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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 31.03% 4.17% 42.86%
As % of the Vendors category 81.82% 14.29% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Median daily rate £320 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 - £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £14.40 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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
11 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 37.93% 29.17% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Median daily rate £340 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £352 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £14.40 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Burton-upon-Trent region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Burton-upon-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Burton-upon-Trent region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 August 2016, 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 Burton-upon-Trent region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Business Development
4 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) PMP
4 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Legal
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Burton-upon-Trent 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 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) IPv4
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Development
3 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Gantt Chart
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
1 3 (27.27%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) SAP