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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 37 53 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.53% 16.16% 10.47%
As % of the Vendors category 29.84% 42.40% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £169 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £600 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -12.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
124 125 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 38.63% 38.11% 47.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 87 41
Average daily rate £350 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £175 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £18.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £12.50 £17.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.30 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Devon region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +3 19 £288 +64.28% 10
Plymouth -8 11 £350 -39.13% 5
Barnstaple - 3 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 45 (61.64%) Windows
2 25 (34.25%) Active Directory
2 25 (34.25%) VMware
3 24 (32.88%) MS Office
4 22 (30.14%) SQL
5 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
6 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
8 14 (19.18%) Citrix
9 13 (17.81%) ITIL
9 13 (17.81%) Office 365
10 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
11 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
11 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
13 9 (12.33%) .NET
13 9 (12.33%) Web Services
13 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.96%) Linux
14 8 (10.96%) SAN
14 8 (10.96%) Novell
14 8 (10.96%) Windows XP
14 8 (10.96%) DNS
14 8 (10.96%) SUSE
15 7 (9.59%) Migration
15 7 (9.59%) ZENworks
15 7 (9.59%) NetWare
15 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
15 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
3 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.11%) Lync
4 3 (4.11%) Apache
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (32.88%) MS Office
2 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS Project
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Symantec.cloud
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) DNS
1 8 (10.96%) SAN
2 5 (6.85%) Internet
2 5 (6.85%) Firewall
2 5 (6.85%) WAN
3 4 (5.48%) LAN
3 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.48%) VPN
4 3 (4.11%) Network Security
4 3 (4.11%) VoIP
4 3 (4.11%) DHCP
5 2 (2.74%) VLAN
6 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 6 (8.22%) Back Office
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
3 1 (1.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Server Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Server Support Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Server Support
5 6 (8.22%) Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.85%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.85%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Support Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Support Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) Web Services
1 9 (12.33%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) ODBC
3 2 (2.74%) Ajax
3 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.74%) jQuery
3 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.74%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.74%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.74%) Classic ASP
3 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.74%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) AS400
1 4 (5.48%) iSeries
1 4 (5.48%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.11%) Replication
2 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.74%) PDA
3 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.37%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (61.64%) Windows
2 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.96%) SUSE
4 8 (10.96%) Linux
4 8 (10.96%) Windows XP
5 7 (9.59%) NetWare
5 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.48%) UNIX
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.37%) Android
9 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.59%) Migration
4 6 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.85%) Scrum
5 5 (6.85%) Time Management
5 5 (6.85%) ERP
5 5 (6.85%) Project Management
6 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.48%) Kanban
7 3 (4.11%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.11%) Server Hardening
7 3 (4.11%) Data Management
7 3 (4.11%) CRM
7 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.74%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) C#
2 4 (5.48%) VB
2 4 (5.48%) RPG
3 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.74%) VBScript
4 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.74%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.37%) VCP5
5 1 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.37%) MCTS
5 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.37%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 25 (34.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.85%) vSphere
4 3 (4.11%) Firmware
4 3 (4.11%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) ZENworks
2 4 (5.48%) SCOM
3 2 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) VMware
2 14 (19.18%) Citrix
3 8 (10.96%) Novell
4 5 (6.85%) IBM
4 5 (6.85%) HP
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle
5 4 (5.48%) MAPICS
5 4 (5.48%) Infor
6 3 (4.11%) Veeam
6 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.11%) Symantec
6 3 (4.11%) Dell
7 2 (2.74%) Compaq
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco
8 1 (1.37%) Cognos
8 1 (1.37%) EMC
8 1 (1.37%) BMC
8 1 (1.37%) Lotus
8 1 (1.37%) Tableau
8 1 (1.37%) Google
Plymouth, Devon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago