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 June 2015 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 28 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 38.89% 11.54% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 82.35% 25.00% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £9.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -38.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
34 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 47.22% 46.15% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 10
Average daily rate £388 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £9.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 June 2015.

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 June 2015, 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 31 (77.50%) SQL Server
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 18 (45.00%) .NET
4 13 (32.50%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (27.50%) C#
5 11 (27.50%) Java
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database
7 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
7 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
7 9 (22.50%) UNIX
7 9 (22.50%) Windows
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (20.00%) MVC
9 7 (17.50%) WCF
10 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (10.00%) Web Services
11 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
12 3 (7.50%) WPF
12 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
12 3 (7.50%) IIS
12 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
12 3 (7.50%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 13 (32.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
1 2 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) NAS
2 1 (2.50%) FCoE
2 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (77.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) DTS
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) MorphX
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (22.50%) .NET Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Architect
7 2 (5.00%) ColdFusion Developer
7 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.50%) WCF
4 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (7.50%) WPF
6 2 (5.00%) XHTML
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.00%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) HTML
7 1 (2.50%) WF
7 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) UNIX
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Solaris
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (5.00%) SOA
3 2 (5.00%) CRM
3 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.00%) Web Development
3 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (2.50%) Scrum
4 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.50%) Data Management
4 1 (2.50%) Document Management
4 1 (2.50%) Workflow
4 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.50%) Data Architecture
4 1 (2.50%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) C#
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) SRDF
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) NFS
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) EMC
3 1 (2.50%) Intel
3 1 (2.50%) NetApp
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