The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bath region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 19.48% 18.60% 10.71%
As % of the Vendors category 57.69% 47.06% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £150 £248 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% -38.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.58 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +45.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
Vendors Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 33.77% 39.53% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 13
Average daily rate £313 £335 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -23.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £191 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.20 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +52.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Microsoft
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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 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) MS Office
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (23.33%) Avaya
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) Firewall
3 7 (23.33%) Wireless
3 7 (23.33%) MCSA
3 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (23.33%) SLA
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
3 7 (23.33%) Mitel
3 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
4 5 (16.67%) Agresso
4 5 (16.67%) ECDL
4 5 (16.67%) MCP
4 5 (16.67%) MCSE
4 5 (16.67%) Change Control
5 4 (13.33%) Subversion
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) QMS
5 4 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) .NET
5 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
1 7 (23.33%) Wireless
1 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) QlikView
1 2 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
1 4 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Trainer
3 5 (16.67%) IT Trainer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) XSLT
2 3 (10.00%) WCF
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) HTML5
3 2 (6.67%) XML Schema
3 2 (6.67%) XSD
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Change Control
2 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.33%) QMS
2 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Change Management
3 3 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Database Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) SOA
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (23.33%) MCSA
2 5 (16.67%) ECDL
2 5 (16.67%) MCP
2 5 (16.67%) MCSE
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Avaya
1 7 (23.33%) Citrix
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
1 7 (23.33%) Mitel
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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