Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 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 18 November 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 > Wolverhampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 19.05% 16.13% 11.59%
As % of the Vendors category 63.16% 37.04% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Wolverhampton median daily rate £185 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.38% -8.63% +56.86%
10th Percentile £106 £213 £332
90th Percentile £469 £457 £428
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Wolverhampton median hourly rate £20.00 - £12.75
10th Percentile £11.75 - £11.33
90th Percentile £21.00 - £14.38
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +14.81% -18.18% +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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wolverhampton.

All Vendors
Wolverhampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 30.16% 43.55% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 7
Wolverhampton median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £106 £304 £215
90th Percentile £515 £510 £499
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Wolverhampton median hourly rate £14.41 - £12.75
10th Percentile £12.00 - £11.33
90th Percentile £21.00 - £14.38
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year +6.90% -8.37% +2.10%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Wolverhampton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Wolverhampton

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (58.33%) Thin Client
1 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
1 7 (58.33%) Fat Client
1 7 (58.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (50.00%) Line Management
2 6 (50.00%) SafeCom
2 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (50.00%) Wyse
2 6 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (50.00%) WSUS
2 6 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 6 (50.00%) Symantec
2 6 (50.00%) McAfee
2 6 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) OLAP
2 2 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (16.67%) Power BI
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) MS Access
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Data Entry Clerk
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
1 7 (58.33%) Fat Client
1 7 (58.33%) Thin Client
2 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
1 7 (58.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Line Management
2 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) ETL Development
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (50.00%) SafeCom
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
1 6 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Netcool
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
1 6 (50.00%) McAfee
1 6 (50.00%) NetApp
1 6 (50.00%) Symantec
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
1 6 (50.00%) Wyse
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Meridio
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas