The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 17 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 5.10% 18.52% 21.43%
As % of the Vendors category 13.16% 50.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £563 £378 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.00% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £378 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £378 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Microsoft
Manchester

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

Vendors Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
38 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 38.78% 37.04% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 2
Median daily rate £463 £185 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -49.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £175 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £654 £323 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stockport region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Conflict Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Capita
1 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
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