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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 33.33% 30.30% 22.03%
As % of the Vendors category 81.25% 52.63% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 4
Average daily rate
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£120 £220 £137
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +60.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £8.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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
32 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 41.03% 57.58% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 6
Average daily rate £198 £220 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £164 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 27 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (86.67%) SC Cleared
3 19 (63.33%) MS Excel
4 15 (50.00%) Windows
4 15 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 12 (40.00%) SQL
6 11 (36.67%) MS Access
7 10 (33.33%) Migration
8 9 (30.00%) Military
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL
9 7 (23.33%) Data Migration
10 3 (10.00%) VMware
10 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (6.67%) Firewall
11 2 (6.67%) HP
11 2 (6.67%) Symantec
11 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
11 2 (6.67%) DHCP
11 2 (6.67%) DNS
11 2 (6.67%) SLA
11 2 (6.67%) C
11 2 (6.67%) MS Office
11 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
11 2 (6.67%) Finance
11 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
11 2 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (6.67%) Data Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (63.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematica
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (30.00%) Military
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Service Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Database Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Data Scientist
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 1 (3.33%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) WCF
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
1 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (3.33%) Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.33%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (3.33%) User Stories
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.33%) Use Case
4 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Test Management
4 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) UML
4 1 (3.33%) ETL
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C
3 1 (3.33%) R
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (86.67%) SC Cleared
3 15 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) vCloud
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
1 2 (6.67%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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