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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 16.42% 17.07% 11.76%
As % of the Vendors category 45.83% 45.16% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £331 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.07% +32.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.75 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £15.75 £12.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.72 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -14.25%
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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
24 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 35.82% 37.80% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 10
Average daily rate £244 £295 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.37% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £363 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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
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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Bath

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.00%) Document Management
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) OOP
5 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (15.00%) QA
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) CSS3
5 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
6 1 (5.00%) WF
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (15.00%) Document Management
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) OOP
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) X++
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) HP
1 2 (10.00%) NetApp
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Serena
2 1 (5.00%) BT
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
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