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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 9.65% 21.00% 8.41%
As % of the Vendors category 22.45% 36.21% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
Average daily rate £400 £338 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £15.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
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
49 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 42.98% 58.00% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 30
Average daily rate £421 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.26% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 1
Average hourly rate £19.43 £15.50 £15.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.32% -2.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 7 (29.17%) C#
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (25.00%) MVC
6 6 (25.00%) Migration
6 6 (25.00%) Web Development
7 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) MS Office
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (20.83%) HTML5
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
7 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
8 4 (16.67%) Tableau
8 4 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (16.67%) LINQ
8 4 (16.67%) Ajax
8 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 4 (16.67%) Time Management
8 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Data Cleansing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
3 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Bluemix
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
5 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.17%) MS Access
5 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.17%) Mocha
2 1 (4.17%) Protractor
General
1 2 (8.33%) Back Office
1 2 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Data Migration Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Graduate
3 4 (16.67%) Graduate Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Graduate IT Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) IT Graduate
3 4 (16.67%) Junior
3 4 (16.67%) Junior Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Junior IT Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Migration Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Usability Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
4 5 (20.83%) HTML5
5 4 (16.67%) Ajax
5 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) LINQ
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) CSS3
7 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (4.17%) LESS
8 1 (4.17%) WCF
8 1 (4.17%) XML
8 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Blog
1 4 (16.67%) Psychology
2 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
1 6 (25.00%) MVC
1 6 (25.00%) Web Development
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Time Management
2 4 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
3 2 (8.33%) E-business
3 2 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) ECDL
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) WCAG
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Tableau
3 3 (12.50%) IBM