The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Coventry region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 62 17 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.10% 8.63% 16.92%
As % of the Vendors category 32.12% 19.10% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -47.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.79 £20.00 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
193 89 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 50.13% 45.18% 52.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 28 67
Average daily rate £325 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £565 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £33.15 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.20% +165.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £37.80 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Microsoft
West Midlands

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 11 July 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 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 38 (36.19%) MS Excel
2 30 (28.57%) Windows
3 27 (25.71%) SLA
4 25 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 25 (23.81%) MS Office
4 25 (23.81%) ITIL
5 18 (17.14%) CRM
6 16 (15.24%) SQL
7 15 (14.29%) .NET
7 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 15 (14.29%) Citrix
8 14 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (13.33%) Degree
9 12 (11.43%) Project Management
9 12 (11.43%) C#
10 11 (10.48%) Telecoms
10 11 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (9.52%) Automotive
11 10 (9.52%) Lotus
11 10 (9.52%) CAD
11 10 (9.52%) MS Project
11 10 (9.52%) IBM Notes
11 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (8.57%) Data Modelling
12 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (8.57%) Oracle
12 9 (8.57%) Manufacturing
12 9 (8.57%) Data Management
12 9 (8.57%) Visualisation

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (9.52%) IBM Notes
2 8 (7.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.81%) Drupal
3 4 (3.81%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.95%) Lync
5 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.95%) Documentum
5 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (36.19%) MS Excel
2 25 (23.81%) MS Office
3 14 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (9.52%) MS Project
5 7 (6.67%) MS Visio
6 6 (5.71%) CATIA
7 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.81%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.86%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.95%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) 3G
1 7 (6.67%) 2G
1 7 (6.67%) LTE
2 6 (5.71%) RNC
3 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.86%) SAN
5 2 (1.90%) Firewall
5 2 (1.90%) LAN
5 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.90%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.95%) LDAP
6 1 (0.95%) 4G
6 1 (0.95%) VoIP
6 1 (0.95%) WAN
6 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.95%) DNS
6 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.95%) IPv4
6 1 (0.95%) IPv6
6 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.76%) MySQL
5 4 (3.81%) DB2
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) NUnit
1 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.81%) MSBuild
2 3 (2.86%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.90%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (1.90%) MSI
3 2 (1.90%) JIRA
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.95%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (10.48%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.52%) Automotive
3 9 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.62%) Finance
5 6 (5.71%) Publishing
6 5 (4.76%) Legal
7 2 (1.90%) Front Office
7 2 (1.90%) Retail
8 1 (0.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.95%) Electronics
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Analyst
2 13 (12.38%) Developer
3 12 (11.43%) Architect
4 11 (10.48%) Support Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.71%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.71%) Incident Manager
8 5 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (3.81%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Integration Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Designer
10 3 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.81%) WPF
3 4 (3.81%) Ajax
3 4 (3.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (2.86%) Application Packaging
4 3 (2.86%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.90%) WinForms
6 1 (0.95%) HTML
6 1 (0.95%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.95%) Web Services
6 1 (0.95%) Middleware
6 1 (0.95%) Velocity
6 1 (0.95%) OAuth
6 1 (0.95%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.95%) HTML5
6 1 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Visualisation
2 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.90%) Clustering
3 2 (1.90%) DataPower
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.95%) Open Source
4 1 (0.95%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (0.95%) Telematics
4 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.95%) GIS
4 1 (0.95%) Economics
4 1 (0.95%) Statistics
4 1 (0.95%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Vista
4 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.90%) Linux
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.95%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.81%) ITIL
2 18 (17.14%) CRM
3 12 (11.43%) Project Management
4 10 (9.52%) CAD
5 9 (8.57%) Data Modelling
5 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.57%) Data Management
6 7 (6.67%) Workflow
6 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 7 (6.67%) Change Management
6 7 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.67%) WFM
6 7 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.71%) Waterfall
7 6 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.71%) Data Analysis
7 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (5.71%) ERP
7 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.24%) SQL
2 12 (11.43%) C#
3 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
3 4 (3.81%) XAML
4 3 (2.86%) VB
5 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.95%) VBA
6 1 (0.95%) VBScript
6 1 (0.95%) C
6 1 (0.95%) PHP
6 1 (0.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Degree
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.62%) MCSE
4 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.86%) MCP
5 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) HND
6 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.90%) MBA
7 1 (0.95%) MCTS
7 1 (0.95%) MCITP
7 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.71%) SLA
2 4 (3.81%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) P3O
System Software
1 25 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.86%) Xen
2 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.95%) XenApp
3 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) SCCM
2 3 (2.86%) SCOM
2 3 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.95%) Sysprep
3 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Citrix
2 10 (9.52%) Lotus
3 9 (8.57%) Oracle
4 8 (7.62%) SAP
5 7 (6.67%) VMware
6 6 (5.71%) Progress
6 6 (5.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (3.81%) IBM
7 4 (3.81%) Dell
8 3 (2.86%) HP
8 3 (2.86%) Sybase
8 3 (2.86%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.95%) NetApp
9 1 (0.95%) CA
9 1 (0.95%) KANA
9 1 (0.95%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.95%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.95%) Cisco
9 1 (0.95%) EMC
Coventry
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.00 - £16.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago