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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 81 111 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.33% 15.79% 14.98%
As % of the Vendors category 31.52% 38.28% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 67 61
Median daily rate £375 £363 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £427 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -34.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
257 290 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 39.12% 41.25% 43.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 163 204
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.12 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.36 £21.00 £53.50
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 2 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 2 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 -10 23 £358 +2.14% 14
Salisbury +1 10 £325 - 1
Trowbridge +2 5 £425 +112.50%
Chippenham -4 4 £375 +7.14% 5
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Melksham - 1 £125 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 87 (45.08%) Windows
2 61 (31.61%) SQL Server
3 50 (25.91%) Active Directory
4 48 (24.87%) .NET
5 46 (23.83%) Security Cleared
6 41 (21.24%) MS Excel
6 41 (21.24%) VMware
7 39 (20.21%) SQL
7 39 (20.21%) Windows Server
8 36 (18.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (16.58%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (15.03%) SC Cleared
11 28 (14.51%) SCCM
11 28 (14.51%) C#
11 28 (14.51%) MS Office
12 27 (13.99%) MS Exchange
13 26 (13.47%) Finance
14 25 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
15 24 (12.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (11.40%) ITIL
16 22 (11.40%) MVC
17 21 (10.88%) SharePoint
18 20 (10.36%) BizTalk Server
19 19 (9.84%) Migration
19 19 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
20 18 (9.33%) Windows 7
21 17 (8.81%) Project Management

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 27 (13.99%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.88%) SharePoint
3 20 (10.36%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.63%) IIS
8 5 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.59%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.55%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.52%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.52%) JBoss
11 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (21.24%) MS Excel
2 28 (14.51%) MS Office
3 13 (6.74%) MS Project
4 11 (5.70%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) BASE24
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.52%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.15%) Office 365
3 5 (2.59%) SaaS
4 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.25%) DNS
2 12 (6.22%) DHCP
3 11 (5.70%) Firewall
4 9 (4.66%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.15%) LAN
6 7 (3.63%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (2.59%) WAN
8 4 (2.07%) Network Security
8 4 (2.07%) SAN
9 3 (1.55%) VPN
10 2 (1.04%) Internet
10 2 (1.04%) NAS
10 2 (1.04%) Skype
10 2 (1.04%) VLAN
11 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.52%) NX-OS
11 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (31.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (3.63%) MySQL
3 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.52%) MS Access
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.52%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.52%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.04%) NUnit
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.04%) Selenium
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.52%) MSTest
4 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (13.47%) Finance
2 11 (5.70%) Advertising
3 4 (2.07%) Retail
4 3 (1.55%) Back Office
5 2 (1.04%) Legal
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (24.35%) Developer
2 19 (9.84%) Architect
3 18 (9.33%) Analyst
4 14 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.22%) .NET Developer
5 12 (6.22%) IT Support
5 12 (6.22%) Support Engineer
6 11 (5.70%) BizTalk Developer
6 11 (5.70%) Desktop Support
6 11 (5.70%) IT Engineer
7 10 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (4.66%) Administrator
8 9 (4.66%) Consultant
9 8 (4.15%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.15%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.87%) .NET
2 15 (7.77%) HTML
2 15 (7.77%) Web Services
3 14 (7.25%) .NET Framework
4 13 (6.74%) WCF
5 12 (6.22%) AngularJS
5 12 (6.22%) ASP.NET
5 12 (6.22%) CSS
5 12 (6.22%) XML
6 10 (5.18%) jQuery
7 9 (4.66%) HTML5
8 8 (4.15%) Entity Framework
8 8 (4.15%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (3.11%) REST
9 6 (3.11%) Spring
10 5 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.59%) CSS3
10 5 (2.59%) LESS
10 5 (2.59%) RESTful
11 4 (2.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.70%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.11%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.59%) Replication
5 5 (2.59%) User Experience
6 4 (2.07%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.55%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.55%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) Tandem
9 1 (0.52%) Biology
9 1 (0.52%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.52%) Clustering
9 1 (0.52%) iPhone
9 1 (0.52%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 87 (45.08%) Windows
2 39 (20.21%) Windows Server
3 36 (18.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (12.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (9.33%) Windows 7
5 18 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.74%) Windows XP
7 9 (4.66%) Android
8 7 (3.63%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.07%) Linux
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.40%) ITIL
1 22 (11.40%) MVC
2 19 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (9.84%) Migration
3 17 (8.81%) Project Management
4 14 (7.25%) PRINCE2
4 14 (7.25%) Scrum
5 11 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (4.66%) OO
6 9 (4.66%) SOA
6 9 (4.66%) TDD
7 8 (4.15%) Data Modelling
7 8 (4.15%) Project Planning
8 7 (3.63%) Change Management
8 7 (3.63%) CRM
8 7 (3.63%) Time Management
9 6 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (3.11%) ETL
9 6 (3.11%) OOD
9 6 (3.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.21%) SQL
2 28 (14.51%) C#
3 16 (8.29%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.77%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.15%) Java
6 5 (2.59%) C
7 4 (2.07%) VB
8 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.52%) F#
9 1 (0.52%) Haskell
9 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.52%) XPath
9 1 (0.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 46 (23.83%) Security Cleared
2 29 (15.03%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.18%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.66%) APMP
5 9 (4.66%) MCSE
6 8 (4.15%) Degree
6 8 (4.15%) MCSA
6 8 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (3.63%) HND
8 4 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.07%) PMP
9 2 (1.04%) CCNA
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.04%) ISEB
10 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.52%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.07%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.04%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.52%) GMP
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (25.91%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.74%) vSphere
4 10 (5.18%) VMware ESX
4 10 (5.18%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (14.51%) SCCM
2 14 (7.25%) WSUS
3 6 (3.11%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.55%) SCOM
5 2 (1.04%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (21.24%) VMware
2 12 (6.22%) NetApp
3 10 (5.18%) HP
4 9 (4.66%) Apple
4 9 (4.66%) Oracle
5 8 (4.15%) Cisco
5 8 (4.15%) Citrix
5 8 (4.15%) SAP
6 6 (3.11%) Sophos
7 4 (2.07%) IBM
8 3 (1.55%) 3PAR
8 3 (1.55%) Forcepoint
8 3 (1.55%) Symantec
9 2 (1.04%) AppSense
9 2 (1.04%) CA
9 2 (1.04%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.04%) Dell
9 2 (1.04%) Lotus
9 2 (1.04%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.52%) Nintex
Chippenham
Capita plc
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £9.35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £45,671 to £60,774 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago