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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 4 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 33 54 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 18.23% 25.47% 13.81%
As % of the Vendors category 41.25% 56.25% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 21
Median daily rate £400 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £118 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £423 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.81 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.10% +6.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.31 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £32.50 £13.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -5.33% +1.01%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 80 96 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 44.20% 45.28% 51.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 83
Median daily rate £425 £300 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -25.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.48 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.12% +11.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £32.50 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesbrough - 12 £275 - 3
York -5 9 £425 +41.66% 15
Selby - 4 £525 -
Northallerton +1 2 £198 - 4
Skipton - 2 - -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 27 (42.86%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 20 (31.75%) .NET
4 18 (28.57%) C#
5 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 13 (20.63%) Windows Server
7 12 (19.05%) MS Office
8 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
8 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
8 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (15.87%) SQL
10 9 (14.29%) SCCM
10 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (12.70%) ITIL
11 8 (12.70%) Citrix
11 8 (12.70%) VMware
12 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
13 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
13 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
13 6 (9.52%) DNS
13 6 (9.52%) Oracle
13 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
13 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
14 5 (7.94%) Project Management
14 5 (7.94%) MVC
14 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V

Microsoft
Top Related 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 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.17%) MS Project Server
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.05%) MS Office
3 5 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.17%) MS Project
6 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.94%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) DNS
2 5 (7.94%) DHCP
3 4 (6.35%) Firewall
3 4 (6.35%) NetScaler
3 4 (6.35%) Network Security
4 2 (3.17%) LAN
4 2 (3.17%) Skype
4 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) VPN
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) Power BI
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.17%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.59%) MSI
4 1 (1.59%) NuGet
4 1 (1.59%) NUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
4 1 (1.59%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (6.35%) Law
2 3 (4.76%) Advertising
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Architect
3 6 (9.52%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.94%) C# Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Service Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Citrix Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.35%) Web Services
3 4 (6.35%) XML
4 3 (4.76%) XSLT
5 2 (3.17%) Angular 2
5 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.17%) CSS
5 2 (3.17%) HTML
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.59%) Clustering
2 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.59%) iPad
2 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.59%) PKI
2 1 (1.59%) PMI
2 1 (1.59%) User Experience
2 1 (1.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Windows
2 13 (20.63%) Windows Server
3 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) Android
7 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.59%) CentOS
7 1 (1.59%) Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) ITIL
2 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (7.94%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (7.94%) MVC
2 5 (7.94%) Project Management
2 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.35%) CRM
3 4 (6.35%) Disk Encryption
3 4 (6.35%) Migration
3 4 (6.35%) Software Deployment
4 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.76%) ETL
4 3 (4.76%) Software Delivery
4 3 (4.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.17%) Front End Development
5 2 (3.17%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.17%) SDLC
5 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) C#
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.94%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.76%) VB
5 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.59%) VB6
7 1 (1.59%) VBScript
7 1 (1.59%) XAML
7 1 (1.59%) XPath
7 1 (1.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) CCA
3 4 (6.35%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.76%) HNC
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) PMO
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.35%) XenApp
4 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.35%) NetVault Backup
2 4 (6.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (6.35%) WSUS
3 1 (1.59%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Citrix
1 8 (12.70%) VMware
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) AppSense
3 4 (6.35%) Dell
3 4 (6.35%) Symantec
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco
4 2 (3.17%) Lotus
5 1 (1.59%) Brocade
5 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Intel
5 1 (1.59%) TARGIT
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