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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 16.85% 32.14% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 48.39% 72.00% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 6
Median daily rate £368 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £338 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.25 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
31 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 34.83% 44.64% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 19
Median daily rate £384 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £35.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Bath

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 16 (48.48%) Windows
1 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
5 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 7 (21.21%) C#
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (18.18%) SCCM
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 6 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (15.15%) CRM
8 5 (15.15%) ADSL
8 5 (15.15%) Smartphone
8 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.12%) VMware
9 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
9 4 (12.12%) .NET
9 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
9 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.09%) Office 365
10 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
10 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (9.09%) SQL
10 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
10 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

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 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) NServiceBus
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) ADSL
1 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) VLAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) OLAP
3 1 (3.03%) OLTP
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) tSQLt
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) IT Support
4 5 (15.15%) CRM Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) CRM
2 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Coaching
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.06%) Process Management
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Security Management
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.03%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Server Building
5 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) VMware
2 2 (6.06%) Mitel
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec
3 1 (3.03%) Veeam