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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 27.91% 45.83% 42.86%
As % of the Vendors category 54.55% 73.33% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £263 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £185 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £265 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.41 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +27.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +2.16%
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
22 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 51.16% 62.50% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Median daily rate £325 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.41 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% +27.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.06 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.30 £14.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 9 (34.62%) Service Management
1 9 (34.62%) SLA
2 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (30.77%) Driving Licence
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) MS Office
4 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 6 (23.08%) CCTV
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (11.54%) AirWatch
7 3 (11.54%) SCCM
7 3 (11.54%) Android
7 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (11.54%) MCDST
7 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 3 (11.54%) MCP
7 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.54%) ETL

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 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) Power BI
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.85%) QlikView
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Field Support Technician
2 6 (23.08%) Support Technician
3 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Trainer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Trainer
5 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) CRM Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Driving Licence
2 6 (23.08%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Service Management
2 6 (23.08%) Information Security
3 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
6 1 (3.85%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) MCDST
1 3 (11.54%) MCP
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) AirWatch
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Progress
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
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