The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 334 407 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.44% 13.63% 9.85%
As % of the Vendors category 30.28% 33.75% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 256 125
Median daily rate £350 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 38
Median hourly rate £13.24 £11.75 £12.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.63% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.98 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £20.00 £23.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
Microsoft
England

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

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1103 1206 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 37.77% 40.39% 40.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 749 512
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 60
Median hourly rate £13.81 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.08% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -7 196 £350 +4.47% 89
South Yorkshire -3 65 £375 +25.00% 20
North Yorkshire +2 53 £343 +9.60% 16
East Yorkshire -2 5 £278 -24.74% 3
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Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 226 (32.38%) Windows
2 206 (29.51%) SQL Server
3 202 (28.94%) MS Excel
4 199 (28.51%) SQL
5 162 (23.21%) Active Directory
6 129 (18.48%) .NET
7 125 (17.91%) Windows Server
8 118 (16.91%) CRM
9 105 (15.04%) VMware
10 104 (14.90%) Dynamics CRM
11 102 (14.61%) Finance
12 98 (14.04%) C#
13 90 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
14 86 (12.32%) SharePoint
15 84 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
15 84 (12.03%) MS Office
16 76 (10.89%) Oracle
17 68 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
18 65 (9.31%) ITIL
19 62 (8.88%) MS Exchange
20 60 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
21 57 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
21 57 (8.17%) T-SQL
22 52 (7.45%) JavaScript
22 52 (7.45%) Linux
22 52 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 51 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
24 50 (7.16%) Office 365
24 50 (7.16%) Cisco
25 49 (7.02%) Migration

