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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 48 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.50% 12.35% 14.04%
As % of the Vendors category 30.77% 22.99% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 16
Median daily rate £400 £340 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £13.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +66.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
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
156 174 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 40.63% 53.70% 44.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 93 71
Median daily rate £400 £325 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.75 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £37.88 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 42 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
4 31 (34.44%) .NET
5 27 (30.00%) SQL
6 25 (27.78%) C#
7 19 (21.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 18 (20.00%) CRM
9 17 (18.89%) SharePoint
10 16 (17.78%) MS Office
10 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET
10 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (16.67%) Migration
11 15 (16.67%) MS Project
11 15 (16.67%) Windows
11 15 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 15 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (15.56%) Project Management
13 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
14 12 (13.33%) HTML
14 12 (13.33%) Office 365
15 11 (12.22%) Web Services
15 11 (12.22%) ETL
15 11 (12.22%) MVC
15 11 (12.22%) Dynamics CRM
15 11 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (12.22%) WCF
16 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
16 10 (11.11%) Scrum

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 (18.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.22%) CMS
5 2 (2.22%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.11%) Apache
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.11%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.11%) SAS
6 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 19 (21.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (17.78%) MS Office
4 15 (16.67%) MS Project
5 9 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.33%) Office 365
3 7 (7.78%) IaaS
4 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.22%) Yammer
6 1 (1.11%) PaaS
6 1 (1.11%) SaaS
6 1 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) 3G
1 3 (3.33%) 4G
1 3 (3.33%) LAN
1 3 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (3.33%) VoIP
1 3 (3.33%) WAN
2 2 (2.22%) 2G
2 2 (2.22%) Extranet
2 2 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) LTE
3 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.11%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) Skype
3 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.44%) Big Data
8 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.22%) Power BI
9 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.11%) DB2
10 1 (1.11%) OLAP
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.11%) QlikView
10 1 (1.11%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.22%) FxCop
4 2 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.22%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.11%) JIRA
5 1 (1.11%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.11%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.11%) VersionOne
5 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Automotive
2 3 (3.33%) Back Office
2 3 (3.33%) Retail
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Billing
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Developer
2 15 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (11.11%) Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) Consultant
4 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (7.78%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.44%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Architect
8 3 (3.33%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.44%) .NET
2 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.33%) HTML
4 11 (12.22%) WCF
4 11 (12.22%) Web Services
5 8 (8.89%) CSS
5 8 (8.89%) jQuery
6 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
6 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (7.78%) XML
6 7 (7.78%) XSLT
7 5 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.56%) XSD
8 4 (4.44%) Ajax
8 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.44%) HTML5
8 4 (4.44%) LESS
8 4 (4.44%) LINQ
8 4 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (4.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.44%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.33%) Data Conversion
4 3 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.33%) Statistics
5 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.22%) NHS
5 2 (2.22%) PKI
5 2 (2.22%) PMI
5 2 (2.22%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
6 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.22%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.00%) CRM
3 15 (16.67%) Migration
4 14 (15.56%) Project Management
5 11 (12.22%) ETL
5 11 (12.22%) MVC
6 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (11.11%) Scrum
7 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.89%) Data Management
8 8 (8.89%) Data Migration
8 8 (8.89%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.89%) DevOps
8 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.78%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.00%) SQL
2 25 (27.78%) C#
3 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.33%) XAML
7 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.11%) C
8 1 (1.11%) Java
8 1 (1.11%) VBA
8 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.56%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) MCSE
3 4 (4.44%) MCP
4 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) HNC
5 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.11%) CCNA
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) MCITP
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
6 1 (1.11%) PMP
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) vSphere
2 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.56%) Puppet
1 5 (5.56%) SCOM
2 3 (3.33%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (2.22%) WSUS
4 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.11%) SCCM
4 1 (1.11%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.11%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (7.78%) Oracle
2 6 (6.67%) Citrix
3 5 (5.56%) Apple
4 4 (4.44%) IBM
5 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.33%) Cramer
5 3 (3.33%) Huawei
5 3 (3.33%) Nortel
5 3 (3.33%) SAP
5 3 (3.33%) Tellabs
6 2 (2.22%) Avaya
6 2 (2.22%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.22%) Infor
6 2 (2.22%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (2.22%) Remedy
6 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.22%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.22%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.22%) Tableau
7 1 (1.11%) Cognos
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