The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cirencester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cirencester 57.89% - 35.71%
As % of the Vendors category 84.62% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £320 - £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Microsoft
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cirencester region.

Vendors Category
Cirencester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
13 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cirencester 68.42% 11.11% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £320 £263 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% +110.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cirencester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cirencester region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cirencester

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Cirencester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Cirencester region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Cirencester

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Cirencester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cirencester region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Cirencester

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Cirencester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Cirencester region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Cirencester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cirencester

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cirencester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (69.23%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
4 8 (61.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (53.85%) DevOps
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) IIS
6 6 (46.15%) Scrum
7 5 (38.46%) Finance
8 4 (30.77%) Web Services
8 4 (30.77%) SQL
9 3 (23.08%) Citrix
10 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (15.38%) SAN
10 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
10 2 (15.38%) CSS
10 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (15.38%) MVC
10 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
10 2 (15.38%) C#
10 2 (15.38%) HTML
10 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 2 (15.38%) OO
10 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 2 (15.38%) ERP
10 2 (15.38%) LAN
10 2 (15.38%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cirencester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) Dapper ORM
3 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) LINQ
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter
3 1 (7.69%) VMware