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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 37 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.97% 8.02% 16.96%
As % of the Vendors category 38.95% 20.83% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £238 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £423 £631
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -76.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.85%
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
95 72 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 48.72% 38.50% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 67
Average daily rate £350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £290 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £551 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.13 £16.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £43.45 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 +5 12 £500 +73.91% 12
Poole +4 9 £250 -9.09% 2
Weymouth - 2 - -
Blandford Forum - 1 £102 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (34.18%) MS Excel
2 25 (31.65%) Windows
3 22 (27.85%) SharePoint
3 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
4 15 (18.99%) .NET
5 14 (17.72%) C#
5 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.72%) jQuery
6 12 (15.19%) SQL
6 12 (15.19%) HTML
6 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
6 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
6 12 (15.19%) CSS
7 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
7 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (13.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (12.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (12.66%) MS Office
8 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
8 10 (12.66%) Asset Management
9 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.39%) HTML5
9 9 (11.39%) CSS3
10 8 (10.13%) ITIL
11 7 (8.86%) MCSE
11 7 (8.86%) MVC
11 7 (8.86%) Migration
11 7 (8.86%) Retail
12 6 (7.59%) LANDesk
12 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (27.85%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (12.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.06%) Lync
6 2 (2.53%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.27%) SAS
7 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (34.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.66%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
4 1 (1.27%) SPSS
4 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
1 1 (1.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) NAS
2 3 (3.80%) Firewall
3 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) ADSL
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) MS Access
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) OLAP
5 1 (1.27%) OLTP
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.27%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.27%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.53%) ERwin
3 2 (2.53%) Ant
4 1 (1.27%) Yeoman
General
1 7 (8.86%) Retail
2 5 (6.33%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Billing
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Consultant
4 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.59%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Architect
8 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Support Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) .NET
2 14 (17.72%) jQuery
3 12 (15.19%) HTML
3 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.19%) CSS
4 9 (11.39%) HTML5
4 9 (11.39%) CSS3
5 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.33%) Ajax
7 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.80%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.53%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.27%) WCF
9 1 (1.27%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Device Driver
1 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) GIS
3 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) EPoS
5 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) AIX
6 1 (1.27%) Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.66%) Asset Management
2 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.13%) ITIL
4 7 (8.86%) MVC
4 7 (8.86%) Migration
5 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.59%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.33%) CRM
6 5 (6.33%) Project Management
7 4 (5.06%) Time Management
7 4 (5.06%) Web Design
8 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.80%) High Availability
8 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.80%) Business Transformation
8 3 (3.80%) Server Building
8 3 (3.80%) Software Licensing
9 2 (2.53%) SDLC
9 2 (2.53%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) C#
1 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
2 12 (15.19%) SQL
3 2 (2.53%) VB
4 1 (1.27%) C
4 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.86%) MCSE
3 5 (6.33%) MCSA
3 5 (6.33%) MCP
4 4 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.53%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) MCSD
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) MCITP
6 1 (1.27%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Solvency II
1 2 (2.53%) QA
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (2.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) LANDesk
2 5 (6.33%) VMware
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.80%) HP
3 3 (3.80%) Dell
3 3 (3.80%) Citrix
4 2 (2.53%) ESRI
5 1 (1.27%) BT
5 1 (1.27%) Remedy
5 1 (1.27%) Lotus
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Tableau
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dorset
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £17500.00 - £18300.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago