The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 4.17% 14.29% 15.00%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 25.00% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Median daily rate - £325 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +209.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
Microsoft
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Salisbury region.

Vendors Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 25.00% 57.14% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 16
Median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £414 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salisbury region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Salisbury region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) MS Project
5 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) AppSense
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) CA
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Project
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Project Planner
1 2 (18.18%) Support Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) APMP
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) AppSense
1 2 (18.18%) CA
1 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Nintex