Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Huddersfield with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Microsoft
West Yorkshire > Huddersfield
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Huddersfield 22.58% 38.46% 21.21%
As % of the Vendors category 41.18% 83.33% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Huddersfield median daily rate £363 £421 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.95% +71.94% -10.91%
10th Percentile £319 £353 £220
90th Percentile £416 £499 £267
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Huddersfield median hourly rate £12.50 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.15 £12.13 £13.60
% change year-on-year +16.70% -10.81% +20.84%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Huddersfield.

All Vendors
Huddersfield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 17 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Huddersfield 54.84% 46.15% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 18
Huddersfield median daily rate £275 £355 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.54% +44.90% -18.33%
10th Percentile £170 £326 £213
90th Percentile £425 £498 £323
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Huddersfield median hourly rate £11.40 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £12.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.33% -18.33% +30.86%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Huddersfield

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Huddersfield.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Huddersfield

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Huddersfield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Huddersfield

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Huddersfield region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (14.29%) Logi
4 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Huddersfield 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Logi
1 1 (14.29%) Logi Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Tableau