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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 29 47 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 9.93% 23.38% 7.61%
As % of the Vendors category 52.73% 47.47% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 1
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£400 £410 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -13.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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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
55 99 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 18.84% 49.25% 48.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 22
Average daily rate £463 £280 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.17% -21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £100 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 13 (23.21%) Windows
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (21.43%) CRM
2 12 (21.43%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Migration
3 11 (19.64%) .NET
4 10 (17.86%) MS Office
4 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.86%) Project Management
4 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (14.29%) Service Management
6 8 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 7 (12.50%) SLA
7 7 (12.50%) OpenView
7 7 (12.50%) HP
7 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 7 (12.50%) MCP
8 6 (10.71%) SQL
8 6 (10.71%) Lotus
8 6 (10.71%) IBM Notes
8 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
8 6 (10.71%) Big Data
9 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
9 5 (8.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (10.71%) IBM Notes
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.86%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
1 3 (5.36%) Wireless
2 1 (1.79%) NAS
2 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.79%) ATM
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
2 1 (1.79%) DHCP
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) Big Data
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) QlikView
5 1 (1.79%) EDMS
5 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.79%) MSI
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.36%) Local Government
3 2 (3.57%) Advertising
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Architect
2 15 (26.79%) Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 8 (14.29%) CRM Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Data Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Business Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) Middleware
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (5.36%) jQuery
5 2 (3.57%) RESTful
5 2 (3.57%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.57%) Ajax
5 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.79%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.79%) WCF
6 1 (1.79%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.57%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.57%) NHS
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Tandem
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX
2 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.57%) MVS
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) VME
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) CRM
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL
1 12 (21.43%) Migration
2 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (17.86%) Project Management
3 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.29%) Service Management
4 8 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 7 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.36%) MVC
7 3 (5.36%) Workflow
7 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.36%) SDLC
8 2 (3.57%) OO
8 2 (3.57%) Coaching
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.36%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) Ruby
4 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) Scala
5 1 (1.79%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) VBScript
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) MCP
2 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) MCTS
5 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.36%) XenApp
2 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) OpenView
2 5 (8.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) HP
2 6 (10.71%) Lotus
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) webMethods
5 2 (3.57%) NEC
6 1 (1.79%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) Apple
6 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) EMC
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