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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 77 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.85% 12.98% 15.48%
As % of the Vendors category 45.03% 34.92% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 34 24
Median daily rate £405 £364 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% +9.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £189 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £13.51 £10.00 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.10% -38.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.00 £22.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%

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
171 126 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 37.42% 37.17% 49.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 75 71
Median daily rate £450 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £236 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Median hourly rate £13.51 £22.50 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.95% +0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 76 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (49.32%) SQL
3 66 (45.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (43.15%) .NET
5 59 (40.41%) MS Excel
6 46 (31.51%) HTML
7 45 (30.82%) CSS
8 43 (29.45%) ASP.NET
8 43 (29.45%) Web Services
9 41 (28.08%) Migration
10 40 (27.40%) MVC
10 40 (27.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (24.66%) C#
12 35 (23.97%) Data Migration
13 34 (23.29%) CRM
14 33 (22.60%) JavaScript
14 33 (22.60%) TDD
14 33 (22.60%) BDD
15 32 (21.92%) SQL Server
16 30 (20.55%) Dynamics CRM
17 25 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (16.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 23 (15.75%) Windows
20 22 (15.07%) MS Office
20 22 (15.07%) Active Directory
21 21 (14.38%) .NET Framework
21 21 (14.38%) Data Conversion
22 18 (12.33%) Marketing
22 18 (12.33%) Visual Studio
22 18 (12.33%) T-SQL

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 17 (11.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.11%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.74%) CMS
4 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.37%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 59 (40.41%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.07%) MS Office
3 15 (10.27%) MS Project
4 12 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (5.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 30 (20.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (45.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.53%) IaaS
3 10 (6.85%) PaaS
3 10 (6.85%) SaaS
4 8 (5.48%) Office 365
5 7 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.05%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.05%) Yammer
8 1 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) Skype
2 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.05%) WebEx
2 3 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.37%) Firewall
3 2 (1.37%) NAS
3 2 (1.37%) Network Security
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.68%) DHCP
4 1 (0.68%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (4.79%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.11%) Big Data
8 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.74%) MySQL
9 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.37%) OLAP
10 2 (1.37%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Visual Studio
2 17 (11.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.90%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (4.11%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.74%) Selenium
6 3 (2.05%) JIRA
6 3 (2.05%) JMeter
6 3 (2.05%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.37%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.37%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (1.37%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.37%) MSTest
7 2 (1.37%) NCover
7 2 (1.37%) NDepend
7 2 (1.37%) NuGet
7 2 (1.37%) NUnit
7 2 (1.37%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.37%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.37%) VersionOne
General
1 18 (12.33%) Marketing
2 11 (7.53%) Finance
3 5 (3.42%) Advertising
4 2 (1.37%) Automotive
4 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (44.52%) Developer
2 27 (18.49%) CRM Developer
3 25 (17.12%) .NET Developer
4 17 (11.64%) Analyst
5 16 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (10.96%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.96%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 9 (6.16%) Architect
7 9 (6.16%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Tester
10 6 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) Agile Tester
11 5 (3.42%) Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.42%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (43.15%) .NET
2 46 (31.51%) HTML
3 45 (30.82%) CSS
4 43 (29.45%) ASP.NET
4 43 (29.45%) Web Services
5 40 (27.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (16.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (14.38%) .NET Framework
8 14 (9.59%) HTML5
9 12 (8.22%) Entity Framework
9 12 (8.22%) REST
9 12 (8.22%) SOAP
10 10 (6.85%) LESS
10 10 (6.85%) Sass
11 9 (6.16%) Dapper ORM
11 9 (6.16%) RESTful
12 7 (4.79%) WCF
13 6 (4.11%) SAML
14 5 (3.42%) XML
14 5 (3.42%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.38%) Data Conversion
2 11 (7.53%) User Experience
3 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.79%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.74%) DataPower
5 3 (2.05%) PMI
6 2 (1.37%) Clustering
6 2 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.37%) NHS
6 2 (1.37%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.75%) Windows
2 13 (8.90%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.79%) Linux
4 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.42%) Unix
6 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) pSOS
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.08%) Migration
3 40 (27.40%) MVC
4 35 (23.97%) Data Migration
5 34 (23.29%) CRM
6 33 (22.60%) BDD
6 33 (22.60%) TDD
7 25 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (11.64%) Campaign Management
9 15 (10.27%) Scrum
10 14 (9.59%) Data Modelling
11 13 (8.90%) Functional Testing
11 13 (8.90%) PRINCE2
11 13 (8.90%) Test Scripting
11 13 (8.90%) Waterfall
11 13 (8.90%) Web Development
12 12 (8.22%) Project Management
13 11 (7.53%) Domain-Driven Design
13 11 (7.53%) ITIL
13 11 (7.53%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 72 (49.32%) SQL
2 36 (24.66%) C#
3 33 (22.60%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.33%) T-SQL
5 15 (10.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.74%) Ruby
6 4 (2.74%) Scala
6 4 (2.74%) XAML
7 3 (2.05%) Java
7 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.37%) X++
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.48%) ISTQB
2 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.42%) ISEB
5 3 (2.05%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.37%) CCNA
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.68%) CCDA
7 1 (0.68%) CCNP
7 1 (0.68%) CCSA
7 1 (0.68%) Degree
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.79%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.79%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) Docker
3 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) WSUS
2 3 (2.05%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (3.42%) IBM
1 5 (3.42%) Oracle
2 3 (2.05%) BT
2 3 (2.05%) Citrix
3 2 (1.37%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (1.37%) Cisco
3 2 (1.37%) SAP
3 2 (1.37%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.68%) Avaya
4 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.68%) McKesson
4 1 (0.68%) Nortel
4 1 (0.68%) VMware
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