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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 23 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 23 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.65% 12.90% 17.93%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 25.23% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 6
Average daily rate £320 £315 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £110 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £463 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
138 111 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 39.88% 51.15% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 48 25
Average daily rate £475 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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 28 (48.28%) MS Office
2 26 (44.83%) ITIL
3 24 (41.38%) MS Excel
4 22 (37.93%) Windows
5 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
6 14 (24.14%) SCCM
6 14 (24.14%) Service Management
6 14 (24.14%) SLA
6 14 (24.14%) HP
7 13 (22.41%) MCP
8 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
8 12 (20.69%) Mentoring
8 12 (20.69%) Coaching
9 11 (18.97%) Problem Management
9 11 (18.97%) OpenView
9 11 (18.97%) PMI
9 11 (18.97%) PMI Certification
10 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.52%) Service Desk Management
12 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
12 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
13 7 (12.07%) SQL
13 7 (12.07%) VMware
13 7 (12.07%) Firewall
14 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (10.34%) Quality Management
14 6 (10.34%) C#
14 6 (10.34%) .NET
14 6 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Node.js
3 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (48.28%) MS Office
2 24 (41.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) SaaS
2 4 (6.90%) IaaS
2 4 (6.90%) PaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) DHCP
2 5 (8.62%) DNS
2 5 (8.62%) Wireless
3 4 (6.90%) LAN
3 4 (6.90%) SAN
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 3 (5.17%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.72%) Internet
6 1 (1.72%) Intranet
6 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.72%) LDAP
6 1 (1.72%) NAS
6 1 (1.72%) Network Security
6 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.72%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.72%) QlikView
7 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Bower
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Grunt
3 1 (1.72%) gulp
General
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Advertising
4 2 (3.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) Service Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Service Desk Manager
3 9 (15.52%) Service Manager
4 7 (12.07%) IT Manager
4 7 (12.07%) IT Services Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 4 (6.90%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) CSS
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (1.72%) OAuth
3 1 (1.72%) RESTful
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) PMI
2 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) Linux
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.72%) AIX
8 1 (1.72%) HPUX
8 1 (1.72%) Solaris
8 1 (1.72%) Unix
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) Service Management
3 12 (20.69%) Coaching
3 12 (20.69%) Mentoring
4 11 (18.97%) Problem Management
5 9 (15.52%) Service Desk Management
6 6 (10.34%) Process Improvement
6 6 (10.34%) Quality Management
7 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.17%) ERP
8 3 (5.17%) Migration
8 3 (5.17%) Project Management
8 3 (5.17%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) SIEM
8 3 (5.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) MCP
2 11 (18.97%) PMI Certification
3 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) CISSP
5 2 (3.45%) ISEB
5 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.45%) MCSA
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.72%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) CCNP
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) SLA
2 6 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.17%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) XenApp
3 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) XenServer
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) SCCM
2 11 (18.97%) OpenView
3 1 (1.72%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) HP
2 7 (12.07%) VMware
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco
3 5 (8.62%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) Avaya
4 3 (5.17%) BT
5 2 (3.45%) IBM
5 2 (3.45%) Toshiba
6 1 (1.72%) Apple
6 1 (1.72%) EMC
6 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.72%) Lotus
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.72%) Tableau
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