The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 43 83 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.62% 22.13% 28.38%
As % of the Vendors category 38.39% 48.82% 54.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 102
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £675 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 3
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.19 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.33% +55.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.40 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £37.20 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.41 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.89%
Microsoft
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
112 170 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.90% 45.33% 51.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 83 186
Median daily rate £325 £388 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +18.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £650 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 7
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +34.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £10.00 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £47.80 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Somerset region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Somerset region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -2 18 £390 +2.29% 15
Taunton +6 9 £275 -42.40%
Yeovil -1 8 - - 1
Street - 1 £290 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 35 (37.23%) SQL Server
2 29 (30.85%) .NET
3 23 (24.47%) MS Office
4 22 (23.40%) C#
5 20 (21.28%) SQL
6 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
7 17 (18.09%) Java
8 16 (17.02%) Windows
9 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
9 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
10 14 (14.89%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (13.83%) Migration
11 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
12 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
13 10 (10.64%) RDBMS
13 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
14 9 (9.57%) Office 365
14 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
14 9 (9.57%) QlikView
14 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (9.57%) ITIL
15 8 (8.51%) SLA
15 8 (8.51%) Finance
15 8 (8.51%) Firewall
15 8 (8.51%) Logistics
15 8 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
2 14 (14.89%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.26%) IIS
3 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.13%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.06%) CMS
6 1 (1.06%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (24.47%) MS Office
2 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.26%) MS Project
3 4 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Office 365
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) Firewall
2 7 (7.45%) VoIP
3 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.19%) DNS
4 3 (3.19%) SAN
5 2 (2.13%) Internet
5 2 (2.13%) LAN
5 2 (2.13%) OpenScape
5 2 (2.13%) PABX
5 2 (2.13%) Skype
5 2 (2.13%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.13%) VPN
5 2 (2.13%) WAN
5 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.13%) Wireless
6 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.06%) Extranet
6 1 (1.06%) Intranet
6 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.06%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (37.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (10.64%) RDBMS
4 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (9.57%) QlikView
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.26%) Power BI
8 3 (3.19%) SSDT
9 2 (2.13%) Biml
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.06%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (1.06%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.06%) PowerPivot
10 1 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.19%) Selenium
4 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.06%) JIRA
5 1 (1.06%) MorphX
5 1 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Advertising
2 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Electronics
3 3 (3.19%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.13%) Publishing
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Avionics
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (34.04%) Developer
2 17 (18.09%) Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Consultant
5 6 (6.38%) Applications Developer
5 6 (6.38%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (5.32%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Data Migration Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Designer
7 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Migration Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.85%) .NET
2 8 (8.51%) REST
3 7 (7.45%) WCF
3 7 (7.45%) XML
4 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.32%) CSS
5 5 (5.32%) HTML
5 5 (5.32%) Web Services
6 4 (4.26%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.26%) jQuery
7 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.19%) XSLT
8 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.13%) Classic ASP
8 2 (2.13%) LINQ
8 2 (2.13%) MDX
9 1 (1.06%) DHTML
9 1 (1.06%) Servlets
9 1 (1.06%) SGML
9 1 (1.06%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.32%) Replication
2 4 (4.26%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.19%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.13%) Handset
4 2 (2.13%) IVR
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Windows
2 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) Migration
2 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.57%) ITIL
3 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
4 8 (8.51%) Logistics
5 7 (7.45%) Data Migration
5 7 (7.45%) ETL
6 6 (6.38%) Programme Management
6 6 (6.38%) SDLC
7 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.32%) CRM
7 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.32%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.32%) Project Management
7 5 (5.32%) Scrum
8 4 (4.26%) Data Mapping
8 4 (4.26%) MVC
8 4 (4.26%) Release Management
8 4 (4.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) C#
2 20 (21.28%) SQL
3 17 (18.09%) Java
4 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.45%) C++
6 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.13%) Ruby
9 2 (2.13%) VBA
10 1 (1.06%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.06%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) CCNA
1 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.06%) CCNP
4 1 (1.06%) Degree
4 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.06%) MCDST
4 1 (1.06%) MCP
4 1 (1.06%) MCSA
4 1 (1.06%) MCSE
4 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (5.32%) Mitel
2 4 (4.26%) Citrix
2 4 (4.26%) VMware
3 3 (3.19%) SAP
4 2 (2.13%) BT
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco
4 2 (2.13%) Siemens
4 2 (2.13%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.13%) Tableau
5 1 (1.06%) Apple
5 1 (1.06%) Avaya
5 1 (1.06%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.06%) Google
5 1 (1.06%) NetApp
5 1 (1.06%) Rally
5 1 (1.06%) Sophos
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