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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 15 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 57 114 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.36% 16.69% 13.80%
As % of the Vendors category 19.93% 35.74% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 79 54
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £18.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -33.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.85 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £16.20 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.95%

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
286 319 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 41.94% 46.71% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 224 169
Median daily rate £388 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £241 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 11
Median hourly rate £38.50 £12.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+208.00% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.00 £16.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £41.40 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -16 20 £375 +7.14% 8
Salisbury -1 9 £313 -26.47% 1
Corsham - 8 £490 -
Chippenham -1 6 £463 +285.41%
Marlborough - 1 £158 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 63 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 42 (33.33%) Finance
3 39 (30.95%) Security Cleared
4 38 (30.16%) Windows
5 33 (26.19%) SQL
5 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
6 32 (25.40%) SC Cleared
7 31 (24.60%) .NET
7 31 (24.60%) MS Project
8 26 (20.63%) MS Office
9 25 (19.84%) Migration
10 22 (17.46%) C#
11 20 (15.87%) Active Directory
12 19 (15.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (15.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (14.29%) ITIL
13 18 (14.29%) Project Management
14 17 (13.49%) ERP
14 17 (13.49%) Windows Server
15 16 (12.70%) ETL
15 16 (12.70%) SharePoint
16 15 (11.90%) PRINCE2
16 15 (11.90%) Oracle
16 15 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
17 14 (11.11%) Management Information System
17 14 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (10.32%) PowerShell
18 13 (10.32%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (10.32%) Windows 7

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 16 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.73%) IIS
3 9 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.38%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 63 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 31 (24.60%) MS Project
3 26 (20.63%) MS Office
4 15 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.17%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.79%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.79%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.79%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) Office 365
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.59%) IaaS
3 2 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) Firewall
2 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.97%) DNS
3 5 (3.97%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (3.97%) LAN
3 5 (3.97%) WAN
4 4 (3.17%) NetScaler
4 4 (3.17%) Network Security
4 4 (3.17%) SSL
4 4 (3.17%) VPN
4 4 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.17%) Wireless
5 2 (1.59%) Internet
6 1 (0.79%) DHCP
6 1 (0.79%) Intranet
6 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (15.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (8.73%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.97%) MS Access
9 4 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.17%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.17%) MySQL
9 4 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.38%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (2.38%) PowerPivot
11 2 (1.59%) Power BI
11 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.79%) DB2
12 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.79%) MSI
3 1 (0.79%) NuGet
3 1 (0.79%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Retail
3 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.17%) Advertising
4 4 (3.17%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.59%) Billing
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (21.43%) Developer
2 24 (19.05%) Analyst
3 13 (10.32%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.14%) Consultant
5 8 (6.35%) DBA
6 7 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 7 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (4.76%) IT Support
7 6 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (4.76%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 6 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (3.97%) Administrator
8 5 (3.97%) Junior
8 5 (3.97%) PMO Support Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Project Support Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.60%) .NET
2 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.35%) HTML
3 8 (6.35%) WCF
4 6 (4.76%) AppFabric
4 6 (4.76%) Web Services
5 4 (3.17%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.17%) CSS
5 4 (3.17%) HTML5
6 3 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.38%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.38%) jQuery
7 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.59%) RESTful
7 2 (1.59%) SOAP
7 2 (1.59%) Software Packaging
7 2 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.79%) JSON
8 1 (0.79%) LINQ
8 1 (0.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.59%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.16%) Windows
2 17 (13.49%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.32%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.38%) Android
6 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.59%) Linux
7 2 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.79%) AIX
8 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.84%) Migration
2 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.29%) ITIL
2 18 (14.29%) Project Management
3 17 (13.49%) ERP
4 16 (12.70%) ETL
5 15 (11.90%) PRINCE2
6 11 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (8.73%) Data Migration
6 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.94%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 10 (7.94%) CRM
7 10 (7.94%) Resource Allocation
8 9 (7.14%) High Availability
8 9 (7.14%) Information Security
9 8 (6.35%) Workflow
10 7 (5.56%) Data Protection
11 6 (4.76%) Scrum
11 6 (4.76%) Software Testing
11 6 (4.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.19%) SQL
2 22 (17.46%) C#
3 13 (10.32%) PowerShell
3 13 (10.32%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.73%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.97%) PHP
7 4 (3.17%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) C
8 1 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.79%) VB6
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 32 (25.40%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.97%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.97%) ISEB
6 4 (3.17%) Degree
6 4 (3.17%) SANS
7 3 (2.38%) APMP
7 3 (2.38%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (2.38%) CISM
7 3 (2.38%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.59%) MCDST
8 2 (1.59%) MCITP
8 2 (1.59%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.79%) CCNA
9 1 (0.79%) CCNP
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.97%) SLA
3 4 (3.17%) GxP
3 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.79%) P3O
4 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 20 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.97%) Snort
4 2 (1.59%) Docker
4 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.59%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.59%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) Ansible
4 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.79%) Puppet
4 1 (0.79%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle
2 11 (8.73%) Hyperion
3 9 (7.14%) SAP
3 9 (7.14%) VMware
4 6 (4.76%) Apple
5 5 (3.97%) Juniper
5 5 (3.97%) Sourcefire
6 4 (3.17%) Aruba
6 4 (3.17%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.17%) Citrix
6 4 (3.17%) Intel Security
6 4 (3.17%) Pegasus
6 4 (3.17%) QAD
7 3 (2.38%) Lotus
8 2 (1.59%) Cisco
8 2 (1.59%) HP
8 2 (1.59%) Nintex
9 1 (0.79%) Adobe
9 1 (0.79%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds
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