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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 28 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 29.79% 21.88% 30.77%
As % of the Vendors category 77.78% 53.85% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 6
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£288 £220 £137
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% +60.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £8.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.11% -15.62%
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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
36 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 38.30% 40.63% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 8
Average daily rate £328 £220 £137
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.86% +60.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £31.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -21.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 30 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 29 (80.56%) SC Cleared
3 19 (52.78%) MS Excel
4 17 (47.22%) Windows
5 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
6 12 (33.33%) SQL
7 11 (30.56%) MS Access
7 11 (30.56%) Military
8 10 (27.78%) Migration
9 8 (22.22%) ITIL
10 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
11 5 (13.89%) MS Project
12 4 (11.11%) Finance
13 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (8.33%) VMware
13 3 (8.33%) C
13 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
14 2 (5.56%) HP
14 2 (5.56%) DHCP
14 2 (5.56%) DNS
14 2 (5.56%) SLA
14 2 (5.56%) Symantec
14 2 (5.56%) Project Management
14 2 (5.56%) C#
14 2 (5.56%) .NET
14 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
14 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
14 2 (5.56%) Web Services
14 2 (5.56%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project Server
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (52.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematica
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DHCP
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) MS Access
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 11 (30.56%) Military
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Database Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Data Scientist
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 1 (2.78%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Migration
2 8 (22.22%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.78%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (2.78%) User Stories
6 1 (2.78%) Use Case
6 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Test Management
6 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Management
6 1 (2.78%) ETL
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C
3 2 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) R
4 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 29 (80.56%) SC Cleared
3 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.78%) vCloud
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.56%) SCOM
1 2 (5.56%) HP SIM
1 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (5.56%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
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