HP
5 3 (4.84%) NetApp
5 3 (4.84%) Twitter
6 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.61%) BMC
7 1 (1.61%) Cognos
7 1 (1.61%) Dell
7 1 (1.61%) EMC
7 1 (1.61%) Remedy
7 1 (1.61%) Tableau
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