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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 21 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 19 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 10.11% 18.90% 10.08%
As % of the Vendors category 19.79% 38.75% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
Average daily rate
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£463 £220 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.22% -46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £126 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+197.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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 80 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 51.06% 48.78% 57.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 24 29
Average daily rate £650 £265 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.28% -39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £105 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £460 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Average hourly rate £26.25 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £9.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £12.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 21 (40.38%) MS Excel
2 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 17 (32.69%) ITIL
3 15 (28.85%) MS Office
4 14 (26.92%) MCP
4 14 (26.92%) SLA
4 14 (26.92%) OpenView
4 14 (26.92%) HP
4 14 (26.92%) Service Management
5 13 (25.00%) Lotus
5 13 (25.00%) IBM Notes
6 12 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
8 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (19.23%) Oracle
9 9 (17.31%) Data Architecture
10 8 (15.38%) Information Security
10 8 (15.38%) Migration
11 6 (11.54%) Project Management
11 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.54%) .NET
11 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
11 6 (11.54%) PRINCE
11 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
11 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (9.62%) Reference Data
12 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) SugarCRM
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (40.38%) MS Excel
2 15 (28.85%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS Project
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) NAS
2 1 (1.92%) ATM
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
2 1 (1.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) QlikView
5 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.92%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Local Government
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Architect
2 13 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Project Planner
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) jQuery
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
3 3 (5.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.85%) Middleware
4 2 (3.85%) Ajax
4 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.85%) RESTful
4 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.92%) Modernizr
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.62%) Reference Data
4 4 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.85%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.92%) Open Source
7 1 (1.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.92%) VME
4 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) MVS
4 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) Service Management
3 9 (17.31%) Data Architecture
4 8 (15.38%) Information Security
4 8 (15.38%) Migration
5 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.54%) PRINCE
5 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 4 (7.69%) ERP
7 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.77%) OO
8 3 (5.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.69%) Ruby
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) C++
4 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.85%) C
4 2 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) Scala
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
5 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) MCP
2 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (5.77%) Degree
5 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.85%) ISEB
7 1 (1.92%) MCITP
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.92%) MCTS
7 1 (1.92%) CIMA
7 1 (1.92%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) XenApp
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) OpenView
2 12 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) HP
2 13 (25.00%) Lotus
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.85%) webMethods
5 2 (3.85%) NEC
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) EMC
6 1 (1.92%) Avaya
6 1 (1.92%) NetApp
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