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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 15.38% 17.37% 17.12%
As % of the Vendors category 35.48% 32.04% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 29
Median daily rate £244 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.68% +35.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £113 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £925 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +4.28% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £10.75 £13.81 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.15% -6.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £13.31 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £18.76 £17.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.31 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.28% +10.00%  

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 62 103 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 43.36% 54.21% 41.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 130 132
Median daily rate £363 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.22% +21.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.43% -50.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £12.81 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £19.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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
York +1 10 £305 -35.78% 8
Middlesbrough -1 4 £225 +190.32% 1
Selby 0 2 - -
Northallerton +1 1 £198 -23.30% 1
Ripon - 1 £263 -
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 18 (32.14%) .NET
2 17 (30.36%) C#
2 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
3 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (21.43%) SQL
5 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
6 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
7 9 (16.07%) ITIL
7 9 (16.07%) Office 365
8 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 6 (10.71%) Oracle
10 6 (10.71%) DNS
10 6 (10.71%) Citrix
10 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
10 6 (10.71%) VMware
10 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
10 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
11 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
11 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.14%) Migration
12 4 (7.14%) SLA
12 4 (7.14%) DHCP
12 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
12 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange

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 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.57%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (1.79%) OpenROAD
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) DNS
2 4 (7.14%) DHCP
3 3 (5.36%) LAN
3 3 (5.36%) Skype
3 3 (5.36%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (1.79%) Firewall
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) VoIP
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Ingres
6 1 (1.79%) MS Access
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) MSI
2 1 (1.79%) NuGet
2 1 (1.79%) NUnit
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.14%) C# Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.36%) IT Support
6 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.36%) CSS
4 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) XSLT
5 2 (3.57%) Angular 2
5 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.79%) HTML5
6 1 (1.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.57%) PKI
2 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.79%) iPad
3 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Unix
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Solaris
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.36%) Change Management
4 3 (5.36%) MVC
4 3 (5.36%) Project Management
4 3 (5.36%) Software Delivery
4 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.57%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.57%) ETL
5 2 (3.57%) Front End Development
5 2 (3.57%) OO
5 2 (3.57%) Quality Management
5 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) C#
2 12 (21.43%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.36%) VB
4 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.57%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.79%) VB6
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
6 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) HNC
3 3 (5.36%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) CCNA
4 2 (3.57%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.79%) CCNP
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.79%) MCP
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) PMO
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.79%) Netcool
2 1 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) SCOM
2 1 (1.79%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.79%) Unicenter
2 1 (1.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Citrix
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle
1 6 (10.71%) VMware
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco
2 2 (3.57%) HP
2 2 (3.57%) Lotus
2 2 (3.57%) TARGIT
3 1 (1.79%) Apple
3 1 (1.79%) Brocade
3 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.79%) EMC
3 1 (1.79%) Intel
3 1 (1.79%) Meridio
3 1 (1.79%) Mitel
3 1 (1.79%) Veritas
York
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £19.97 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago