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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Wiltshire / Salisbury
Rank 3 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 32.26% 32.50% 12.82%
As % of the Vendors category 71.43% 65.00% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 5
Median daily rate £298 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%

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
14 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 45.16% 50.00% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 9
Median daily rate £348 £348 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 7 (58.33%) Resource Allocation
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) GxP
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Associate Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Biology
2 1 (8.33%) Chemistry
2 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
1 7 (58.33%) Resource Allocation
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) APMP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GxP
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe
1 1 (8.33%) Aruba
1 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (8.33%) Juniper