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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 31 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.25% 18.42% 9.18%
As % of the Vendors category 27.68% 42.68% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 10
Median daily rate £163 £375 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £116 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £16.97 £18.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.01% +65.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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 82 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 44.27% 43.16% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 44
Median daily rate £393 £323 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.70% -23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £110 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Median hourly rate £25.50 £18.25 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.72% +26.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.02 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 18 £140 -72.00% 8
Poole +1 9 £163 -40.90% 12
Dorchester - 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 29 (54.72%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) MS Office
3 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
4 13 (24.53%) Finance
4 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
5 11 (20.75%) SQL
6 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
7 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
7 8 (15.09%) ITIL
8 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
8 7 (13.21%) SCCM
9 6 (11.32%) Banking
9 6 (11.32%) XenApp
9 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
9 6 (11.32%) Citrix
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (9.43%) Project Management
10 5 (9.43%) Migration
10 5 (9.43%) Apple
10 5 (9.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (9.43%) Skype
10 5 (9.43%) Skype for Business
10 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
11 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (7.55%) Android
11 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
11 4 (7.55%) 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 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (9.43%) Skype for Business
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.66%) IIS
6 2 (3.77%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.89%) SAS
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (47.17%) MS Office
2 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Skype
2 3 (5.66%) LAN
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 2 (3.77%) WAN
3 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.89%) Intranet
4 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.89%) PABX
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) VLAN
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.77%) GIS
5 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.89%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (1.89%) MSI
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Administrator
3 6 (11.32%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) IT Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) IT Support
5 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) HTML
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.89%) AutoMapper
3 1 (1.89%) Code First Entity Framework
3 1 (1.89%) Drools
3 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) LINQ
3 1 (1.89%) MFC
3 1 (1.89%) PostGIS
3 1 (1.89%) STL
3 1 (1.89%) StructureMap
3 1 (1.89%) Symfony
3 1 (1.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.66%) iPhone
2 3 (5.66%) Replication
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.77%) iPad
3 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
4 1 (1.89%) Psychology
4 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) Android
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.66%) Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Unix
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Migration
2 5 (9.43%) Project Management
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
3 4 (7.55%) Patch Management
4 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.66%) CRM
4 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.66%) ERP
4 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile Development
5 2 (3.77%) OO
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.77%) Scrum
5 2 (3.77%) SOA
5 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.77%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 3 (5.66%) MCDST
3 3 (5.66%) MCP
4 2 (3.77%) HND
4 2 (3.77%) MCSE
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) CCNP
5 1 (1.89%) CCSA
5 1 (1.89%) CCSE
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
1 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.77%) SSAE 16
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) XenApp
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Citrix
2 5 (9.43%) Apple
3 4 (7.55%) BMC
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) Remedy
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) ESRI
4 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.89%) Dell
5 1 (1.89%) F5
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Informatica
5 1 (1.89%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.89%) Mitel
5 1 (1.89%) Nokia
Wimborne, Dorset
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago