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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 2 May 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 18 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 3.48% 6.40% 17.65%
As % of the Vendors category 7.29% 13.33% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Median daily rate £509 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.60% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Microsoft
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
96 60 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 47.76% 48.00% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 13
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £469 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £19.21 £15.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +5.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwick region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warwick region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (26.32%) Tableau
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
6 4 (21.05%) MS Office
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.79%) Redis
7 3 (15.79%) Coaching
7 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
7 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.79%) .NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) Redis
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) MS Access
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (5.26%) QlikView
6 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
6 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
General
1 2 (10.53%) Back Office
1 2 (10.53%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Data Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Data Migration Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Migration Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Software Architect
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate
4 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
1 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
1 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Blog
2 2 (10.53%) Psychology
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Economics
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
1 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.79%) Coaching
2 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ECDL
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) WCAG
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Tableau
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO