The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wilmslow 14.29% 12.50% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £376 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.38% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.16%
Microsoft
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wilmslow region.

Vendors Category
Wilmslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wilmslow 28.57% 12.50% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £376 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.38% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wilmslow region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Wilmslow region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Wilmslow

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Wilmslow region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Wilmslow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 3 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 Wilmslow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 12 (100.00%) CRM
1 12 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Workflow
4 5 (41.67%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) Business Development
5 4 (33.33%) System Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (33.33%) Records Management
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow Development
6 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful
6 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) XSD
6 3 (25.00%) XSL
6 3 (25.00%) Publishing
6 3 (25.00%) XML Messaging
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow 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 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) CRM Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) XML Messaging
2 3 (25.00%) XSD
2 3 (25.00%) XSL
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) CRM
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) Business Development
4 4 (33.33%) Records Management
4 4 (33.33%) System Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Workflow Development
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland