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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 14.49% 4.05% 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 13.64% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£225 £388 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.97% +47.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £358 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £418 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 - £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 - £12.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -17.87%
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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 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 37.68% 29.73% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 11
Average daily rate £288 £295 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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
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 18 December 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Bath

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (52.63%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) CRM
4 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) QA
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (15.79%) OOP
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Back Office
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) WF
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) CRM
1 4 (21.05%) MVC
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
2 3 (15.79%) OOP
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
3 2 (10.53%) Information Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Document Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) X++
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) SAP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
1 2 (10.53%) HP
1 2 (10.53%) NetApp
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Serena
2 1 (5.26%) Mitel
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) BT
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Avaya
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle