The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Warwickshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 54 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.69% 15.32% 13.23%
As % of the Vendors category 36.00% 35.42% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £263 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £118 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £366 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 11
Average hourly rate £19.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £26.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Vendors Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
150 96 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 51.90% 43.24% 42.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 33
Average daily rate £325 £325 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £26.50 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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West Midlands

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Warwickshire region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Warwickshire region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +2 16 £350 +79.48% 5
Leamington Spa - 6 £460 - 1
Rugby - 1 £150 - 2
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - - 3
Nuneaton - - - - 1
Gaydon - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 40 (38.83%) MS Excel
2 26 (25.24%) MS Office
3 20 (19.42%) Windows
4 18 (17.48%) CRM
4 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
5 17 (16.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (14.56%) MS Visio
7 14 (13.59%) SQL
8 13 (12.62%) ERP
8 13 (12.62%) SOAP
8 13 (12.62%) Manufacturing
8 13 (12.62%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (11.65%) Automotive
9 12 (11.65%) Service Delivery
9 12 (11.65%) .NET
10 11 (10.68%) HTML
10 11 (10.68%) JavaScript
10 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
10 11 (10.68%) Migration
10 11 (10.68%) Dynamics AX
10 11 (10.68%) Data Analysis
10 11 (10.68%) jQuery
11 10 (9.71%) ITIL
11 10 (9.71%) Active Directory
12 9 (8.74%) Web Services
12 9 (8.74%) SAP
12 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.74%) REST
13 8 (7.77%) Service Management
13 8 (7.77%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 40 (38.83%) MS Excel
2 26 (25.24%) MS Office
3 15 (14.56%) MS Visio
4 13 (12.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (7.77%) MS Project
6 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.97%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (10.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.97%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.97%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Broadband
1 4 (3.88%) FTP
1 4 (3.88%) HTTP
1 4 (3.88%) DNS
2 2 (1.94%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (1.94%) DHCP
3 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.97%) LAN
3 1 (0.97%) WAN
3 1 (0.97%) CTI
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) SAN
3 1 (0.97%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.94%) MS Access
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.97%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) SAP HANA
General
1 13 (12.62%) Manufacturing
2 12 (11.65%) Automotive
3 8 (7.77%) Finance
4 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Publishing
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (22.33%) Analyst
2 18 (17.48%) Developer
3 13 (12.62%) Architect
4 8 (7.77%) Consultant
5 7 (6.80%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.83%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (5.83%) CRM Consultant
6 6 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.85%) Applications Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (4.85%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Service Management Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.88%) CRM Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) SOAP
2 12 (11.65%) .NET
3 11 (10.68%) HTML
3 11 (10.68%) jQuery
4 9 (8.74%) Web Services
4 9 (8.74%) REST
5 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.80%) Middleware
7 6 (5.83%) CSS
7 6 (5.83%) XML
8 5 (4.85%) HTML5
8 5 (4.85%) Ajax
8 5 (4.85%) JSON
9 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 4 (3.88%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (2.91%) Google Maps API
11 2 (1.94%) WPF
11 2 (1.94%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.97%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Open Source
1 7 (6.80%) Mathematics
2 6 (5.83%) Statistics
3 4 (3.88%) DataPower
3 4 (3.88%) AS400
4 3 (2.91%) iPad
5 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.97%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.42%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Windows 7
2 6 (5.83%) Windows XP
3 5 (4.85%) UNIX
3 5 (4.85%) Windows CE
3 5 (4.85%) Android
3 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.88%) zOS
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) CRM
2 13 (12.62%) ERP
3 12 (11.65%) Service Delivery
4 11 (10.68%) Migration
4 11 (10.68%) Data Analysis
5 10 (9.71%) ITIL
6 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.77%) Service Management
8 7 (6.80%) Project Management
8 7 (6.80%) ITSM
8 7 (6.80%) Analytics
8 7 (6.80%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (5.83%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.83%) Data Entry
9 6 (5.83%) Validation
9 6 (5.83%) SOA
10 5 (4.85%) UML
10 5 (4.85%) Android Development
10 5 (4.85%) iOS Development
10 5 (4.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.59%) SQL
2 11 (10.68%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.77%) VBA
4 6 (5.83%) C#
4 6 (5.83%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.85%) PHP
6 4 (3.88%) Java
7 1 (0.97%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.83%) Degree
3 5 (4.85%) HNC
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.97%) CITP
5 1 (0.97%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) SAP
2 8 (7.77%) IBM
3 7 (6.80%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.88%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.91%) HP
5 3 (2.91%) VMware
5 3 (2.91%) Tableau
5 3 (2.91%) Google
6 2 (1.94%) Capita
6 2 (1.94%) Panasonic
6 2 (1.94%) Trillium
6 2 (1.94%) EMC
6 2 (1.94%) Cisco
6 2 (1.94%) Cognos
6 2 (1.94%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle
7 1 (0.97%) Citrix
7 1 (0.97%) BMC
7 1 (0.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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