The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank - 2 4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northwich - 66.67% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category - 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Microsoft
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Northwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northwich - 100.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Northwich

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Northwich

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Northwich

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Northwich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northwich

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northwich 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Private Banking
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northwich by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northwich 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 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Private Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle