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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 16 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 12.40% 10.68% 8.57%
As % of the Vendors category 25.81% 22.45% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Median daily rate £285 £490 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.83% +161.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £355 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £269
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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
62 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 48.06% 47.57% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 28
Median daily rate £400 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £41.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.73% +272.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016, 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 17 (62.96%) MS Office
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
7 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (11.11%) XenApp
8 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (11.11%) IIS
8 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (11.11%) Apple
8 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 2 (7.41%) Mobile Development
9 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring

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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
5 1 (3.70%) SAS
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (62.96%) MS Office
2 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA Agile
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) IT Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) IT Support
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.41%) iPhone
1 2 (7.41%) Replication
1 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) iPad
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Psychology
2 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Android
4 2 (7.41%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Analytics
2 2 (7.41%) CRM
2 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
2 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile Development
2 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
2 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (7.41%) Web Development
3 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Logistics
3 1 (3.70%) Network Planning
3 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.70%) Scrum
3 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
3 1 (3.70%) Web Design
3 1 (3.70%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCDST
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (7.41%) SSAE 16
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Apple
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) BMC
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) ESRI
4 1 (3.70%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) Samsung
4 1 (3.70%) VMware