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 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 47 37 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 19.26% 12.13% 16.57%
As % of the Vendors category 65.28% 32.74% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 44
Median daily rate £278 £350 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +52.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £182 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
Median hourly rate £23.78 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.13% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £21.80 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
72 113 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 29.51% 37.05% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 69 106
Median daily rate £260 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £492 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 7
Median hourly rate £44.00 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.55% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £19.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £22.50 £25.20
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 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 September 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 September 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 September 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
Plymouth +7 22 £363 +3.57%
Exeter -4 16 £210 -40.00% 7
Newton Abbot - 2 - - 1
Torquay - 1 £250 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

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

1 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 28 (40.00%) .NET
3 26 (37.14%) SQL
4 20 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
8 16 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (21.43%) ETL
10 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (18.57%) C#
12 12 (17.14%) MS Office
12 12 (17.14%) SharePoint
12 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
12 12 (17.14%) ITIL
12 12 (17.14%) Kimball Methodology
12 12 (17.14%) QlikView
12 12 (17.14%) Degree
13 11 (15.71%) Visualisation
13 11 (15.71%) Data Visualisation
13 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (15.71%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (15.71%) HTML
13 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
14 10 (14.29%) Windows
14 10 (14.29%) CSS

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 12 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.14%) IIS
2 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.86%) Moodle
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.14%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) LAN
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) DHCP
3 1 (1.43%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) Intranet
3 1 (1.43%) Skype
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
3 1 (1.43%) VLAN
3 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (17.14%) QlikView
7 11 (15.71%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.43%) MySQL
10 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.43%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.43%) MSI
3 1 (1.43%) NUnit
3 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.71%) Billing
1 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Advertising
2 2 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (57.14%) Developer
2 12 (17.14%) .NET Developer
2 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) QlikView Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.43%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Senior QlikView Developer
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Business Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Architect
8 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.71%) HTML
4 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (14.29%) CSS
5 8 (11.43%) Web Services
6 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.57%) REST
6 6 (8.57%) WCF
7 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (5.71%) Entity Framework
8 4 (5.71%) WPF
9 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.29%) jQuery
9 3 (4.29%) JSON
10 2 (2.86%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (2.86%) PhoneGap
10 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.71%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.29%) NHS
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.71%) Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Unix
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.43%) ETL
4 12 (17.14%) ITIL
4 12 (17.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 11 (15.71%) Data Visualisation
6 10 (14.29%) ERP
6 10 (14.29%) ETL Development
7 8 (11.43%) OO
7 8 (11.43%) OOD
8 7 (10.00%) Migration
8 7 (10.00%) SDLC
9 6 (8.57%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.57%) MVC
10 4 (5.71%) Scrum
11 3 (4.29%) Change Control
11 3 (4.29%) Project Management
11 3 (4.29%) TDD
11 3 (4.29%) Web Development
12 2 (2.86%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) SQL
2 13 (18.57%) C#
3 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.29%) VBScript
7 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.86%) VB
7 2 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CCNA
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.43%) ISEB
6 1 (1.43%) MCITP
6 1 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) IFS
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) BT
3 3 (4.29%) VMware
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) Sophos
5 1 (1.43%) Avaya
5 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
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Nigel Frank International
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