The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Oxfordshire / Banbury
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 25.00% 38.89% 19.05%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 63.64% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £300 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.79
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

Vendors Category
Banbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 75.00% 61.11% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 8
Median daily rate £300 £518 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.02% +31.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Banbury region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Banbury region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Banbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Banbury region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Banbury

Microsoft
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Banbury region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Storage Virtualisation

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
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