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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 16 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 43 48 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.41% 10.96% 17.08%
As % of the Vendors category 27.22% 29.81% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 25
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £114 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £10.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% +11.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £9.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £16.25 £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +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
158 161 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.92% 36.76% 49.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 110 65
Median daily rate £350 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -71.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £9.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.18 £16.25 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
2 26 (27.37%) Windows
3 20 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 20 (21.05%) MS Office
4 18 (18.95%) Linux
4 18 (18.95%) Active Directory
4 18 (18.95%) Finance
5 15 (15.79%) WebSphere
5 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (14.74%) SQL
7 12 (12.63%) MySQL
7 12 (12.63%) Cisco
8 11 (11.58%) MS Visio
8 11 (11.58%) Data Centre
9 10 (10.53%) DevOps
9 10 (10.53%) Migration
9 10 (10.53%) Project Management
9 10 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.47%) CheckPoint
10 9 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (9.47%) Perl
10 9 (9.47%) Java
10 9 (9.47%) IIS
10 9 (9.47%) Bash Shell
10 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (9.47%) NetScaler
11 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (8.42%) Jenkins

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 15 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.47%) IIS
3 8 (8.42%) nginx
3 8 (8.42%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (7.37%) Jetty
4 7 (7.37%) Mongrel
4 7 (7.37%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.26%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.21%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.16%) CICS
8 2 (2.11%) FileNet
8 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.11%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
2 20 (21.05%) MS Office
3 11 (11.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (4.21%) MS Project
5 4 (4.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (7.37%) Office 365
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.05%) IaaS
3 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (9.47%) NetScaler
3 8 (8.42%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (8.42%) DHCP
3 8 (8.42%) DNS
3 8 (8.42%) NX-OS
3 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (7.37%) FCoE
4 7 (7.37%) FTP
4 7 (7.37%) HTTP
4 7 (7.37%) IPsec
5 4 (4.21%) Skype
6 3 (3.16%) LAN
6 3 (3.16%) WAN
7 2 (2.11%) FWSM
7 2 (2.11%) LDAP
7 2 (2.11%) Network Security
7 2 (2.11%) PBX
7 2 (2.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.63%) MySQL
3 9 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.42%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.21%) MS Access
6 4 (4.21%) QlikView
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.16%) Big Data
7 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.05%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.05%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.05%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.37%) Travis CI
3 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (18.95%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Advertising
3 5 (5.26%) Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.16%) Legal
6 2 (2.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (15.79%) Developer
2 14 (14.74%) Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Administrator
3 11 (11.58%) DBA
4 9 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) SQL DBA
4 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (7.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) WebSphere Administrator
8 5 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 4 (4.21%) IT Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Network Designer
9 4 (4.21%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) QlikView Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) IBM Integration Bus
1 8 (8.42%) LAMP
2 7 (7.37%) .NET
2 7 (7.37%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (7.37%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (7.37%) Servlets
3 6 (6.32%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (4.21%) ADO
4 4 (4.21%) Web Services
5 3 (3.16%) ActiveX
5 3 (3.16%) DAO
5 3 (3.16%) WCF
6 2 (2.11%) CSS
6 2 (2.11%) J2EE
6 2 (2.11%) REST
7 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.05%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.05%) HTML
7 1 (1.05%) Marionette.js
7 1 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.58%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (7.37%) iSeries
4 6 (6.32%) Replication
5 5 (5.26%) Statistics
6 4 (4.21%) Clustering
7 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.11%) Fintech
9 1 (1.05%) NHS
9 1 (1.05%) Tandem
9 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.37%) Windows
2 18 (18.95%) Linux
3 8 (8.42%) Unix
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.05%) CentOS
7 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.53%) DevOps
1 10 (10.53%) Migration
1 10 (10.53%) Project Management
2 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (8.42%) CRM
4 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (7.37%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (6.32%) ETL
6 5 (5.26%) Process Improvement
7 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.21%) ERP
7 4 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.16%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) Information Management
8 3 (3.16%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.16%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.16%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.16%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.74%) SQL
2 9 (9.47%) Bash Shell
2 9 (9.47%) Java
2 9 (9.47%) Perl
3 7 (7.37%) Python
3 7 (7.37%) Ruby
4 4 (4.21%) C#
4 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.21%) VB
5 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.16%) VBA
6 2 (2.11%) Jython
6 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.05%) C
7 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.16%) MCSE
4 2 (2.11%) CCNA
4 2 (2.11%) CCNP
4 2 (2.11%) Degree
4 2 (2.11%) MCSA
4 2 (2.11%) OCP
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) Docker
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) Squid
3 1 (1.05%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) vSphere
3 1 (1.05%) XenApp
3 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (8.42%) SCCM
2 7 (7.37%) Puppet
3 2 (2.11%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.05%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Cisco
2 9 (9.47%) CheckPoint
3 7 (7.37%) Brocade
3 7 (7.37%) F5
3 7 (7.37%) SAP
3 7 (7.37%) VMware
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle
5 5 (5.26%) Citrix
5 5 (5.26%) Dell
6 3 (3.16%) IBM
7 2 (2.11%) Polycom
7 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.11%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.05%) BT
8 1 (1.05%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.05%) Remedy
8 1 (1.05%) Sybase
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