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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 110 82 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.92% 13.00% 16.59%
As % of the Vendors category 39.43% 33.47% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 67
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 £242 £262 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £425 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.01% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.61 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -31.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
279 245 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 42.92% 38.83% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 156 171
Median daily rate £363 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 11
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.19 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% -32.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +2 59 £350 - 10
Corsham 0 9 £575 +76.92% 1
Salisbury -5 5 £286 -11.92% 1
Trowbridge - 5 £325 -
Chippenham -9 1 £700 +100.00% 5
Devizes - 1 - -
Malmesbury - 1 - - 2
Melksham - 1 £125 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 92 (45.10%) Windows
2 61 (29.90%) SQL Server
3 58 (28.43%) VMware
3 58 (28.43%) Security Cleared
4 55 (26.96%) Windows Server
5 48 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 42 (20.59%) MS Excel
7 39 (19.12%) .NET
8 38 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (18.14%) MS Exchange
10 36 (17.65%) SQL
10 36 (17.65%) SC Cleared
11 35 (17.16%) MS Office
11 35 (17.16%) Migration
12 33 (16.18%) Web Services
13 30 (14.71%) Finance
13 30 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (13.73%) XML
15 27 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (12.75%) Firewall
16 26 (12.75%) Virtual Environments
17 23 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2007
17 23 (11.27%) ITIL
17 23 (11.27%) SOA
18 22 (10.78%) SharePoint
18 22 (10.78%) HTML
18 22 (10.78%) Citrix
19 21 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010

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 37 (18.14%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (10.78%) SharePoint
4 21 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (6.37%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (5.39%) Confluence
7 11 (5.39%) IIS
8 6 (2.94%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.45%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.98%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.49%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.49%) JBoss
12 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 35 (17.16%) MS Office
3 15 (7.35%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.92%) MS Project
5 7 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.49%) BASE24
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.37%) Office 365
3 11 (5.39%) GitHub
3 11 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.94%) SaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.75%) Firewall
2 20 (9.80%) DNS
3 18 (8.82%) DHCP
4 11 (5.39%) VPN
5 9 (4.41%) Junos
5 9 (4.41%) SSL
5 9 (4.41%) tcpdump
5 9 (4.41%) Wireshark
6 8 (3.92%) HTTP
6 8 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (3.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.94%) SAN
9 5 (2.45%) WAN
10 4 (1.96%) LAN
11 3 (1.47%) Skype
12 2 (0.98%) Internet
12 2 (0.98%) Network Security
12 2 (0.98%) VLAN
12 2 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (29.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.43%) MySQL
3 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.45%) Star Schema
6 4 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.98%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.35%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.39%) JIRA
3 11 (5.39%) Maven
4 8 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.45%) Hudson
5 5 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 30 (14.71%) Finance
2 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.43%) Advertising
4 2 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) Electronics
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (22.55%) Developer
2 39 (19.12%) Architect
3 19 (9.31%) .NET Developer
4 16 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 14 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (6.86%) Technical Architect
6 11 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (5.39%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (4.90%) Analyst
7 10 (4.90%) Network Engineer
7 10 (4.90%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (4.41%) Network Support
8 9 (4.41%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (3.92%) Consultant
9 8 (3.92%) Project Planner
9 8 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.43%) Administrator
10 7 (3.43%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.43%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.12%) .NET
2 33 (16.18%) Web Services
3 28 (13.73%) XML
4 22 (10.78%) HTML
5 18 (8.82%) REST
6 16 (7.84%) WSDL
6 16 (7.84%) XSD
7 14 (6.86%) ASP.NET
7 14 (6.86%) RESTful
8 13 (6.37%) .NET Framework
9 12 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 11 (5.39%) WCF
11 10 (4.90%) JSON
12 9 (4.41%) CSS
13 8 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (3.92%) Entity Framework
13 8 (3.92%) HTML5
13 8 (3.92%) jQuery
14 7 (3.43%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.39%) NHS
3 9 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.45%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.45%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.45%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.45%) Replication
5 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.98%) Tandem
5 2 (0.98%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) Biology
6 1 (0.49%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.49%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.49%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.49%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (45.10%) Windows
2 55 (26.96%) Windows Server
3 30 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.41%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.45%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.96%) Linux
9 3 (1.47%) Android
9 3 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.47%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.49%) Unix
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.16%) Migration
2 27 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (12.75%) Virtual Environments
4 23 (11.27%) ITIL
4 23 (11.27%) SOA
5 19 (9.31%) MVC
6 17 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 15 (7.35%) Project Management
8 12 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 12 (5.88%) MODAF
8 12 (5.88%) Project Planning
9 11 (5.39%) Zachman Framework
10 10 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (4.90%) Data Migration
10 10 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.41%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.92%) OO
13 7 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (3.43%) Scrum
13 7 (3.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.65%) SQL
2 16 (7.84%) C#
2 16 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.86%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.41%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.43%) Java
6 4 (1.96%) C
7 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.98%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) C++
8 1 (0.49%) F#
8 1 (0.49%) Haskell
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (28.43%) Security Cleared
2 36 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.37%) MCSA
4 13 (6.37%) MCSE
5 9 (4.41%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.94%) APMP
8 5 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (2.45%) Degree
8 5 (2.45%) MCSD
9 2 (0.98%) CCNA
9 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.98%) ISEB
9 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.98%) PMP
10 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.49%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) HL7
2 7 (3.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.47%) QA
4 3 (1.47%) SLA
5 2 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.98%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.49%) GMP
System Software
1 48 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 38 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (7.84%) Xen
5 11 (5.39%) vSphere
6 10 (4.90%) VMware ESX
7 9 (4.41%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.45%) Docker
9 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (9.31%) SCCM
2 18 (8.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (4.41%) WSUS
4 6 (2.94%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.96%) SCOM
6 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.49%) Control-M
7 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 58 (28.43%) VMware
2 22 (10.78%) Citrix
3 11 (5.39%) CheckPoint
3 11 (5.39%) Cisco
3 11 (5.39%) NetApp
3 11 (5.39%) Oracle
4 9 (4.41%) Juniper
5 6 (2.94%) HP
5 6 (2.94%) SAP
5 6 (2.94%) Sophos
6 4 (1.96%) Qualys
7 3 (1.47%) Forcepoint
7 3 (1.47%) IBM
8 2 (0.98%) Apple
8 2 (0.98%) AppSense
8 2 (0.98%) CA
8 2 (0.98%) Lotus
9 1 (0.49%) Mitel
9 1 (0.49%) OpenText
9 1 (0.49%) Remedy
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