The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Burton-upon-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 12.50% 11.76% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 25.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £275 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Microsoft
Staffordshire

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

Vendors Category
Burton-upon-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 25.00% 47.06% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £320 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Burton-upon-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Burton-upon-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Burton-upon-Trent 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 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (33.33%) CISMP
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Burton-upon-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Burton-upon-Trent 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Information
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Security
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Records Management
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
1 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISMP
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V