The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Herefordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Herefordshire
Rank - 4 3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire - 26.67% 23.81%
As % of the Vendors category - 66.67% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Herefordshire region.

Vendors Category
Herefordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
15 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 34.88% 40.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Median daily rate £404 £425 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +226.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

Microsoft
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Herefordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Architect
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared