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 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 47 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.85% 14.95% 18.21%
As % of the Vendors category 27.81% 30.62% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 36
Median daily rate £375 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £219 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.01% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Median hourly rate £11.25 £11.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £20.50 £19.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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
169 209 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 39.03% 48.83% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 114 87
Median daily rate £440 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £189 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 17
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.67% -7.54%
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 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -8 33 £414 +29.29% 12
Rotherham +6 4 £263 -25.00% 4
Doncaster +2 4 £275 -8.33% 4
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 45 (31.69%) Windows
2 39 (27.46%) .NET
3 37 (26.06%) C#
4 35 (24.65%) SQL
5 32 (22.54%) CRM
6 31 (21.83%) MS Excel
7 30 (21.13%) SQL Server
7 30 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (20.42%) Dynamics CRM
9 26 (18.31%) Linux
10 24 (16.90%) DNS
11 22 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (15.49%) Active Directory
12 20 (14.08%) IIS
12 20 (14.08%) Finance
13 19 (13.38%) JavaScript
13 19 (13.38%) SharePoint
14 18 (12.68%) DHCP
14 18 (12.68%) ITIL
14 18 (12.68%) Jenkins
14 18 (12.68%) DevOps
15 17 (11.97%) MongoDB
15 17 (11.97%) Windows Server
15 17 (11.97%) WebSphere
15 17 (11.97%) VMware
15 17 (11.97%) MS Office
15 17 (11.97%) TCP/IP
16 16 (11.27%) Web Services
16 16 (11.27%) Puppet
16 16 (11.27%) Bash Shell

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 (14.08%) IIS
2 19 (13.38%) SharePoint
3 17 (11.97%) WebSphere
4 13 (9.15%) Jetty
4 13 (9.15%) nginx
4 13 (9.15%) Tomcat
5 10 (7.04%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.52%) CMS
7 4 (2.82%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.41%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.70%) SAS
10 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (21.83%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.97%) MS Office
3 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.11%) MS Project
5 2 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (20.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.15%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.34%) Office 365
4 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.11%) IaaS
5 3 (2.11%) PaaS
5 3 (2.11%) SaaS
6 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.41%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.90%) DNS
2 18 (12.68%) DHCP
3 17 (11.97%) TCP/IP
4 14 (9.86%) FTP
5 13 (9.15%) HTTP
5 13 (9.15%) IPsec
6 11 (7.75%) SAN
7 8 (5.63%) SSL
8 6 (4.23%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (4.23%) Internet
8 6 (4.23%) NAS
9 4 (2.82%) Firewall
10 3 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.11%) Intranet
11 2 (1.41%) Broadband
11 2 (1.41%) Extranet
11 2 (1.41%) ISDN
11 2 (1.41%) PSTN
11 2 (1.41%) Telepresence
11 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.97%) MongoDB
3 14 (9.86%) MySQL
4 13 (9.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (4.23%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (3.52%) Power BI
10 4 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.82%) QlikView
10 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.11%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.41%) Big Data
12 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (12.68%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.15%) Travis CI
3 7 (4.93%) ERwin
4 5 (3.52%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.82%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.41%) JIRA
7 1 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (14.08%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Advertising
3 6 (4.23%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.11%) Banking
5 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (28.87%) Developer
2 22 (15.49%) CRM Developer
2 22 (15.49%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 18 (12.68%) Microsoft Developer
4 16 (11.27%) Analyst
5 12 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 10 (7.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) Consultant
7 9 (6.34%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.93%) Administrator
9 6 (4.23%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) SSIS Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.52%) SSAS Developer
10 5 (3.52%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.46%) .NET
2 16 (11.27%) Web Services
3 13 (9.15%) Servlets
4 12 (8.45%) .NET Framework
4 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET
5 11 (7.75%) LAMP
5 11 (7.75%) LAPP Stack
5 11 (7.75%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (5.63%) HTML
7 7 (4.93%) CSS
7 7 (4.93%) jQuery
7 7 (4.93%) XML
8 6 (4.23%) Entity Framework
8 6 (4.23%) REST
8 6 (4.23%) SOAP
9 5 (3.52%) RESTful
10 4 (2.82%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (2.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.23%) NHS
4 4 (2.82%) iSeries
4 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.11%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.41%) Clustering
6 2 (1.41%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.41%) Statistics
6 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.69%) Windows
2 26 (18.31%) Linux
3 17 (11.97%) Windows Server
4 14 (9.86%) Unix
5 6 (4.23%) Data ONTAP
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.52%) CentOS
6 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.70%) VMS
8 1 (0.70%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.54%) CRM
2 30 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (12.68%) DevOps
4 18 (12.68%) ITIL
5 15 (10.56%) Project Management
6 14 (9.86%) ETL
7 13 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.75%) Migration
9 10 (7.04%) SDLC
10 9 (6.34%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.63%) Test Scripting
12 7 (4.93%) Service Management
12 7 (4.93%) Web Development
12 7 (4.93%) Workflow
13 6 (4.23%) Dimensional Modelling
13 6 (4.23%) Open Source
13 6 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (4.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.06%) C#
2 35 (24.65%) SQL
3 19 (13.38%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.27%) Bash Shell
5 14 (9.86%) Python
5 14 (9.86%) Ruby
6 11 (7.75%) Java
7 8 (5.63%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.23%) Perl
8 6 (4.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.63%) Degree
2 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.52%) CCNA
4 5 (3.52%) MCSE
5 4 (2.82%) ISEB
5 4 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.82%) MCSA
6 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.70%) CCNP
7 1 (0.70%) CNE
7 1 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.70%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.70%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.70%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.63%) Docker
3 7 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.23%) NFS
5 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (11.27%) Puppet
2 6 (4.23%) SCCM
3 3 (2.11%) Graphite
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (2.11%) Salt
3 3 (2.11%) SCOM
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.41%) Nagios
4 2 (1.41%) SCSM
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.70%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.70%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (11.97%) VMware
2 11 (7.75%) Cisco
2 11 (7.75%) Oracle
3 7 (4.93%) Informatica
4 6 (4.23%) Brocade
4 6 (4.23%) Citrix
4 6 (4.23%) NetApp
5 4 (2.82%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.11%) Remedy
6 3 (2.11%) Splunk
7 2 (1.41%) Dell
7 2 (1.41%) Google
7 2 (1.41%) Lotus
7 2 (1.41%) Polycom
7 2 (1.41%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.41%) Verint
8 1 (0.70%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.70%) EMC
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
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