Period
to 4 April 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesbrough 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 4 April 2020 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
North Yorkshire > Middlesbrough
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 3 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 3 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Middlesbrough 29.63% 16.67% 4.26%
As % of the Vendors category 42.11% 37.50% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £650 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.94% +39.34% +10.91%
10th Percentile £625 £308 £298
90th Percentile £675 £488 £313
North Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £314
% change year-on-year +21.43% +11.55% -16.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.04 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.15% - -
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 £14.85 £15.86
% change year-on-year +9.09% -6.37% +32.17%

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 Middlesbrough.

All Vendors
Middlesbrough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesbrough 70.37% 44.44% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 19
Median daily rate £650 £313 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.00% +8.70% -23.33%
10th Percentile £625 £286 £263
90th Percentile £675 £428 £326
North Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -3.75% +33.33% -16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.04 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.15% - -
Median hourly rate £16.20 £14.93 £15.31
% change year-on-year +8.54% -2.48% +5.70%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesbrough

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Middlesbrough.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesbrough

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Middlesbrough.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesbrough

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Middlesbrough.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Middlesbrough

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Middlesbrough

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft in Middlesbrough over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Microsoft in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Middlesbrough region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
3 3 (37.50%) Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Back Office
3 3 (37.50%) Handset
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) SaaS
4 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 2 (25.00%) IaaS
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Tech Ops

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesbrough 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Azure
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DTS
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
1 3 (37.50%) Handset
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) VMware