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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 14.29% 22.73% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 41.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £286 £325 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.92% +79.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £310 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £340 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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
15 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 42.86% 54.55% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 16
Median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Salisbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Salisbury region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 June 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 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
3 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) MS Project
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) SCCM
6 4 (23.53%) APMP
7 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.76%) QA
8 2 (11.76%) AppSense
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) CA
8 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
8 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
8 2 (11.76%) LAN
8 2 (11.76%) WAN
8 2 (11.76%) Citrix

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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Project
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Project Planner
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) PMO Manager
3 3 (17.65%) PMO Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Associate Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) PMO Planner
4 2 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Support Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Information Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) APMP
4 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) AppSense
1 2 (11.76%) CA
1 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Nintex
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) VMware