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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 23 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 35 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.51% 16.94% 13.79%
As % of the Vendors category 16.51% 32.81% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 10
Median daily rate £460 £288 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +17.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £198 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £410 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £27.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
Microsoft
West Midlands

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
212 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 57.61% 51.61% 49.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 22 24
Median daily rate £415 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.80% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £25.12 £17.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.76% -50.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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
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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 33 £460 +119.04% 3
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 30 (49.18%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
3 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (21.31%) Windows 7
5 12 (19.67%) MS Office
5 12 (19.67%) Project Management
6 10 (16.39%) Migration
6 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
6 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
7 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
7 9 (14.75%) SCCM
7 9 (14.75%) Windows 10
7 9 (14.75%) Windows 8
7 9 (14.75%) ITIL
7 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
7 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
8 8 (13.11%) LAN
8 8 (13.11%) Oracle
8 8 (13.11%) SQL
8 8 (13.11%) Linux
9 7 (11.48%) Unix
9 7 (11.48%) Java
9 7 (11.48%) HP
9 7 (11.48%) Intel Security
9 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
9 7 (11.48%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.84%) DNS

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 6 (9.84%) IIS
2 5 (8.20%) Apache
2 5 (8.20%) Confluence
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) Documentum
4 1 (1.64%) Jetty
4 1 (1.64%) nginx
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.67%) MS Office
3 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.56%) MS Project
5 2 (3.28%) Open Workbench
5 2 (3.28%) PTC Creo
5 2 (3.28%) Siemens NX
6 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) LAN
2 6 (9.84%) DNS
3 5 (8.20%) DHCP
3 5 (8.20%) IPv4
3 5 (8.20%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (8.20%) SSL
4 4 (6.56%) Firewall
4 4 (6.56%) Network Security
4 4 (6.56%) SNMP
4 4 (6.56%) TACACS
4 4 (6.56%) VLAN
4 4 (6.56%) VoIP
4 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (6.56%) Wireless
4 4 (6.56%) WPA2
5 3 (4.92%) Converged Networks
5 3 (4.92%) VPN
5 3 (4.92%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) Skype
6 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (8.20%) Bitbucket
2 5 (8.20%) FishEye
2 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) GoCD
2 5 (8.20%) JIRA
2 5 (8.20%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.64%) Ant
3 1 (1.64%) Gradle
3 1 (1.64%) JUnit
3 1 (1.64%) Maven
3 1 (1.64%) MSI
3 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Architect
2 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (9.84%) Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Network Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Wireless Architect
6 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Communications Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.28%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Web Services
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) 802.1X
2 4 (6.56%) XML
3 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.92%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (4.92%) CSS
3 3 (4.92%) HTML
3 3 (4.92%) PhoneGap
3 3 (4.92%) WinForms
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.64%) Leaflet
4 1 (1.64%) Servlets
4 1 (1.64%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.64%) Clustering
2 1 (1.64%) HP Storage
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.64%) Social Media
2 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (49.18%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
3 13 (21.31%) Windows 7
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.75%) Windows 10
4 9 (14.75%) Windows 8
5 8 (13.11%) Linux
6 7 (11.48%) Unix
7 3 (4.92%) AIX
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.92%) Solaris
7 3 (4.92%) SUSE
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) Project Management
3 10 (16.39%) Migration
4 9 (14.75%) ITIL
4 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
5 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.20%) Service Management
7 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.56%) Network Management
8 4 (6.56%) Process Improvement
9 3 (4.92%) Mobile Development
9 3 (4.92%) MVC
9 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.92%) Scrum
9 3 (4.92%) TDD
9 3 (4.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) Java
3 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.92%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.56%) Degree
3 4 (6.56%) ISEB
4 2 (3.28%) HNC
4 2 (3.28%) HND
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (9.84%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.92%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.64%) Ansible
4 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) HP
2 7 (11.48%) Intel Security
3 5 (8.20%) VMware
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco
4 4 (6.56%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.92%) Citrix
5 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.92%) Xamarin
6 2 (3.28%) Pega
6 2 (3.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.64%) Google
7 1 (1.64%) Meridio
7 1 (1.64%) Niku
7 1 (1.64%) webMethods
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