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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 25 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 21.74% 39.44% 11.76%
As % of the Vendors category 53.19% 80.00% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 1
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +83.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Microsoft
Somerset

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
47 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 40.87% 49.30% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 17
Median daily rate £375 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.63 £16.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.40% +77.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016, 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 17 (54.84%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) .NET
3 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
4 11 (35.48%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
6 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
6 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
6 9 (29.03%) CRM
6 9 (29.03%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
8 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.13%) Project Management
9 5 (16.13%) Windows
9 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.13%) VoIP
9 5 (16.13%) Mitel
10 4 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (12.90%) TDD
10 4 (12.90%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (12.90%) Marketing
10 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (12.90%) CCNA
10 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL
10 4 (12.90%) SAP
10 4 (12.90%) Risk 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 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
2 11 (35.48%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) Content Management Server
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.45%) MS Project
4 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (12.90%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) VoIP
2 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) ADSL
3 1 (3.23%) Extranet
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) Biml
3 2 (6.45%) Power BI
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.90%) Electronics
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
1 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
1 4 (12.90%) Marketing
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) CRM Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) CRM Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Application Integration Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Integration Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) WCF
4 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) LINQ
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) CRM
2 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
4 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
4 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Coaching
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) Process Management
5 3 (9.68%) Security Management
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) SDLC
6 2 (6.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCNA
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CCNP
2 1 (3.23%) MCDST
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Mitel
2 4 (12.90%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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