The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 45 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.50% 15.16% 7.09%
As % of the Vendors category 33.09% 31.11% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 5
Average daily rate £375 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.35 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.02% +65.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.47 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £22.47 £28.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Microsoft
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
136 135 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 37.78% 48.74% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 71 62
Average daily rate £375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.35 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.78% +27.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 41 (46.59%) MS Excel
2 32 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (28.41%) SQL
5 22 (25.00%) .NET
6 17 (19.32%) SharePoint
7 16 (18.18%) MS Project
7 16 (18.18%) Finance
7 16 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (17.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (17.05%) Windows
9 14 (15.91%) C#
9 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (13.64%) CRM
10 12 (13.64%) Oracle
10 12 (13.64%) MS Office
10 12 (13.64%) PRINCE2
10 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (11.36%) Degree
12 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
12 10 (11.36%) Project Management
12 10 (11.36%) MVC
12 10 (11.36%) Office 365
13 9 (10.23%) Migration
13 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
13 9 (10.23%) MS Visio
13 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 17 (19.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.41%) IIS
3 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.27%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.14%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.14%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (46.59%) MS Excel
2 16 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 16 (18.18%) MS Project
3 12 (13.64%) MS Office
4 9 (10.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.36%) Office 365
3 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.82%) IaaS
4 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.27%) Yammer
5 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) 3G
1 4 (4.55%) 4G
1 4 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (3.41%) 2G
2 3 (3.41%) LAN
2 3 (3.41%) VoIP
2 3 (3.41%) WAN
3 2 (2.27%) Extranet
3 2 (2.27%) LTE
3 2 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.14%) HTTP
4 1 (1.14%) SAN
4 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.41%) Big Data
7 3 (3.41%) Power BI
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.27%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.14%) DB2
9 1 (1.14%) PowerPivot
9 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.14%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.27%) FxCop
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.27%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Advertising
3 4 (4.55%) Back Office
3 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Automotive
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 8 (9.09%) Consultant
4 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (6.82%) Architect
5 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Desktop Support
5 5 (5.68%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Project Planner
7 3 (3.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.00%) .NET
2 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (10.23%) HTML
4 8 (9.09%) jQuery
4 8 (9.09%) WCF
5 7 (7.95%) XML
6 6 (6.82%) Ajax
6 6 (6.82%) Web Services
7 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.68%) XSLT
8 4 (4.55%) WPF
9 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.27%) COM
10 2 (2.27%) CSS
10 2 (2.27%) MDX
10 2 (2.27%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.14%) EDI
11 1 (1.14%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.41%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.41%) Statistics
4 3 (3.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.27%) NHS
5 2 (2.27%) PMI
5 2 (2.27%) RIA
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Windows
2 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (13.64%) CRM
3 12 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 10 (11.36%) MVC
4 10 (11.36%) Project Management
5 9 (10.23%) Migration
6 8 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.82%) DevOps
8 6 (6.82%) Scrum
9 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.68%) Data Migration
9 5 (5.68%) ITIL
9 5 (5.68%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.68%) Web Development
10 4 (4.55%) ETL
10 4 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) SQL
2 14 (15.91%) C#
3 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.82%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.41%) VBA
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.82%) MCP
3 6 (6.82%) MCSE
4 3 (3.41%) HNC
5 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) CCNA
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MCITP
6 1 (1.14%) MCSA
6 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.14%) vSphere
2 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) SCOM
2 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.55%) Puppet
3 2 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.27%) WSUS
4 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.14%) SCCM
4 1 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.14%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle
2 6 (6.82%) Citrix
3 4 (4.55%) Cramer
3 4 (4.55%) Huawei
3 4 (4.55%) IBM
3 4 (4.55%) Nortel
4 3 (3.41%) Apple
4 3 (3.41%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.41%) Ericsson
4 3 (3.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (3.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.27%) Infor
5 2 (2.27%) Remedy
5 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.27%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.27%) Tableau
5 2 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.14%) BT
6 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.14%) Sophos
Coventry
Pertemps IT
Rate: £350 - £450 a day all inclusive
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Pertemps IT
Rate: £400 to £450 a day all inclusive
Posted: 14 days ago