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 86 (12.32%) SharePoint
2 62 (8.88%) MS Exchange
3 45 (6.45%) IIS
4 30 (4.30%) WebSphere
5 27 (3.87%) BizTalk Server
6 25 (3.58%) Skype for Business
6 25 (3.58%) Tomcat
7 22 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (3.01%) Jetty
8 21 (3.01%) nginx
9 20 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.15%) SAS
14 7 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.86%) WebSphere Portal
16 5 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 202 (28.94%) MS Excel
2 84 (12.03%) MS Office
3 24 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (3.15%) MS Project
5 16 (2.29%) MS Visio
6 14 (2.01%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.29%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 104 (14.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.87%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.14%) Aligne
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Maximo
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (7.16%) Office 365
3 28 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.00%) Google App Engine
5 7 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.86%) SaaS
7 5 (0.72%) IaaS
7 5 (0.72%) PaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.88%) DNS
1 48 (6.88%) Firewall
2 40 (5.73%) DHCP
3 36 (5.16%) SAN
4 35 (5.01%) WAN
5 33 (4.73%) LAN
6 32 (4.58%) TCP/IP
7 30 (4.30%) Network Security
8 28 (4.01%) FTP
9 21 (3.01%) HTTP
10 20 (2.87%) IPsec
11 18 (2.58%) Internet
12 15 (2.15%) Reverse Proxy
12 15 (2.15%) VPN
13 13 (1.86%) SSL
14 10 (1.43%) MPLS
15 7 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.00%) Intranet
15 7 (1.00%) Wireless
16 6 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (5.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 36 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (4.01%) MySQL
9 19 (2.72%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (2.29%) Data Mining
10 16 (2.29%) Oracle Database
11 15 (2.15%) MS Access
11 15 (2.15%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.58%) QlikView
13 11 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (1.29%) Big Data
14 9 (1.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (4.01%) Jenkins
2 27 (3.87%) Visual Studio
3 25 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (2.72%) Travis CI
5 12 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.43%) ERwin
7 8 (1.15%) JIRA
8 5 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.72%) Subversion
9 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.29%) MSI
10 2 (0.29%) NUnit
10 2 (0.29%) Selenium
10 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 102 (14.61%) Finance
2 30 (4.30%) Advertising
3 21 (3.01%) Banking
4 19 (2.72%) Legal
5 10 (1.43%) Retail
6 8 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.00%) Games
8 6 (0.86%) Law
9 4 (0.57%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.57%) iGaming
9 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.57%) Publishing
10 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) Marketing
12 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 152 (21.78%) Developer
2 128 (18.34%) Analyst
3 46 (6.59%) Architect
3 46 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (5.16%) Consultant
5 34 (4.87%) Windows Engineer
6 31 (4.44%) Administrator
7 30 (4.30%) Support Engineer
8 29 (4.15%) CRM Developer
8 29 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 26 (3.72%) Microsoft Developer
10 24 (3.44%) .NET Developer
10 24 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (3.15%) Business Analyst
11 22 (3.15%) Server Engineer
12 21 (3.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 21 (3.01%) Project Manager
12 21 (3.01%) Service Analyst
13 20 (2.87%) Service Desk Analyst
14 19 (2.72%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (18.48%) .NET
2 41 (5.87%) HTML
3 40 (5.73%) ASP.NET
4 38 (5.44%) CSS
5 25 (3.58%) Servlets
6 23 (3.30%) Web Services
7 22 (3.15%) .NET Framework
8 21 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (2.01%) LAMP
10 13 (1.86%) HTML5
10 13 (1.86%) LAPP Stack
10 13 (1.86%) LEMP Stack
10 13 (1.86%) XML
11 12 (1.72%) Entity Framework
12 11 (1.58%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.58%) jQuery
12 11 (1.58%) REST
12 11 (1.58%) SOAP
13 9 (1.29%) CSS3
13 9 (1.29%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.87%) Data Centre
3 25 (3.58%) Clustering
4 24 (3.44%) Social Network
5 21 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.58%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.15%) User Experience
8 7 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.00%) Visualisation
9 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (0.72%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.72%) e-Learning
10 5 (0.72%) iSeries
10 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Licensing
10 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.72%) Statistics
10 5 (0.72%) Video Editing
10 5 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 226 (32.38%) Windows
2 125 (17.91%) Windows Server
3 60 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (7.45%) Linux
5 40 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (5.01%) Windows 7
7 34 (4.87%) Unix
8 27 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.86%) Windows XP
10 11 (1.58%) Apple iOS
10 11 (1.58%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.15%) Android
13 5 (0.72%) AIX
13 5 (0.72%) HPUX
13 5 (0.72%) SUSE
14 4 (0.57%) CentOS
14 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.43%) Solaris
16 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (16.91%) CRM
2 90 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (9.31%) ITIL
5 49 (7.02%) Migration
6 46 (6.59%) ETL
7 44 (6.30%) MVC
8 42 (6.02%) Project Management
9 37 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (4.58%) Data Modelling
11 30 (4.30%) Web Development
12 28 (4.01%) Enterprise Architecture
13 26 (3.72%) DevOps
13 26 (3.72%) Service Management
14 25 (3.58%) ERP
15 23 (3.30%) Unit Testing
16 20 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (2.87%) SOA
16 20 (2.87%) Waterfall
17 19 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 199 (28.51%) SQL
2 98 (14.04%) C#
3 57 (8.17%) T-SQL
4 52 (7.45%) JavaScript
5 41 (5.87%) Java
6 38 (5.44%) PowerShell
7 23 (3.30%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.58%) Bash Shell
8 18 (2.58%) C++
9 17 (2.44%) PHP
9 17 (2.44%) Python
10 16 (2.29%) Ruby
11 15 (2.15%) VBA
12 12 (1.72%) Perl
13 8 (1.15%) VB
14 5 (0.72%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.29%) C
16 2 (0.29%) Jython
16 2 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.15%) Degree
4 20 (2.87%) MCSE
5 19 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.15%) CCNA
8 12 (1.72%) ISEB
8 12 (1.72%) MCSA
9 8 (1.15%) CCNP
10 7 (1.00%) CISSP
11 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.72%) CCDA
13 4 (0.57%) CCIE
13 4 (0.57%) CISA
13 4 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.57%) MCDST
13 4 (0.57%) MCITP
13 4 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.72%) SLA
2 11 (1.58%) QA
3 7 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.29%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 162 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 68 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.30%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.43%) Xen
5 9 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.00%) Docker
6 7 (1.00%) vSphere
6 7 (1.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.86%) VMware Server
7 6 (0.86%) XenApp
8 5 (0.72%) KVM
8 5 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.29%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (5.16%) SCCM
2 21 (3.01%) SCOM
3 17 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.44%) Puppet
4 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (0.86%) vMotion
6 4 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.57%) Opsview
6 4 (0.57%) SCSM
7 3 (0.43%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.29%) Graphite
8 2 (0.29%) Nagios
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.29%) Salt
8 2 (0.29%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (15.04%) VMware
2 76 (10.89%) Oracle
3 50 (7.16%) Cisco
4 42 (6.02%) Citrix
5 26 (3.72%) HP
6 22 (3.15%) Informatica
7 17 (2.44%) Intel Security
8 16 (2.29%) Dell
8 16 (2.29%) IBM
9 13 (1.86%) SAP
10 12 (1.72%) Remedy
11 11 (1.58%) NetApp
12 8 (1.15%) Apple
12 8 (1.15%) Google
13 7 (1.00%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.86%) Sybase
15 5 (0.72%) Adobe
15 5 (0.72%) NETGEAR
15 5 (0.72%) SonicWALL
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