The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 30.56% 17.95% 27.50%
As % of the Vendors category 68.75% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Average daily rate
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£381 £150 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+154.16% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £150 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £9.60 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.40 £18.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Vendors Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
32 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 44.44% 44.87% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 9
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £24.75 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Bath

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bath region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) .NET
4 10 (31.25%) Oracle
4 10 (31.25%) Windows
5 9 (28.13%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (28.13%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (28.13%) Java
5 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
5 9 (28.13%) UNIX
5 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
6 8 (25.00%) C#
7 7 (21.88%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
8 6 (18.75%) MVC
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.50%) WCF
11 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
11 3 (9.38%) CRM
12 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (6.25%) Scrum
12 2 (6.25%) VMware
12 2 (6.25%) Finance
12 2 (6.25%) Migration
12 2 (6.25%) MS Excel

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) FCoE
2 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.13%) Multicast
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.13%) DTS
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) MorphX
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Developer
3 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Analyst Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) WCF
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.13%) WPF
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) MVC
2 3 (9.38%) CRM
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) Scrum
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Data Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) CRUD
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) OOP
4 1 (3.13%) OO
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
3 8 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) X++
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) SRDF
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) NFS
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) Intel
3 1 (3.13%) NetApp
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