Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 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
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 63 75 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 16.45% 22.06% 22.82%
As % of the Vendors category 35.39% 58.59% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 46
North Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £275 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -17.60% +11.25%
10th Percentile £200 £115 £218
90th Percentile £470 £498 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 16
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.93 £13.81 £14.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.07% -2.37% -5.70%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.45 £12.13
90th Percentile £17.16 £18.34 £15.09
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% +2.98%

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 178 128 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 46.48% 37.65% 53.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 88 123
North Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.73% -1.79% +6.06%
10th Percentile £200 £129 £254
90th Percentile £475 £488 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 24
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.66 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.68% -5.70% +0.52%
10th Percentile £13.10 £10.53 £12.48
90th Percentile £37.20 £18.07 £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £14.48
% change year-on-year +4.44% +1.17% +6.51%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 -4 22 £350 +59.09% 20
Skipton - 11 £288 - 8
Middlesbrough +6 6 £350 -3.45% 6
Northallerton 0 3 - - 1
Harrogate -7 3 £325 +44.44% 10
Redcar - 1 - -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 15 (23.81%) Migration
3 15 (23.81%) Office 365
4 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
6 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
6 10 (15.87%) VMware
6 10 (15.87%) Windows 10
7 9 (14.29%) SCCM
7 9 (14.29%) ITIL
8 8 (12.70%) DNS
8 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
9 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.52%) Finance
10 6 (9.52%) Citrix
10 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (7.94%) Cisco
11 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
11 5 (7.94%) DHCP
11 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (7.94%) Public Cloud
11 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (17.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) Office 365
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.35%) SaaS
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.76%) IaaS
4 3 (4.76%) PaaS
5 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) DNS
2 5 (7.94%) DHCP
2 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) FTP
4 1 (1.59%) HTTP
4 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.59%) IPsec
4 1 (1.59%) LAN
4 1 (1.59%) MPLS
4 1 (1.59%) OSPF
4 1 (1.59%) SMTP
4 1 (1.59%) SSL
4 1 (1.59%) VoIP
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
4 1 (1.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.17%) MS Access
3 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MSI
1 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) MSTest
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (11.11%) Developer
2 6 (9.52%) Administrator
2 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Applications Packager
4 4 (6.35%) Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Project Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Server Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Tester
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) IT Technician
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) CSS
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) JSON
3 2 (3.17%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.59%) Middleware
4 1 (1.59%) React
4 1 (1.59%) WCF
4 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.59%) iPad
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Windows 10
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.17%) Android
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Migration
2 9 (14.29%) ITIL
3 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (6.35%) Application Discovery
5 4 (6.35%) Application Packaging
5 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.35%) Time Management
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.76%) Change Control
6 3 (4.76%) CRM
6 3 (4.76%) ETL
6 3 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Scrum
6 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.17%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Identification
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) C#
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.17%) Java
4 2 (3.17%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) MCSE
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.59%) CCNA
3 1 (1.59%) CCNP
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCP
3 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) GDPR
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.35%) vSphere
4 2 (3.17%) Firmware
4 2 (3.17%) XenApp
5 1 (1.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.17%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.59%) SCSM
4 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) VMware
2 6 (9.52%) Citrix
3 5 (7.94%) Cisco
4 3 (4.76%) Apple
4 3 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Remedy
6 1 (1.59%) Aruba
6 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) Meraki
6 1 (1.59%) Mitel
6 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.59%) TOWER Software