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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 20 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 3.80% 9.79% 23.19%
As % of the Vendors category 6.82% 18.18% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Median daily rate £335 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £307 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £429 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £26.13 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.23% -6.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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
132 77 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 55.70% 53.85% 49.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 45 16
Median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £28.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.38% +90.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +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
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (25.00%) Remedy
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (18.75%) Redis
5 2 (12.50%) SaaS
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

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 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Google Apps
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Redis
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (6.25%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) Roambi
4 1 (6.25%) SAP BI
4 1 (6.25%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
1 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 5 (31.25%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) IT Support
3 4 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Software Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) LINQ
5 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Economics
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
1 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Remedy
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Canon
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (6.25%) Panasonic
4 1 (6.25%) Tableau
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO