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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 16 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 21.62% 19.48% 18.60%
As % of the Vendors category 53.33% 57.69% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £150 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £150 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £310 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.25 £14.00 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.00 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £14.80 £15.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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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
30 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 40.54% 33.77% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 5
Average daily rate £350 £313 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £413 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £15.00 £30.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bath region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Bath

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) Oracle
4 8 (29.63%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) UNIX
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
5 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
7 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.11%) CRM
9 3 (11.11%) OOP
9 3 (11.11%) VMware
9 3 (11.11%) Back Office
9 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (11.11%) X++
9 3 (11.11%) Document Management
10 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) DTS
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) MorphX
General
1 3 (11.11%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Developer
4 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.70%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.41%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) UNIX
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) MVC
2 3 (11.11%) OOP
2 3 (11.11%) CRM
2 3 (11.11%) Document Management
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.41%) SOA
3 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.70%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) OO
4 1 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
4 5 (18.52%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) X++
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
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