The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leamington Spa region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leamington Spa 16.28% 10.53% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 25.93% 22.22% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leamington Spa region.

Vendors Category
Leamington Spa
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leamington Spa 62.79% 47.37% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 2
Average daily rate £450 £369 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +16.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £466 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leamington Spa

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Leamington Spa region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Leamington Spa

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Leamington Spa

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Leamington Spa

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Leamington Spa

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leamington Spa region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Leamington Spa

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Leamington Spa

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Leamington Spa

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leamington Spa

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leamington Spa 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 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
3 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) zOS
5 5 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (38.46%) AS400
5 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
5 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (38.46%) UML
5 5 (38.46%) SOAP
5 5 (38.46%) SAP
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) UNIX
5 5 (38.46%) FTP
5 5 (38.46%) HTTP
5 5 (38.46%) IBM
5 5 (38.46%) DataPower
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) OO

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leamington Spa by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leamington Spa 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 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) FTP
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Integration Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 5 (38.46%) SOAP
2 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) AS400
1 5 (38.46%) DataPower
2 4 (30.77%) Learning Management System
3 3 (23.08%) E-Learning
3 3 (23.08%) SCORM
3 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) zOS
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Logistics
7 1 (7.69%) People Management
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) XQuery
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Trillium