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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 13.00% 15.72% 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 21.49% 39.06% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £299 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.62% -40.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £178 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £356 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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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
121 64 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 60.50% 40.25% 57.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 24 35
Average daily rate £600 £370 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -22.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £160 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £465 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 5 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 5 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 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 19 (35.19%) ITIL
3 17 (31.48%) MS Office
4 16 (29.63%) MCP
4 16 (29.63%) Windows
4 16 (29.63%) IBM Notes
4 16 (29.63%) SLA
4 16 (29.63%) OpenView
4 16 (29.63%) HP
4 16 (29.63%) Lotus
4 16 (29.63%) Service Management
5 15 (27.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
8 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (18.52%) Oracle
9 9 (16.67%) Data Architecture
10 8 (14.81%) Information Security
10 8 (14.81%) Migration
11 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
12 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (11.11%) Project Management
12 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (11.11%) Finance
12 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.11%) .NET
12 6 (11.11%) PRINCE
12 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
13 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 16 (29.63%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) SugarCRM
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 17 (31.48%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
2 1 (1.85%) NAS
2 1 (1.85%) ATM
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) DHCP
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.41%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) QlikView
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) EDMS
5 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Local Government
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Service Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Data Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) Project Planner
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) jQuery
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) CSS
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.70%) Middleware
4 2 (3.70%) Ajax
4 2 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.70%) RESTful
4 2 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.85%) Modernizr
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.26%) Reference Data
4 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.85%) Open Source
7 1 (1.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.85%) VME
4 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.85%) MVS
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) ITIL
2 16 (29.63%) Service Management
3 9 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 8 (14.81%) Migration
4 8 (14.81%) Information Security
5 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 6 (11.11%) Project Management
5 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.41%) CRM
7 4 (7.41%) ERP
7 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
8 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) Ruby
3 3 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) C
4 2 (3.70%) Python
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) VBScript
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) MCP
2 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
5 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.70%) ISEB
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.85%) ACCA
7 1 (1.85%) CIMA
7 1 (1.85%) MCTS
7 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.63%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) OpenView
2 15 (27.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) HP
1 16 (29.63%) Lotus
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Citrix
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.70%) webMethods
4 2 (3.70%) NEC
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) EMC
5 1 (1.85%) Avaya
5 1 (1.85%) NetApp
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