The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 8 38 21
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 23 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.38% 4.88% 8.28%
As % of the Vendors category 25.84% 7.51% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 7
Median daily rate £350 £350 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £128 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.62 - £16.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.95%

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

Vendors Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
89 253 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 55.63% 65.04% 61.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 82 47
Median daily rate £425 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £390 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £550 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +27 17 £350 +6.87% 8
Shrewsbury 0 1 £250 -23.07% 2
Ludlow - 1 - -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 24 (34.29%) Security Cleared
3 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
4 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
5 17 (24.29%) SC Cleared
6 15 (21.43%) Migration
6 15 (21.43%) MS Office
7 13 (18.57%) ITIL
7 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
8 11 (15.71%) SQL
9 9 (12.86%) Service Management
9 9 (12.86%) Oracle
9 9 (12.86%) DNS
10 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
10 8 (11.43%) C#
10 8 (11.43%) XML
10 8 (11.43%) Project Management
10 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (10.00%) Degree
11 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (10.00%) Office 365
11 7 (10.00%) C
11 7 (10.00%) .NET
12 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
12 6 (8.57%) LDAP
12 6 (8.57%) Kerberos
12 6 (8.57%) ISEB
12 6 (8.57%) X.500
12 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (8.57%) PKI

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.43%) MS Office
3 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.71%) MS Project
4 4 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.43%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.43%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) assyst
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) Infor LN
2 1 (1.43%) MFGPRO
2 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) DNS
2 6 (8.57%) Kerberos
2 6 (8.57%) LDAP
2 6 (8.57%) X.500
3 3 (4.29%) OSPF
3 3 (4.29%) SNMP
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.86%) Firewall
4 2 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.86%) Wireless
5 1 (1.43%) DHCP
5 1 (1.43%) HTTP
5 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (1.43%) Intranet
5 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.43%) LAN
5 1 (1.43%) NAS
5 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.29%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.86%) MS Access
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MSI
1 3 (4.29%) Toad
2 1 (1.43%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) Maven
2 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.43%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.43%) Subversion
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.14%) Advertising
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Czech Language
2 1 (1.43%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.43%) French Language
2 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.29%) Analyst
1 10 (14.29%) Developer
2 6 (8.57%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (7.14%) Architect
4 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Consultant
4 4 (5.71%) Test Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) Administrator
5 3 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) Project Administrator
5 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (2.86%) Data Migration Developer
6 2 (2.86%) Field Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) Mainframe Analyst
6 2 (2.86%) Mainframe Test Analyst
6 2 (2.86%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) XML
2 7 (10.00%) .NET
3 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.29%) CSS
5 3 (4.29%) Middleware
5 3 (4.29%) SOAP
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (2.86%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.86%) HTML
6 2 (2.86%) LINQ
6 2 (2.86%) PhoneGap
6 2 (2.86%) WinForms
7 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.43%) J2EE
7 1 (1.43%) jQuery
7 1 (1.43%) Leaflet
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) PKI
1 6 (8.57%) Replication
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.29%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.14%) Unix
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.71%) Linux
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) AIX
5 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Solaris
6 2 (2.86%) SUSE
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.43%) VME
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Migration
2 13 (18.57%) ITIL
3 9 (12.86%) Service Management
4 8 (11.43%) Project Management
5 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (7.14%) MVC
6 5 (7.14%) OO
6 5 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.71%) Change Management
7 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.71%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.29%) Time Management
8 3 (4.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.71%) SQL
3 8 (11.43%) C#
4 7 (10.00%) C
5 5 (7.14%) Java
6 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.29%) COBOL
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
8 2 (2.86%) Python
8 2 (2.86%) VB
9 1 (1.43%) Jython
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) Prolog
9 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) Degree
4 6 (8.57%) ISEB
4 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 4 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (5.71%) MCTS
7 3 (4.29%) MCSA
8 2 (2.86%) CCNA
8 2 (2.86%) CCNP
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.86%) MCITP
8 2 (2.86%) MCP
8 2 (2.86%) MCSE
9 1 (1.43%) BICSI Certification
9 1 (1.43%) BICSI RCDD
9 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.43%) Docker
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) BladeLogic
2 2 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.43%) logstash
3 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.43%) Netcool
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco
3 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.71%) Intel Security
3 4 (5.71%) webMethods
4 3 (4.29%) Aruba
4 3 (4.29%) Fortinet
4 3 (4.29%) Remedy
4 3 (4.29%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.86%) BMC
5 2 (2.86%) CA
5 2 (2.86%) Cognos
5 2 (2.86%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.43%) Dell
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
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