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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 16 19 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 4.46% 1.22% 17.65%
As % of the Vendors category 13.16% 2.70% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 16
Average daily rate
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£250 £88 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -74.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £88 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £88 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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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
38 37 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 33.93% 45.12% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 33
Average daily rate £425 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £373 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £538 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.31 £15.50 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +62.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Avaya
5 2 (13.33%) CA
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Project Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) MI Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SEO Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Lead
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.67%) DHTML
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) SEO
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) Groovy
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) EMC
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) Avaya
1 2 (13.33%) CA
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Telerik
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
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