The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Coast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
England / South Coast
Rank 3 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 14.29% - 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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

Vendors Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 42.86% 68.42% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £500 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +0.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

Microsoft
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Coast region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle