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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 8.57% 15.22% 19.05%
As % of the Vendors category 23.08% 26.92% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £500 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +55.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
13 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 37.14% 56.52% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 16
Median daily rate £320 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
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 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
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 2 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 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Database Theory
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database Theory
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Datazen
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management

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 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Datazen
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Database Theory
2 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database Theory
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware