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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 47 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 22.38% 11.01% 18.52%
As % of the Vendors category 43.52% 25.00% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 18
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£281 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.86% +19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £503 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -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 Dorset region.

Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 96 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 51.43% 44.04% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 47
Average daily rate £363 £450 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +37.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £350 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £30.00 £41.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £40.90 £47.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +8 20 £305 -39.00% 14
Poole +4 8 £250 - 4
Weymouth - 2 - -
Wimborne - 2 - - 1
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 34 (41.46%) Windows
2 26 (31.71%) MS Excel
3 24 (29.27%) SharePoint
4 22 (26.83%) Active Directory
5 18 (21.95%) .NET
6 16 (19.51%) C#
7 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
7 15 (18.29%) jQuery
8 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
9 13 (15.85%) MS Office
9 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
9 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET
9 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
10 12 (14.63%) CSS
10 12 (14.63%) SQL
10 12 (14.63%) HTML
10 12 (14.63%) Windows 7
11 11 (13.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (13.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (13.41%) ITIL
12 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (10.98%) Windows XP
13 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (10.98%) CSS3
13 9 (10.98%) HTML5
14 8 (9.76%) SCCM
14 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
14 8 (9.76%) Banking

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (29.27%) SharePoint
2 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
3 11 (13.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (13.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.32%) Lync
6 2 (2.44%) SAS
6 2 (2.44%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (31.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.85%) MS Office
3 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.44%) MS Project
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.22%) SPSS
5 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
1 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) LAN
1 5 (6.10%) WAN
2 3 (3.66%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) NAS
3 2 (2.44%) ADSL
3 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) MS Access
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) ERwin
4 1 (1.22%) Yeoman
4 1 (1.22%) Ant
General
1 8 (9.76%) Banking
2 7 (8.54%) Finance
3 6 (7.32%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.32%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Military
6 1 (1.22%) Billing
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) Consultant
4 7 (8.54%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.32%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Support Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) IT Support
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) .NET
2 15 (18.29%) jQuery
3 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET
4 12 (14.63%) CSS
4 12 (14.63%) HTML
5 9 (10.98%) HTML5
5 9 (10.98%) CSS3
6 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.10%) Ajax
8 3 (3.66%) Application Packaging
8 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.44%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (2.44%) WCF
10 1 (1.22%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Clustering
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.44%) GIS
5 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.46%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.98%) Windows XP
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.44%) Windows CE
8 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.22%) zOS
9 1 (1.22%) AIX
9 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.41%) ITIL
2 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
3 8 (9.76%) MVC
4 6 (7.32%) Migration
4 6 (7.32%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.10%) Project Management
6 4 (4.88%) Web Design
6 4 (4.88%) Time Management
7 3 (3.66%) Line Management
7 3 (3.66%) Software Licensing
7 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.66%) CRM
8 2 (2.44%) ERP
8 2 (2.44%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.44%) OOD
8 2 (2.44%) Service Management
8 2 (2.44%) OO
8 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) C#
2 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.63%) SQL
4 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.22%) VB
4 1 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.32%) MCSE
3 5 (6.10%) MCP
4 4 (4.88%) MCSA
4 4 (4.88%) Degree
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.44%) ISEB
6 2 (2.44%) MCSD
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MCDST
7 1 (1.22%) MCITP
7 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.22%) ARP4754
System Software
1 22 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) SCOM
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) VMware
2 6 (7.32%) LANDesk
3 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
3 4 (4.88%) Dell
4 3 (3.66%) Citrix
5 2 (2.44%) IBM
5 2 (2.44%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.44%) ESRI
6 1 (1.22%) BT
6 1 (1.22%) Remedy
6 1 (1.22%) Tableau
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) Informatica
6 1 (1.22%) Lotus
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