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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 1 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 25.00% 18.75% 24.36%
As % of the Vendors category 44.44% 37.50% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 12
Median daily rate £293 £168 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.10% -54.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £134 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £380 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.64 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +4.25%

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
27 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 56.25% 50.00% 60.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 28
Median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -0.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +4 8 £375 +123.21% 3
Bromsgrove 0 2 £123 -71.17% 1
Malvern - 2 £225 - 2
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) MS Office
3 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 9 (28.13%) DNS
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
5 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
5 7 (21.88%) SAN
5 7 (21.88%) Dell
5 7 (21.88%) Citrix
5 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
5 7 (21.88%) DHCP
5 7 (21.88%) NAS
5 7 (21.88%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) PDA
5 7 (21.88%) VLAN
6 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 5 (15.63%) Firewall
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) Patch Management
7 5 (15.63%) Virtual Team
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 4 (12.50%) VMware Server
8 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (12.50%) SCCM
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.50%) XenApp
8 4 (12.50%) XenServer

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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) DHCP
2 7 (21.88%) NAS
2 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 7 (21.88%) VLAN
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) Intranet
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Power BI
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Advertising
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Scrum Master
2 5 (15.63%) Scrum Master
3 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix Support
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Coach
4 3 (9.38%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Server Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
1 7 (21.88%) PDA
2 5 (15.63%) Virtual Team
3 3 (9.38%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
3 3 (9.38%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Solaris
4 3 (9.38%) SUSE
4 3 (9.38%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) Patch Management
2 5 (15.63%) Scrum
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 4 (12.50%) ITSM
3 4 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) SIEM
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Security Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C#
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Go
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) MCP
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CIPD
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Server
2 4 (12.50%) XenApp
2 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 4 (12.50%) XenServer
3 3 (9.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Citrix
1 7 (21.88%) Dell
1 7 (21.88%) VMware
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco
2 4 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) 3Com
3 3 (9.38%) Avaya
3 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
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