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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 18.56% 20.97% 8.22%
As % of the Vendors category 34.62% 41.94% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Average daily rate
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£330 £364 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.27% -2.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.85 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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
52 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 53.61% 50.00% 57.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 11
Average daily rate £363 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £435 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -48.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 16 (48.48%) CRM
1 16 (48.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (36.36%) .NET
4 10 (30.30%) C#
5 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 7 (21.21%) Web Services
6 7 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
8 5 (15.15%) WPF
8 5 (15.15%) Silverlight
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (12.12%) iPad
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (12.12%) Scrum
9 4 (12.12%) jQuery
9 4 (12.12%) CSS
9 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
9 4 (12.12%) VBA
9 4 (12.12%) HTML
9 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.12%) MS Access

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
1 1 (3.03%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.12%) MS Access
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.06%) MySQL
6 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) CRM Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (9.09%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) MI Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) CRM Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) Web Services
3 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (15.15%) WPF
4 5 (15.15%) Silverlight
5 4 (12.12%) jQuery
5 4 (12.12%) CSS
5 4 (12.12%) HTML
6 2 (6.06%) XML
6 2 (6.06%) SOAP
7 1 (3.03%) Middleware
7 1 (3.03%) WCF
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.03%) REST
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.03%) Kendo UI
7 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) CRM
2 6 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Scrum
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) ERP
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Data Management
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
3 4 (12.12%) VBA
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) CITP
2 1 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) IBM
1 1 (3.03%) Cognos
1 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (3.03%) SAP
1 1 (3.03%) VMware
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