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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 12.36% 11.43% 13.92%
As % of the Vendors category 25.58% 23.53% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Average daily rate
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£700 £125 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+460.00% -66.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £11.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.65 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -17.27%
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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
43 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 48.31% 48.57% 49.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 26
Average daily rate £335 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £125 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £498 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 - £10.42
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 - £9.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 - £11.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (31.25%) Clustering
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 5 (31.25%) SCCM
5 5 (31.25%) SCOM
6 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
9 1 (6.25%) Time Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Wintel Support
3 4 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SEO Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.25%) SOA
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) MVC
2 1 (6.25%) SEO
2 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Line Management
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) Informatica
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy
1 1 (6.25%) BT
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
1 1 (6.25%) Google
1 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
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