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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 50 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 14.97% 9.49% 14.61%
As % of the Vendors category 31.06% 23.01% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 14
Average daily rate
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£195 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.06% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.35 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.55% -18.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.43 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £25.00 £30.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.65 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -17.27%
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
161 113 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 48.20% 41.24% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 63
Average daily rate £375 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £30.00 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 12 £374 +16.79% 2
Leamington Spa -2 4 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon +1 3 - - 1
Nuneaton - 3 - - 4
Rugby +1 2 £300 +100.00% 2
Kenilworth - - - - 1
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 32 (28.07%) Windows
3 28 (24.56%) SQL Server
4 26 (22.81%) MS Office
5 23 (20.18%) .NET
6 22 (19.30%) Active Directory
7 21 (18.42%) C#
8 18 (15.79%) Windows XP
9 16 (14.04%) SQL
10 15 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
11 14 (12.28%) ITIL
12 13 (11.40%) CRM
13 12 (10.53%) HTML
13 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
13 12 (10.53%) Migration
13 12 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (9.65%) Degree
14 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET
14 11 (9.65%) CSS
14 11 (9.65%) ERP
15 10 (8.77%) TCP/IP
15 10 (8.77%) SharePoint
15 10 (8.77%) LAN
15 10 (8.77%) WAN
15 10 (8.77%) iPad
16 9 (7.89%) Data Entry
16 9 (7.89%) VB.NET
17 8 (7.02%) Client/Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.39%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) Lync
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 26 (22.81%) MS Office
3 14 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (6.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.63%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.75%) MS Project
7 1 (0.88%) SPSS
7 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.39%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.63%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) SaaS
3 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) LAN
1 10 (8.77%) WAN
1 10 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.75%) DHCP
2 2 (1.75%) DNS
2 2 (1.75%) Intranet
2 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) SSH
3 1 (0.88%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (0.88%) FTP
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.26%) MS Access
5 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.75%) MySQL
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.88%) SSDT
9 1 (0.88%) OLAP
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.51%) Subversion
1 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
1 6 (5.26%) Automotive
2 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.75%) Advertising
2 2 (1.75%) Publishing
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (29.82%) Analyst
2 15 (13.16%) Developer
3 12 (10.53%) Administrator
4 10 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (8.77%) .NET Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Consultant
5 9 (7.89%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.26%) Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
8 5 (4.39%) Server Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Server Support Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Server Support
8 5 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.18%) .NET
2 12 (10.53%) HTML
3 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET
3 11 (9.65%) CSS
4 8 (7.02%) .NET Framework
4 8 (7.02%) WPF
4 8 (7.02%) Silverlight
5 7 (6.14%) jQuery
6 5 (4.39%) Middleware
6 5 (4.39%) Web Services
6 5 (4.39%) XML
7 4 (3.51%) HTML5
8 2 (1.75%) RESTful
8 2 (1.75%) WCF
8 2 (1.75%) XSLT
8 2 (1.75%) DHTML
8 2 (1.75%) Ajax
8 2 (1.75%) SOAP
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (0.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.77%) iPad
3 8 (7.02%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.26%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.39%) Learning Management System
6 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.51%) E-Learning
6 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.63%) SCORM
7 3 (2.63%) Open Source
7 3 (2.63%) iPhone
7 3 (2.63%) PDA
7 3 (2.63%) Statistics
8 2 (1.75%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.75%) PKI
8 2 (1.75%) PMI
9 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.88%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.07%) Windows
2 18 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 8 (7.02%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.39%) Windows 2000
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.88%) zOS
7 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.28%) ITIL
2 13 (11.40%) CRM
3 12 (10.53%) Migration
4 11 (9.65%) ERP
5 9 (7.89%) Data Entry
6 8 (7.02%) Performance Improvement
6 8 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (6.14%) OO
7 7 (6.14%) Project Management
7 7 (6.14%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (5.26%) Data Management
8 6 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.26%) Analytics
8 6 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.39%) Test Strategy
9 5 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.39%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.39%) SOA
9 5 (4.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.42%) C#
2 16 (14.04%) SQL
3 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.89%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.14%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.26%) VBA
7 3 (2.63%) Java
8 2 (1.75%) VBScript
9 1 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (19.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.75%) SCOM
1 2 (1.75%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (4.39%) SAP
1 5 (4.39%) ServiceNow
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle
2 4 (3.51%) IBM
3 3 (2.63%) HP
3 3 (2.63%) Citrix
3 3 (2.63%) Lotus
3 3 (2.63%) Apple
4 2 (1.75%) VMware
4 2 (1.75%) Capita
4 2 (1.75%) Google
4 2 (1.75%) Nokia
4 2 (1.75%) Trillium
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe
5 1 (0.88%) Dell
5 1 (0.88%) Veeam
5 1 (0.88%) McAfee
5 1 (0.88%) Sophos
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