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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 49 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 19.92% 15.00% 17.17%
As % of the Vendors category 40.83% 36.92% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 8
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£400 £300 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £300 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £300 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
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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
120 65 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 48.78% 40.63% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 36 25
Average daily rate £400 £305 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +41.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £272 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £341 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £32.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.84% +140.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 42 (44.21%) MS Excel
2 38 (40.00%) Windows
3 29 (30.53%) MS Office
4 25 (26.32%) ITIL
5 24 (25.26%) SLA
6 23 (24.21%) HP
6 23 (24.21%) Service Management
6 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
6 23 (24.21%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (22.11%) MCP
8 20 (21.05%) IBM Notes
8 20 (21.05%) OpenView
8 20 (21.05%) Lotus
8 20 (21.05%) VMware
8 20 (21.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 20 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 16 (16.84%) Citrix
9 16 (16.84%) SQL Server
9 16 (16.84%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
12 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (13.68%) Information Security
13 12 (12.63%) Telecoms
14 11 (11.58%) Migration
14 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (11.58%) Sophos
14 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (11.58%) MS Project
14 11 (11.58%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 20 (21.05%) IBM Notes
2 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.37%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.32%) MS Project Server
4 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.21%) IIS
6 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.16%) Documentum
6 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.05%) Apache
7 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (44.21%) MS Excel
2 29 (30.53%) MS Office
3 11 (11.58%) MS Project
4 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.16%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.16%) WAN
3 2 (2.11%) DHCP
3 2 (2.11%) LAN
3 2 (2.11%) Firewall
4 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.05%) Wireless
4 1 (1.05%) NAS
4 1 (1.05%) LDAP
4 1 (1.05%) VoIP
4 1 (1.05%) HTTP
4 1 (1.05%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) DNS
4 1 (1.05%) SAN
4 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (5.26%) Big Data
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.16%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (3.16%) SAP HANA
4 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.16%) SAP BW
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.16%) BODI
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.11%) MySQL
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) NUnit
1 1 (1.05%) Subversion
1 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 12 (12.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.21%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (36.84%) Analyst
2 26 (27.37%) Architect
3 18 (18.95%) Service Analyst
3 18 (18.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (16.84%) Technical Architect
5 8 (8.42%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (7.37%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.16%) Business Objects Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (2.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Middleware
2 2 (2.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.11%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (1.05%) SignalR
3 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.05%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.05%) WCF
3 1 (1.05%) WPF
3 1 (1.05%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (16.84%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.26%) Reference Data
4 4 (4.21%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Tandem
5 1 (1.05%) Life Science
5 1 (1.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.00%) Windows
2 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 9 (9.47%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.37%) Linux
7 4 (4.21%) Solaris
8 3 (3.16%) UNIX
8 3 (3.16%) HPUX
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.05%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) ITIL
2 23 (24.21%) Service Management
3 13 (13.68%) Information Security
4 11 (11.58%) Migration
4 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (11.58%) CRM
4 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (11.58%) Data Architecture
5 8 (8.42%) Problem Management
6 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.32%) Coaching
7 6 (6.32%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.32%) Project Management
8 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.16%) PRINCE
10 3 (3.16%) TOGAF
10 3 (3.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) ABAP
3 2 (2.11%) C#
4 1 (1.05%) Java
4 1 (1.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) VBA
4 1 (1.05%) Python
4 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.11%) MCP
3 20 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.26%) SAP Certification
6 2 (2.11%) MCSE
7 1 (1.05%) MCSA
7 1 (1.05%) CCNA
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.05%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) XenApp
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (21.05%) OpenView
1 20 (21.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.11%) SCCM
2 2 (2.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) HP
2 20 (21.05%) Lotus
2 20 (21.05%) VMware
3 16 (16.84%) Citrix
4 11 (11.58%) Sophos
5 10 (10.53%) Oracle
5 10 (10.53%) SAP
6 6 (6.32%) Business Objects
6 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.32%) SonicWALL
6 6 (6.32%) Draytek
7 5 (5.26%) Veeam
7 5 (5.26%) Becrypt
7 5 (5.26%) Symantec
7 5 (5.26%) McAfee
7 5 (5.26%) CA
7 5 (5.26%) Cisco
7 5 (5.26%) Adobe
8 3 (3.16%) Compuware
8 3 (3.16%) F5
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