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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 77 91 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.72% 12.45% 15.94%
As % of the Vendors category 25.50% 29.64% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 72
Median daily rate £344 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £259 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £495 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -44.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.60 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £12.50 £95.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
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
302 307 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 42.06% 42.00% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 195 175
Median daily rate £373 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 26
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +64.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £13.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.25 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +4 33 £350 -6.66% 8
Chippenham +2 8 £175 -12.50% 1
Corsham -10 8 £490 +50.76%
Salisbury +1 7 £288 +0.87% 1
Trowbridge +6 2 £118 -72.35% 1
Malmesbury +1 2 £510 +56.92% 1
Marlborough - 1 £158 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 71 (43.56%) Windows
2 57 (34.97%) MS Excel
3 47 (28.83%) Security Cleared
4 45 (27.61%) Finance
5 42 (25.77%) MS Office
6 37 (22.70%) SC Cleared
6 37 (22.70%) Windows Server
7 34 (20.86%) .NET
8 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
9 31 (19.02%) SQL
10 27 (16.56%) Migration
11 24 (14.72%) Firewall
12 23 (14.11%) MS Project
12 23 (14.11%) SharePoint
13 22 (13.50%) ITIL
14 20 (12.27%) C#
14 20 (12.27%) MS PowerPoint
15 19 (11.66%) ASP.NET
16 18 (11.04%) Active Directory
16 18 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (11.04%) PowerShell
16 18 (11.04%) Windows 7
17 17 (10.43%) DHCP
17 17 (10.43%) DNS
17 17 (10.43%) MS Visio
17 17 (10.43%) HTML
18 16 (9.82%) PRINCE2
18 16 (9.82%) Cisco
18 16 (9.82%) Juniper
19 15 (9.20%) VPN

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 23 (14.11%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.59%) IIS
3 12 (7.36%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.45%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.84%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.61%) CMS
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (34.97%) MS Excel
2 42 (25.77%) MS Office
3 23 (14.11%) MS Project
4 20 (12.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (10.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (3.68%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (3.68%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.61%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.13%) Office 365
3 4 (2.45%) IaaS
3 4 (2.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.72%) Firewall
2 17 (10.43%) DHCP
2 17 (10.43%) DNS
3 15 (9.20%) VPN
4 13 (7.98%) Junos
4 13 (7.98%) tcpdump
4 13 (7.98%) Wireshark
5 10 (6.13%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.45%) Internet
6 4 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.84%) Network Security
7 3 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.84%) SSL
8 2 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.23%) HTTP
8 2 (1.23%) Skype
8 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.23%) WAN
9 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.45%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.45%) MySQL
7 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.84%) PerformancePoint
8 3 (1.84%) PowerPivot
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.61%) DB2
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.61%) MS Access
10 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (7.98%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (3.07%) Subversion
5 4 (2.45%) MSI
6 3 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.23%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.23%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.61%) JIRA
8 1 (0.61%) NuGet
8 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
General
1 45 (27.61%) Finance
2 7 (4.29%) Retail
3 5 (3.07%) Advertising
3 5 (3.07%) Banking
3 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.61%) Billing
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (18.40%) Developer
2 26 (15.95%) Analyst
3 25 (15.34%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.59%) Consultant
5 13 (7.98%) Network Engineer
5 13 (7.98%) Network Support
6 12 (7.36%) Network Support Engineer
6 12 (7.36%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.75%) PMO Analyst
8 10 (6.13%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Administrator
10 7 (4.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Azure Consultant
10 7 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Senior Network Support
10 7 (4.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Senior Support Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.86%) .NET
2 19 (11.66%) ASP.NET
3 17 (10.43%) HTML
4 12 (7.36%) Web Services
5 11 (6.75%) HTML5
6 10 (6.13%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.52%) WCF
8 6 (3.68%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.07%) AppFabric
9 5 (3.07%) Entity Framework
9 5 (3.07%) XML
10 4 (2.45%) CSS
10 4 (2.45%) RESTful
11 3 (1.84%) FFmpeg
11 3 (1.84%) jQuery
11 3 (1.84%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.84%) MFC
12 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.23%) SOAP
12 2 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.68%) Driving Licence
3 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.84%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.23%) Biology
6 2 (1.23%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.23%) Replication
6 2 (1.23%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.23%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.23%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) CMDB
7 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 71 (43.56%) Windows
2 37 (22.70%) Windows Server
3 18 (11.04%) Windows 7
4 10 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.29%) Linux
7 5 (3.07%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.84%) Android
9 3 (1.84%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.56%) Migration
2 22 (13.50%) ITIL
3 18 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (9.82%) PRINCE2
5 14 (8.59%) Project Management
6 13 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.36%) DevOps
7 12 (7.36%) ETL
7 12 (7.36%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.75%) Open Source
8 11 (6.75%) Workflow
9 10 (6.13%) Scrum
10 9 (5.52%) ERP
10 9 (5.52%) Service Management
11 8 (4.91%) Web Development
12 7 (4.29%) CRM
12 7 (4.29%) Data Migration
12 7 (4.29%) Data Protection
12 7 (4.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.02%) SQL
2 20 (12.27%) C#
3 18 (11.04%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.13%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.29%) C++
5 7 (4.29%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.29%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.68%) VB
7 3 (1.84%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.84%) VBScript
8 2 (1.23%) Delphi
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) Pascal
9 1 (0.61%) PHP
9 1 (0.61%) VB6
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
9 1 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (28.83%) Security Cleared
2 37 (22.70%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.07%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.07%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.45%) ISEB
6 3 (1.84%) APMP
6 3 (1.84%) Degree
7 2 (1.23%) CHECK Team Member
7 2 (1.23%) CISM
7 2 (1.23%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.61%) CCNA
8 1 (0.61%) CCNP
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.61%) MCDST
8 1 (0.61%) MCITP
8 1 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.75%) PCI DSS
2 10 (6.13%) SLA
3 4 (2.45%) GxP
4 3 (1.84%) QA
5 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.61%) P3O
System Software
1 18 (11.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.13%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (4.29%) Docker
3 7 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.45%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.45%) Snort
5 3 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.13%) SCCM
2 5 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.23%) SCOM
3 2 (1.23%) WSUS
4 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.61%) Ansible
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.61%) SCSM
4 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (9.82%) Cisco
1 16 (9.82%) Juniper
2 14 (8.59%) VMware
3 13 (7.98%) CheckPoint
4 7 (4.29%) Hyperion
4 7 (4.29%) Oracle
5 5 (3.07%) Apple
5 5 (3.07%) SAP
6 4 (2.45%) HP
6 4 (2.45%) Lotus
6 4 (2.45%) Qualys
6 4 (2.45%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.23%) Borland
7 2 (1.23%) F5
7 2 (1.23%) Infoblox
7 2 (1.23%) Nintex
7 2 (1.23%) Symantec
8 1 (0.61%) Dell
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) Veritas
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