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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 16 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 4.19% 8.50% 19.59%
As % of the Vendors category 7.84% 15.85% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Median daily rate £275 £382 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.05% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £526 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
102 82 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 53.40% 53.59% 52.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 43 24
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 £28.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +32.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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
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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) Service Design
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) ITSM
5 2 (10.53%) Automotive
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) PMI
5 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (10.53%) ISEB

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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (5.26%) MS Project
4 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Google Apps
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Redis
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Transition Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) LINQ
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.53%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Ergonomics
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) MVC
1 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Coaching
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) ITSM
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Service Design
3 2 (10.53%) Transition Management
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
1 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Remedy
2 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Canon
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Panasonic
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau