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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Somerset / Bath
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 11.36% 18.18% 15.00%
As % of the Vendors category 43.48% 43.75% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Median daily rate £475 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £370 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £483 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.95%

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
23 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 26.14% 41.56% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 14
Median daily rate £350 £368 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £201 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £501 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.13 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bath region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 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 Bath region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
7 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) C#
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (12.00%) ADSL
7 3 (12.00%) Nagios
7 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bath 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) ADSL
1 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Power BI
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) IT Support
3 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Server Building
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
3 1 (4.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.00%) Symantec
2 1 (4.00%) Veeam
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