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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 45 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 21 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.61% 21.69% 21.60%
As % of the Vendors category 9.21% 36.36% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 12
Median daily rate £325 £400 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +51.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £241 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £518 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £19.25 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.32 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +6.89%
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
228 99 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 60.96% 59.64% 57.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 54 33
Median daily rate £384 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £244 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
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 £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -35 18 £400 -19.19% 3
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
3 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
4 9 (22.50%) ITIL
5 8 (20.00%) MS Office
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Service Management
7 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) SCCM
7 5 (12.50%) SQL
7 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (10.00%) LAN
8 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (10.00%) VMware
9 3 (7.50%) SUSE
9 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
9 3 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
9 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003

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 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Documentum
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Jetty
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (7.50%) MS Project
4 2 (5.00%) AutoCAD
4 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.50%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) IPv4
2 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) Converged Networks
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) IPsec
3 1 (2.50%) NAS
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) Skype
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Ant
1 1 (2.50%) Gradle
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) JUnit
1 1 (2.50%) Maven
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Communications Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
2 1 (2.50%) Leaflet
2 1 (2.50%) PhoneGap
2 1 (2.50%) Servlets
2 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (2.50%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.50%) IVR
3 1 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.50%) AIX
5 3 (7.50%) Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Solaris
5 3 (7.50%) SUSE
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management
3 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) Security Patching
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) VMware
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Meridio
4 1 (2.50%) Pega
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) webMethods
4 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago