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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 76 113 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.76% 16.89% 14.53%
As % of the Vendors category 24.68% 36.93% 33.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 82 58
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £158 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -44.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.90 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.20 £39.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%

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
308 306 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 43.63% 45.74% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 220 175
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Median hourly rate £38.50 £14.25 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.17% -37.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.25 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -8 29 £370 +5.71% 7
Chippenham +3 10 £263 +118.75%
Salisbury +2 10 £298 -30.00% 5
Corsham -4 8 £490 +50.76%
Trowbridge +4 2 £118 -74.37%
Malmesbury +3 2 £510 +56.92%
Marlborough - 1 £158 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 62 (42.47%) MS Excel
2 54 (36.99%) Windows
3 48 (32.88%) Finance
4 42 (28.77%) Security Cleared
5 36 (24.66%) MS Office
6 34 (23.29%) SQL
7 33 (22.60%) .NET
7 33 (22.60%) SC Cleared
8 31 (21.23%) SQL Server
9 30 (20.55%) Migration
10 29 (19.86%) MS Project
11 23 (15.75%) Windows Server
12 22 (15.07%) C#
12 22 (15.07%) ITIL
12 22 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (13.01%) MS PowerPoint
13 19 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (13.01%) SharePoint
14 18 (12.33%) Active Directory
14 18 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (11.64%) ETL
15 17 (11.64%) Windows 7
16 16 (10.96%) PowerShell
16 16 (10.96%) PRINCE2
17 15 (10.27%) Project Management
17 15 (10.27%) Firewall
18 14 (9.59%) ERP
19 13 (8.90%) ASP.NET
19 13 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server

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 19 (13.01%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.22%) IIS
3 8 (5.48%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.74%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.37%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (42.47%) MS Excel
2 36 (24.66%) MS Office
3 29 (19.86%) MS Project
4 19 (13.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (6.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (5.48%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (5.48%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.68%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.68%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (6.85%) Office 365
2 4 (2.74%) IaaS
2 4 (2.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.27%) Firewall
2 7 (4.79%) DNS
3 6 (4.11%) VPN
4 5 (3.42%) DHCP
4 5 (3.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.74%) Junos
5 4 (2.74%) Network Security
5 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.74%) tcpdump
5 4 (2.74%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.05%) Internet
6 3 (2.05%) LAN
6 3 (2.05%) WAN
7 2 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.37%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.37%) Skype
7 2 (1.37%) SSL
7 2 (1.37%) Wireless
8 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (7.53%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.42%) MS Access
8 4 (2.74%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.74%) MySQL
9 3 (2.05%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (2.05%) PowerPivot
10 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.68%) DB2
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.85%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.74%) MSI
3 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.37%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) NuGet
5 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (32.88%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Retail
3 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.42%) Banking
5 4 (2.74%) Advertising
5 4 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.37%) Billing
6 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.37%) Marketing
6 2 (1.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Military
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (18.49%) Developer
2 26 (17.81%) Analyst
3 14 (9.59%) Consultant
4 13 (8.90%) Support Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.48%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.48%) DBA
6 8 (5.48%) PMO Analyst
7 7 (4.79%) Administrator
7 7 (4.79%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.79%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (4.79%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Azure Consultant
8 6 (4.11%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (4.11%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 6 (4.11%) PMO Support Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) Project Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) Project Support Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.60%) .NET
2 13 (8.90%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.16%) HTML
3 9 (6.16%) WCF
4 6 (4.11%) AppFabric
4 6 (4.11%) Web Services
5 5 (3.42%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.42%) HTML5
6 4 (2.74%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.74%) CSS
6 4 (2.74%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.05%) jQuery
8 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.37%) RESTful
8 2 (1.37%) SOAP
8 2 (1.37%) Software Packaging
8 2 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.68%) Ajax
9 1 (0.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.11%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.42%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.74%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.05%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.37%) Biology
7 2 (1.37%) Chemistry
7 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.37%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.37%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.68%) CMDB
8 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (36.99%) Windows
2 23 (15.75%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.64%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.42%) Linux
5 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.74%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.74%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.05%) Android
8 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.55%) Migration
2 22 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.07%) ITIL
3 17 (11.64%) ETL
4 16 (10.96%) PRINCE2
5 15 (10.27%) Project Management
6 14 (9.59%) ERP
7 13 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.22%) Data Migration
9 11 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.53%) CRM
9 11 (7.53%) Scrum
10 10 (6.85%) Workflow
11 9 (6.16%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
11 9 (6.16%) High Availability
11 9 (6.16%) Resource Allocation
11 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery
11 9 (6.16%) Service Management
12 8 (5.48%) DevOps
12 8 (5.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.29%) SQL
2 22 (15.07%) C#
3 16 (10.96%) PowerShell
4 12 (8.22%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.53%) PL/SQL
6 10 (6.85%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.11%) VB
8 5 (3.42%) PHP
9 3 (2.05%) VBScript
10 2 (1.37%) C++
10 2 (1.37%) Delphi
11 1 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.68%) Pascal
11 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.68%) VB6
11 1 (0.68%) VBA
11 1 (0.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 42 (28.77%) Security Cleared
2 33 (22.60%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.11%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.42%) ISEB
6 4 (2.74%) Degree
6 4 (2.74%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.05%) APMP
7 3 (2.05%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (2.05%) CISM
7 3 (2.05%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.37%) MCDST
8 2 (1.37%) MCITP
8 2 (1.37%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (1.37%) SANS
9 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) SLA
2 6 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.74%) GxP
4 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.37%) QA
5 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.68%) P3O
5 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.11%) Docker
3 6 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.42%) Snort
5 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.37%) vSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) SCCM
2 6 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.68%) Ansible
4 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (8.22%) Oracle
2 11 (7.53%) Hyperion
3 10 (6.85%) VMware
4 7 (4.79%) Juniper
5 6 (4.11%) Apple
5 6 (4.11%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.11%) SAP
6 5 (3.42%) Sourcefire
7 4 (2.74%) Cisco
7 4 (2.74%) Lotus
8 3 (2.05%) HP
9 2 (1.37%) Aruba
9 2 (1.37%) Borland
9 2 (1.37%) Citrix
9 2 (1.37%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.37%) Nintex
10 1 (0.68%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.68%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds
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