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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 23 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.71% 20.20% 10.87%
As % of the Vendors category 22.12% 40.20% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 11
Median daily rate £275 £305 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £167 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £512 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
104 102 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 39.39% 50.25% 42.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 57
Median daily rate £393 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £177 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £527 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.90 £40.05
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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -8 11 £300 -1.63% 7
Poole -2 5 £95 -62.00% 8
Weymouth +4 2 £260 -
Blandford Forum - 1 £275 - 1
Dorchester - 1 - - 1
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 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 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (35.90%) Windows
3 13 (33.33%) MS Office
3 13 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (12.82%) XenApp
6 5 (12.82%) Citrix
6 5 (12.82%) .NET
7 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
7 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) SCCM
7 4 (10.26%) Degree
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (7.69%) Android
8 3 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (7.69%) Patch Management

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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) SAS
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
2 13 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) PABX
2 1 (2.56%) Skype
2 1 (2.56%) VLAN
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) QGIS
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Service Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Junior
5 2 (5.13%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.56%) AutoMapper
3 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.56%) Code First Entity Framework
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Ember.js
3 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.56%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) STL
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) iPad
3 2 (5.13%) iPhone
3 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Psychology
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.13%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 3 (7.69%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (5.13%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) Logistics
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) MVC
4 2 (5.13%) OO
4 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.13%) Web Development
5 1 (2.56%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) HND
3 2 (5.13%) MCDST
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) CCSA
4 1 (2.56%) CCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
3 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Citrix
2 3 (7.69%) Apple
2 3 (7.69%) BMC
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Remedy
2 3 (7.69%) Saba
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Dell
4 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.56%) ESRI
4 1 (2.56%) F5
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Informatica
4 1 (2.56%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.56%) Mitel
4 1 (2.56%) Nokia
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