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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 69 47 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.87% 14.42% 16.72%
As % of the Vendors category 38.76% 33.57% 36.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 28
Median daily rate £385 £350 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £11.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £20.13 £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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
178 140 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 43.52% 42.94% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 90 68
Median daily rate £388 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 20
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.14 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.09% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.64%) MS Excel
3 49 (43.75%) .NET
4 47 (41.96%) SQL
5 42 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 36 (32.14%) C#
7 28 (25.00%) CRM
8 26 (23.21%) Windows
9 24 (21.43%) SharePoint
9 24 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
10 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
11 22 (19.64%) ASP.NET
11 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (18.75%) HTML
13 19 (16.96%) Visual Studio
14 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
14 18 (16.07%) Migration
14 18 (16.07%) Waterfall
15 17 (15.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (15.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (15.18%) Project Management
16 16 (14.29%) CSS
17 15 (13.39%) T-SQL
17 15 (13.39%) MS Office
17 15 (13.39%) MS PowerPoint
17 15 (13.39%) .NET Framework
18 14 (12.50%) Scrum
18 14 (12.50%) ETL
18 14 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

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 24 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.25%) NServiceBus
4 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.79%) CMS
6 2 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.89%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (44.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.39%) MS Office
2 15 (13.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (9.82%) MS Project
3 11 (9.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.79%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.71%) Office 365
3 9 (8.04%) IaaS
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.79%) Yammer
6 1 (0.89%) SaaS
6 1 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Network Security
2 3 (2.68%) DHCP
2 3 (2.68%) DNS
2 3 (2.68%) Intranet
2 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.79%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.79%) LAN
3 2 (1.79%) MPLS
3 2 (1.79%) OSPF
3 2 (1.79%) SAN
3 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.89%) DSL
4 1 (0.89%) Internet
4 1 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.89%) Skype
4 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (15.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (5.36%) Big Data
6 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.57%) Power BI
7 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.79%) MySQL
9 2 (1.79%) OLAP
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.89%) DB2
10 1 (0.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (16.96%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.04%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.25%) FxCop
4 7 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (6.25%) StyleCop
5 5 (4.46%) JIRA
6 3 (2.68%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (2.68%) VersionOne
6 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.79%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.89%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (7.14%) Retail
2 7 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (4.46%) Automotive
3 5 (4.46%) Marketing
4 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Back Office
5 2 (1.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (40.18%) Developer
2 21 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 12 (10.71%) Analyst
4 10 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (8.93%) C# Developer
4 10 (8.93%) Consultant
5 9 (8.04%) CRM Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.04%) SQL Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Architect
7 6 (5.36%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) ETL Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.46%) .NET Team Leader
8 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.46%) Lead .NET Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Lead C# Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (43.75%) .NET
2 22 (19.64%) ASP.NET
3 21 (18.75%) HTML
4 16 (14.29%) CSS
5 15 (13.39%) .NET Framework
6 13 (11.61%) Web Services
7 12 (10.71%) WCF
8 10 (8.93%) XML
9 9 (8.04%) jQuery
10 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (7.14%) XSLT
11 6 (5.36%) REST
12 5 (4.46%) Ajax
12 5 (4.46%) XSD
13 4 (3.57%) CSS3
13 4 (3.57%) HTML5
13 4 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (3.57%) RESTful
13 4 (3.57%) Sass
13 4 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.57%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.68%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.68%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) PKI
5 2 (1.79%) Replication
5 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.89%) CMDB
6 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.89%) NHS
6 1 (0.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.21%) Windows
2 13 (11.61%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.79%) Android
5 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.89%) Linux
6 1 (0.89%) Unix
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.00%) CRM
3 18 (16.07%) Migration
3 18 (16.07%) Waterfall
4 17 (15.18%) Project Management
5 14 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (12.50%) ETL
5 14 (12.50%) Scrum
6 13 (11.61%) Data Management
6 13 (11.61%) DevOps
6 13 (11.61%) MVC
7 12 (10.71%) Analytics
7 12 (10.71%) Data Migration
8 10 (8.93%) Data Modelling
9 9 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (7.14%) Coaching
10 8 (7.14%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.96%) SQL
2 36 (32.14%) C#
3 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.39%) T-SQL
5 14 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.68%) C
6 3 (2.68%) Java
6 3 (2.68%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.68%) XAML
7 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.46%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.79%) CCNP
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.89%) MCSE
4 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
2 6 (5.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) vSphere
2 2 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.14%) Puppet
1 8 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.89%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (8.04%) Oracle
2 7 (6.25%) SaltStack
3 5 (4.46%) Citrix
4 3 (2.68%) IBM
4 3 (2.68%) Rally
4 3 (2.68%) SAP
5 2 (1.79%) Adobe
5 2 (1.79%) Apple
5 2 (1.79%) Avaya
5 2 (1.79%) EMC
5 2 (1.79%) Infor
5 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.79%) Sophos
5 2 (1.79%) Symantec
5 2 (1.79%) Tableau
5 2 (1.79%) VMware
6 1 (0.89%) Lotus
6 1 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago