The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 47 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.66% 13.17% 12.37%
As % of the Vendors category 29.56% 34.58% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 12
Median daily rate £380 £323 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.82% +12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £226 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Median hourly rate £8.75 £9.24 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -38.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.25 £15.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
Microsoft
South Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
159 107 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 39.45% 38.08% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 68 47
Median daily rate £500 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Median hourly rate £8.50 £9.24 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -38.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 31 (29.81%) MS Excel
2 29 (27.88%) Windows
3 27 (25.96%) .NET
4 26 (25.00%) C#
5 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 24 (23.08%) Linux
5 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (21.15%) CRM
7 21 (20.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 21 (20.19%) WebSphere
8 20 (19.23%) DNS
8 20 (19.23%) IIS
8 20 (19.23%) SQL
9 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
9 19 (18.27%) Jenkins
9 19 (18.27%) DevOps
10 17 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (16.35%) Puppet
10 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
10 17 (16.35%) Bash Shell
11 16 (15.38%) DHCP
11 16 (15.38%) FTP
11 16 (15.38%) MySQL
12 15 (14.42%) Servlets
12 15 (14.42%) HTTP
12 15 (14.42%) Tomcat
12 15 (14.42%) IPsec
12 15 (14.42%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (14.42%) nginx
12 15 (14.42%) Continuous Integration

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 21 (20.19%) WebSphere
2 20 (19.23%) IIS
3 15 (14.42%) Jetty
3 15 (14.42%) nginx
3 15 (14.42%) Tomcat
4 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.77%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.88%) CMS
8 2 (1.92%) CICS
8 2 (1.92%) FileNet
8 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.96%) SAS
9 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (29.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.54%) MS Office
3 6 (5.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (20.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.42%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.81%) Office 365
3 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.92%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.96%) IaaS
5 1 (0.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) DNS
2 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
3 16 (15.38%) DHCP
3 16 (15.38%) FTP
4 15 (14.42%) HTTP
4 15 (14.42%) IPsec
5 6 (5.77%) SSL
6 5 (4.81%) Internet
7 4 (3.85%) Firewall
8 3 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.92%) Broadband
9 2 (1.92%) ISDN
9 2 (1.92%) LDAP
9 2 (1.92%) PSTN
9 2 (1.92%) Telepresence
9 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.92%) Wireless
10 1 (0.96%) Extranet
10 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.38%) MySQL
3 15 (14.42%) MongoDB
4 14 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.85%) QlikView
9 2 (1.92%) Big Data
9 2 (1.92%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.92%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.96%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Jenkins
2 15 (14.42%) Travis CI
3 7 (6.73%) ERwin
4 5 (4.81%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Advertising
2 4 (3.85%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (29.81%) Developer
2 17 (16.35%) Analyst
2 17 (16.35%) CRM Developer
2 17 (16.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 15 (14.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 14 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 13 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Administrator
7 6 (5.77%) Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) ETL Tester
8 5 (4.81%) Tester
9 4 (3.85%) QlikView Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.85%) SSAS Developer
9 4 (3.85%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (3.85%) SSRS Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.96%) .NET
2 15 (14.42%) Servlets
3 13 (12.50%) LAMP
3 13 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
3 13 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (12.50%) Web Services
4 8 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.77%) HTML
5 6 (5.77%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (5.77%) REST
5 6 (5.77%) SOAP
6 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.81%) CSS
6 5 (4.81%) jQuery
6 5 (4.81%) XML
7 4 (3.85%) Entity Framework
7 4 (3.85%) J2EE
7 4 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.88%) RESTful
9 2 (1.92%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) iSeries
3 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.92%) Clustering
4 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.92%) Statistics
4 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
5 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.88%) Windows
2 24 (23.08%) Linux
3 9 (8.65%) Unix
4 8 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.85%) CentOS
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.15%) CRM
3 19 (18.27%) DevOps
4 15 (14.42%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.58%) ETL
7 10 (9.62%) ITIL
8 9 (8.65%) Data Modelling
8 9 (8.65%) Project Management
9 8 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 7 (6.73%) SDLC
10 7 (6.73%) Service Management
11 6 (5.77%) Dimensional Modelling
12 5 (4.81%) Web Development
12 5 (4.81%) Workflow
13 4 (3.85%) Configuration Management
13 4 (3.85%) Waterfall
14 3 (2.88%) Migration
14 3 (2.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.00%) C#
2 20 (19.23%) SQL
3 17 (16.35%) Bash Shell
4 15 (14.42%) Ruby
5 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.50%) Python
6 12 (11.54%) Java
7 8 (7.69%) Perl
8 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.92%) Jython
10 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) CCNA
2 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) ISEB
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.92%) MCSE
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.96%) CCNP
5 1 (0.96%) CNE
5 1 (0.96%) MCSA
5 1 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.96%) Novell Certification
5 1 (0.96%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.85%) Docker
2 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (16.35%) Puppet
2 5 (4.81%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.92%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.92%) Graphite
3 2 (1.92%) Nagios
3 2 (1.92%) Salt
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.96%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Oracle
2 9 (8.65%) Cisco
3 7 (6.73%) Informatica
4 4 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.85%) Dell
4 4 (3.85%) IBM
4 4 (3.85%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) VMware
5 3 (2.88%) Remedy
6 2 (1.92%) Google
6 2 (1.92%) Lotus
6 2 (1.92%) Polycom
6 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.92%) Splunk
6 2 (1.92%) Verint
7 1 (0.96%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.96%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.96%) F5
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.96%) Talend
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