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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 31 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 8.66% 8.19% 15.22%
As % of the Vendors category 21.09% 18.18% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 12
Median daily rate £381 £435 £103
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% +324.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £543 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 23
Median hourly rate £15.43 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +0.45%
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
147 132 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 41.06% 45.05% 51.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 68 80
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 36
Median hourly rate £26.00 £15.85 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.03% +2.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warwick -3 9 £338 - 3
Rugby +3 1 £285 -16.17% 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £263 - 2
Gaydon - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 - - 1
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (22.22%) MS Office
3 9 (16.67%) CRM
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.67%) Windows
4 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
4 8 (14.81%) Automotive
4 8 (14.81%) Advertising
4 8 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (12.96%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (12.96%) Degree
5 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.11%) ITIL
6 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 6 (11.11%) .NET
6 6 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (9.26%) SQL
7 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.26%) Project Management
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) MVC
8 4 (7.41%) Finance
8 4 (7.41%) Service Management
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 4 (7.41%) Oracle
8 4 (7.41%) C#

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (22.22%) MS Office
3 8 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (5.56%) MS Project
5 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.85%) HFM
3 1 (1.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
1 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) Essbase
5 1 (1.85%) Power BI
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.81%) Advertising
1 8 (14.81%) Automotive
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) CRM Manager
5 4 (7.41%) CRM Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) IT Support
5 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Data Scientist
7 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.70%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.70%) Junior
7 2 (3.70%) Service Transition Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.56%) CSS
4 3 (5.56%) EDI
5 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) Node.js
5 2 (3.70%) Spring
5 2 (3.70%) Struts
5 2 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) Ajax
6 1 (1.85%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.85%) HTML5
6 1 (1.85%) jQuery
6 1 (1.85%) OLE
6 1 (1.85%) OLE DB
6 1 (1.85%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.85%) WPF
6 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.56%) Ergonomics
1 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.56%) Statistics
1 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.70%) PMI
2 2 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.67%) CRM
3 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.11%) ITIL
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.26%) MVC
5 5 (9.26%) Project Management
6 4 (7.41%) Service Management
7 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.56%) Change Management
7 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (5.56%) Human Factors
7 3 (5.56%) Machine Learning
7 3 (5.56%) Migration
7 3 (5.56%) Web Development
7 3 (5.56%) Wireframes
8 2 (3.70%) Front End Development
8 2 (3.70%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) C#
2 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.70%) Ruby
3 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) APMP
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) GIAC
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Adobe
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco
2 3 (5.56%) SAP
2 3 (5.56%) Tableau
2 3 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Dell
4 1 (1.85%) EMC
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Intel
4 1 (1.85%) NetApp