The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 61 51 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.49% 14.13% 19.71%
As % of the Vendors category 34.46% 31.29% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 22
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£335 £350 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £195 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 18
Average hourly rate £18.25 £24.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £9.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £57.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
Microsoft
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
177 163 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 47.84% 45.15% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 76 70
Average daily rate £335 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.13 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +1 41 £314 -10.35% 27
Doncaster +1 8 £335 - 8
Barnsley +4 3 £500 - 1
Rotherham -2 3 £375 +226.08% 1
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 41 (37.61%) Windows
2 32 (29.36%) Active Directory
3 31 (28.44%) MS Excel
4 27 (24.77%) SQL
5 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
6 19 (17.43%) ITIL
6 19 (17.43%) SharePoint
7 17 (15.60%) Citrix
7 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (15.60%) Cisco
7 17 (15.60%) MS Office
7 17 (15.60%) VMware
8 16 (14.68%) .NET
9 15 (13.76%) Windows 7
10 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (12.84%) Windows XP
11 13 (11.93%) Blackberry
11 13 (11.93%) Finance
12 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (11.01%) C#
12 12 (11.01%) SCCM
13 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
13 11 (10.09%) SLA
13 11 (10.09%) MS Exchange
13 11 (10.09%) Internet
14 10 (9.17%) NetApp
14 10 (9.17%) HP
14 10 (9.17%) CRM
14 10 (9.17%) Firewall
14 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 19 (17.43%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.09%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.42%) JBoss
3 7 (6.42%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.50%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.67%) Apache
6 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.75%) IIS
7 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.92%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.92%) Lync
9 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (28.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.60%) MS Office
3 6 (5.50%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.67%) MS Project
5 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (7.34%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) Internet
2 10 (9.17%) Firewall
3 9 (8.26%) Wireless
4 8 (7.34%) DNS
5 7 (6.42%) DHCP
5 7 (6.42%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (6.42%) IP Telephony
5 7 (6.42%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.67%) VPN
7 3 (2.75%) LAN
7 3 (2.75%) WAN
8 2 (1.83%) FTP
8 2 (1.83%) SAN
8 2 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.92%) 2G
9 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.67%) MS Access
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.92%) DataStage
8 1 (0.92%) OLAP
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.75%) MSI
3 2 (1.83%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.92%) Maven
4 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 13 (11.93%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.67%) Advertising
3 3 (2.75%) Back Office
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
3 3 (2.75%) German Language
4 2 (1.83%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (1.83%) Cantonese Language
4 2 (1.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) French Language
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Analyst
2 18 (16.51%) Developer
3 10 (9.17%) Service Analyst
3 10 (9.17%) Administrator
3 10 (9.17%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (7.34%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Consultant
5 7 (6.42%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 7 (6.42%) CRM Developer
6 6 (5.50%) IT Support
7 5 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.59%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Support Technician
8 4 (3.67%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) .NET
2 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.42%) HTML
4 5 (4.59%) CSS
4 5 (4.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (4.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (3.67%) XML
6 3 (2.75%) WinForms
6 3 (2.75%) jQuery
7 2 (1.83%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.83%) Ajax
7 2 (1.83%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.83%) Middleware
7 2 (1.83%) Web Services
8 1 (0.92%) COM
8 1 (0.92%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.92%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.92%) WCF
8 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.92%) SAP .NET Connector
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.93%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.50%) iSeries
4 4 (3.67%) NHS
4 4 (3.67%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.75%) Clustering
5 3 (2.75%) CESG
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.83%) FMCG
6 2 (1.83%) W3C
7 1 (0.92%) DTV
7 1 (0.92%) Replication
7 1 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (37.61%) Windows
2 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (13.76%) Windows 7
4 14 (12.84%) Windows XP
5 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.26%) Linux
7 6 (5.50%) UNIX
7 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.67%) Solaris
9 2 (1.83%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.83%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.92%) Android
10 1 (0.92%) AIX
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.43%) ITIL
2 10 (9.17%) CRM
3 7 (6.42%) Migration
4 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (5.50%) Validation
4 6 (5.50%) TDD
4 6 (5.50%) ERP
4 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.59%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.59%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.67%) Data Analysis
6 4 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.67%) Project Management
6 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (3.67%) BCP
7 3 (2.75%) Benchmarking
7 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.75%) Data Modelling
7 3 (2.75%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.77%) SQL
2 12 (11.01%) C#
3 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.42%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.50%) Java
6 5 (4.59%) Perl
7 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.75%) C
8 3 (2.75%) VBScript
8 3 (2.75%) VB
9 2 (1.83%) X++
10 1 (0.92%) RPG
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.59%) MCSE
5 3 (2.75%) MCP
5 3 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.92%) MCTS
7 1 (0.92%) MCITP
7 1 (0.92%) Degree
7 1 (0.92%) CCNA
7 1 (0.92%) CCA
7 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.92%) CCEA
7 1 (0.92%) NCDA
7 1 (0.92%) NCIE
7 1 (0.92%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.92%) Basel II
3 1 (0.92%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) COREP
System Software
1 32 (29.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.34%) vSphere
3 7 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.50%) XenApp
5 4 (3.67%) vCloud
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.75%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.75%) MetaFrame
6 3 (2.75%) XenServer
6 3 (2.75%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.92%) Firmware
8 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (11.01%) SCCM
2 9 (8.26%) SCOM
3 4 (3.67%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (3.67%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.67%) ZABBIX
3 4 (3.67%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.67%) Puppet
3 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (2.75%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.92%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) Cisco
1 17 (15.60%) Citrix
1 17 (15.60%) VMware
2 10 (9.17%) NetApp
2 10 (9.17%) HP
3 7 (6.42%) Oracle
4 6 (5.50%) Remedy
5 5 (4.59%) IBM
5 5 (4.59%) Symantec
6 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.67%) Dell
6 4 (3.67%) EMC
6 4 (3.67%) McAfee
7 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.75%) CA
8 2 (1.83%) Nokia
8 2 (1.83%) SAP
8 2 (1.83%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.92%) Veeam
9 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds
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