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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 50 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.76% 9.03% 12.12%
As % of the Vendors category 22.12% 18.18% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 10
Median daily rate £443 £273 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.38% +11.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £228 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £284 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
226 77 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 53.18% 49.68% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 23 31
Median daily rate £415 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £275 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £564 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 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 +8 47 £446 +112.50% 3
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 32 (46.38%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) MS Excel
3 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.74%) MS Office
4 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
5 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
6 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
6 13 (18.84%) Migration
7 12 (17.39%) Project Management
7 12 (17.39%) ITIL
8 11 (15.94%) Java
8 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
8 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
9 10 (14.49%) Load Balancing
9 10 (14.49%) Oracle
9 10 (14.49%) Unix
10 9 (13.04%) XML
10 9 (13.04%) Linux
10 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
10 9 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (11.59%) SCCM
11 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (11.59%) Service Management
11 8 (11.59%) SQL
11 8 (11.59%) HP
12 7 (10.14%) IPv4
12 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
12 7 (10.14%) ISEB
12 7 (10.14%) LAN

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 7 (10.14%) IIS
2 6 (8.70%) Confluence
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.25%) Apache
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Documentum
5 1 (1.45%) Jetty
5 1 (1.45%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.45%) nginx
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.74%) MS Office
3 9 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (8.70%) MS Project
5 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.90%) Open Workbench
5 2 (2.90%) PTC Creo
5 2 (2.90%) Siemens NX
6 1 (1.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) IPv4
1 7 (10.14%) LAN
1 7 (10.14%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (8.70%) DNS
3 5 (7.25%) DHCP
3 5 (7.25%) SSL
4 4 (5.80%) Firewall
4 4 (5.80%) Network Security
4 4 (5.80%) SNMP
4 4 (5.80%) TACACS
4 4 (5.80%) VLAN
4 4 (5.80%) VoIP
4 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.80%) Wireless
4 4 (5.80%) WPA2
5 3 (4.35%) Converged Networks
5 3 (4.35%) VPN
6 2 (2.90%) WAN
7 1 (1.45%) IPsec
7 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.70%) JIRA
2 5 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (7.25%) Bitbucket
2 5 (7.25%) FishEye
2 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) GoCD
2 5 (7.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.90%) Toad
4 1 (1.45%) Ant
4 1 (1.45%) Gradle
4 1 (1.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) MSI
4 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Architect
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Senior Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Consultant
5 4 (5.80%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Network Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Wireless Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) XML
2 6 (8.70%) .NET
3 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.25%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (7.25%) CSS
3 5 (7.25%) HTML
3 5 (7.25%) PhoneGap
3 5 (7.25%) Web Services
3 5 (7.25%) WinForms
4 4 (5.80%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.45%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) Leaflet
5 1 (1.45%) Middleware
5 1 (1.45%) Servlets
5 1 (1.45%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Clustering
2 1 (1.45%) Economics
2 1 (1.45%) HP Storage
2 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
5 10 (14.49%) Unix
6 9 (13.04%) Linux
7 7 (10.14%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.80%) AIX
9 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.80%) Solaris
9 4 (5.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.84%) Migration
3 12 (17.39%) ITIL
3 12 (17.39%) Project Management
4 10 (14.49%) Load Balancing
5 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 8 (11.59%) Service Management
6 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.14%) Test Strategy
8 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.70%) Scrum
8 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.25%) Mobile Development
9 5 (7.25%) MVC
9 5 (7.25%) OO
9 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.25%) Process Improvement
9 5 (7.25%) TDD
10 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) Java
2 8 (11.59%) SQL
3 6 (8.70%) C#
4 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.90%) COBOL
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) ISEB
4 4 (5.80%) Degree
5 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.90%) HNC
6 2 (2.90%) HND
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.45%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (10.14%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.25%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) SCCM
2 4 (5.80%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.45%) Ansible
4 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) HP
3 7 (10.14%) Intel Security
4 6 (8.70%) VMware
5 5 (7.25%) Xamarin
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco
6 4 (5.80%) Fortinet
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.80%) webMethods
7 3 (4.35%) SAP
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix
8 2 (2.90%) Pega
9 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.45%) Google
9 1 (1.45%) Mercator
9 1 (1.45%) Meridio
9 1 (1.45%) Niku
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