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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 68 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.38% 16.09% 10.11%
As % of the Vendors category 33.66% 38.53% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 11
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£300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £152 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £370 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.13 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.45% -14.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.40 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £19.05 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.48%
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
202 109 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 54.59% 41.76% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 59 47
Average daily rate £350 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £191 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.93 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -42.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.51 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.06 £26.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -3 16 £311 -14.13% 5
Leamington Spa - 7 £300 - 2
Rugby - 7 £300 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - - 2
Nuneaton - - - - 2
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 52 (44.07%) MS Excel
2 30 (25.42%) MS Office
3 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
4 20 (16.95%) SQL
5 19 (16.10%) CRM
5 19 (16.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (15.25%) ERP
6 18 (15.25%) .NET
7 16 (13.56%) MS Visio
7 16 (13.56%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET
9 13 (11.02%) CSS
9 13 (11.02%) Windows
9 13 (11.02%) VB.NET
9 13 (11.02%) HTML
9 13 (11.02%) JavaScript
9 13 (11.02%) Migration
9 13 (11.02%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (10.17%) Manufacturing
10 12 (10.17%) C#
10 12 (10.17%) Web Services
10 12 (10.17%) SharePoint
11 11 (9.32%) Middleware
11 11 (9.32%) Service Delivery
12 10 (8.47%) Active Directory
12 10 (8.47%) VBA
12 10 (8.47%) Data Analysis
12 10 (8.47%) Analytics
13 9 (7.63%) jQuery
13 9 (7.63%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.24%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 52 (44.07%) MS Excel
2 30 (25.42%) MS Office
3 16 (13.56%) MS Visio
3 16 (13.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.08%) MS Project
5 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (11.02%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.54%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) SaaS
2 2 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.39%) FTP
2 4 (3.39%) HTTP
2 4 (3.39%) DNS
2 4 (3.39%) Broadband
3 2 (1.69%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) CTI
4 1 (0.85%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.39%) MS Access
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.69%) MySQL
5 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Subversion
1 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.17%) Manufacturing
2 9 (7.63%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Automotive
4 3 (2.54%) Advertising
4 3 (2.54%) Banking
4 3 (2.54%) Marketing
5 2 (1.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (22.88%) Analyst
2 20 (16.95%) Developer
3 13 (11.02%) Architect
3 13 (11.02%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.32%) Consultant
5 9 (7.63%) Data Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (5.93%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.08%) CRM Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.24%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Consultant
10 4 (3.39%) Service Management Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.39%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 4 (3.39%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.25%) .NET
2 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET
3 13 (11.02%) CSS
3 13 (11.02%) HTML
4 12 (10.17%) Web Services
5 11 (9.32%) Middleware
6 9 (7.63%) jQuery
7 8 (6.78%) SOAP
8 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (3.39%) REST
8 4 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.54%) HTML5
9 3 (2.54%) Google Maps API
10 2 (1.69%) WPF
10 2 (1.69%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.85%) J2EE
11 1 (0.85%) XML
11 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.85%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.93%) Open Source
2 7 (5.93%) Mathematics
2 7 (5.93%) Statistics
3 4 (3.39%) DataPower
3 4 (3.39%) Learning Management System
3 4 (3.39%) AS400
4 3 (2.54%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.54%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.54%) SCORM
4 3 (2.54%) iPad
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) PMI
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.02%) Windows
2 8 (6.78%) Windows XP
3 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.39%) UNIX
4 4 (3.39%) zOS
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.10%) CRM
2 18 (15.25%) ERP
3 13 (11.02%) Migration
4 11 (9.32%) Service Delivery
5 10 (8.47%) Data Analysis
5 10 (8.47%) Analytics
6 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.78%) Scrum
7 8 (6.78%) ITIL
7 8 (6.78%) SOA
7 8 (6.78%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (6.78%) Performance Improvement
8 7 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (5.08%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.08%) Data Entry
9 6 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.08%) ITSM
9 6 (5.08%) Service Management
9 6 (5.08%) Project Management
10 5 (4.24%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.95%) SQL
2 13 (11.02%) VB.NET
2 13 (11.02%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.17%) C#
4 10 (8.47%) VBA
5 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.39%) HNC
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.85%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (6.78%) SAP
1 8 (6.78%) IBM
2 7 (5.93%) ServiceNow
3 4 (3.39%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.54%) Trillium
4 3 (2.54%) Tableau
4 3 (2.54%) Google
5 2 (1.69%) Capita
5 2 (1.69%) Panasonic
5 2 (1.69%) VMware
5 2 (1.69%) Cisco
5 2 (1.69%) Cognos
5 2 (1.69%) HP
5 2 (1.69%) EMC
6 1 (0.85%) Lotus
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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