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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 51 78 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.43% 17.81% 17.62%
As % of the Vendors category 31.29% 36.97% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 53 25
Median daily rate £350 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £226 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.80 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £15.00 £15.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
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
163 211 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.33% 48.17% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 149 58
Median daily rate £490 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 (33.33%) Windows
2 26 (29.89%) MS Excel
3 22 (25.29%) Linux
4 21 (24.14%) WebSphere
5 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
6 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (18.39%) DevOps
7 15 (17.24%) Jenkins
7 15 (17.24%) Bash Shell
7 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.24%) DHCP
7 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 15 (17.24%) DNS
7 15 (17.24%) MySQL
7 15 (17.24%) IIS
8 14 (16.09%) LAMP
8 14 (16.09%) nginx
8 14 (16.09%) MongoDB
9 13 (14.94%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (14.94%) Puppet
9 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (14.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (14.94%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (14.94%) Jetty
9 13 (14.94%) Ruby
9 13 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (14.94%) IPsec
9 13 (14.94%) Tomcat
9 13 (14.94%) Python
9 13 (14.94%) MS Office

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 (24.14%) WebSphere
2 15 (17.24%) IIS
3 14 (16.09%) nginx
4 13 (14.94%) Jetty
4 13 (14.94%) Mongrel
4 13 (14.94%) Tomcat
5 8 (9.20%) WebSphere Portal
6 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
7 5 (5.75%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.45%) CICS
9 2 (2.30%) FileNet
9 2 (2.30%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.30%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (29.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.94%) MS Office
3 11 (12.64%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.45%) MS Project
5 3 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.94%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (8.05%) Office 365
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) DHCP
1 15 (17.24%) DNS
1 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.94%) FTP
2 13 (14.94%) HTTP
2 13 (14.94%) IPsec
3 5 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.60%) Skype
5 3 (3.45%) Firewall
5 3 (3.45%) Internet
6 2 (2.30%) Broadband
6 2 (2.30%) ISDN
6 2 (2.30%) LDAP
6 2 (2.30%) PBX
6 2 (2.30%) PSTN
6 2 (2.30%) SSL
6 2 (2.30%) Telepresence
6 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.30%) Wireless
7 1 (1.15%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) MySQL
2 14 (16.09%) MongoDB
3 13 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.75%) QlikView
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.30%) Big Data
8 2 (2.30%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.15%) MS Access
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.94%) Travis CI
3 2 (2.30%) ERwin
3 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.39%) Analyst
2 15 (17.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 14 (16.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (13.79%) Administrator
6 11 (12.64%) Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) WebSphere Administrator
9 5 (5.75%) QlikView Developer
9 5 (5.75%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
10 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Administrator
11 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Firewall Specialist
11 3 (3.45%) Service Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) LAMP
2 13 (14.94%) LAPP Stack
2 13 (14.94%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (14.94%) Servlets
3 8 (9.20%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (8.05%) .NET
5 6 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (4.60%) Web Services
7 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.30%) J2EE
8 2 (2.30%) WCF
9 1 (1.15%) ADO
9 1 (1.15%) EDI
9 1 (1.15%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.15%) Middleware
9 1 (1.15%) REST
9 1 (1.15%) RESTful
9 1 (1.15%) SOAP
9 1 (1.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) iSeries
3 5 (5.75%) Statistics
4 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.45%) Clustering
6 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.33%) Windows
2 22 (25.29%) Linux
3 8 (9.20%) Unix
3 8 (9.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.30%) CentOS
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (18.39%) DevOps
2 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (14.94%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (12.64%) Project Management
5 9 (10.34%) ITIL
6 8 (9.20%) CRM
7 7 (8.05%) ETL
8 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.90%) Service Management
9 5 (5.75%) Workflow
10 4 (4.60%) Process Improvement
11 3 (3.45%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.45%) Information Management
11 3 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (3.45%) Migration
11 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.45%) Records Management
11 3 (3.45%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.45%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) Bash Shell
2 13 (14.94%) Python
2 13 (14.94%) Ruby
3 10 (11.49%) Java
3 10 (11.49%) Perl
4 5 (5.75%) C#
5 4 (4.60%) SQL
6 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.30%) Jython
7 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) CCNA
1 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) MCSA
4 3 (3.45%) MCSE
4 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) CCNP
6 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.15%) CNE
6 1 (1.15%) Degree
6 1 (1.15%) ISEB
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.15%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.15%) Squid
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (14.94%) Puppet
2 7 (8.05%) SCCM
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (2.30%) Nagios
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.15%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Cisco
2 5 (5.75%) Dell
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle
2 5 (5.75%) SAP
3 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.60%) Polycom
4 3 (3.45%) IBM
4 3 (3.45%) Remedy
5 2 (2.30%) Citrix
5 2 (2.30%) Informatica
5 2 (2.30%) Lotus
5 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.30%) Verint
6 1 (1.15%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.15%) Novell
6 1 (1.15%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.15%) VMware
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago