The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dudley 41.67% 50.00% 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £80 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 Dudley region.

Vendors Category
Dudley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dudley 41.67% 50.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £80 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dudley region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Dudley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Dudley region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Dudley

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Dudley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Dudley region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Dudley

Microsoft
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Dudley region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) Dell
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Statistics
3 2 (20.00%) Google Apps
3 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) MCP
3 2 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley 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:

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Statistics
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Dell
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Kaspersky
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Pertemps - Dudley Commercial
Rate: £9.31 - £11.18 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £80 Per day
Posted: 3 days ago