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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 56 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 15.34% 15.42% 8.82%
As % of the Vendors category 28.43% 35.00% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £152 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.85 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.98% +3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £24.90 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -15.62%
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
197 100 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 53.97% 44.05% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 50 70
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 36
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -51.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 October 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
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 31 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 15 £335 -8.84% 7
Leamington Spa -6 5 £500 +300.00% 1
Atherstone - 4 £95 -
Rugby - 4 £300 - 1
Kenilworth - 1 - -
Nuneaton - 1 - - 3
Southam - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 49 (40.16%) MS Excel
2 34 (27.87%) MS Office
3 30 (24.59%) SQL Server
4 26 (21.31%) Windows
5 24 (19.67%) SQL
6 22 (18.03%) .NET
7 21 (17.21%) CRM
8 20 (16.39%) C#
8 20 (16.39%) Dynamics CRM
9 19 (15.57%) ERP
10 18 (14.75%) MS PowerPoint
11 16 (13.11%) SharePoint
11 16 (13.11%) Migration
12 14 (11.48%) Windows XP
12 14 (11.48%) Data Entry
13 13 (10.66%) MS Visio
13 13 (10.66%) Active Directory
14 12 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (9.02%) Analytics
15 11 (9.02%) VBA
15 11 (9.02%) ITIL
15 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET
16 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (8.20%) Middleware
16 10 (8.20%) iPad
17 9 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (7.38%) Automotive
17 9 (7.38%) CSS
17 9 (7.38%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 16 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.46%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.82%) Lync
5 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.82%) IIS
5 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 49 (40.16%) MS Excel
2 34 (27.87%) MS Office
3 18 (14.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (10.66%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.46%) MS Project
6 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.82%) SPSS
6 1 (0.82%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 20 (16.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (6.56%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.46%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.10%) FTP
2 5 (4.10%) HTTP
3 4 (3.28%) Broadband
4 3 (2.46%) DNS
5 2 (1.64%) Intranet
6 1 (0.82%) Internet
6 1 (0.82%) SSH
6 1 (0.82%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (0.82%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.82%) SAN
6 1 (0.82%) CTI
6 1 (0.82%) LAN
6 1 (0.82%) WAN
6 1 (0.82%) DHCP
6 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.28%) MS Access
7 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.64%) MySQL
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.82%) OLAP
9 1 (0.82%) SSDT
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Subversion
1 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.38%) Automotive
2 8 (6.56%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.74%) Finance
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
4 2 (1.64%) Publishing
4 2 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Analyst
2 14 (11.48%) Consultant
3 13 (10.66%) Developer
4 12 (9.84%) Data Analyst
5 11 (9.02%) Administrator
6 10 (8.20%) CRM Consultant
7 9 (7.38%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.38%) Architect
8 8 (6.56%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Service Analyst
8 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Consultant
8 8 (6.56%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 7 (5.74%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 7 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Service Management Analyst
11 5 (4.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Integration Architect
11 5 (4.10%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.03%) .NET
2 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET
3 10 (8.20%) Middleware
4 9 (7.38%) CSS
4 9 (7.38%) Web Services
4 9 (7.38%) HTML
5 8 (6.56%) .NET Framework
5 8 (6.56%) WPF
5 8 (6.56%) Silverlight
6 7 (5.74%) SOAP
7 5 (4.10%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (4.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (4.10%) jQuery
8 4 (3.28%) XML
9 3 (2.46%) Google Maps API
9 3 (2.46%) HTML5
10 2 (1.64%) RESTful
11 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.82%) MDX
11 1 (0.82%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.20%) iPad
3 8 (6.56%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.56%) Statistics
4 7 (5.74%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.92%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.10%) DataPower
6 5 (4.10%) AS400
7 4 (3.28%) Learning Management System
7 4 (3.28%) Open Source
8 3 (2.46%) E-Learning
8 3 (2.46%) SCORM
8 3 (2.46%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.64%) PMI
9 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.64%) iPhone
10 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Windows
2 14 (11.48%) Windows XP
3 5 (4.10%) zOS
3 5 (4.10%) UNIX
3 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.28%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.21%) CRM
2 19 (15.57%) ERP
3 16 (13.11%) Migration
4 14 (11.48%) Data Entry
5 11 (9.02%) Analytics
5 11 (9.02%) ITIL
6 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.38%) SOA
8 8 (6.56%) Project Management
8 8 (6.56%) Scrum
8 8 (6.56%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.56%) Performance Improvement
8 8 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (6.56%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (5.74%) Service Management
9 7 (5.74%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.74%) ITSM
10 6 (4.92%) Data Management
10 6 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.67%) SQL
2 20 (16.39%) C#
3 11 (9.02%) VBA
4 9 (7.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.38%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.82%) Java
6 1 (0.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) Degree
1 7 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.82%) CITP
4 1 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.82%) WSUS
2 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (6.56%) ServiceNow
2 7 (5.74%) SAP
3 6 (4.92%) IBM
4 4 (3.28%) Trillium
5 3 (2.46%) Lotus
5 3 (2.46%) VMware
5 3 (2.46%) Tableau
5 3 (2.46%) Google
6 2 (1.64%) Capita
6 2 (1.64%) Citrix
6 2 (1.64%) HP
7 1 (0.82%) Dell
7 1 (0.82%) EMC
7 1 (0.82%) Adobe
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle
7 1 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.82%) Nokia
7 1 (0.82%) Apple
7 1 (0.82%) McAfee
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