The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leamington Spa 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 22 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
Warwickshire / Leamington Spa
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 1
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leamington Spa 14.63% 7.69% 35.29%
As % of the Vendors category 46.15% 30.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £205 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.02% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £337
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  

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 Leamington Spa.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leamington Spa
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 13 10 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leamington Spa 31.71% 25.64% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £325 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +75.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £44.75 £22.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.88% +104.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Leamington Spa

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leamington Spa citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Leamington Spa

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leamington Spa

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Leamington Spa.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Leamington Spa

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leamington Spa

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Leamington Spa over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Leamington Spa

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leamington Spa

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Leamington Spa

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leamington Spa region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) PMO
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) Intranet
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (33.33%) Automotive
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leamington Spa 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
1 3 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planner
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Integration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 3 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) LESS
3 1 (11.11%) Sass
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Scorecard
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) VMware