The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.34% 24.32% 17.95%
As % of the Vendors category 28.21% 40.30% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
Median daily rate £400 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £261 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £387 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 10
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Microsoft
Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39 67 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 40.21% 60.36% 62.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 31
Median daily rate £350 £288 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £91 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 21
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -39.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) MS Office
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
4 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
4 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
4 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) C#
5 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.69%) MCSE
6 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
6 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
8 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
8 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
8 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.79%) User Experience
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (10.34%) Advertising
9 3 (10.34%) Ruby
9 3 (10.34%) WATIR
9 3 (10.34%) jQuery
9 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.34%) Nintex

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (27.59%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Extranet
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Capybara
2 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
2 3 (10.34%) WATIR
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.45%) MorphX
General
1 3 (10.34%) Advertising
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Developer in Test
4 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Author
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) jQuery
3 3 (10.34%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) XSLT
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) WF
4 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
2 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.34%) CRM
2 3 (10.34%) MVC
2 3 (10.34%) Workflow
3 2 (6.90%) ERP
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Content Management
4 1 (3.45%) Document Management
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) SDLC
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Web Design
4 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) X++
6 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Nintex
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.45%) Lotus
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec
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