The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.53% 20.00% 37.93%
As % of the Vendors category 46.15% 57.14% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.21 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +25.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Microsoft
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 55.32% 35.00% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.21 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.60 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £13.41 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

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

1 8 (27.59%) MS Office
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) Service Management
2 7 (24.14%) Driving Licence
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
4 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (17.24%) SLA
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 4 (13.79%) CCTV
5 4 (13.79%) General Ledger
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security
5 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) MCP
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Office
2 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.45%) OpenScape
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.90%) Power BI
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) QlikView
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) General Ledger
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Business Systems Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Finance Business Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Finance Systems Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Financial Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Financial Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Field Support Technician
3 4 (13.79%) Implementation Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Support Technician
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Trainer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Trainer
6 1 (3.45%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Driving Licence
2 4 (13.79%) CCTV
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Service Management
2 4 (13.79%) Information Security
3 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) ETL
4 2 (6.90%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCDST
1 3 (10.34%) MCP
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos
4 1 (3.45%) Progress
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau
4 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard