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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 6.06% 20.27% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 55.56% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£260 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% -8.33%
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 £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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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
9 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 27.27% 36.49% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 11
Average daily rate £325 £220 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -26.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £168 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
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
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Maximo
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) COBOL
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BW

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maximo
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Xcelsius
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) UML
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
1 3 (42.86%) Use Case
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
1 3 (42.86%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 1 (14.29%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) COBOL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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