The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 12.26% 15.98% 17.10%
As % of the Vendors category 34.67% 46.05% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 19
Median daily rate £350 £263 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £172 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +79.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £7.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.35 £19.90 £11.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.41 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.89%
Microsoft
South West

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

Vendors Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
75 76 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 35.38% 34.70% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 40
Median daily rate £350 £280 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.11% +24.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.90 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Devon region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Devon region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Devon region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +9 18 £340 +81.33% 4
Plymouth -4 5 £363 +5.83% 2
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 19 (32.76%) Windows
1 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
2 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
3 17 (29.31%) MS Office
4 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
5 13 (22.41%) ITIL
5 13 (22.41%) Office 365
6 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (20.69%) .NET
7 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
8 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (13.79%) Gherkin
10 8 (13.79%) Capybara
10 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
10 8 (13.79%) Ruby
10 8 (13.79%) SCCM
10 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
10 8 (13.79%) Citrix
11 7 (12.07%) Internet
11 7 (12.07%) ETL
11 7 (12.07%) IIS
11 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
12 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
12 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
12 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) IIS
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) MS Office
2 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Office 365
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Internet
2 5 (8.62%) DHCP
2 5 (8.62%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.45%) Skype
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
5 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.45%) QlikView
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.72%) Power BI
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Capybara
1 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.72%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.72%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.72%) MSI
2 1 (1.72%) NUnit
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.90%) Back Office
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Advertising
2 2 (3.45%) Billing
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.34%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Test Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Business Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Database Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) DBA
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) .NET
2 8 (13.79%) Gherkin
3 4 (6.90%) Web Services
4 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.45%) Ajax
5 2 (3.45%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.72%) MDX
6 1 (1.72%) Middleware
6 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
1 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.45%) iPad
2 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.72%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.72%) Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.07%) ETL
4 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.62%) Migration
5 5 (8.62%) Web Development
6 4 (6.90%) Service Management
6 4 (6.90%) Time Management
7 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) Scrum
8 2 (3.45%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.45%) ETL Development
8 2 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (3.45%) Microservices
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.45%) TDD
8 2 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) Ruby
3 5 (8.62%) C#
4 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) VB
5 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.17%) VBScript
6 2 (3.45%) VBA
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCSA
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Citrix
2 6 (10.34%) VMware
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) IFS
6 1 (1.72%) LexisNexis
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £9.64 - £11.58 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Plymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 days ago