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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 7.56% 23.81% 13.64%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 48.39% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.85%
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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
54 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 45.38% 49.21% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 9
Average daily rate £400 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
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 29 May 2015, 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 16 (59.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) Migration
4 8 (29.63%) Data Migration
4 8 (29.63%) Data Cleansing
4 8 (29.63%) Data Structures
5 7 (25.93%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
7 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 5 (18.52%) MS Office
7 5 (18.52%) LAN
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) WAN
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) PDA
8 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
9 3 (11.11%) Data Mapping
9 3 (11.11%) Degree
9 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (59.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (18.52%) MS Office
4 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (7.41%) MS Project
6 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Data Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) Data Migration Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lean Practitioner
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) WPF
2 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Structures
2 4 (14.81%) PDA
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Data Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) BPR
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Open Source
8 1 (3.70%) SDLC
8 1 (3.70%) Analytics
8 1 (3.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Tableau
3 1 (3.70%) HP