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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 91 90 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.51% 16.48% 16.85%
As % of the Vendors category 39.22% 35.29% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 58 33
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £210 £138
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 17 8 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.40 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £23.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
232 255 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 37.00% 46.70% 46.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 167 86
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 23
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -7 52 £350 -6.66% 13
Doncaster +4 13 £120 - 4
Barnsley +5 9 £140 +36.58%
Rotherham +2 6 £375 +25.00% 2
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 51 (36.96%) Windows
2 40 (28.99%) MS Excel
3 34 (24.64%) Active Directory
4 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
5 22 (15.94%) MS Office
6 21 (15.22%) Linux
7 20 (14.49%) ITIL
7 20 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (14.49%) WebSphere
8 18 (13.04%) DHCP
8 18 (13.04%) DNS
9 17 (12.32%) Windows Server
10 16 (11.59%) DevOps
10 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP
10 16 (11.59%) MySQL
10 16 (11.59%) C#
11 15 (10.87%) .NET
11 15 (10.87%) IIS
11 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (10.87%) Project Management
11 15 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
11 15 (10.87%) Jenkins
11 15 (10.87%) Bash Shell
12 14 (10.14%) MongoDB
12 14 (10.14%) nginx
12 14 (10.14%) Office 365
12 14 (10.14%) SC Cleared
12 14 (10.14%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (14.49%) WebSphere
2 15 (10.87%) IIS
3 14 (10.14%) nginx
4 13 (9.42%) Jetty
4 13 (9.42%) Mongrel
4 13 (9.42%) Tomcat
5 12 (8.70%) MS Exchange
6 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
7 9 (6.52%) Skype for Business
8 7 (5.07%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (2.17%) CICS
11 3 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (1.45%) FileNet
12 2 (1.45%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 40 (28.99%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.94%) MS Office
3 11 (7.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.17%) MS Project
5 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.14%) Office 365
2 13 (9.42%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.17%) IaaS
4 3 (2.17%) PaaS
4 3 (2.17%) SaaS
5 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.04%) DHCP
1 18 (13.04%) DNS
2 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP
3 13 (9.42%) FTP
3 13 (9.42%) HTTP
3 13 (9.42%) IPsec
4 8 (5.80%) Skype
5 6 (4.35%) Internet
6 5 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.62%) SAN
7 4 (2.90%) PBX
8 3 (2.17%) Firewall
9 2 (1.45%) Broadband
9 2 (1.45%) ISDN
9 2 (1.45%) LDAP
9 2 (1.45%) PSTN
9 2 (1.45%) SSL
9 2 (1.45%) Telepresence
9 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.59%) MySQL
3 14 (10.14%) MongoDB
4 13 (9.42%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (7.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (5.07%) QlikView
10 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.17%) Power BI
12 2 (1.45%) Big Data
12 2 (1.45%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.42%) Travis CI
3 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.90%) MSTest
5 2 (1.45%) ERwin
5 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (10.14%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Advertising
2 9 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.62%) Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Legal
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (24.64%) Analyst
2 25 (18.12%) Developer
3 17 (12.32%) Service Analyst
3 17 (12.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (10.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 14 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.42%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) Administrator
8 9 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) ETL Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Senior ETL Developer
9 8 (5.80%) SSAS Developer
9 8 (5.80%) SSIS Developer
9 8 (5.80%) SSRS Developer
10 7 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.35%) Business Consultant
11 6 (4.35%) Consultant
11 6 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.87%) .NET
2 14 (10.14%) LAMP
3 13 (9.42%) LAPP Stack
3 13 (9.42%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (9.42%) Servlets
4 9 (6.52%) .NET Framework
5 8 (5.80%) Web Services
6 7 (5.07%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (4.35%) WCF
8 5 (3.62%) Entity Framework
8 5 (3.62%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (2.90%) ADO.NET
9 4 (2.90%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (1.45%) HTML
10 2 (1.45%) J2EE
11 1 (0.72%) ADO
11 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.72%) Middleware
11 1 (0.72%) SOAP
11 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.35%) iSeries
4 5 (3.62%) Statistics
5 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.45%) Clustering
6 2 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.96%) Windows
2 21 (15.22%) Linux
3 17 (12.32%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.52%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.07%) Unix
5 7 (5.07%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.45%) CentOS
9 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.72%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (14.49%) ITIL
2 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (11.59%) DevOps
3 15 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (10.87%) Project Management
4 14 (10.14%) ETL
5 13 (9.42%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (9.42%) Service Management
6 10 (7.25%) CRM
7 9 (6.52%) Migration
7 9 (6.52%) Workflow
8 8 (5.80%) ETL Development
8 8 (5.80%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.62%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (3.62%) MVC
11 4 (2.90%) ERP
11 4 (2.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.59%) C#
2 15 (10.87%) Bash Shell
3 13 (9.42%) Python
3 13 (9.42%) Ruby
4 12 (8.70%) SQL
5 9 (6.52%) Java
5 9 (6.52%) Perl
6 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.45%) C
7 2 (1.45%) Jython
7 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.72%) PHP
8 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.97%) MCSA
3 11 (7.97%) MCSE
4 8 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.35%) CCNA
5 6 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.45%) CCNP
7 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.72%) CNE
7 1 (0.72%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) ISEB
7 1 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.72%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) PMBOK
System Software
1 34 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.17%) Docker
3 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.72%) Squid
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (9.42%) Puppet
2 11 (7.97%) SCCM
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.45%) Nagios
4 2 (1.45%) SCOM
4 2 (1.45%) SCSM
5 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.72%) Plesk
5 1 (0.72%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.72%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (8.70%) Cisco
2 10 (7.25%) VMware
3 9 (6.52%) Citrix
4 7 (5.07%) Dell
4 7 (5.07%) Oracle
5 6 (4.35%) Polycom
5 6 (4.35%) SAP
6 4 (2.90%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.90%) Remedy
7 3 (2.17%) IBM
8 2 (1.45%) Informatica
8 2 (1.45%) Lotus
8 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.45%) Verint
9 1 (0.72%) Apple
9 1 (0.72%) EMC
9 1 (0.72%) Novell
9 1 (0.72%) Peregrine
9 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.72%) Spiceworks
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