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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 16.67% 14.49% 21.43%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 31.25% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£390 £248 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% +4.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.25 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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
26 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 43.33% 46.38% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 6
Average daily rate £371 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £300 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.25 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) WCF
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) XML Schema
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) XSD
6 3 (17.65%) XSLT
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) Migration

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) WCF
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) XML Schema
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) XSD
5 3 (17.65%) XSLT
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) WPF
7 1 (5.88%) WF
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) SOA
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) QMS
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Mitel
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Serena
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