The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 59 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.53% 14.93% 13.91%
As % of the Vendors category 32.96% 36.42% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 37
Median daily rate £350 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £510 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 8
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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 Swindon region.

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
179 173 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 50.14% 41.00% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 105 125
Median daily rate £363 £393 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% -12.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 13
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +4.60%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 39 (46.99%) Windows
2 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
3 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
4 20 (24.10%) MS Office
5 19 (22.89%) MS Exchange
6 18 (21.69%) Firewall
7 17 (20.48%) Active Directory
7 17 (20.48%) .NET
8 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
8 15 (18.07%) SQL
9 14 (16.87%) VMware
10 12 (14.46%) Finance
10 12 (14.46%) HTML
10 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
10 12 (14.46%) DHCP
10 12 (14.46%) MS Visio
10 12 (14.46%) DNS
11 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET
12 10 (12.05%) Cisco
13 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
13 9 (10.84%) RESTful
13 9 (10.84%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (10.84%) SSL
13 9 (10.84%) VPN
13 9 (10.84%) VB.NET
13 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
13 9 (10.84%) Web Services
13 9 (10.84%) Migration
14 8 (9.64%) CheckPoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 19 (22.89%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.64%) IIS
4 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.82%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.20%) CMS
9 1 (1.20%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (24.10%) MS Office
2 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
3 12 (14.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (4.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) BASE24
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.20%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.20%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (9.64%) Office 365
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) Firewall
2 12 (14.46%) DHCP
2 12 (14.46%) DNS
3 9 (10.84%) SSL
3 9 (10.84%) VPN
4 8 (9.64%) HTTP
4 8 (9.64%) Junos
4 8 (9.64%) tcpdump
4 8 (9.64%) Wireshark
5 6 (7.23%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.61%) WAN
7 2 (2.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.41%) Internet
7 2 (2.41%) LAN
8 1 (1.20%) ATM
8 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.20%) SAN
8 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.20%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Advertising
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Developer
2 14 (16.87%) Architect
3 11 (13.25%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Network Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Network Support
5 8 (9.64%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.43%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (8.43%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.02%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Support
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) .NET
2 12 (14.46%) HTML
3 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET
4 9 (10.84%) RESTful
4 9 (10.84%) Web Services
5 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (9.64%) JSON
6 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.82%) CSS
6 4 (4.82%) jQuery
7 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.41%) XML
9 1 (1.20%) Ajax
9 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (1.20%) SOAP
9 1 (1.20%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (1.20%) WCF
9 1 (1.20%) WPF
9 1 (1.20%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.41%) Tandem
3 1 (1.20%) CMDB
3 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.99%) Windows
2 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.02%) Windows 10
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Linux
6 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.84%) Migration
2 8 (9.64%) ITIL
2 8 (9.64%) Project Planning
3 6 (7.23%) High Availability
4 5 (6.02%) MVC
4 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.82%) Change Control
6 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.61%) SDLC
6 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.41%) Content Management
7 2 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.41%) ERP
7 2 (2.41%) Network Design
7 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.41%) Project Management
7 2 (2.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.41%) V-Model
7 2 (2.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) VB.NET
3 6 (7.23%) C#
4 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.20%) C++
6 1 (1.20%) F#
6 1 (1.20%) Haskell
6 1 (1.20%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) CCNA
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) ISEB
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.41%) SLA
4 1 (1.20%) GMP
System Software
1 17 (20.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.20%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) SCCM
2 5 (6.02%) SCOM
3 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.41%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.20%) Control-M
4 1 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.20%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.20%) SCSM
4 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) VMware
2 10 (12.05%) Cisco
3 8 (9.64%) CheckPoint
3 8 (9.64%) Juniper
4 4 (4.82%) Qualys
5 3 (3.61%) HP
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.41%) F5
6 2 (2.41%) Infoblox
6 2 (2.41%) NetApp
6 2 (2.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.20%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.20%) Lotus
7 1 (1.20%) Mitel
7 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
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