The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 19 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 12.67% 10.40% 10.64%
As % of the Vendors category 31.67% 27.08% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 11
Median daily rate £300 £269 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% +41.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +0.45%
Microsoft
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Vendors Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
60 48 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 40.00% 38.40% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 49
Median daily rate £350 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +58.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Exeter region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (61.76%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
4 11 (32.35%) Oracle
5 10 (29.41%) SQL
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
7 8 (23.53%) C#
8 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 6 (17.65%) JSON
8 6 (17.65%) HTML
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
9 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
9 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (14.71%) REST
9 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.71%) SLA
9 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
9 5 (14.71%) Linux
9 5 (14.71%) OO
9 5 (14.71%) OOD
9 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.71%) CSS
9 5 (14.71%) SOAP
9 5 (14.71%) WCF
9 5 (14.71%) jQuery
9 5 (14.71%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 17 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) DHCP
1 3 (8.82%) LAN
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) ISDN
2 2 (5.88%) MPLS
2 2 (5.88%) Skype
2 2 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.88%) VoIP
2 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (29.41%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Server Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (17.65%) HTML
3 6 (17.65%) JSON
4 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 5 (14.71%) jQuery
4 5 (14.71%) REST
4 5 (14.71%) SOAP
4 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (14.71%) WCF
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.94%) RESTful
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) MVC
2 5 (14.71%) OO
2 5 (14.71%) OOD
2 5 (14.71%) Scrum
3 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) CRM
4 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) Information Governance
4 2 (5.88%) Information Security
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.88%) ITSM
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CCNA
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.82%) MCSE
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) CCDA
2 2 (5.88%) CNA
2 2 (5.88%) CNE
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCSA
2 2 (5.88%) Novell Certification
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) BT
2 3 (8.82%) Citrix
2 3 (8.82%) Sophos
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Novell
4 1 (2.94%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds