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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 31 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 35.63% 22.75% 13.97%
As % of the Vendors category 60.78% 41.76% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 8
Average daily rate £294 £190 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.60% -25.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £100 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
51 91 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 58.62% 54.49% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 55 28
Average daily rate £325 £235 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% -2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £104 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £20.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 29 (46.03%) Windows
2 24 (38.10%) MS Office
3 23 (36.51%) MS Excel
4 18 (28.57%) ITIL
4 18 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 16 (25.40%) Windows 7
6 12 (19.05%) Citrix
7 10 (15.87%) Adobe
7 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (15.87%) MCSE
7 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
8 9 (14.29%) SQL
8 9 (14.29%) .NET
8 9 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 8 (12.70%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
9 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.70%) Finance
10 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 7 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (11.11%) Cisco
10 7 (11.11%) Lotus
10 7 (11.11%) IBM Notes
11 6 (9.52%) ERP
11 6 (9.52%) MCP
11 6 (9.52%) Symantec
11 6 (9.52%) Intel Security
11 6 (9.52%) VMware
11 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (9.52%) Windows Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 4 (6.35%) IIS
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Documentum
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (38.10%) MS Office
2 23 (36.51%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.76%) MS Project
5 2 (3.17%) Acrobat
5 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.17%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (3.17%) Primavera
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) LAN
2 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.59%) Extranet
3 1 (1.59%) FCoE
3 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.59%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.59%) VLAN
3 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.76%) QlikView
5 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.17%) FileMaker
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.59%) OLAP
6 1 (1.59%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) MorphX
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Billing
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.59%) German Language
5 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Analyst
2 15 (23.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 14 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Developer
6 6 (9.52%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
6 6 (9.52%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.17%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.76%) CSS
3 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) jQuery
4 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.17%) XML
4 2 (3.17%) XSLT
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.59%) CSS3
5 1 (1.59%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.59%) HTML5
5 1 (1.59%) MDX
5 1 (1.59%) RESTful
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
5 1 (1.59%) WF
5 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
1 4 (6.35%) iPad
1 4 (6.35%) iPhone
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.76%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.17%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Windows 7
3 9 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.52%) ERP
5 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.35%) Migration
6 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.76%) ETL
7 3 (4.76%) MVC
7 3 (4.76%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.17%) BPMN
8 2 (3.17%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.17%) Information Management
8 2 (3.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) C#
2 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.59%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) MCSE
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (9.52%) MCP
4 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) CCA
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.59%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) ISEB
6 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.59%) QA
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
2 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Citrix
2 10 (15.87%) Adobe
3 7 (11.11%) Cisco
3 7 (11.11%) Lotus
4 6 (9.52%) Intel Security
4 6 (9.52%) Symantec
4 6 (9.52%) VMware
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle
6 4 (6.35%) Cognos
7 3 (4.76%) Avaya
7 3 (4.76%) JD Edwards
7 3 (4.76%) SAP
8 2 (3.17%) Hyperion
8 2 (3.17%) IBM
8 2 (3.17%) Nintex
8 2 (3.17%) Tableau
9 1 (1.59%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.59%) Remedy
9 1 (1.59%) Sage
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Nigel Frank International
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