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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 12.63% 8.70% 14.78%
As % of the Vendors category 23.53% 17.39% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 17
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£500 £288 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £178 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £438 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £11.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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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
51 46 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 53.68% 50.00% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 39
Average daily rate £475 £450 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +37.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £283 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £11.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 12 (41.38%) SharePoint
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
4 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
4 8 (27.59%) C#
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) .NET
4 8 (27.59%) jQuery
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) HTML5
5 7 (24.14%) CSS3
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) CSS
5 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
6 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (20.69%) NAS
7 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
7 5 (17.24%) MCP
7 5 (17.24%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.24%) Device Driver
8 4 (13.79%) CRM
8 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (10.34%) Ajax
9 3 (10.34%) Banking
9 3 (10.34%) Server Building
9 3 (10.34%) High Availability

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (41.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) SAS
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) NAS
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) ADSL
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) MS Access
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) ERwin
General
1 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Information Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
1 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
1 8 (27.59%) jQuery
2 7 (24.14%) HTML5
2 7 (24.14%) CSS3
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.34%) Ajax
5 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) CRM
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.34%) MVC
3 3 (10.34%) High Availability
3 3 (10.34%) Server Building
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Web Design
4 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) C#
1 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) MCP
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCSD
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
1 2 (6.90%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) TIBCO
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy
2 1 (3.45%) BT
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau