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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Dorset / Bournemouth
Rank 8 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 8.11% 12.79% 17.65%
As % of the Vendors category 27.27% 31.43% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 11
Median daily rate £300 £252 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -17.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £338 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
11 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 29.73% 40.70% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 25
Median daily rate £425 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £125 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £18.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) MS Office
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) CRM
5 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) ERP
8 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
9 1 (6.67%) Billing
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) Clustering
9 1 (6.67%) Advertising
9 1 (6.67%) Migration

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Kentico
2 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) CMDB
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Informatics
4 1 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) Veeam