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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 11.76% 15.38% -
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
Vendors Category
Burton-upon-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 29.41% 53.85% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £240 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £11.13 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Microsoft
Staffordshire

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 29 Related IT Skills in Burton-upon-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) OLAP
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware