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 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 37.50% 14.29% 21.05%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 25.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £344 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 50.00% 57.14% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £398 £501 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.65% +67.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) Records Management
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (20.00%) CISMP
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM

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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) IPv4
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Information
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Security
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Records Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISMP
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V