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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 59 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.15% 10.50% 13.26%
As % of the Vendors category 38.56% 33.33% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 17
Median daily rate £350 £326 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 7
Median hourly rate £11.75 £9.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £9.00 £17.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +2.16%
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
153 69 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 44.48% 31.51% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 45 60
Median daily rate £375 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -43.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.50 £10.40 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 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
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 8 December 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 44 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 37 (38.54%) ITIL
3 32 (33.33%) SQL
3 32 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (30.21%) Active Directory
5 27 (28.13%) Windows
6 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
6 26 (27.08%) VMware
7 25 (26.04%) MS Office
8 24 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 24 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (23.96%) Power BI
10 21 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (20.83%) Dell
12 17 (17.71%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (16.67%) Boomi
14 15 (15.63%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (15.63%) Windows 7
14 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (15.63%) SCCM
14 15 (15.63%) Continuous Deployment
15 14 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (14.58%) .NET
16 13 (13.54%) Finance
17 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
17 12 (12.50%) Project Management
17 12 (12.50%) PowerShell

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (15.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (9.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.08%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 25 (26.04%) MS Office
3 10 (10.42%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
5 5 (5.21%) MS Project
6 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) Boomi
2 6 (6.25%) OneDrive
3 5 (5.21%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (3.13%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (3.13%) Office 365
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) NAS
1 7 (7.29%) SAN
2 3 (3.13%) LAN
2 3 (3.13%) WAN
3 2 (2.08%) DHCP
3 2 (2.08%) DNS
3 2 (2.08%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.04%) 3G
4 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
3 23 (23.96%) Power BI
4 21 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (17.71%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Power View
9 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (4.17%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.54%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.71%) Analyst
2 12 (12.50%) Consultant
2 12 (12.50%) Developer
3 11 (11.46%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 10 (10.42%) Integration Consultant
5 9 (9.38%) Architect
6 8 (8.33%) Administrator
6 8 (8.33%) Designer
7 7 (7.29%) Service Desk Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) SSIS Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Leader
8 6 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) IT Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) .NET
2 8 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 8 (8.33%) Classic ASP
3 7 (7.29%) D3.js
4 2 (2.08%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.29%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.21%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.04%) BYOD
5 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Windows
2 15 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.46%) Windows 10
4 9 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 8 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.29%) Linux
6 7 (7.29%) Unix
6 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.04%) Android
9 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.54%) ITIL
2 24 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.63%) Continuous Deployment
4 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 12 (12.50%) Project Management
7 11 (11.46%) Coaching
7 11 (11.46%) SDLC
8 10 (10.42%) Asset Management
8 10 (10.42%) Functional Testing
8 10 (10.42%) Regression Testing
8 10 (10.42%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 7 (7.29%) CAD
10 7 (7.29%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.42%) C#
3 10 (10.42%) VB
3 10 (10.42%) VB.NET
4 8 (8.33%) VB6
4 8 (8.33%) VBA
5 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Degree
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (8.33%) MCSE
5 7 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.21%) HND
6 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.17%) APMP
7 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.08%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.08%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) Data Quality
1 5 (5.21%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 29 (30.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.25%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (15.63%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.04%) OVSD
Vendors
1 26 (27.08%) VMware
2 20 (20.83%) Dell
3 11 (11.46%) SAP
4 8 (8.33%) NetApp
5 7 (7.29%) Cisco
5 7 (7.29%) Webroot
6 6 (6.25%) Intel Security
7 4 (4.17%) Citrix
8 1 (1.04%) Apple
8 1 (1.04%) HP
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle
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