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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 12.71% 8.49% 12.93%
As % of the Vendors category 28.85% 20.93% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 13
Average daily rate
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£435 £188 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.00% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £129 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £260 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
52 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 44.07% 40.57% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 50
Average daily rate £430 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £41.00 £11.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.44% -27.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 10 (33.33%) Windows
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (30.00%) NAS
3 7 (23.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (23.33%) CRM
3 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 4 (13.33%) SAN
6 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 4 (13.33%) Finance
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Banking
7 3 (10.00%) Local Government
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (10.00%) jQuery
7 3 (10.00%) HTML5
7 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (10.00%) High Availability
7 3 (10.00%) CSS3
7 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (10.00%) HTML
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
4 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) NAS
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) WLAN
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) MS Access
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) ERwin
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Local Government
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.67%) NAS Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Information Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) jQuery
1 3 (10.00%) HTML5
1 3 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) CRM
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) High Availability
4 3 (10.00%) Server Building
5 2 (6.67%) Data Transformation
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.33%) SOA
6 1 (3.33%) ETL
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSD
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Brocade
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) NetApp
2 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.33%) Remedy
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter