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 24 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 17 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 34 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.97% 13.09% 20.67%
As % of the Vendors category 23.94% 36.00% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 28
Median daily rate £413 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £240 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £8.50 £9.48 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% -21.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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
142 100 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 37.47% 36.36% 53.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 62 63
Median daily rate £500 £294 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £154 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £488 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Median hourly rate £8.50 £9.48 £11.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% -20.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 33 (29.73%) Windows
2 32 (28.83%) .NET
3 31 (27.93%) SQL
3 31 (27.93%) C#
4 26 (23.42%) MS Excel
5 25 (22.52%) CRM
5 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
6 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (21.62%) Dynamics CRM
7 23 (20.72%) Linux
8 21 (18.92%) DNS
9 20 (18.02%) IIS
10 18 (16.22%) Jenkins
10 18 (16.22%) DevOps
11 17 (15.32%) WebSphere
11 17 (15.32%) Finance
12 16 (14.41%) Bash Shell
12 16 (14.41%) TCP/IP
12 16 (14.41%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (14.41%) Puppet
13 15 (13.51%) Active Directory
13 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (13.51%) DHCP
14 14 (12.61%) Ruby
14 14 (12.61%) FTP
14 14 (12.61%) SharePoint
14 14 (12.61%) Unix
14 14 (12.61%) MySQL
14 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
14 14 (12.61%) MongoDB

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 20 (18.02%) IIS
2 17 (15.32%) WebSphere
3 14 (12.61%) SharePoint
4 13 (11.71%) Jetty
4 13 (11.71%) nginx
4 13 (11.71%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.41%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.50%) CMS
7 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.90%) SAS
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (23.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.81%) MS Office
3 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.80%) MS Project
4 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (21.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.50%) Office 365
4 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.80%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.90%) IaaS
6 1 (0.90%) PaaS
6 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.92%) DNS
2 16 (14.41%) TCP/IP
3 15 (13.51%) DHCP
4 14 (12.61%) FTP
5 13 (11.71%) HTTP
5 13 (11.71%) IPsec
6 8 (7.21%) SSL
7 7 (6.31%) SAN
8 6 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (5.41%) Internet
8 6 (5.41%) NAS
9 4 (3.60%) Firewall
10 3 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.80%) Broadband
11 2 (1.80%) Extranet
11 2 (1.80%) Intranet
11 2 (1.80%) ISDN
11 2 (1.80%) PSTN
11 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.61%) MongoDB
2 14 (12.61%) MySQL
3 12 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.70%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.80%) Big Data
9 2 (1.80%) GIS
9 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.90%) DataStage
10 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.71%) Travis CI
3 7 (6.31%) ERwin
4 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Advertising
2 6 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (28.83%) Developer
2 19 (17.12%) CRM Developer
2 19 (17.12%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Developer
4 12 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 11 (9.91%) Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Consultant
8 7 (6.31%) Administrator
9 6 (5.41%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) ETL Tester
10 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.50%) SSIS Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Tester
11 4 (3.60%) Senior DevOps
11 4 (3.60%) SSAS Developer
11 4 (3.60%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.83%) .NET
2 13 (11.71%) Servlets
3 12 (10.81%) Web Services
4 11 (9.91%) LAMP
4 11 (9.91%) LAPP Stack
4 11 (9.91%) LEMP Stack
5 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.21%) .NET Framework
6 8 (7.21%) HTML
7 7 (6.31%) CSS
7 7 (6.31%) jQuery
7 7 (6.31%) XML
8 5 (4.50%) REST
8 5 (4.50%) SOAP
9 4 (3.60%) Entity Framework
9 4 (3.60%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (3.60%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (2.70%) Middleware
10 3 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.50%) NHS
4 4 (3.60%) iSeries
5 3 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.80%) Clustering
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.80%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.80%) Statistics
6 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.80%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Windows
2 23 (20.72%) Linux
3 14 (12.61%) Unix
4 12 (10.81%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.41%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (4.50%) CentOS
6 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) CRM
2 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.22%) DevOps
4 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (11.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.81%) ETL
7 11 (9.91%) ITIL
7 11 (9.91%) Project Management
8 9 (8.11%) Data Modelling
8 9 (8.11%) Migration
9 8 (7.21%) SDLC
10 7 (6.31%) Service Management
10 7 (6.31%) Test Scripting
10 7 (6.31%) Web Development
11 6 (5.41%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (5.41%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.50%) Content Management
12 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.93%) C#
1 31 (27.93%) SQL
2 16 (14.41%) Bash Shell
3 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.61%) Ruby
4 11 (9.91%) Java
4 11 (9.91%) Python
5 8 (7.21%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.41%) Perl
6 6 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) CCNA
1 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
1 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.60%) ISEB
3 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.80%) MCSE
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.90%) CCNP
4 1 (0.90%) CNE
4 1 (0.90%) MCSA
4 1 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.90%) Novell Certification
4 1 (0.90%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.41%) NFS
3 5 (4.50%) Docker
3 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (14.41%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (14.41%) Puppet
2 3 (2.70%) Graphite
2 3 (2.70%) Salt
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.80%) Nagios
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.90%) SCCM
4 1 (0.90%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.90%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) VMware
2 9 (8.11%) Cisco
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) Informatica
4 6 (5.41%) Brocade
4 6 (5.41%) NetApp
5 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.70%) Splunk
7 2 (1.80%) Google
7 2 (1.80%) Lotus
7 2 (1.80%) Polycom
7 2 (1.80%) Remedy
7 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.80%) Verint
8 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.90%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.90%) Citrix
8 1 (0.90%) IBM
8 1 (0.90%) Novell
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
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