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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Burton-upon-Trent 16.67% 23.08% -
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 75.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Burton-upon-Trent median daily rate - £349 -
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +8.33% -25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Burton-upon-Trent median hourly rate £14.20 - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.60 £10.96 £13.50
% change year-on-year +24.14% -18.85%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Burton-upon-Trent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Burton-upon-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Burton-upon-Trent 16.67% 30.77% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Burton-upon-Trent median daily rate - £341 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.88%  
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Burton-upon-Trent median hourly rate £14.20 - £18.00
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £10.96 £17.00
% change year-on-year +29.62% -35.55%  

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 29 June 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Xerox
2 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN

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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Xerox