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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 53 63 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.49% 15.18% 16.88%
As % of the Vendors category 27.60% 35.80% 41.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 45
Average daily rate £350 £375 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £171 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.69 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.90% +46.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
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
192 176 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 48.85% 42.41% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 124 94
Average daily rate £363 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £538 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.69 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.90% +3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.94 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 31 (34.83%) Windows
2 25 (28.09%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
4 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
4 20 (22.47%) Windows Server
5 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
6 18 (20.22%) .NET
7 17 (19.10%) MS Office
8 15 (16.85%) Finance
8 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (15.73%) ITIL
10 13 (14.61%) C#
10 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
10 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (14.61%) MVC
10 13 (14.61%) VMware
10 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (13.48%) HTML
11 12 (13.48%) CSS
11 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
12 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
12 11 (12.36%) SQL
12 11 (12.36%) NetApp
12 11 (12.36%) jQuery
13 10 (11.24%) VMware ESX
13 10 (11.24%) IIS
13 10 (11.24%) DNS
13 10 (11.24%) User Experience
13 10 (11.24%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.24%) IIS
3 9 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.25%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.25%) Lync
8 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.12%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.12%) JBoss
8 1 (1.12%) Node.js
8 1 (1.12%) SAS
8 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 17 (19.10%) MS Office
3 7 (7.87%) MS Project
4 4 (4.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (4.49%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.12%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Office 365
1 6 (6.74%) SaaS
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) IaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) DNS
2 8 (8.99%) DHCP
3 7 (7.87%) Firewall
4 6 (6.74%) LAN
5 5 (5.62%) WAN
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.25%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (2.25%) VPN
7 1 (1.12%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.12%) Internet
7 1 (1.12%) MPLS
7 1 (1.12%) SAN
7 1 (1.12%) Skype
7 1 (1.12%) Wireless
7 1 (1.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.25%) QlikView
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) Big Data
5 1 (1.12%) MS Access
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Advertising
2 4 (4.49%) Banking
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Legal
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Front Office
4 1 (1.12%) Law
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Developer
2 11 (12.36%) Analyst
3 10 (11.24%) IT Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.87%) Desktop Support
5 7 (7.87%) UI Developer
6 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support Specialist
6 6 (6.74%) IT Support
6 6 (6.74%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) IT Support Specialist
6 6 (6.74%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Support Specialist
7 5 (5.62%) Administrator
7 5 (5.62%) Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) .NET
2 12 (13.48%) CSS
2 12 (13.48%) HTML
3 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
3 11 (12.36%) jQuery
4 9 (10.11%) CSS3
4 9 (10.11%) HTML5
4 9 (10.11%) XML
5 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.74%) Spring
7 5 (5.62%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (5.62%) LESS
7 5 (5.62%) REST
7 5 (5.62%) RESTful
7 5 (5.62%) Web Services
8 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.25%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.25%) Middleware
9 1 (1.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.09%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.24%) User Experience
3 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.74%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.37%) PMI
7 2 (2.25%) Clustering
7 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.12%) iPad
8 1 (1.12%) iPhone
8 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.12%) NHS
8 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.12%) Replication
8 1 (1.12%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.83%) Windows
2 20 (22.47%) Windows Server
3 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (11.24%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.87%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.74%) Android
9 5 (5.62%) Linux
10 3 (3.37%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.25%) Unix
11 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) ITIL
2 13 (14.61%) MVC
3 9 (10.11%) Data Modelling
3 9 (10.11%) Migration
4 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.99%) SOA
5 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.87%) Scrum
6 6 (6.74%) Change Management
6 6 (6.74%) ETL
6 6 (6.74%) Service Management
6 6 (6.74%) Time Management
7 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.62%) Multithreading
7 5 (5.62%) OO
7 5 (5.62%) OOD
7 5 (5.62%) Open Source
8 4 (4.49%) Business Transformation
8 4 (4.49%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.61%) C#
1 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
2 11 (12.36%) SQL
3 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.87%) Java
5 4 (4.49%) VB
5 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.25%) VBA
7 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) MCSA
2 8 (8.99%) MCSE
2 8 (8.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (7.87%) HND
4 6 (6.74%) Degree
5 4 (4.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.49%) CCNA
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.37%) CCNP
6 3 (3.37%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.37%) PMP
6 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) CCDP
7 2 (2.25%) CCSE
7 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) ISEB
7 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.25%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.24%) VMware ESX
3 10 (11.24%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (8.99%) vSphere
5 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.12%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) WSUS
2 4 (4.49%) SCCM
3 3 (3.37%) SCOM
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.12%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.12%) SCSM
5 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) VMware
2 11 (12.36%) NetApp
3 9 (10.11%) SAP
4 7 (7.87%) Apple
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle
5 6 (6.74%) Cisco
5 6 (6.74%) Sophos
6 5 (5.62%) IBM
7 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.37%) Juniper
7 3 (3.37%) Websense
8 2 (2.25%) Brocade
8 2 (2.25%) F5
8 2 (2.25%) Informatica
8 2 (2.25%) Lotus
8 2 (2.25%) NetIQ
8 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.12%) Syclo
9 1 (1.12%) Tableau
Swindon, Wiltshire
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