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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 13.43% 3.13% 6.38%
As % of the Vendors category 45.00% 10.53% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £351 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
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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
20 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 29.85% 29.69% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 7
Average daily rate £400 £285 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -32.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) XSD
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
6 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) WPF
6 1 (9.09%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) Serena
2 1 (9.09%) BT
2 1 (9.09%) Mitel
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