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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 8.82% 29.51% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 42.86% 72.00% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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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
7 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 20.59% 40.98% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 16
Average daily rate £268 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £295 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £603 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 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 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) MS Access
4 10 (35.71%) Migration
5 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
7 5 (17.86%) MS Project
8 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 3 (10.71%) Use Case
9 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
9 3 (10.71%) JIRA
9 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Test Management
9 3 (10.71%) User Stories
9 3 (10.71%) Maximo
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) .NET
9 3 (10.71%) C
9 3 (10.71%) UML
10 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
10 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
10 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (7.14%) C#
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
10 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project Server
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Maximo
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MS Access
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
1 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Military
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Data Scientist
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Server Support
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 7 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.71%) Use Case
4 3 (10.71%) UML
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Test Management
4 3 (10.71%) User Stories
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) R
4 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.57%) COBOL
4 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
1 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
1 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec