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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 51 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.09% 6.64% 8.40%
As % of the Vendors category 36.17% 16.38% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £444 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% +74.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £353 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £486 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.28% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.89 £13.50 £13.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -17.57%
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
141 116 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 50.00% 40.56% 52.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 53
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 13
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.48 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -51.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 34 (36.96%) .NET
2 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.52%) MS Excel
4 23 (25.00%) MS Office
4 23 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
6 19 (20.65%) Windows
7 18 (19.57%) .NET Framework
8 17 (18.48%) C#
8 17 (18.48%) Scrum
8 17 (18.48%) WCF
9 16 (17.39%) CRM
10 15 (16.30%) ITIL
10 15 (16.30%) Dynamics CRM
10 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (14.13%) Java
12 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
12 13 (14.13%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (13.04%) Web Services
13 12 (13.04%) Python
14 11 (11.96%) SQL
14 11 (11.96%) Oracle
14 11 (11.96%) SLA
14 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
14 11 (11.96%) Ruby
14 11 (11.96%) Ruby on Rails
15 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio
15 10 (10.87%) Finance
15 10 (10.87%) PowerShell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 14 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.17%) Lync
4 2 (2.17%) Documentum
5 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (31.52%) MS Excel
2 23 (25.00%) MS Office
3 13 (14.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.26%) MS Project
5 3 (3.26%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
6 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) CA Clarity
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) GitHub
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) 3G
1 3 (3.26%) 2G
1 3 (3.26%) LTE
2 2 (2.17%) Intranet
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) 4G
3 1 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) VoIP
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.43%) MySQL
5 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.35%) DB2
6 3 (3.26%) OLAP
6 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Power View
6 3 (3.26%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.17%) MS Access
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.78%) MSBuild
4 7 (7.61%) SpecFlow
4 7 (7.61%) ReSharper
4 7 (7.61%) NUnit
4 7 (7.61%) NCover
4 7 (7.61%) StyleCop
4 7 (7.61%) MSTest
4 7 (7.61%) NDepend
5 5 (5.43%) NuGet
6 2 (2.17%) Subversion
7 1 (1.09%) JIRA
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.43%) Automotive
3 5 (5.43%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Developer
2 18 (19.57%) Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Architect
4 8 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (6.52%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Report Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.96%) .NET
2 18 (19.57%) .NET Framework
3 17 (18.48%) WCF
4 12 (13.04%) Web Services
5 11 (11.96%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET
6 9 (9.78%) HTML
7 7 (7.61%) XSLT
8 5 (5.43%) XML
8 5 (5.43%) NHibernate
8 5 (5.43%) jQuery
8 5 (5.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (4.35%) Ajax
10 3 (3.26%) CSS
10 3 (3.26%) WF
10 3 (3.26%) MDX
10 3 (3.26%) REST
11 1 (1.09%) CSS3
11 1 (1.09%) SAP PI
11 1 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Open Source
2 7 (7.61%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) Statistics
4 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.17%) PMI
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) Derivative
6 1 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
2 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.09%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.48%) Scrum
3 16 (17.39%) CRM
4 15 (16.30%) ITIL
5 9 (9.78%) Web Development
6 8 (8.70%) ATDD
6 8 (8.70%) TDD
7 7 (7.61%) Kanban
7 7 (7.61%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (7.61%) BDD
8 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.43%) Data Entry
9 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.43%) Pair Programming
9 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.43%) Project Management
9 5 (5.43%) Service Management
10 4 (4.35%) MVC
10 4 (4.35%) Workflow
10 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) C#
2 13 (14.13%) Java
3 12 (13.04%) Python
4 11 (11.96%) Ruby
4 11 (11.96%) SQL
5 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.43%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.35%) VBA
8 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (2.17%) C
10 1 (1.09%) PHP5
10 1 (1.09%) VB6
10 1 (1.09%) PHP
10 1 (1.09%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) PgMP
3 2 (2.17%) APMP
3 2 (2.17%) PMP
3 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.09%) MCP
4 1 (1.09%) HND
4 1 (1.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) XenApp
3 2 (2.17%) XenServer
3 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) SCOM
2 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.09%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Oracle
2 7 (7.61%) Citrix
3 5 (5.43%) SAP
3 5 (5.43%) VMware
4 4 (4.35%) Lotus
5 3 (3.26%) Cognos
5 3 (3.26%) Sybase
5 3 (3.26%) HP
6 2 (2.17%) CA
6 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 2 (2.17%) Cadence
6 2 (2.17%) Google
6 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.17%) Primavera
6 2 (2.17%) Perforce
7 1 (1.09%) CODA
7 1 (1.09%) Symantec
7 1 (1.09%) McAfee
7 1 (1.09%) Sophos
7 1 (1.09%) NetApp
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £280 - £350 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 25 days ago