Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 20 November 2017 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
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 77 95 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 22.65% 22.84% 17.34%
As % of the Vendors category 58.78% 44.19% 41.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 52
North Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £228 £175
90th Percentile £488 £925 £423
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 18
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.66 £14.15 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.46% -8.74% +24.00%
10th Percentile £10.38 £13.09 £11.70
90th Percentile £18.61 £15.09 £45.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.37 £13.55
% change year-on-year -1.15% +6.03% +8.38%

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 North Yorkshire.

All Vendors
North Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 131 215 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 38.53% 51.68% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 115 124
North Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £343 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.11% +3.79% -17.50%
10th Percentile £123 £254 £225
90th Percentile £488 £475 £468
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 17
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.66 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.83% -3.33% +18.86%
10th Percentile £10.53 £13.11 £11.60
90th Percentile £20.58 £18.75 £37.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -2.07% +6.66% +3.58%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in North Yorkshire

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in North Yorkshire

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in North Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in North Yorkshire

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in North Yorkshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in North 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 North Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +1 48 £215 -49.41% 8
Selby - 14 - -
Northallerton +1 4 £255 -0.97%
Middlesbrough -4 3 £363 +5.45% 2
Harrogate +3 1 £225 -42.86% 2
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 36 (46.75%) Active Directory
2 32 (41.56%) Windows
3 24 (31.17%) Office 365
4 22 (28.57%) Migration
5 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
7 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 11 (14.29%) WAN
8 11 (14.29%) VMware
9 10 (12.99%) DNS
9 10 (12.99%) Skype
10 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
10 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (11.69%) LAN
10 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Project
11 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (10.39%) C#
11 8 (10.39%) SQL
11 8 (10.39%) ITIL
12 7 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (9.09%) Cisco
12 7 (9.09%) .NET
12 7 (9.09%) MCDST
12 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.09%) SaaS
12 7 (9.09%) PaaS
12 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.90%) MS Project Server
3 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (31.17%) Office 365
2 7 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.09%) PaaS
2 7 (9.09%) SaaS
3 4 (5.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) WAN
2 10 (12.99%) DNS
2 10 (12.99%) Skype
3 9 (11.69%) LAN
4 5 (6.49%) VoIP
5 4 (5.19%) Firewall
5 4 (5.19%) VPN
6 3 (3.90%) SAN
6 3 (3.90%) Wireless
7 2 (2.60%) DHCP
7 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.30%) Intranet
8 1 (1.30%) Network Security
8 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) OLAP
4 1 (1.30%) Power BI
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.19%) Advertising
3 3 (3.90%) Automotive
3 3 (3.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (16.88%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Desktop Support
3 9 (11.69%) Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Azure Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Office 365 Trainer
6 6 (7.79%) Trainer
7 5 (6.49%) Coordinator
7 5 (6.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) IT Support
7 5 (6.49%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) EDI
3 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
5 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.30%) CSS
5 1 (1.30%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.30%) jQuery
5 1 (1.30%) Web Services
5 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.56%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.30%) Unix
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Migration
2 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (10.39%) ITIL
4 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.19%) Project Management
6 3 (3.90%) Change Management
6 3 (3.90%) Information Security
6 3 (3.90%) Patch Management
6 3 (3.90%) Service Management
7 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.60%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (2.60%) ETL
7 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.30%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) C#
1 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.60%) X++
3 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.30%) VB
3 1 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.09%) MCDST
3 5 (6.49%) MCSE
4 3 (3.90%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) CCNP
6 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.30%) ISEB
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) GDPR
2 3 (3.90%) PMO
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (46.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.60%) XenApp
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (5.19%) SCCM
3 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.30%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) VMware
2 7 (9.09%) Cisco
3 6 (7.79%) Citrix
4 2 (2.60%) Intel
4 2 (2.60%) Juniper
4 2 (2.60%) McAfee
5 1 (1.30%) Apple
5 1 (1.30%) Avaya
5 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.30%) Mitel
5 1 (1.30%) NetApp
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) Remedy
5 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.30%) Sophos
5 1 (1.30%) Veeam