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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 11 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 51 85 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.62% 16.80% 15.47%
As % of the Vendors category 34.69% 32.08% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 54 33
Median daily rate £350 £361 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 15
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.90 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £21.60 £20.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.90 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +9.65%

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
147 265 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 33.49% 52.37% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 172 89
Median daily rate £363 £390 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £235 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £565 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £9.67 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.80 £21.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -12 33 £375 - 11
Doncaster -1 6 £258 +0.98% 8
Rotherham 0 5 £313 - 1
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 40 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 38 (30.16%) Windows
3 30 (23.81%) SQL
4 27 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 26 (20.63%) Active Directory
6 23 (18.25%) VMware
7 22 (17.46%) .NET
8 20 (15.87%) MS Office
8 20 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 17 (13.49%) Finance
10 17 (13.49%) ETL
11 16 (12.70%) C#
11 16 (12.70%) Cisco
12 15 (11.90%) Windows Server
12 15 (11.90%) Office 365
13 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (10.32%) Windows 7
14 13 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (10.32%) Migration
15 12 (9.52%) MS Exchange
15 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (8.73%) Skype for Business
16 11 (8.73%) Skype
16 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (8.73%) PBX
16 11 (8.73%) Web Services
16 11 (8.73%) WCF

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 12 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.73%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.79%) nginx
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 27 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 20 (15.87%) MS Office
3 6 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.97%) MS Project
4 5 (3.97%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.79%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.90%) Office 365
2 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.59%) IaaS
5 2 (1.59%) PaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) PBX
1 11 (8.73%) Skype
2 10 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 8 (6.35%) SAN
5 7 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (5.56%) FCoE
5 7 (5.56%) NX-OS
6 5 (3.97%) Internet
6 5 (3.97%) VoIP
7 4 (3.17%) NAS
7 4 (3.17%) VPN
8 3 (2.38%) DNS
8 3 (2.38%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.38%) VLAN
9 2 (1.59%) DHCP
9 2 (1.59%) LAN
9 2 (1.59%) WAN
10 1 (0.79%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (5.56%) MySQL
9 5 (3.97%) MS Access
9 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.38%) Power BI
11 2 (1.59%) Big Data
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.59%) QlikView
12 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.79%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.79%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.17%) MSTest
2 4 (3.17%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.38%) ReSharper
3 3 (2.38%) Subversion
3 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.38%) YouTrack
4 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Advertising
2 9 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.97%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (26.98%) Developer
2 12 (9.52%) Analyst
2 12 (9.52%) Consultant
2 12 (9.52%) DBA
3 11 (8.73%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 11 (8.73%) Support Engineer
4 10 (7.94%) ETL Developer
4 10 (7.94%) SQL DBA
4 10 (7.94%) SSIS Developer
5 9 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 7 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 7 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) Business Consultant
7 6 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (4.76%) Lync Consultant
7 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
7 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.46%) .NET
2 11 (8.73%) WCF
2 11 (8.73%) Web Services
3 5 (3.97%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.97%) Entity Framework
4 4 (3.17%) ADO.NET
4 4 (3.17%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (2.38%) ActiveX
5 3 (2.38%) ADO
5 3 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.38%) CSS
5 3 (2.38%) DAO
5 3 (2.38%) HTML
5 3 (2.38%) MDX
5 3 (2.38%) WinForms
6 2 (1.59%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.59%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.79%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.35%) Replication
3 7 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (3.97%) Clustering
4 5 (3.97%) NHS
5 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) Fintech
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.79%) iSeries
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.16%) Windows
2 15 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (10.32%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.35%) Linux
6 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.38%) Unix
7 3 (2.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.59%) Solaris
8 2 (1.59%) SUSE
9 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (13.49%) ETL
3 13 (10.32%) Migration
4 8 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (6.35%) ITIL
5 7 (5.56%) CRM
5 7 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (4.76%) ERP
6 6 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.76%) Service Management
7 5 (3.97%) Data Modelling
7 5 (3.97%) MVC
7 5 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.17%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.17%) Project Management
8 4 (3.17%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.17%) Use Case
8 4 (3.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.81%) SQL
2 16 (12.70%) C#
3 9 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.97%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.97%) VBA
5 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (2.38%) VB
7 2 (1.59%) C
7 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.79%) Java
8 1 (0.79%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.38%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.59%) Degree
6 2 (1.59%) MCSE
6 2 (1.59%) OCP
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.79%) CCNA
7 1 (0.79%) CCNP
7 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (2.38%) PMO
3 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 26 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.97%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.38%) vSphere
5 2 (1.59%) Docker
5 2 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.59%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.59%) XenApp
5 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.79%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.79%) Squid
6 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) SCCM
2 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.59%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.79%) DameWare
3 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) Plesk
3 1 (0.79%) SCOM
3 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (18.25%) VMware
2 16 (12.70%) Cisco
3 8 (6.35%) CheckPoint
4 7 (5.56%) Brocade
4 7 (5.56%) F5
4 7 (5.56%) Oracle
4 7 (5.56%) Polycom
5 6 (4.76%) Citrix
6 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.97%) Tableau
7 4 (3.17%) DevExpress
7 4 (3.17%) NetApp
7 4 (3.17%) SAP
8 3 (2.38%) EMC
8 3 (2.38%) HP
9 2 (1.59%) IBM
9 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.59%) Symantec
9 2 (1.59%) Veritas
10 1 (0.79%) Veeam
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