The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 49 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 22.48% 9.79% 16.59%
As % of the Vendors category 51.04% 30.83% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 24
Median daily rate £460 £356 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.12% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £117 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £11.75 £17.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.88% +32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.05 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.45 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Microsoft
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
96 120 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 44.04% 31.75% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 78 47
Median daily rate £478 £475 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £253 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £665 £629
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

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

1 37 (41.57%) Windows
2 30 (33.71%) MS Office
3 25 (28.09%) MS Excel
4 22 (24.72%) Project Management
5 20 (22.47%) Active Directory
6 18 (20.22%) CRM
7 17 (19.10%) Dynamics CRM
8 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
8 16 (17.98%) Middleware
9 14 (15.73%) SQL
9 14 (15.73%) MS PowerPoint
9 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
10 12 (13.48%) MS Visio
11 11 (12.36%) Programme Management
11 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
11 11 (12.36%) Windows Server
12 10 (11.24%) Windows 7
12 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (11.24%) ETL
12 10 (11.24%) ITIL
13 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (10.11%) Change Management
13 9 (10.11%) Incident Management
13 9 (10.11%) Problem Management
13 9 (10.11%) SCCM
14 8 (8.99%) Wiki
14 8 (8.99%) Change Control
14 8 (8.99%) JIRA
14 8 (8.99%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 (7.87%) IBM Notes
2 5 (5.62%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.12%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (33.71%) MS Office
2 25 (28.09%) MS Excel
3 14 (15.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (13.48%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.37%) IaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.25%) Office 365
3 2 (2.25%) PaaS
3 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Firewall
1 5 (5.62%) GSM
1 5 (5.62%) Skype
1 5 (5.62%) UMTS
2 3 (3.37%) 2G
2 3 (3.37%) 3G
2 3 (3.37%) 4G
2 3 (3.37%) LTE
2 3 (3.37%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.25%) VPN
3 2 (2.25%) Wireless
4 1 (1.12%) Broadband
4 1 (1.12%) DNS
4 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) LDAP
4 1 (1.12%) Softphone
4 1 (1.12%) Symposium
4 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.37%) Big Data
7 2 (2.25%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.25%) DataStage
7 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.25%) HBase
7 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.25%) OLAP
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.25%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.25%) QlikView
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.12%) German Language
4 1 (1.12%) Publishing
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (14.61%) Delivery Manager
2 12 (13.48%) Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Architect
4 9 (10.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Service Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.62%) Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Implementation Controller
7 4 (4.49%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.37%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.37%) SSIS Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) Middleware
2 7 (7.87%) .NET
3 4 (4.49%) CSS
3 4 (4.49%) HTML
4 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.25%) CSS3
5 2 (2.25%) HTML5
5 2 (2.25%) Web Services
6 1 (1.12%) MDX
6 1 (1.12%) PostGIS
6 1 (1.12%) RESTful
6 1 (1.12%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.12%) XML
6 1 (1.12%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.12%) XSD
6 1 (1.12%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.99%) Wiki
2 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.74%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.49%) iPhone
4 3 (3.37%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.25%) PMI
5 2 (2.25%) Replication
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.57%) Windows
2 11 (12.36%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.24%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.99%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.74%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.62%) Linux
6 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.25%) Unix
9 1 (1.12%) Android
9 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Project Management
2 18 (20.22%) CRM
3 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.36%) Programme Management
5 10 (11.24%) ETL
5 10 (11.24%) ITIL
6 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (10.11%) Change Management
6 9 (10.11%) Incident Management
6 9 (10.11%) Problem Management
7 8 (8.99%) Change Control
7 8 (8.99%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.99%) Line Management
8 7 (7.87%) Migration
8 7 (7.87%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.74%) Service Management
10 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.62%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.62%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) SQL
2 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.74%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.49%) C
6 2 (2.25%) Java
6 2 (2.25%) Perl
6 2 (2.25%) Python
6 2 (2.25%) VBA
7 1 (1.12%) C#
7 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) MCP
4 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.25%) Degree
5 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) CCNA
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (22.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.12%) vSphere
4 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) SCCM
2 5 (5.62%) SCOM
2 5 (5.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.25%) NetApp OnCommand
3 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.12%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Citrix
2 7 (7.87%) Lotus
2 7 (7.87%) VMware
3 4 (4.49%) Apple
3 4 (4.49%) BMC
3 4 (4.49%) Remedy
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco
4 3 (3.37%) Ericsson
4 3 (3.37%) Huawei
4 3 (3.37%) Nokia
4 3 (3.37%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (3.37%) SAP
5 2 (2.25%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.25%) AppSense
5 2 (2.25%) Aruba
5 2 (2.25%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.25%) Informatica
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle
5 2 (2.25%) Sybase
5 2 (2.25%) Teradata
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