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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.36% 17.36% 6.94%
As % of the Vendors category 23.40% 39.25% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 9
Median daily rate £525 £288 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £120 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £431 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
94 107 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 40.00% 44.21% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 47 44
Median daily rate £428 £375 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £118 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 13
Median hourly rate £17.00 £31.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.60% +95.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £48.71 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -12 12 £525 +50.00% 10
Poole - 7 £204 - 10
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 25 (49.02%) MS Office
1 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
3 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
4 10 (19.61%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) Finance
5 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
6 7 (13.73%) ITIL
6 7 (13.73%) ERP
7 6 (11.76%) Citrix
7 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
7 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (11.76%) SCCM
7 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
8 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
8 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (9.80%) XenApp
8 5 (9.80%) CRM
9 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
9 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (7.84%) VMware
9 4 (7.84%) Banking
9 4 (7.84%) Retail
9 4 (7.84%) Android
9 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (7.84%) Skype

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 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.92%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.96%) IIS
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (49.02%) MS Office
2 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Skype
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) GIS
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (1.96%) MSI
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) IT Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) IT Support
5 4 (7.84%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.96%) Drools
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) HTML5
1 1 (1.96%) MFC
1 1 (1.96%) SOAP
1 1 (1.96%) STL
1 1 (1.96%) Symfony
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) iPhone
2 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.92%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.92%) iPad
2 2 (3.92%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Informatics
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) PMI
3 1 (1.96%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.84%) Android
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.88%) Unix
7 2 (3.92%) Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) ERP
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) CRM
3 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.88%) Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.88%) Project Management
4 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.92%) Analytics
5 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.92%) Logistics
5 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.92%) Mobile Development
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.92%) Process Improvement
5 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) VB
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) C++
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) MCDST
3 2 (3.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
1 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.92%) SSAE 16
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) XenApp
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Citrix
2 4 (7.84%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Apple
3 3 (5.88%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.92%) BMC
4 2 (3.92%) ESRI
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Remedy
4 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Samsung
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
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