Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 73 83 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 13.90% 14.43% 7.25%
As % of the Vendors category 32.30% 34.30% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 32
Warwickshire median daily rate £406 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% -5.23%
10th Percentile £146 £219 £205
90th Percentile £550 £484 £486
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 8
Warwickshire median hourly rate £10.54 £15.00 £20.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.77% -27.58% -3.66%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.94 £12.40
90th Percentile £11.60 £29.35 £30.29
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.63% +2.92%

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 226 242 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 43.05% 42.09% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 133 200
Warwickshire median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £270 £220 £213
90th Percentile £575 £513 £539
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 17
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £21.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.28% +11.69% -38.77%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.98 £12.60
90th Percentile £16.84 £31.48 £26.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +5.17% -3.33%

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 19 January 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
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 19 January 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 +9 38 £343 -21.26% 8
Stratford-upon-Avon 0 19 £450 +15.38% 1
Nuneaton -4 2 £450 +16.13% 7
Rugby - 2 £300 - 6
Microsoft
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
2 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (20.55%) Project Management
3 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (17.81%) Windows
4 13 (17.81%) Migration
5 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio
5 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
5 11 (15.07%) SQL
6 10 (13.70%) DevOps
6 10 (13.70%) SDLC
7 9 (12.33%) .NET
7 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.96%) Finance
8 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.96%) ITIL
8 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
9 7 (9.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (9.59%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (9.59%) Analytical Thinking
10 6 (8.22%) Service Management
10 6 (8.22%) Retail
10 6 (8.22%) Remedy
10 6 (8.22%) CRM
10 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
10 6 (8.22%) Public Cloud

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 5 (6.85%) IIS
1 5 (6.85%) JBoss
1 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
1 5 (6.85%) WildFly
2 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.74%) Traefik
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) GitHub
2 5 (6.85%) Office 365
3 3 (4.11%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) DNS
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
1 3 (4.11%) SAN
2 2 (2.74%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.74%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.74%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) Intranet
3 1 (1.37%) SNMP
3 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.48%) Power BI
4 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.74%) Data Mart
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 5 (6.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (8.22%) Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Support
6 5 (6.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Build Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Business Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.11%) Symfony
3 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.74%) HTML
3 2 (2.74%) JSON
3 2 (2.74%) LDAP
3 2 (2.74%) MDX
3 2 (2.74%) OAuth
3 2 (2.74%) SAML
3 2 (2.74%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.37%) HTML5
4 1 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.37%) Node.js
4 1 (1.37%) React
4 1 (1.37%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.74%) FMCG
5 2 (2.74%) Replication
6 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.37%) SCADA
6 1 (1.37%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Project Management
2 13 (17.81%) Migration
3 10 (13.70%) DevOps
3 10 (13.70%) SDLC
4 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.96%) ITIL
6 7 (9.59%) Analytical Thinking
6 7 (9.59%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (8.22%) CRM
7 6 (8.22%) Project Planning
7 6 (8.22%) Service Management
8 5 (6.85%) Change Management
9 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.48%) Prototyping
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.11%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.85%) PHP
4 4 (5.48%) C#
5 3 (4.11%) C
5 3 (4.11%) Ruby
6 2 (2.74%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.11%) PMP
3 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.48%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Docker
3 5 (6.85%) XenApp
3 5 (6.85%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.74%) Kibana
3 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 2 (2.74%) Terraform
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
4 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Google
1 6 (8.22%) Remedy
2 5 (6.85%) Citrix
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) VMware
4 2 (2.74%) Cognos
5 1 (1.37%) EMC
5 1 (1.37%) Informatica
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Tableau
5 1 (1.37%) Verint
5 1 (1.37%) Virgin Media