Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Burton-upon-Trent with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Microsoft
Staffordshire > Burton-upon-Trent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Burton-upon-Trent 60.00% 27.50% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 73.33% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Burton-upon-Trent median daily rate £250 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.24% - -
Staffordshire median daily rate £335 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +3.08% -13.33% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Burton-upon-Trent median hourly rate £14.20 - £14.40
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 - £14.70

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Burton-upon-Trent.

All Vendors
Burton-upon-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Burton-upon-Trent 60.00% 37.50% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 9
Burton-upon-Trent median daily rate £250 £333 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.81% -18.99% +36.82%
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Burton-upon-Trent median hourly rate £14.20 - £16.50
10th Percentile £14.10 - £14.43
90th Percentile £14.30 - £19.40
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +1.69%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Burton-upon-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Burton-upon-Trent

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Burton-upon-Trent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Burton-upon-Trent

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Burton-upon-Trent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Burton-upon-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Burton-upon-Trent region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) JDA
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Burton-upon-Trent 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Telnet
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
1 1 (33.33%) Proactive Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) JDA
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Xerox