The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 4 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 17.07% 14.29% 29.41%
As % of the Vendors category 38.89% 33.33% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £339 £263 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.95% +162.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £10.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +299.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Vendors Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 43.90% 42.86% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 1
Median daily rate £348 £400 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +300.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £10.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +299.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bolton region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Bolton region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Bolton region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Intel
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (27.27%) IronPort
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) RightFax
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) IaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Gradle
6 2 (18.18%) Guidewire
6 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) AppDynamics
6 2 (18.18%) Verint
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 2 (18.18%) PaaS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Power BI
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Gradle
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Messaging Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Site Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Environment And Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Handset
1 2 (18.18%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Intel
1 3 (27.27%) IronPort
1 3 (27.27%) RightFax
2 2 (18.18%) AppDynamics
2 2 (18.18%) Guidewire
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) Verint
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago