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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South West / Dorset
Rank 6 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 20 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.75% 8.24% 17.87%
As % of the Vendors category 42.55% 22.39% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 15
Median daily rate £281 £250 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £125 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £325 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £10.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
47 67 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 37.01% 36.81% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 35
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £170 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Median hourly rate £46.50 £41.98 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +74.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 2017.

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
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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +4 9 £238 -5.00% 7
Poole - 3 £300 -
Blandford Forum - 2 £263 - 2
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) MS Office
3 11 (22.45%) SQL
3 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
4 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
5 9 (18.37%) Office 365
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
6 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (16.33%) CRM
6 8 (16.33%) ERP
6 8 (16.33%) Finance
6 8 (16.33%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
8 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
8 6 (12.24%) Advertising
9 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (10.20%) .NET
9 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.20%) ITIL
9 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
9 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
10 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
10 4 (8.16%) JD Edwards
10 4 (8.16%) C#

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 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.08%) ArcGIS
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) Kentico
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Office
2 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) IPv4
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) Skype
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.08%) GIS
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Power BI
5 1 (2.04%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Advertising
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 5 (10.20%) Consultant
2 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
2 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.16%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) Server Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Trainer
5 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.08%) Graduate
5 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) WCF
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) WinForms
3 2 (4.08%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Clustering
1 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) CAN bus
2 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.04%) CMDB
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Informatics
2 1 (2.04%) NHS
2 1 (2.04%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.04%) VMS
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) CRM
1 8 (16.33%) ERP
2 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (10.20%) ITIL
3 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
3 3 (6.12%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.08%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.08%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (4.08%) High Availability
4 2 (4.08%) ISMS
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.08%) People Management
4 2 (4.08%) Performance Testing
4 2 (4.08%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (4.08%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.16%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
1 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) CISA
2 2 (4.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) JD Edwards
2 3 (6.12%) Citrix
2 3 (6.12%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
3 2 (4.08%) ESRI
3 2 (4.08%) HP
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec
4 1 (2.04%) Veeam
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