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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 20.00% 6.56% 20.83%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 17.39% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £170 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £103 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £337 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
12 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 60.00% 37.70% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 10
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £168 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 July 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 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (37.50%) SAP BW
2 3 (37.50%) Business Objects
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Xcelsius
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Maximo
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (37.50%) SAP BW
1 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Xcelsius
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Toad
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Designer
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Tester
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) OCP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Business Objects
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle