The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bournemouth region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 11.38% 15.05% 25.34%
As % of the Vendors category 19.44% 33.33% 60.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 22
Average daily rate £500 £345 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.92% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £314 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £685 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
Vendors Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
72 42 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 58.54% 45.16% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 42
Average daily rate £450 £328 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.40% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £685 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Microsoft
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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 18 April 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 10 (47.62%) Windows
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (19.05%) Banking
5 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) MS Office
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security
6 3 (14.29%) Marketing
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 3 (14.29%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (9.52%) REST
7 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (9.52%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS Project
4 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
4 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.76%) Advertising
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Architect
1 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
2 2 (9.52%) Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Programmer
3 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Software Architect
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Web Editor
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Web Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Content Editor
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) REST
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.52%) LINQ
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) Flash
5 1 (4.76%) Ajax
5 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.52%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
3 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Content Management
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Fit Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.76%) Security Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
1 4 (19.05%) C#
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VB6
2 1 (4.76%) Groovy
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
1 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
1 2 (9.52%) CA
2 1 (4.76%) NetApp
2 1 (4.76%) EMC
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Avaya
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Brocade
2 1 (4.76%) Telerik
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
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