The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Burton-upon-Trent 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 46.15% - -
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Burton-upon-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 61.54% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Average daily rate £300 £363 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Burton-upon-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Burton-upon-Trent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Burton-upon-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) 3G
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) OLAP
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) 3G
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) OLAP
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Programmer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware