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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 16.07% 30.99% 17.28%
As % of the Vendors category 45.00% 68.75% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 3
Median daily rate £390 £381 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% +154.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.32 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +6.89%
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
40 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 35.71% 45.07% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 23
Median daily rate £288 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.50 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 May 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 May 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 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (16.67%) VoIP
6 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 5 (16.67%) Mitel
6 5 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (16.67%) SDLC
7 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.33%) CRM
7 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
8 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (10.00%) ETL

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 8 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Content Management Server
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
4 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) Extranet
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Intranet
3 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) QlikView
4 2 (6.67%) Biml
4 2 (6.67%) Power BI
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) MorphX
3 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Electronics
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Application Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) WCF
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) LINQ
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
1 5 (16.67%) SDLC
2 4 (13.33%) CRM
2 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Coaching
3 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) ETL
3 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (6.67%) BDD
4 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
4 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CCNA
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) MCDST
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Mitel
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
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