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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 14.49% 14.58% 5.26%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 35.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £137
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.65 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -17.27%
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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
26 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 37.68% 41.67% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Average daily rate £325 £595 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.37% +108.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £338 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £605 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (75.68%) SC Cleared
1 28 (75.68%) Security Cleared
2 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) DV Cleared
5 11 (29.73%) MS Access
5 11 (29.73%) Military
6 10 (27.03%) Migration
7 7 (18.92%) ITIL
7 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
8 5 (13.51%) MS Project
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.81%) Finance
10 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (8.11%) JIRA
10 3 (8.11%) Use Case
10 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Test Management
10 3 (8.11%) User Stories
10 3 (8.11%) Maximo
10 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
10 3 (8.11%) C
10 3 (8.11%) .NET
10 3 (8.11%) UML
11 2 (5.41%) Project Management
11 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
11 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
11 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (5.41%) SQL Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) MS Project Server
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Maximo
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) MS Access
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (29.73%) Military
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Database Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Service Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (8.11%) Data Scientist
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Database Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Migration
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.11%) Use Case
4 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Test Management
4 3 (8.11%) UML
4 3 (8.11%) User Stories
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) ETL
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (2.70%) Data Management
6 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) C
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) R
4 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) SC Cleared
1 28 (75.68%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) HP SIM
1 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) Symantec