The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Rugby region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rugby 16.67% 8.33% 33.33%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 13.33% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £338 - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.03 £15.13 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.31%
Microsoft
Warwickshire

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

Vendors Category
Rugby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rugby 66.67% 62.50% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 7
Median daily rate £330 £325 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +116.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 Rugby

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Rugby

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Rugby

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Rugby

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Rugby

Microsoft
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Rugby

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Rugby region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) WAP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) SmoothWall
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Web Filtering

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Filtering
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix