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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 92 49 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.89% 15.08% 16.71%
As % of the Vendors category 45.54% 41.53% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 34 32
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £113 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Median hourly rate £13.68 £11.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.36% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £9.40 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £22.18 £22.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
202 118 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 41.48% 36.31% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 70 97
Median daily rate £375 £341 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.97% +4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 65 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (44.12%) SQL
3 57 (41.91%) .NET
3 57 (41.91%) MS Excel
4 52 (38.24%) SQL Server
5 38 (27.94%) C#
6 32 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 31 (22.79%) Windows
8 29 (21.32%) CRM
9 28 (20.59%) Active Directory
10 26 (19.12%) Visual Studio
10 26 (19.12%) ASP.NET
11 24 (17.65%) Migration
11 24 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
11 24 (17.65%) HTML
11 24 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (16.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (15.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (15.44%) JavaScript
13 21 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (14.71%) T-SQL
14 20 (14.71%) CSS
14 20 (14.71%) Web Services
14 20 (14.71%) MS Office
15 19 (13.97%) MS PowerPoint
15 19 (13.97%) Waterfall
16 18 (13.24%) PowerShell
16 18 (13.24%) ETL
16 18 (13.24%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 32 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.88%) NServiceBus
3 7 (5.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (5.15%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.41%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.21%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.47%) CMS
6 2 (1.47%) IIS
6 2 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.74%) SAS
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (41.91%) MS Excel
2 20 (14.71%) MS Office
3 19 (13.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (9.56%) MS Visio
5 11 (8.09%) MS Project
6 3 (2.21%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (1.47%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.56%) Office 365
3 12 (8.82%) IaaS
4 5 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) Network Security
2 5 (3.68%) DHCP
2 5 (3.68%) DNS
3 4 (2.94%) Intranet
3 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.21%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.21%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.21%) LAN
4 3 (2.21%) MPLS
4 3 (2.21%) SAN
5 2 (1.47%) OSPF
5 2 (1.47%) VPN
5 2 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.74%) DSL
6 1 (0.74%) HTTP
6 1 (0.74%) Internet
6 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.74%) Skype
6 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (15.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (11.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (4.41%) Big Data
10 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (2.94%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (2.94%) Power BI
11 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (1.47%) Data Lake
13 2 (1.47%) MySQL
13 2 (1.47%) OLAP
14 1 (0.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (19.12%) Visual Studio
2 24 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.09%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.88%) FxCop
4 8 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (5.88%) StyleCop
5 6 (4.41%) JIRA
6 3 (2.21%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.21%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (2.21%) VersionOne
6 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 7 (5.15%) Retail
2 6 (4.41%) Automotive
3 5 (3.68%) Finance
3 5 (3.68%) Marketing
4 4 (2.94%) Advertising
4 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Back Office
5 2 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (38.24%) Developer
2 25 (18.38%) .NET Developer
3 15 (11.03%) Analyst
4 13 (9.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (9.56%) C# Developer
5 12 (8.82%) SQL Developer
6 11 (8.09%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.62%) CRM Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Administrator
8 8 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Consultant
8 8 (5.88%) Lead Developer
8 8 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
9 7 (5.15%) .NET Team Leader
9 7 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) ETL Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Lead .NET Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Lead C# Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (41.91%) .NET
2 26 (19.12%) ASP.NET
3 24 (17.65%) HTML
4 20 (14.71%) CSS
4 20 (14.71%) Web Services
5 17 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 12 (8.82%) WCF
7 11 (8.09%) XML
8 10 (7.35%) jQuery
9 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (5.88%) XSLT
11 7 (5.15%) REST
12 6 (4.41%) Ajax
12 6 (4.41%) CSS3
12 6 (4.41%) HTML5
12 6 (4.41%) LINQ
13 5 (3.68%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (3.68%) XSD
14 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.94%) Replication
4 4 (2.94%) User Experience
5 3 (2.21%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.21%) Data Conversion
5 3 (2.21%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.47%) Clustering
6 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.47%) PKI
6 2 (1.47%) PMI
6 2 (1.47%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.47%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.79%) Windows
2 15 (11.03%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.21%) Android
5 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.47%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.74%) Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Unix
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.32%) CRM
3 24 (17.65%) Migration
4 21 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (13.97%) Waterfall
6 18 (13.24%) ETL
6 18 (13.24%) Project Management
7 15 (11.03%) MVC
7 15 (11.03%) Scrum
8 14 (10.29%) DevOps
9 13 (9.56%) Data Migration
10 12 (8.82%) Analytics
10 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.82%) Data Management
11 11 (8.09%) Data Modelling
12 9 (6.62%) Configuration Management
12 9 (6.62%) High Availability
12 9 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.62%) UML
13 8 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.12%) SQL
2 38 (27.94%) C#
3 21 (15.44%) JavaScript
4 20 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 18 (13.24%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.94%) C
7 3 (2.21%) Java
7 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.21%) XAML
8 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.88%) Degree
2 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.21%) ISEB
4 3 (2.21%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.47%) CCNP
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) QA
2 6 (4.41%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.21%) SLA
4 2 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.21%) vSphere
2 3 (2.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (7.35%) Puppet
1 10 (7.35%) SCOM
2 3 (2.21%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (5.88%) SaltStack
2 6 (4.41%) Citrix
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle
3 3 (2.21%) EMC
3 3 (2.21%) Rally
3 3 (2.21%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.21%) Sophos
3 3 (2.21%) Symantec
3 3 (2.21%) VMware
4 2 (1.47%) Adobe
4 2 (1.47%) Apple
4 2 (1.47%) Avaya
4 2 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (0.74%) Cognos
5 1 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) Tableau
5 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
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