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 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
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 20 7
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 41 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 14.29% 4.75% 10.06%
As % of the Vendors category 29.29% 11.17% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 14
Median daily rate £399 £420 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.05% +37.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £257 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £502 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £337
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.53% -35.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £25.75 £30.86
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 Warwickshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 140 206 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 48.78% 42.56% 49.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 105 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 11
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.96 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.44% +5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £25.00 £36.89
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 Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +7 10 £425 -7.60% 4
Stratford-upon-Avon +9 7 £388 - 1
Leamington Spa +3 6 £388 +89.02% 3
Atherstone - 1 £313 -
Rugby - 1 - - 2
Microsoft
West Midlands

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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.61%) Finance
4 15 (20.83%) Project Management
5 14 (19.44%) Migration
6 12 (16.67%) .NET
6 12 (16.67%) CRM
7 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
7 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (15.28%) C#
7 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (13.89%) SAP
8 10 (13.89%) CSS
8 10 (13.89%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (12.50%) Degree
9 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 9 (12.50%) HTML
10 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 8 (11.11%) SQL
10 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
10 8 (11.11%) Oracle
10 8 (11.11%) ITIL
10 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 8 (11.11%) MVC
10 8 (11.11%) Change Management
10 8 (11.11%) jQuery
10 8 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 8 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (6.94%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.39%) G Suite
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Internet
1 5 (6.94%) Intranet
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) Network Security
2 2 (2.78%) SAN
2 2 (2.78%) TETRA
2 2 (2.78%) WLAN
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.78%) Big Data
5 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.39%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) MS Access
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) MSI
3 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.39%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.39%) VersionOne
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Automotive
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Electronics
4 2 (2.78%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Local Government
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Analyst
2 14 (19.44%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.89%) Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) CRM Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) CRM Manager
5 5 (6.94%) CRM Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Asset Management Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Software Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.17%) CRM Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) .NET
2 10 (13.89%) CSS
3 9 (12.50%) HTML
4 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 8 (11.11%) jQuery
5 5 (6.94%) Ajax
5 5 (6.94%) Classic ASP
5 5 (6.94%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (6.94%) Web Services
6 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.17%) HTML5
8 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.78%) CSS3
8 2 (2.78%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.78%) LESS
8 2 (2.78%) LINQ
8 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.39%) Node.js
9 1 (1.39%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (1.39%) PMI
6 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.83%) Project Management
3 14 (19.44%) Migration
4 12 (16.67%) CRM
5 8 (11.11%) Change Management
5 8 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 8 (11.11%) ITIL
5 8 (11.11%) MVC
5 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.33%) Scrum
6 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.94%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.56%) Coaching
8 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.56%) Data Management
8 4 (5.56%) PRINCE
8 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
8 4 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) C#
2 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.11%) SQL
2 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.17%) PMP
4 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.39%) APMP
5 1 (1.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.39%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) PMO
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) XenApp
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.17%) SCCM
3 2 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) SAP
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) IBM
4 5 (6.94%) Citrix
4 5 (6.94%) HP
5 4 (5.56%) Cisco
5 4 (5.56%) VMware
6 2 (2.78%) Dell
6 2 (2.78%) Google
6 2 (2.78%) Veritas
7 1 (1.39%) Ariba
7 1 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.39%) Sage
7 1 (1.39%) Symantec
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