Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 56 69 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 15.05% 20.97% 20.71%
As % of the Vendors category 32.37% 51.11% 39.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 48
North Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £316 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -8.66% +18.38%
10th Percentile £183 £129 £232
90th Percentile £450 £479 £925
Yorkshire median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 15
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.13 £11.50 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.52% -16.73% +10.48%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.15 £13.07
90th Percentile £19.63 £18.43 £15.10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £12.75 £14.13
% change year-on-year +19.61% -9.73% +5.33%

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 173 135 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 46.51% 41.03% 52.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 93 121
North Yorkshire median daily rate £387 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £175 £186 £254
90th Percentile £490 £488 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 26
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £14.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -13.73% +4.92%
10th Percentile £13.34 £10.45 £12.63
90th Percentile £35.90 £20.78 £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.45% +6.66%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -6 17 £325 +18.18% 26
Skipton - 10 £340 - 5
Middlesbrough +2 5 £350 +28.44% 3
Northallerton 0 5 - - 8
Harrogate -2 5 £325 +44.44% 8
Microsoft
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 27 (48.21%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
3 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
4 14 (25.00%) Office 365
5 13 (23.21%) SQL
6 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 11 (19.64%) Migration
8 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
9 9 (16.07%) SCCM
9 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
9 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (14.29%) DNS
10 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
11 7 (12.50%) Windows 10
11 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (10.71%) .NET
12 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
13 5 (8.93%) Public Cloud
13 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (8.93%) C#
13 5 (8.93%) DHCP
13 5 (8.93%) Citrix
13 5 (8.93%) Apple
13 5 (8.93%) VMware
13 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (8.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (7.14%) MSI

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 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Office 365
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.36%) IaaS
3 3 (5.36%) PaaS
3 3 (5.36%) SaaS
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (8.93%) DHCP
3 3 (5.36%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (5.36%) SAN
4 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.79%) Firewall
5 1 (1.79%) FTP
5 1 (1.79%) H.323
5 1 (1.79%) HTTP
5 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) MPLS
5 1 (1.79%) OSPF
5 1 (1.79%) SMTP
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) WAN
5 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.57%) MS Access
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MSI
1 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) MSTest
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (12.50%) Developer
1 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Server Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Applications Packager
4 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Deskside Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) IT Technician
5 3 (5.36%) Office 365 Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Server Technician
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) CSS
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) JSON
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.79%) React
4 1 (1.79%) WCF
4 1 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
1 5 (8.93%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) iPad
2 3 (5.36%) iPhone
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.14%) Android
6 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Migration
2 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.14%) Application Discovery
4 4 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.36%) CRM
5 3 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.36%) Scrum
6 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.57%) CAD
6 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Decision-Making
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL
6 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.57%) Open Source
6 2 (3.57%) Presales
6 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Identification
6 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) C#
3 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) MCSE
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) A+ Certification
2 3 (5.36%) MCSA
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) GDPR
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.79%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.79%) SCSM
3 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Apple
1 5 (8.93%) Citrix
1 5 (8.93%) VMware
2 3 (5.36%) HP
2 3 (5.36%) Remedy
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco
3 2 (3.57%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.79%) Aruba
4 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.79%) Meraki
4 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds