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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 79 117 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.86% 14.79% 17.79%
As % of the Vendors category 29.48% 31.97% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 70 72
Median daily rate £325 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £124 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £21.60 £22.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
268 366 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 47.02% 46.27% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 196 196
Median daily rate £375 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £173 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 16
Median hourly rate £37.00 £21.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.19% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £19.03 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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 -1 38 £350 -7.89% 6
Chippenham +2 9 £244 +35.41% 1
Malmesbury +1 4 £320 - 1
Corsham -3 4 £351 +17.08%
Trowbridge +3 1 £210 -47.50%
Salisbury -1 1 - - 1
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 89 (47.59%) Windows
2 58 (31.02%) Security Cleared
3 48 (25.67%) MS Excel
4 45 (24.06%) Windows Server
5 44 (23.53%) MS Office
6 42 (22.46%) SQL Server
7 41 (21.93%) Migration
7 41 (21.93%) VMware
8 37 (19.79%) SC Cleared
9 36 (19.25%) SQL
10 35 (18.72%) .NET
10 35 (18.72%) Web Services
11 32 (17.11%) Finance
12 28 (14.97%) Active Directory
13 27 (14.44%) HTML
14 26 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (13.37%) Firewall
16 24 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (12.83%) XML
17 23 (12.30%) MS Exchange
18 21 (11.23%) SharePoint
19 20 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
20 19 (10.16%) Microsoft Intune
20 19 (10.16%) Visual Studio
20 19 (10.16%) ASP.NET
21 18 (9.63%) ITIL
22 17 (9.09%) DNS
22 17 (9.09%) Citrix
22 17 (9.09%) Windows 7
22 17 (9.09%) SCCM

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 (12.30%) MS Exchange
2 21 (11.23%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (6.95%) IIS
5 11 (5.88%) Confluence
5 11 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.67%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.14%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.07%) CMS
9 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.53%) LiveLink
Applications
1 48 (25.67%) MS Excel
2 44 (23.53%) MS Office
3 16 (8.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (8.56%) MS Visio
4 10 (5.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.53%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.95%) Office 365
3 11 (5.88%) GitHub
4 7 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.14%) SaaS
6 2 (1.07%) IaaS
6 2 (1.07%) PaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.37%) Firewall
2 17 (9.09%) DNS
3 16 (8.56%) DHCP
3 16 (8.56%) VPN
4 13 (6.95%) Junos
4 13 (6.95%) tcpdump
4 13 (6.95%) Wireshark
5 10 (5.35%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (5.35%) SSL
6 8 (4.28%) HTTP
7 7 (3.74%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (3.21%) SAN
9 5 (2.67%) Internet
10 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.14%) WAN
11 2 (1.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (1.07%) LAN
11 2 (1.07%) Skype
11 2 (1.07%) VoIP
12 1 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.67%) MySQL
5 5 (2.67%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.60%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.07%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.53%) DB2
8 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (10.16%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.42%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.42%) JIRA
3 11 (5.88%) Maven
4 9 (4.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (3.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.67%) Hudson
6 5 (2.67%) Subversion
7 3 (1.60%) MSI
7 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.07%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.07%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.53%) NuGet
9 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.53%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 32 (17.11%) Finance
2 11 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.14%) Retail
4 3 (1.60%) Banking
5 2 (1.07%) Advertising
5 2 (1.07%) Marketing
5 2 (1.07%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (19.25%) Architect
2 33 (17.65%) Developer
3 24 (12.83%) Support Engineer
4 20 (10.70%) .NET Developer
5 19 (10.16%) Analyst
6 14 (7.49%) Network Engineer
7 13 (6.95%) Network Support
8 12 (6.42%) Network Support Engineer
9 11 (5.88%) Technical Architect
10 10 (5.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (5.35%) Consultant
11 9 (4.81%) Administrator
11 9 (4.81%) PMO Analyst
11 9 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.28%) SQL Developer
12 8 (4.28%) Windows Engineer
13 7 (3.74%) Senior Network Engineer
13 7 (3.74%) Senior Support Engineer
13 7 (3.74%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.72%) .NET
1 35 (18.72%) Web Services
2 27 (14.44%) HTML
3 24 (12.83%) XML
4 19 (10.16%) ASP.NET
5 16 (8.56%) REST
5 16 (8.56%) WSDL
5 16 (8.56%) XSD
6 13 (6.95%) AngularJS
6 13 (6.95%) HTML5
7 11 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 11 (5.88%) RESTful
8 9 (4.81%) JSON
9 8 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (3.74%) CSS
10 7 (3.74%) Entity Framework
10 7 (3.74%) WCF
11 5 (2.67%) jQuery
12 4 (2.14%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.42%) Client/Server
2 11 (5.88%) NHS
3 7 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.67%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.67%) Replication
5 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.60%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.07%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.07%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) CMDB
7 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 89 (47.59%) Windows
2 45 (24.06%) Windows Server
3 17 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 13 (6.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.81%) Windows 10
7 8 (4.28%) Linux
8 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.07%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.53%) Android
11 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.93%) Migration
2 24 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (9.63%) ITIL
4 16 (8.56%) SOA
4 16 (8.56%) TOGAF
4 16 (8.56%) Virtual Environments
5 13 (6.95%) Data Migration
5 13 (6.95%) Service Delivery
6 12 (6.42%) MODAF
7 11 (5.88%) DevOps
8 10 (5.35%) MVC
8 10 (5.35%) Project Management
8 10 (5.35%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (4.28%) Open Source
9 8 (4.28%) Project Planning
9 8 (4.28%) Web Development
10 7 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (3.74%) High Availability
10 7 (3.74%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.25%) SQL
2 15 (8.02%) C#
3 11 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 11 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.81%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.74%) C++
6 4 (2.14%) VB
7 3 (1.60%) C
7 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.07%) Delphi
8 2 (1.07%) VBScript
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) Pascal
9 1 (0.53%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) VB6
9 1 (0.53%) VBA
9 1 (0.53%) VC++
Qualifications
1 58 (31.02%) Security Cleared
2 37 (19.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.74%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.67%) MCSA
5 5 (2.67%) MCSD
5 5 (2.67%) MCSE
6 3 (1.60%) Degree
7 2 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.07%) CCNA
7 2 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.53%) CCNP
8 1 (0.53%) ISEB
8 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.53%) MCDST
8 1 (0.53%) MCITP
8 1 (0.53%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) HL7
2 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.21%) SLA
3 4 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.07%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.07%) QA
5 1 (0.53%) GMP
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 26 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.56%) Xen
4 10 (5.35%) Docker
5 8 (4.28%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.28%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.28%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.07%) vSphere
7 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (10.16%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (9.09%) SCCM
3 5 (2.67%) SCOM
4 3 (1.60%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.07%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.07%) WSUS
6 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.53%) Control-M
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.53%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.53%) SCSM
6 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 41 (21.93%) VMware
2 17 (9.09%) Citrix
3 16 (8.56%) Cisco
3 16 (8.56%) Juniper
4 13 (6.95%) CheckPoint
5 7 (3.74%) SAP
6 6 (3.21%) Oracle
7 5 (2.67%) HP
8 4 (2.14%) Lotus
8 4 (2.14%) Qualys
9 3 (1.60%) Symantec
10 2 (1.07%) Borland
10 2 (1.07%) F5
10 2 (1.07%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.53%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (0.53%) Nintex
11 1 (0.53%) RedGate
11 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.53%) Tableau
11 1 (0.53%) Twitter
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