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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 38 66 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 13.29% 18.70% 9.25%
As % of the Vendors category 32.20% 40.24% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 9
Average daily rate £400 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £216 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 36 5
Average hourly rate £23.90 £18.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.79% -44.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
118 164 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 41.26% 46.46% 41.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 72 66
Average daily rate £425 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 49 6
Average hourly rate £21.25 £18.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -38.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.81 £11.22 £20.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £28.69 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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 -7 11 £400 +18.51% 6
Atherstone +1 8 £490 +133.33%
Nuneaton 0 2 £406 +47.72%
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 32 (50.79%) MS Excel
2 20 (31.75%) SQL
3 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
4 16 (25.40%) Migration
5 15 (23.81%) MS Office
6 14 (22.22%) CSS
6 14 (22.22%) .NET
6 14 (22.22%) HTML
7 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 12 (19.05%) C#
7 12 (19.05%) SharePoint
7 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
8 10 (15.87%) IBM
9 8 (12.70%) Oracle
9 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.70%) MVC
9 8 (12.70%) Skype for Business
9 8 (12.70%) Office 365
10 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (11.11%) Tableau
10 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (11.11%) jQuery
10 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 7 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (11.11%) Skype
10 7 (11.11%) Web Development
10 7 (11.11%) Degree
10 7 (11.11%) IBM Domino

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 12 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.70%) Skype for Business
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.11%) IBM Domino
3 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (9.52%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.76%) Node.js
6 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (50.79%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.81%) MS Office
3 6 (9.52%) MS Project
4 3 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Primavera
2 2 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Office 365
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Skype
2 3 (4.76%) Intranet
3 2 (3.17%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) Power BI
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.59%) MS Access
7 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.59%) Mocha
3 1 (1.59%) Protractor
3 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 6 (9.52%) Advertising
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Back Office
4 2 (3.17%) Automotive
4 2 (3.17%) Local Government
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Architect
4 7 (11.11%) Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Messaging Architect
7 4 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Graduate Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Graduate IT Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Junior IT Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Usability Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) .NET
1 14 (22.22%) CSS
1 14 (22.22%) HTML
2 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (11.11%) jQuery
4 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 6 (9.52%) Ajax
4 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 6 (9.52%) Entity Framework
4 6 (9.52%) HTML5
5 4 (6.35%) LINQ
5 4 (6.35%) Web Services
6 3 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.17%) Classic ASP
7 2 (3.17%) CSS3
7 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 2 (3.17%) WCF
7 2 (3.17%) XML
7 2 (3.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 6 (9.52%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Blog
2 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.35%) Psychology
3 2 (3.17%) DataPower
4 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Migration
2 8 (12.70%) MVC
2 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
3 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 7 (11.11%) Project Management
3 7 (11.11%) Web Development
4 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
5 5 (7.94%) Data Mapping
6 4 (6.35%) PRINCE
6 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.35%) Time Management
6 4 (6.35%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (4.76%) ETL
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL
7 3 (4.76%) Service Management
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) C#
2 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ECDL
3 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) Data Quality
1 4 (6.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) IBM
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) Lotus
3 7 (11.11%) Tableau
4 2 (3.17%) BMC
4 2 (3.17%) Remedy
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