Period
to 21 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 21 July 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 42 109 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 17.72% 17.25% 11.11%
As % of the Vendors category 35.00% 35.97% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 45
Warrington median daily rate £313 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £114 £306 £245
90th Percentile £530 £563 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £344 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -19.12% +6.25% +38.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Warrington median hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -71.43% +218.18%
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.25 £16.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.22% +9.47% +11.11%

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 Warrington.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 120 303 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 50.63% 47.94% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 187 113
Warrington median daily rate £375 £444 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -11.20% +25.94%
10th Percentile £141 £309 £264
90th Percentile £525 £609 £700
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £425 £408
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.29% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 6 4
Warrington median hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.27% -37.14% +40.00%
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.92 £16.84
% change year-on-year -11.35% +0.48% +2.84%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Warrington

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Warrington

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Warrington over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Warrington

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Warrington

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Warrington over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 13 (30.95%) Windows
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) .NET
5 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (14.29%) C#
6 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 6 (14.29%) MVC
6 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 6 (14.29%) SCCM
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) Software Packaging
7 5 (11.90%) Workflow
7 5 (11.90%) Finance
7 5 (11.90%) Migration
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
7 5 (11.90%) Citrix
7 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
7 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (11.90%) Patch Management
7 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.14%) Site Server
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.76%) GitHub
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 2 (4.76%) PaaS
3 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
3 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Power BI
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MSI
2 2 (4.76%) GitLab
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.38%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) IT Support
4 4 (9.52%) Project Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Azure Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Management Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
3 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (11.90%) Software Packaging
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Core
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 3 (7.14%) jQuery
4 3 (7.14%) JSON
4 3 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (7.14%) REST
4 3 (7.14%) RESTful
4 3 (7.14%) WCF
4 3 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.76%) Node.js
6 1 (2.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) iPhone
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) PKI
3 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) BYOD
4 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) MVC
3 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (11.90%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (11.90%) Patch Management
3 5 (11.90%) TDD
3 5 (11.90%) Workflow
4 4 (9.52%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (9.52%) BDD
4 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (9.52%) Data Entry
4 4 (9.52%) Scrum
4 4 (9.52%) User Stories
5 3 (7.14%) Change Management
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.14%) Network Management
5 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (2.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) HND
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) ThinApp
3 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Citrix
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.76%) Altiris
4 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) Samsung
Warrington, Cheshire
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