The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 28 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.61% 18.36% 7.81%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 38.78% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 8
Median daily rate £200 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £102 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £520 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Median hourly rate £14.49 £19.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.76% +68.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 Dorset region.

Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
112 98 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 42.42% 47.34% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 42
Median daily rate £393 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £120 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bournemouth -5 16 £138 -72.50% 15
Poole -5 4 £349 +39.50% 10
Dorchester - 2 - -
Weymouth 0 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) MS Excel
2 23 (47.92%) MS Office
3 12 (25.00%) Finance
4 11 (22.92%) SQL
4 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
5 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 9 (18.75%) ITIL
7 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 8 (16.67%) SCCM
8 7 (14.58%) Citrix
8 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (14.58%) XenApp
9 6 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (12.50%) Apple
9 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 5 (10.42%) BMC
10 5 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (10.42%) Remedy
10 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
10 5 (10.42%) Project Management
10 5 (10.42%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (10.42%) ITIL V3
10 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (10.42%) Patch Management
11 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
11 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.25%) IIS
5 2 (4.17%) ArcGIS
6 1 (2.08%) SAS
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (47.92%) MS Excel
1 23 (47.92%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.08%) PABX
3 1 (2.08%) Skype
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) VLAN
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.17%) GIS
5 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.08%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.42%) IT Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) IT Support
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) AutoMapper
4 1 (2.08%) Code First Entity Framework
4 1 (2.08%) Drools
4 1 (2.08%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.08%) LINQ
4 1 (2.08%) MFC
4 1 (2.08%) PostGIS
4 1 (2.08%) STL
4 1 (2.08%) Symfony
4 1 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.25%) iPhone
2 3 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.17%) iPad
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) PMI
4 1 (2.08%) Psychology
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Android
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.25%) Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Unix
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) ITIL V3
2 5 (10.42%) Patch Management
2 5 (10.42%) Project Management
3 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.17%) Analytics
5 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.17%) ERP
5 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Development
5 2 (4.17%) OO
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.17%) Scrum
5 2 (4.17%) SOA
5 2 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.33%) MCDST
3 4 (8.33%) MCP
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) HND
5 2 (4.17%) MCSE
5 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) CCSA
6 1 (2.08%) CCSE
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.08%) MCSA
6 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
1 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.17%) SSAE 16
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) XenApp
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Citrix
2 6 (12.50%) Apple
3 5 (10.42%) BMC
3 5 (10.42%) Remedy
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) ESRI
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) F5
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Informatica
6 1 (2.08%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.08%) Mitel
6 1 (2.08%) Nokia
Poole, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 24 days ago
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Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
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