Period
to 21 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 2019 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 63 64 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 13.38% 10.53% 12.62%
As % of the Vendors category 26.47% 25.30% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 45
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -
10th Percentile £241 £225 £303
90th Percentile £565 £533 £483
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 12
Warwickshire median hourly rate £44.45 £23.50 £25.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.15% -7.81% +96.08%
10th Percentile £21.83 £12.15 £13.15
90th Percentile £46.82 £31.35 £40.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% +16.00%

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

All Vendors
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 238 253 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 50.53% 41.61% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 134 151
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £261 £271 £256
90th Percentile £575 £603 £556
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 25
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.25 £15.85 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.85% -45.34% +45.00%
10th Percentile £14.88 £12.98 £13.59
90th Percentile £46.70 £30.33 £50.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.99
% change year-on-year +16.13% -8.77% +25.85%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Warwickshire

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Warwickshire

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Warwickshire

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Warwickshire

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft in Warwickshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +5 31 £500 +33.33% 6
Gaydon +4 3 £363 -
Atherstone - 3 £500 - 2
Stratford-upon-Avon +2 2 £425 -11.69% 3
Rugby -9 1 £163 - 3
Microsoft
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 15 (23.81%) Office 365
5 13 (20.63%) Project Management
5 13 (20.63%) Finance
6 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (15.87%) Windows
9 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 9 (14.29%) Migration
9 9 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (12.70%) Data Management
10 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
10 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (9.52%) ITIL
12 6 (9.52%) Intranet
13 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.94%) PMI Certification
13 5 (7.94%) SQL
13 5 (7.94%) Oracle
13 5 (7.94%) CRM
13 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
13 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (7.94%) Google
13 5 (7.94%) Degree

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 18 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Primavera
2 1 (1.59%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.59%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) Office 365
2 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.94%) G Suite
3 5 (7.94%) Power Platform
3 5 (7.94%) SaaS
4 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.76%) Google Drive
5 3 (4.76%) OneDrive
5 3 (4.76%) PowerApps
6 2 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Flow
7 1 (1.59%) ShareGate
7 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) DHCP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) DWDM
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) MS Access
2 2 (3.17%) Power BI
3 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.59%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.35%) Back Office
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Architect
2 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.29%) Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Administrator
5 4 (6.35%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Programme Planner
5 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.76%) CRM Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Intranet Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Intranet Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Data Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.17%) IT Architect
7 2 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
1 3 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.17%) jQuery
2 2 (3.17%) REST
3 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.59%) HTML5
3 1 (1.59%) JSON
3 1 (1.59%) RESTful
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.17%) SCADA
5 1 (1.59%) CCTV
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.59%) PMI
5 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Project Management
2 9 (14.29%) Migration
2 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (12.70%) Data Management
3 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (9.52%) ITIL
6 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.94%) CRM
7 4 (6.35%) Analytics
7 4 (6.35%) Business Transformation
7 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
7 4 (6.35%) Content Management
7 4 (6.35%) Critical Path Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) PRINCE
7 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.35%) Process Improvement
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.35%) Python
2 4 (6.35%) VBA
3 3 (4.76%) C#
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) C
4 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
1 5 (7.94%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.35%) PMP
2 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.17%) PMO
2 1 (1.59%) COBIT
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) CASB
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
1 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Google
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) SAP
2 2 (3.17%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) BT
3 1 (1.59%) Dell
3 1 (1.59%) Nokia
3 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.59%) Tableau