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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 10.00% 18.18% 36.00%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 44.44% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 19
Median daily rate - £135 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Microsoft
Wiltshire

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
4 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 40.00% 40.91% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 20
Median daily rate £333 £218 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.87% +81.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £135 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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
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 30 September 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 3 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Information Management
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) JSP 440

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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Associate Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Nintex