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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Warwickshire / Warwick
Rank 17 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 2.84% 11.48% 20.25%
As % of the Vendors category 6.45% 25.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Median daily rate £349 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.44% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.02 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +3.33%

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
62 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 43.97% 45.90% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 18
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £296 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £493 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Median hourly rate £15.85 £15.85 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) MS Office
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
5 3 (17.65%) Statistics
5 3 (17.65%) Ergonomics
5 3 (17.65%) Human Factors
5 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
5 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (17.65%) Tableau
5 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
5 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Automotive
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Adobe
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
5 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) Service Design
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint

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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
5 1 (5.88%) MS Project
5 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Data Scientist
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Transition Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Transition Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Ergonomics
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Statistics
1 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.76%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
3 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (17.65%) Human Factors
3 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
3 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design
4 2 (11.76%) Transition Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe
2 3 (17.65%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Alias
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Intel
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) SAP