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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - 6
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leamington Spa 8.33% - 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

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 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leamington Spa 25.00% 22.22% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £525 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +180.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £525 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £525 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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 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 28 March 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 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Planner
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planner
1 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) LESS
1 1 (25.00%) Sass
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
Leamington Spa
Nigel Frank International
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