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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 16 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 27 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.63% 11.96% 15.00%
As % of the Vendors category 18.75% 25.14% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 44
Median daily rate £370 £350 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £23.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -46.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
144 175 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 40.68% 47.55% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 138 129
Median daily rate £350 £350 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -44.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 31 (49.21%) MS Excel
2 24 (38.10%) Finance
3 22 (34.92%) MS Office
4 17 (26.98%) Windows
5 16 (25.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 14 (22.22%) .NET
7 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
7 13 (20.63%) PRINCE2
8 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (17.46%) MS Project
10 10 (15.87%) ITIL
11 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 9 (14.29%) C#
11 9 (14.29%) SQL
11 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 8 (12.70%) Firewall
12 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
12 8 (12.70%) ETL
12 8 (12.70%) IIS
13 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
13 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (11.11%) WCF
14 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
14 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
14 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (49.21%) MS Excel
2 22 (34.92%) MS Office
3 16 (25.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (17.46%) MS Project
5 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.59%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Firewall
2 5 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (6.35%) Network Security
4 3 (4.76%) DHCP
4 3 (4.76%) DNS
4 3 (4.76%) Internet
4 3 (4.76%) Junos
4 3 (4.76%) tcpdump
4 3 (4.76%) VPN
4 3 (4.76%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.59%) Intranet
6 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.76%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (4.76%) PowerPivot
6 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.59%) DB2
7 1 (1.59%) MySQL
7 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) NuGet
3 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Deskside Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Deskside Support
6 4 (6.35%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Junior
6 4 (6.35%) PMO Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Project Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Project Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Junior C# Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) .NET
2 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.11%) WCF
4 6 (9.52%) AppFabric
4 6 (9.52%) HTML
4 6 (9.52%) Web Services
5 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.17%) CSS
6 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.17%) HTML5
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
6 2 (3.17%) RESTful
6 2 (3.17%) SOAP
6 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.59%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.59%) WinForms
7 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.17%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.59%) CMDB
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) PRINCE2
2 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (15.87%) ITIL
4 8 (12.70%) ETL
5 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.52%) Change Management
6 6 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Test Planning
7 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.94%) CRM
7 5 (7.94%) Defect Management
7 5 (7.94%) Information Security
7 5 (7.94%) PRINCE
7 5 (7.94%) Service Management
7 5 (7.94%) Threat Modelling
7 5 (7.94%) Workflow
8 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) C#
1 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.59%) C++
3 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.59%) VB
3 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.59%) VB6
3 1 (1.59%) VBA
3 1 (1.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.94%) ISEB
4 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) CHECK Team Member
5 3 (4.76%) CISM
5 3 (4.76%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) Snort
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) SAP
1 5 (7.94%) Sourcefire
2 4 (6.35%) Lotus
3 3 (4.76%) Apple
3 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) HP
3 3 (4.76%) Juniper
3 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago