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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 5 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 74 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.18% 11.63% 16.00%
As % of the Vendors category 43.53% 29.03% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 30 23
Median daily rate £450 £370 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £229 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £10.66 £11.00 £22.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.09% -50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.57 £11.00 £13.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +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
170 155 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 41.77% 40.05% 50.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 100 70
Median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% -14.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.66 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £29.40 £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 78 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (43.84%) SQL
4 60 (41.10%) MS Excel
5 59 (40.41%) .NET
6 56 (38.36%) HTML
7 54 (36.99%) CSS
8 50 (34.25%) Web Services
9 44 (30.14%) ASP.NET
10 42 (28.77%) CRM
11 41 (28.08%) MVC
11 41 (28.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (27.40%) BDD
12 40 (27.40%) TDD
13 39 (26.71%) Migration
14 37 (25.34%) Dynamics CRM
14 37 (25.34%) Data Migration
15 35 (23.97%) JavaScript
16 33 (22.60%) C#
17 28 (19.18%) ASP.NET Web API
18 23 (15.75%) Data Conversion
19 22 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (15.07%) Marketing
20 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
20 21 (14.38%) Campaign Management
20 21 (14.38%) HTML5
21 20 (13.70%) Windows
22 19 (13.01%) REST
23 17 (11.64%) Active Directory
24 16 (10.96%) MS Office

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 8 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.74%) NServiceBus
3 4 (2.74%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.05%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.68%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 60 (41.10%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.96%) MS Office
3 14 (9.59%) MS Project
4 6 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 37 (25.34%) 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 73 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.53%) IaaS
3 11 (7.53%) PaaS
3 11 (7.53%) SaaS
4 5 (3.42%) Office 365
5 3 (2.05%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.68%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) Skype
1 4 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.05%) Firewall
2 3 (2.05%) Network Security
2 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.37%) NAS
3 2 (1.37%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) VoIP
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) WebEx
4 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (6.85%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.85%) MySQL
4 10 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.42%) Big Data
8 3 (2.05%) OLAP
8 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.37%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Visual Studio Team System
2 13 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.79%) SpecFlow
3 7 (4.79%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.74%) MSTest
4 4 (2.74%) NUnit
4 4 (2.74%) ReSharper
4 4 (2.74%) Selenium
5 3 (2.05%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.05%) JMeter
5 3 (2.05%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.05%) NCover
5 3 (2.05%) NDepend
5 3 (2.05%) NuGet
5 3 (2.05%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.05%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.68%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) MorphX
6 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (15.07%) Marketing
2 8 (5.48%) Finance
3 6 (4.11%) 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 66 (45.21%) Developer
2 31 (21.23%) CRM Developer
3 19 (13.01%) .NET Developer
3 19 (13.01%) Analyst
4 14 (9.59%) Architect
4 14 (9.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 12 (8.22%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (6.85%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Developer
7 9 (6.16%) Technical Architect
8 8 (5.48%) Tester
9 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Digital Architect
9 7 (4.79%) Digital Technical Architect
10 6 (4.11%) Agile Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Agile Tester
11 5 (3.42%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (40.41%) .NET
2 56 (38.36%) HTML
3 54 (36.99%) CSS
4 50 (34.25%) Web Services
5 44 (30.14%) ASP.NET
6 41 (28.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (19.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (14.38%) HTML5
9 19 (13.01%) REST
10 16 (10.96%) .NET Framework
11 14 (9.59%) Entity Framework
12 10 (6.85%) Ajax
12 10 (6.85%) CSS3
12 10 (6.85%) Django
12 10 (6.85%) JSON
12 10 (6.85%) LESS
12 10 (6.85%) Play Framework
12 10 (6.85%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (6.85%) Sass
12 10 (6.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) User Experience
2 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.79%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.42%) DataPower
5 2 (1.37%) Clustering
5 2 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.37%) NHS
5 2 (1.37%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) PMI
6 1 (0.68%) SCADA
6 1 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.70%) Windows
2 11 (7.53%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.11%) Unix
4 5 (3.42%) Linux
4 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) pSOS
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.77%) CRM
3 41 (28.08%) MVC
4 40 (27.40%) BDD
4 40 (27.40%) TDD
5 39 (26.71%) Migration
6 37 (25.34%) Data Migration
7 23 (15.75%) Data Conversion
8 22 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (14.38%) Campaign Management
10 16 (10.96%) Functional Testing
11 15 (10.27%) Web Development
12 14 (9.59%) Domain-Driven Design
12 14 (9.59%) SOLID
13 13 (8.90%) Scrum
13 13 (8.90%) Waterfall
14 12 (8.22%) Continuous Deployment
15 11 (7.53%) CQRS
15 11 (7.53%) Data Modelling
16 10 (6.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 64 (43.84%) SQL
2 35 (23.97%) JavaScript
3 33 (22.60%) C#
4 14 (9.59%) T-SQL
5 12 (8.22%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.85%) Ruby
6 10 (6.85%) Scala
7 3 (2.05%) C
7 3 (2.05%) Java
7 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.37%) X++
9 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.11%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.05%) ISEB
6 2 (1.37%) CCNA
6 2 (1.37%) CCNP
6 2 (1.37%) MCSE
6 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.68%) CCA
7 1 (0.68%) CCDA
7 1 (0.68%) CCSA
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.68%) GCIH
7 1 (0.68%) GIAC
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.11%) QA
3 5 (3.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (11.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.05%) Docker
2 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) WSUS
2 3 (2.05%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (3.42%) Citrix
1 5 (3.42%) IBM
2 3 (2.05%) BT
2 3 (2.05%) Cisco
3 2 (1.37%) ServiceNow
3 2 (1.37%) VMware
4 1 (0.68%) Avaya
4 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.68%) McKesson
4 1 (0.68%) NetApp
4 1 (0.68%) Nortel
4 1 (0.68%) SAP
4 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds
4 1 (0.68%) Veritas
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £200 - £240 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago