The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 9.09% 22.22% 36.23%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 54.55% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Median daily rate £225 £220 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Median hourly rate £33.00 - £10.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £15.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.29% +4.16%

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

Vendors Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 24.24% 40.74% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Median daily rate £156 £220 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.97% -27.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £159 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £308 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 - £10.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 - £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Top 28 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 1 (16.67%) IFS
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Epicor
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmacovigilance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos
1 1 (16.67%) Epicor
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) IFS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP