Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 41 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 16.60% 15.41% 17.46%
As % of the Vendors category 35.96% 35.61% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 31
North Yorkshire median daily rate £281 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -10.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £158 £194 £150
90th Percentile £504 £391 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.85 £17.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.34% +54.35% -18.70%
10th Percentile £13.02 £15.03 £10.45
90th Percentile £17.10 £26.56 £14.70
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -3.83% +25.00% -12.12%

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 114 132 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 46.15% 43.28% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 99 81
North Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -16.67% +14.07%
10th Percentile £200 £156 £198
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.85 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +50.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £13.02 £15.02 £10.20
90th Percentile £17.10 £27.80 £21.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.54 £13.00
% change year-on-year -14.46% +34.88% -7.14%

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019. 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 +2 18 £425 +41.67% 7
Skipton +1 5 £180 -42.40% 1
Middlesbrough +11 4 £425 +39.34% 3
Harrogate -5 3 - - 2
Knaresborough - 3 £235 -
Northallerton +1 1 £250 -16.67% 1
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 16 (39.02%) Windows
1 16 (39.02%) Office 365
2 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
6 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
6 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.63%) Finance
7 6 (14.63%) Migration
7 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
7 6 (14.63%) DNS
7 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
7 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
8 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (12.20%) PKI
8 5 (12.20%) Degree
8 5 (12.20%) SCCM
9 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
9 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (7.32%) CentOS
10 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
10 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
10 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
10 3 (7.32%) Decision-Making
10 3 (7.32%) .NET
10 3 (7.32%) SQL

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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.44%) InfoPath
5 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Office 365
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.88%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.44%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) DHCP
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) LAN
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.88%) VLAN
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Broadband
4 1 (2.44%) HTTP
4 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.44%) NAS
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.44%) GIS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) OLAP
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Power BI
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Desktop Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) Desktop Support
1 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Migration Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) LDAP
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) PKI
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) iPad
3 2 (4.88%) iPhone
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) Lidar
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.32%) CentOS
5 3 (7.32%) Debian
5 3 (7.32%) Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.88%) Android
6 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (14.63%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) Decision-Making
3 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
3 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) Antivirus Management
4 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.88%) CAD
4 2 (4.88%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (4.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (4.88%) Data Management
4 2 (4.88%) DevOps
4 2 (4.88%) ERP
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CAPM
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.88%) PMP
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.88%) Apple
2 2 (4.88%) Asigra
2 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix
2 2 (4.88%) McAfee
2 2 (4.88%) Veeam
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) CA
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Nintex
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) TOWER Software