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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
Rank 2 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 15.15% 2.94% 21.62%
As % of the Vendors category 55.56% 7.14% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Median daily rate £288 £550 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.72% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £550 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
9 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 27.27% 41.18% 58.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 26
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £775 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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
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 20 February 2017.

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 20 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Document 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory