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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 11 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 28 38 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 7.91% 12.42% 17.60%
As % of the Vendors category 19.05% 35.19% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 22
Median daily rate £356 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £279 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £494 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £23.90 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +16.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £13.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £34.38 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
147 108 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 41.53% 35.29% 47.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 53 74
Median daily rate £400 £421 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +23.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 43
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £15.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £24.00 £29.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Atherstone -3 6 £413 -15.81% 2
Warwick -5 6 £356 -10.93% 2
Stratford-upon-Avon - 4 £324 - 3
Leamington Spa - 3 £325 - 3
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) MS Office
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.79%) Advertising
3 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (15.79%) Degree
4 8 (14.04%) SQL
4 8 (14.04%) ITIL
4 8 (14.04%) CRM
5 7 (12.28%) SAP
5 7 (12.28%) C#
5 7 (12.28%) .NET
5 7 (12.28%) Oracle
5 7 (12.28%) MS Visio
5 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
5 7 (12.28%) Change Management
6 6 (10.53%) VMware
6 6 (10.53%) MVC
6 6 (10.53%) IBM
6 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 6 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
7 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (8.77%) MS Project
7 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.54%) MS Office
3 9 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (12.28%) MS Visio
5 5 (8.77%) MS Project
6 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
7 3 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.75%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Firewall
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
1 2 (3.51%) Network Security
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) SAN
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
2 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.75%) Essbase
5 1 (1.75%) Power BI
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (15.79%) Advertising
2 5 (8.77%) Automotive
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Asset Management Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Software Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.26%) Data Scientist
6 2 (3.51%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.51%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) CRM Manager
6 2 (3.51%) CRM Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Programme Office Support
6 2 (3.51%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.77%) HTML
3 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (7.02%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) HTML5
3 4 (7.02%) jQuery
4 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.26%) EDI
5 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.51%) CSS3
5 2 (3.51%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.51%) LINQ
5 2 (3.51%) Spring
5 2 (3.51%) Struts
5 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.51%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) Ajax
6 1 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Infotainment
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) PMI
4 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.26%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Unix
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (14.04%) CRM
2 8 (14.04%) ITIL
3 7 (12.28%) Change Management
4 6 (10.53%) MVC
5 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.02%) Migration
6 4 (7.02%) Project Management
6 4 (7.02%) Service Management
6 4 (7.02%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (5.26%) Ergonomics
7 3 (5.26%) Human Factors
7 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.26%) Software Optimisation
7 3 (5.26%) Statistics
7 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.26%) Web Development
7 3 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) C#
3 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.51%) PMP
5 1 (1.75%) APMP
5 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.75%) MCP
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) PMO
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) XenApp
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
1 7 (12.28%) SAP
2 6 (10.53%) IBM
2 6 (10.53%) VMware
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) Adobe
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) Tableau
5 2 (3.51%) Dell
5 2 (3.51%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) Veritas
6 1 (1.75%) Alias
6 1 (1.75%) Apple
6 1 (1.75%) Ariba
6 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.75%) EMC
6 1 (1.75%) Google
6 1 (1.75%) Intel
6 1 (1.75%) NetApp
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