The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 15 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 29 29 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.95% 8.71% 18.37%
As % of the Vendors category 14.01% 17.26% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 23
Median daily rate £420 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £422 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £16.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £29.61 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Microsoft
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Vendors Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
207 168 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 42.51% 50.45% 51.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 93 54
Median daily rate £400 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.44 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -11 9 £335 +3.07% 2
Leamington Spa -6 3 £205 -
Nuneaton +1 2 - - 1
Rugby +2 1 - - 1
Gaydon +1 1 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 - -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 21 (38.18%) MS Excel
2 17 (30.91%) Windows
3 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
4 11 (20.00%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) MS Office
4 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (14.55%) .NET
7 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (12.73%) Degree
8 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (12.73%) T-SQL
8 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
8 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (12.73%) MVC
8 7 (12.73%) Finance
8 7 (12.73%) Automotive
8 7 (12.73%) Migration
9 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
9 6 (10.91%) DNS
9 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (10.91%) C#
9 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (10.91%) Office 365
10 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (9.09%) CSS
10 5 (9.09%) MCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (38.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.00%) MS Office
3 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
4 1 (1.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.91%) Office 365
3 3 (5.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) DHCP
3 3 (5.45%) Skype
4 2 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.64%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) Intranet
5 1 (1.82%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.82%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.45%) Redis
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) Power BI
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.82%) QlikView
6 1 (1.82%) Roambi
6 1 (1.82%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (1.82%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.73%) Automotive
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.27%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Billing
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) IT Support
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Desktop Support
4 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.91%) Architect
5 5 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (7.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (9.09%) CSS
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.45%) HTML
7 2 (3.64%) jQuery
7 2 (3.64%) Node.js
7 2 (3.64%) WAP
8 1 (1.82%) Ajax
8 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.82%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.82%) HTML5
8 1 (1.82%) LINQ
8 1 (1.82%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) PKI
3 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Licensing
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) Economics
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (12.73%) Migration
2 7 (12.73%) MVC
3 4 (7.27%) CRM
3 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.45%) Coaching
4 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL
4 3 (5.45%) Project Management
4 3 (5.45%) Software Licensing
4 3 (5.45%) Web Development
5 2 (3.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (3.64%) High Availability
5 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.64%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.91%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.09%) MCP
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.82%) APMP
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.82%) GIAC
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) SCOM
2 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) HP
2 4 (7.27%) Citrix
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Remedy
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) EMC
3 3 (5.45%) IBM
3 3 (5.45%) Panasonic
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) Google
4 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.82%) Canon
5 1 (1.82%) Cognos
5 1 (1.82%) Lotus
5 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
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