The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Warwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 19.57% 20.34% 8.51%
As % of the Vendors category 39.13% 41.38% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £364 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.85 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.65% +76.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%
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Warwickshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwick region.

Vendors Category
Warwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 50.00% 49.15% 59.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 1
Average daily rate £363 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.77% -20.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Warwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Warwick region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Warwick region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Warwick

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Warwick region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Warwick

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick 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 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 15 (42.86%) CRM
2 15 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (25.71%) C#
4 8 (22.86%) HTML
4 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) VB.NET
4 8 (22.86%) CSS
4 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
4 8 (22.86%) jQuery
5 7 (20.00%) Web Services
6 6 (17.14%) SQL
6 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
6 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.43%) WPF
8 4 (11.43%) Silverlight
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) MS Access
8 4 (11.43%) VBA
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick 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 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.43%) MS Access
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) MySQL
6 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Publishing
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Consultant
3 8 (22.86%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 7 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 6 (17.14%) Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) MI Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Architect
7 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (5.71%) CRM Developer
9 1 (2.86%) CRM Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.86%) CSS
3 8 (22.86%) jQuery
3 8 (22.86%) HTML
4 7 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 4 (11.43%) WPF
6 4 (11.43%) Silverlight
7 2 (5.71%) XML
7 2 (5.71%) SOAP
8 1 (2.86%) Middleware
8 1 (2.86%) WCF
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (2.86%) REST
8 1 (2.86%) Kendo UI
8 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) iPad
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) CRM
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) ERP
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.86%) Network Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) MVVM
6 1 (2.86%) Workflow
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) VB.NET
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) VBA
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CITP
2 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (2.86%) SAP
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos
1 1 (2.86%) IBM
1 1 (2.86%) VMware
Warwick
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwick
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago