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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 13.89% 24.56% -
As % of the Vendors category 35.71% 58.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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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 Salisbury region.

Vendors Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
14 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 38.89% 42.11% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 12
Average daily rate £300 £450 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +55.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £355 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £605 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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 22 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 22 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
4 11 (34.38%) MS Access
5 10 (31.25%) Migration
6 9 (28.13%) Windows
7 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
9 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.63%) Military
9 5 (15.63%) MS Project
9 5 (15.63%) ITIL
10 4 (12.50%) Finance
11 3 (9.38%) UML
11 3 (9.38%) Maximo
11 3 (9.38%) .NET
11 3 (9.38%) C
11 3 (9.38%) Project Management
11 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
11 3 (9.38%) JIRA
11 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Test Management
11 3 (9.38%) Use Case
11 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (9.38%) User Stories
12 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
12 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project Server
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematica
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Maximo
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) MS Access
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Military
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Database Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Database Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Data Scientist
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support
7 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) WCF
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) UML
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Test Management
4 3 (9.38%) Use Case
4 3 (9.38%) User Stories
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) ETL
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) COBOL
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 22 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
1 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
1 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec
2 1 (3.13%) 3PAR