The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 21.74% 17.78% 18.56%
As % of the Vendors category 47.62% 29.63% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Median daily rate £125 £168 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.59% -56.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £126 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £395 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.93 £32.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.07% +182.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £22.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.58 £42.50 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.79
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.45%

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

Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 45.65% 60.00% 53.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 29
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £22.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
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 Worcestershire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Worcester +2 5 £105 -33.96% 3
Bromsgrove 0 2 £123 -71.17% 1
Malvern - 2 £225 - 4
Redditch -2 1 - - 3
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Advertising
3 4 (21.05%) MS Office
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (10.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (10.53%) Office 365
5 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Power BI
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Coach
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Scrum Master
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum Master
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Deployment Officer
3 2 (10.53%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (10.53%) ICT Officer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
1 2 (10.53%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) BDD
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) SIEM
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Go
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) NVQ Level 4
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (10.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) HP
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
1 1 (5.26%) Tableau
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