The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Salisbury region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 8.96% 19.23% -
As % of the Vendors category 26.09% 31.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£108 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 34.33% 61.54% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 3
Average daily rate £369 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £7.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +89.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Microsoft
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) HP
5 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) SCOM
5 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 4 (19.05%) ETL
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) SLA
7 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (19.05%) SCCM
7 4 (19.05%) Data Management
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (19.05%) Lync
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) PowerPivot
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) MS Office
4 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Service Design Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) MDX
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) JSP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Wiki
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
4 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (19.05%) Data Management
4 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) ETL
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 3 (14.29%) Test Management
5 3 (14.29%) Use Case
5 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 3 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) vCloud
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCOM
2 4 (19.05%) SCOrch
2 4 (19.05%) SCSM
2 4 (19.05%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.52%) WSUS
3 2 (9.52%) HP SIM
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Talend
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
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