The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Exeter region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 10.37% 6.02% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 29.17% 19.23% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Vendors Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 35.56% 31.33% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 11
Average daily rate £315 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Exeter region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Exeter region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) MS Excel
3 19 (42.22%) PRINCE2
4 18 (40.00%) ITIL
5 17 (37.78%) SharePoint
5 17 (37.78%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (35.56%) VMware
7 15 (33.33%) SLA
7 15 (33.33%) Cisco
8 14 (31.11%) Thin Client
8 14 (31.11%) CheckPoint
8 14 (31.11%) Solaris
8 14 (31.11%) Firewall
8 14 (31.11%) Fat Client
8 14 (31.11%) Cisco PIX
8 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (22.22%) Finance
9 10 (22.22%) .NET
9 10 (22.22%) Project Management
10 7 (15.56%) MS Project
10 7 (15.56%) MS Office
11 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle
11 6 (13.33%) Java
11 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
11 6 (13.33%) Middleware
11 6 (13.33%) PMI

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 17 (37.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (48.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Project
2 7 (15.56%) MS Office
3 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) Firewall
1 14 (31.11%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MS Access
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Service Transition Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (13.33%) Middleware
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) CSS3
4 2 (4.44%) HTML5
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) LAMP
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Thin Client
1 14 (31.11%) Fat Client
2 6 (13.33%) PMI
3 2 (4.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Solaris
3 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.67%) Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) PRINCE2
2 18 (40.00%) ITIL
3 10 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.89%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.44%) Network Design
7 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.22%) Validation
8 1 (2.22%) Practice Management
8 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.22%) Time Management
8 1 (2.22%) Data Validation
8 1 (2.22%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.22%) VB6
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) PMP
2 6 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.44%) MCP
5 2 (4.44%) MCSE
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) CCNP
6 1 (2.22%) CCIP
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) VMware
2 15 (33.33%) Cisco
3 14 (31.11%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle
5 4 (8.89%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) Compaq
6 3 (6.67%) Dell
6 3 (6.67%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.22%) Remedy
8 1 (2.22%) Sage
8 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.22%) LexisNexis
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Murray McIntosh
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago