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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 15 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 6.57% 9.43% 14.69%
As % of the Vendors category 17.22% 18.72% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 23
Average daily rate £388 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.49% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £379 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 10
Average hourly rate £16.65 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £29.45 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
151 187 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 38.13% 50.40% 51.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 93 66
Average daily rate £375 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £31.19 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 7 £509 +59.60% 6
Rugby +5 2 £338 - 1
Atherstone - 2 £400 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 31 (51.67%) MS Excel
2 18 (30.00%) SQL
3 16 (26.67%) MS Office
3 16 (26.67%) Migration
4 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
4 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 10 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 10 (16.67%) Office 365
6 9 (15.00%) Skype
6 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (15.00%) .NET
6 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (15.00%) IBM
7 8 (13.33%) Oracle
7 8 (13.33%) Tableau
8 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (11.67%) Degree
8 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
8 7 (11.67%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (11.67%) C#
8 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
8 7 (11.67%) IBM Domino
8 7 (11.67%) Lotus
9 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (10.00%) Blackberry
9 6 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (10.00%) Project Management
9 6 (10.00%) Windows

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 10 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.67%) IBM Domino
4 6 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.67%) SAS
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (51.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (26.67%) MS Office
3 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.33%) MS Project
5 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Skype
2 3 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) Intranet
3 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.00%) Power BI
2 3 (5.00%) Redis
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) MS Access
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.67%) QlikView
4 1 (1.67%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.67%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Selenium
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Advertising
2 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.67%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Back Office
4 2 (3.33%) Local Government
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Data Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Data Migration Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Migration Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Business Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Messaging Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.00%) Junior
8 3 (5.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.00%) CSS
2 6 (10.00%) HTML
3 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.00%) Ajax
6 2 (3.33%) jQuery
6 2 (3.33%) WAP
7 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.67%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.67%) HTML5
7 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.67%) MDX
7 1 (1.67%) WCF
7 1 (1.67%) Web Services
7 1 (1.67%) XML
7 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (3.33%) Blog
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Licensing
3 2 (3.33%) Psychology
4 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.67%) Economics
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Migration
2 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.67%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
3 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (10.00%) Project Management
5 5 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 5 (8.33%) MVC
6 3 (5.00%) Coaching
6 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
6 3 (5.00%) Software Licensing
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Validation
7 2 (3.33%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.33%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.33%) Time Management
7 2 (3.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) C#
3 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) MCP
3 2 (3.33%) ECDL
3 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) IBM
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle
2 8 (13.33%) Tableau
3 7 (11.67%) Lotus
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix
4 2 (3.33%) Remedy
4 2 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) Cognos
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
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Connectus
Rate: £33 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
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Vivid Resourcing
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