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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 32 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.50% 15.09% 7.91%
As % of the Vendors category 29.63% 36.36% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 9
Median daily rate £210 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £118 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
108 88 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 45.57% 41.51% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 44 51
Median daily rate £400 £325 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -22.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £42.46 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.73% +173.93%
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 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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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 0 17 £220 -55.10% 6
Poole +2 8 £163 -40.90% 5
Dorchester - 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) MS Office
3 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
4 11 (20.37%) Finance
4 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
5 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
6 9 (16.67%) SQL
7 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
8 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 6 (11.11%) ITIL
8 6 (11.11%) Skype for Business
8 6 (11.11%) Banking
8 6 (11.11%) SCCM
8 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (9.26%) XenApp
9 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (9.26%) Skype
9 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
9 5 (9.26%) CRM
9 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
9 5 (9.26%) Citrix
9 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (7.41%) Project Management
10 4 (7.41%) Migration
10 4 (7.41%) Oracle
10 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
10 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (7.41%) Android

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 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.56%) ArcGIS
4 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.85%) SAS
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (48.15%) MS Office
2 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
1 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
1 1 (1.85%) PaaS
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
1 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Skype
2 3 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.85%) Intranet
4 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) VLAN
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) GIS
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.26%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) IT Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) IT Support
5 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) CRM Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.85%) Drools
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
2 1 (1.85%) MFC
2 1 (1.85%) PostGIS
2 1 (1.85%) SOAP
2 1 (1.85%) STL
2 1 (1.85%) Symfony
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) iPhone
1 3 (5.56%) Replication
2 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.70%) iPad
2 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.70%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) Psychology
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.41%) Android
5 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) Linux
6 3 (5.56%) Unix
7 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) CRM
3 4 (7.41%) Migration
3 4 (7.41%) Project Management
4 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.56%) ERP
4 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.70%) Analytics
5 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.70%) Mobile Development
5 2 (3.70%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.70%) SOA
5 2 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.70%) HND
3 2 (3.70%) MCDST
3 2 (3.70%) MCP
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) CCNP
4 1 (1.85%) CCSA
4 1 (1.85%) CCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.70%) SSAE 16
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) XenApp
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Citrix
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Apple
3 3 (5.56%) ESRI
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) BMC
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) Remedy
4 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.85%) Dell
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Informatica
5 1 (1.85%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.85%) Nokia
5 1 (1.85%) Samsung
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