The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 111 99 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.95% 14.75% 18.06%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 35.23% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 59 61
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £195 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.69 £18.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.90% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £17.30 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £36.25 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
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 Wiltshire region.

Vendors Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
333 281 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 47.84% 41.88% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 176 135
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 11
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 £17.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £28.50 £25.60
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 Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -3 53 £350 -6.66% 22
Salisbury +3 13 £425 +30.76% 4
Trowbridge -2 7 £450 +26.76% 2
Chippenham - 6 £120 - 2
Malmesbury - 4 £325 - 3
Melksham +1 2 £125 - 1
Corsham -4 1 £325 -19.75%
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 93 (42.86%) Windows
2 58 (26.73%) Active Directory
3 54 (24.88%) MS Excel
4 50 (23.04%) SQL Server
5 47 (21.66%) .NET
6 44 (20.28%) Windows Server
7 42 (19.35%) Finance
8 41 (18.89%) Security Cleared
9 36 (16.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (16.13%) MS Office
11 34 (15.67%) VMware
12 33 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (15.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (14.29%) Firewall
13 31 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 30 (13.82%) SQL
14 30 (13.82%) SC Cleared
15 28 (12.90%) Windows 7
15 28 (12.90%) DNS
15 28 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (12.44%) C#
17 25 (11.52%) SCCM
18 24 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
20 20 (9.22%) PowerShell
20 20 (9.22%) SharePoint
20 20 (9.22%) Migration
21 19 (8.76%) Windows XP
21 19 (8.76%) ITIL
21 19 (8.76%) ASP.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 31 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (9.22%) SharePoint
4 17 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (6.91%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (6.45%) IIS
7 13 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.30%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.38%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.92%) Lync
12 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.46%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.46%) Node.js
13 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (24.88%) MS Excel
2 35 (16.13%) MS Office
3 18 (8.29%) MS Project
4 6 (2.76%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.84%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Maximo
3 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (4.61%) Office 365
2 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) IaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.29%) Firewall
2 28 (12.90%) DNS
3 19 (8.76%) DHCP
4 11 (5.07%) LAN
4 11 (5.07%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.61%) VPN
6 9 (4.15%) Ethernet
7 8 (3.69%) Wireless
8 7 (3.23%) WAN
9 3 (1.38%) ADSL
9 3 (1.38%) Broadband
9 3 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.38%) SAN
10 2 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.92%) Internet
10 2 (0.92%) NAS
10 2 (0.92%) Network Security
10 2 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.46%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.92%) MS Access
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.92%) QlikView
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.46%) Big Data
8 1 (0.46%) MySQL
8 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.92%) NUnit
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.46%) JIRA
4 1 (0.46%) MSTest
4 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.46%) Selenium
4 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (19.35%) Finance
2 10 (4.61%) Advertising
3 7 (3.23%) Retail
4 5 (2.30%) Back Office
5 4 (1.84%) Banking
6 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Military
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (25.35%) Developer
2 30 (13.82%) Analyst
3 20 (9.22%) Project Manager
4 17 (7.83%) Support Engineer
5 12 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (5.53%) Service Analyst
6 11 (5.07%) Consultant
6 11 (5.07%) Desktop Support
6 11 (5.07%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (4.61%) .NET Developer
7 10 (4.61%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 10 (4.61%) Administrator
7 10 (4.61%) IT Engineer
7 10 (4.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (4.15%) BizTalk Developer
8 9 (4.15%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (3.69%) Architect
9 8 (3.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (3.69%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (3.23%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.66%) .NET
2 19 (8.76%) ASP.NET
3 14 (6.45%) HTML
3 14 (6.45%) XML
4 12 (5.53%) CSS
4 12 (5.53%) Web Services
5 11 (5.07%) HTML5
5 11 (5.07%) jQuery
6 10 (4.61%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.15%) .NET Framework
7 9 (4.15%) CSS3
8 8 (3.69%) WCF
9 7 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (2.76%) REST
10 6 (2.76%) Spring
11 5 (2.30%) Entity Framework
11 5 (2.30%) LESS
11 5 (2.30%) RESTful
12 4 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.61%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.61%) User Experience
3 8 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.76%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.76%) iPad
4 6 (2.76%) iPhone
4 6 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.30%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.84%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.84%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.38%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.38%) PMI
7 3 (1.38%) Replication
8 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.92%) Clustering
8 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 93 (42.86%) Windows
2 44 (20.28%) Windows Server
3 36 (16.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (15.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 28 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (8.76%) Windows XP
7 15 (6.91%) Windows 8
8 10 (4.61%) Linux
9 6 (2.76%) Android
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.38%) Unix
11 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (9.22%) Migration
2 19 (8.76%) ITIL
2 19 (8.76%) Project Management
3 18 (8.29%) MVC
4 17 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (7.83%) PRINCE2
5 11 (5.07%) Change Management
5 11 (5.07%) Scrum
6 10 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (4.61%) OO
7 9 (4.15%) Data Modelling
7 9 (4.15%) ETL
8 8 (3.69%) SOA
8 8 (3.69%) Time Management
9 7 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.23%) TDD
10 6 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (2.76%) CRM
10 6 (2.76%) Service Management
10 6 (2.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.82%) SQL
2 27 (12.44%) C#
3 20 (9.22%) PowerShell
4 16 (7.37%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.07%) Java
6 8 (3.69%) VB
7 4 (1.84%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.38%) C++
8 3 (1.38%) Delphi
8 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.38%) VBA
9 2 (0.92%) C
9 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.46%) XPath
10 1 (0.46%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 41 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 30 (13.82%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.99%) APMP
5 11 (5.07%) MCSA
6 9 (4.15%) DV Cleared
6 9 (4.15%) MCSE
7 8 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.23%) HND
9 6 (2.76%) Degree
9 6 (2.76%) PMP
10 4 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.84%) CCNA
10 4 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.38%) CCNP
11 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.92%) CCDP
12 2 (0.92%) CCSE
12 2 (0.92%) ISEB
12 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.30%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (26.73%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.91%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (5.53%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.61%) VMware ESX
5 10 (4.61%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (11.52%) SCCM
2 17 (7.83%) WSUS
3 4 (1.84%) SCOM
4 2 (0.92%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.46%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.46%) SCSM
5 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (15.67%) VMware
2 16 (7.37%) Cisco
3 12 (5.53%) Apple
4 11 (5.07%) NetApp
4 11 (5.07%) SAP
5 9 (4.15%) Oracle
6 6 (2.76%) HP
6 6 (2.76%) Sophos
7 5 (2.30%) IBM
8 4 (1.84%) Citrix
9 3 (1.38%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.38%) Adobe
9 3 (1.38%) Borland
9 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.38%) Juniper
9 3 (1.38%) Lotus
9 3 (1.38%) Nintex
9 3 (1.38%) Websense
10 2 (0.92%) F5
10 2 (0.92%) ServiceNow
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