The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 10.26% 9.30% 14.58%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 23.53% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £428 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.22% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £173 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £302 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.19 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +6.89%
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 Wolverhampton region.

Vendors Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
12 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 30.77% 39.53% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Median daily rate £356 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.22% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £150 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £376 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +25.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) EPoS
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Server Building
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Datazen
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Datazen
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) Power BI
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Server Building
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware