The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 19 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 15.83% 6.31% 5.49%
As % of the Vendors category 32.20% 17.50% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £238 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -39.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £152 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £268 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Microsoft
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Vendors Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
59 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 49.17% 36.04% 51.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 28
Average daily rate £435 £424 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +7.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £233 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Bournemouth region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (25.00%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Finance
4 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
4 7 (21.88%) NAS
5 6 (18.75%) CRM
5 6 (18.75%) MS Office
5 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
7 4 (12.50%) MS Project
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 4 (12.50%) Device Driver
7 4 (12.50%) Banking
7 4 (12.50%) QA
8 3 (9.38%) Local Government
8 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
8 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
8 3 (9.38%) Workflow
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
8 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.38%) PMP
8 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
3 4 (12.50%) MS Project
3 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) SPSS
4 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) NAS
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.13%) Skype
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.13%) Broadband
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) WLAN
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (6.25%) MS Access
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) ERwin
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) TestComplete
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Local Government
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) NAS Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) NetApp Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) QA Leader
4 2 (6.25%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Information Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) CRM
3 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.38%) Workflow
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.25%) Line Management
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VB
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) PMP
1 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) HND
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Solvency II
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) NFS
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) VMware
2 2 (6.25%) Brocade
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Tableau
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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