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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 94 101 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.26% 15.91% 14.90%
As % of the Vendors category 35.07% 38.85% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 68 65
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £254 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.59 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.70% -28.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.32 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +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 Wiltshire region.

Vendors Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
268 260 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 40.67% 40.94% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 155 197
Median daily rate £375 £370 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -42.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £12.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.41 £21.50 £52.00
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 Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Swindon -3 36 £344 -1.78% 12
Salisbury -4 8 £325 - 1
Corsham -7 8 £500 +48.14%
Trowbridge - 3 £463 -
Chippenham -6 1 - - 2
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
Melksham - 1 £125 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 95 (44.60%) Windows
2 70 (32.86%) SQL Server
3 61 (28.64%) Security Cleared
4 58 (27.23%) VMware
5 53 (24.88%) Active Directory
6 52 (24.41%) .NET
7 43 (20.19%) MS Excel
8 41 (19.25%) SC Cleared
8 41 (19.25%) Windows Server
9 40 (18.78%) SQL
10 38 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (16.43%) MS Exchange
12 33 (15.49%) Web Services
12 33 (15.49%) Migration
12 33 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (13.62%) MS Office
14 28 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (12.68%) C#
16 26 (12.21%) XML
16 26 (12.21%) SCCM
17 25 (11.74%) Finance
18 24 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
19 23 (10.80%) MVC
20 22 (10.33%) ITIL
20 22 (10.33%) Exchange Server 2007
21 21 (9.86%) HTML
21 21 (9.86%) SOA
21 21 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
21 21 (9.86%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 35 (16.43%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (9.39%) SharePoint
4 18 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (5.63%) IIS
7 9 (4.23%) Confluence
8 5 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.35%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.35%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.47%) JBoss
11 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (20.19%) MS Excel
2 29 (13.62%) MS Office
3 11 (5.16%) MS Project
3 11 (5.16%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) BASE24
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.47%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.10%) Office 365
3 9 (4.23%) GitHub
3 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.04%) Firewall
2 11 (5.16%) DNS
3 9 (4.23%) DHCP
4 8 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (3.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.82%) HTTP
6 6 (2.82%) SAN
6 6 (2.82%) SSL
7 5 (2.35%) LAN
7 5 (2.35%) WAN
8 3 (1.41%) Network Security
8 3 (1.41%) Skype
9 2 (0.94%) Internet
9 2 (0.94%) VLAN
9 2 (0.94%) VoIP
9 2 (0.94%) VPN
10 1 (0.47%) ADSL
10 1 (0.47%) ATM
10 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.82%) MySQL
4 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.88%) Star Schema
6 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.47%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (6.57%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.10%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.23%) JIRA
3 9 (4.23%) Maven
4 7 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.35%) Hudson
5 5 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.94%) NUnit
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.94%) Selenium
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.47%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.47%) MSTest
7 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (11.74%) Finance
2 10 (4.69%) Advertising
3 6 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.41%) Retail
5 2 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (24.41%) Developer
2 35 (16.43%) Architect
3 18 (8.45%) .NET Developer
4 14 (6.57%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (6.57%) Windows Engineer
5 13 (6.10%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.10%) Technical Architect
6 11 (5.16%) IT Support
6 11 (5.16%) Support Engineer
7 10 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (4.69%) Analyst
7 10 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (4.69%) IT Engineer
8 9 (4.23%) BizTalk Developer
8 9 (4.23%) Consultant
8 9 (4.23%) Desktop Support
9 8 (3.76%) Administrator
9 8 (3.76%) Project Planner
10 7 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (24.41%) .NET
2 33 (15.49%) Web Services
3 26 (12.21%) XML
4 21 (9.86%) HTML
5 19 (8.92%) REST
6 17 (7.98%) ASP.NET
7 16 (7.51%) .NET Framework
8 14 (6.57%) AngularJS
9 13 (6.10%) WCF
9 13 (6.10%) WSDL
9 13 (6.10%) XSD
10 12 (5.63%) CSS
11 11 (5.16%) jQuery
11 11 (5.16%) RESTful
12 10 (4.69%) HTML5
13 9 (4.23%) Entity Framework
13 9 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (3.29%) JSON
15 6 (2.82%) Spring
16 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.23%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.23%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.23%) NHS
3 6 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.82%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.35%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.35%) Replication
4 5 (2.35%) User Experience
5 4 (1.88%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.41%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.41%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.94%) Tandem
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.47%) iPhone
8 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 95 (44.60%) Windows
2 41 (19.25%) Windows Server
3 33 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (7.51%) Windows 7
6 15 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.23%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.29%) Android
9 6 (2.82%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.35%) Linux
11 3 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.47%) Unix
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (15.49%) Migration
2 23 (10.80%) MVC
3 22 (10.33%) ITIL
4 21 (9.86%) SOA
5 18 (8.45%) Project Management
6 15 (7.04%) TOGAF
7 13 (6.10%) Scrum
8 12 (5.63%) Data Modelling
8 12 (5.63%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.63%) Project Planning
9 11 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.69%) MODAF
10 10 (4.69%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (4.23%) Data Migration
11 9 (4.23%) OO
11 9 (4.23%) TDD
12 7 (3.29%) Change Management
12 7 (3.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.78%) SQL
2 27 (12.68%) C#
3 18 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.04%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.76%) Java
6 6 (2.82%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.88%) C
7 4 (1.88%) VB
8 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.47%) C++
9 1 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.47%) F#
9 1 (0.47%) Haskell
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) XPath
9 1 (0.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 61 (28.64%) Security Cleared
2 41 (19.25%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.63%) MCSA
4 12 (5.63%) MCSE
5 9 (4.23%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.76%) APMP
6 8 (3.76%) Degree
6 8 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.35%) HND
8 4 (1.88%) MCSD
9 3 (1.41%) PMP
10 2 (0.94%) CCNA
10 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.47%) ISEB
11 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.47%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) HL7
2 5 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.41%) QA
4 2 (0.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.94%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.47%) GMP
5 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (24.88%) Active Directory
2 38 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.98%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (6.10%) Xen
5 11 (5.16%) vSphere
6 10 (4.69%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.69%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (12.21%) SCCM
2 13 (6.10%) WSUS
3 6 (2.82%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.41%) SCOM
5 2 (0.94%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.47%) Control-M
6 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 58 (27.23%) VMware
2 21 (9.86%) Citrix
3 12 (5.63%) NetApp
4 11 (5.16%) Oracle
5 7 (3.29%) Apple
5 7 (3.29%) HP
6 6 (2.82%) Cisco
6 6 (2.82%) SAP
6 6 (2.82%) Sophos
7 3 (1.41%) Forcepoint
7 3 (1.41%) IBM
8 2 (0.94%) AppSense
8 2 (0.94%) CA
8 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.94%) Dell
8 2 (0.94%) Lotus
8 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.94%) Symantec
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe
9 1 (0.47%) BMC
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + +
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Modis International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury
Spectrum IT
Rate: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £45,671 to £60,774 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago