The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Street region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Street 11.11% 9.52% 6.67%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 20.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Microsoft
Somerset

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

Vendors Category
Street
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Street 33.33% 47.62% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Median daily rate £500 £525 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +85.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Street

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Street

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Street

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Street

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Street

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Street

Microsoft
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Street region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Skype

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Street 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp