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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rugby 33.33% 20.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.65 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -17.27%
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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 Rugby region.

Vendors Category
Rugby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rugby 33.33% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £300 £161 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Rugby region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Rugby

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rugby 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 7 (77.78%) Client/Server
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Improvement
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rugby 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Tester
1 1 (11.11%) Developer
1 1 (11.11%) Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
1 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
1 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Client/Server
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Improvement
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
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