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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 47 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 13.31% 13.43% 13.18%
As % of the Vendors category 26.70% 25.85% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 12
Average daily rate
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£318 £250 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £150 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 10
Average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +136.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £32.50 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
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
176 147 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 49.86% 51.94% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 62 43
Average daily rate £325 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £32.50 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 17 £338 +12.50%
Leamington Spa - 2 £200 - 2
Nuneaton - 2 £275 - 4
Rugby - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - - 2
Alcester - - - -
Kenilworth - - - -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 38 (38.78%) Windows
2 36 (36.73%) MS Excel
3 34 (34.69%) Active Directory
4 22 (22.45%) ITIL
4 22 (22.45%) MS Office
5 19 (19.39%) Windows XP
5 19 (19.39%) LAN
6 18 (18.37%) WAN
7 17 (17.35%) Hyper-V
8 16 (16.33%) SharePoint
9 15 (15.31%) SQL
9 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
10 13 (13.27%) .NET
10 13 (13.27%) Degree
11 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (12.24%) Automotive
12 11 (11.22%) Windows 7
13 10 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (10.20%) Migration
13 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
14 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (7.14%) Project Management
15 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
15 7 (7.14%) MS Project
15 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (7.14%) Data Migration
16 6 (6.12%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (6.12%) Data Entry

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.06%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.02%) Lync
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (36.73%) MS Excel
2 22 (22.45%) MS Office
3 10 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (7.14%) MS Project
5 3 (3.06%) Photoshop
6 2 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.04%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.02%) CA PPM
3 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.39%) LAN
2 18 (18.37%) WAN
3 6 (6.12%) DHCP
3 6 (6.12%) DNS
4 5 (5.10%) Intranet
5 4 (4.08%) Internet
6 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.02%) VPN
7 1 (1.02%) Firewall
7 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.02%) Wireless
7 1 (1.02%) SSH
7 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.08%) MS Access
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.02%) Zephyr
2 1 (1.02%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.02%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.02%) Subversion
2 1 (1.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (12.24%) Automotive
2 4 (4.08%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Analyst
2 14 (14.29%) Administrator
3 13 (13.27%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) Service Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (9.18%) Server Support
4 9 (9.18%) Desktop Support
4 9 (9.18%) Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Server Support Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) Server Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (5.10%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) .NET
2 6 (6.12%) HTML
3 5 (5.10%) CSS
4 4 (4.08%) XML
4 4 (4.08%) jQuery
4 4 (4.08%) Ajax
5 3 (3.06%) XSLT
5 3 (3.06%) Web Services
5 3 (3.06%) DHTML
6 2 (2.04%) RESTful
6 2 (2.04%) HTML5
6 2 (2.04%) OOXML
6 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.02%) WCF
7 1 (1.02%) WPF
7 1 (1.02%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.02%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.02%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.12%) PDA
1 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.10%) PKI
3 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.08%) Open Source
3 4 (4.08%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) iPad
4 3 (3.06%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.04%) iPhone
5 2 (2.04%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.02%) SCORM
6 1 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.78%) Windows
2 19 (19.39%) Windows XP
3 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (11.22%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.12%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (4.08%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.04%) Android
9 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) ITIL
2 10 (10.20%) Migration
3 7 (7.14%) Project Management
3 7 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 6 (6.12%) Data Entry
4 6 (6.12%) CRM
4 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.10%) Data Management
5 5 (5.10%) Data Analysis
5 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.08%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (4.08%) OO
6 4 (4.08%) ERP
6 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.08%) Data Mapping
6 4 (4.08%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (4.08%) Use Case
7 3 (3.06%) Change Control
7 3 (3.06%) Service Management
7 3 (3.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) SQL
2 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.10%) Java
5 4 (4.08%) C#
6 3 (3.06%) VBScript
7 2 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PMP
4 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.02%) MOS
4 1 (1.02%) MCDST
4 1 (1.02%) MCITP
4 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) PgMP
4 1 (1.02%) APMP
4 1 (1.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.02%) P3O
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.02%) XenApp
3 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) SCOM
1 5 (5.10%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (1.02%) DameWare
3 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (6.12%) Oracle
1 6 (6.12%) SAP
1 6 (6.12%) HP
2 5 (5.10%) Google
3 4 (4.08%) Apple
3 4 (4.08%) IBM
4 3 (3.06%) Cisco
4 3 (3.06%) Citrix
4 3 (3.06%) Lotus
5 2 (2.04%) VMware
5 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.04%) CA
5 2 (2.04%) Nokia
5 2 (2.04%) Trillium
6 1 (1.02%) Intel
6 1 (1.02%) McAfee
6 1 (1.02%) Primavera
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