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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 18 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 3.03% 14.63% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 60.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
39 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 39.39% 24.39% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 4
Median daily rate £423 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.00% -26.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £250 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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
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 30 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
2 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
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