The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cirencester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 16 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 Cirencester 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cirencester 10.00% - 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £200 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Vendors Category
Cirencester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 3 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cirencester 20.00% 37.50% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 26
Average daily rate £200 £140 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -72.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Microsoft
Gloucestershire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cirencester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Cirencester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 22 Related IT Skills in Cirencester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cirencester 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) DTS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) VBA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cirencester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cirencester 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) DTS
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago