Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Microsoft
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 8.93% 10.90% 13.23%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 25.56% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 15
Bournemouth median daily rate £375 £405 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +35.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £333 £185 £196
90th Percentile £395 £575 £450
Dorset median daily rate £425 £269 £263
% change year-on-year +58.14% +2.38% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Bournemouth median hourly rate - £17.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.83% -45.24%
Dorset median hourly rate £13.11 £13.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year -1.09% +10.42% -42.86%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bournemouth.

All Vendors
Bournemouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 45 90 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 40.18% 42.65% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 65 47
Bournemouth median daily rate £394 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +1.80% +8.79%
10th Percentile £296 £231 £211
90th Percentile £494 £538 £517
Dorset median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Bournemouth median hourly rate - £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.00% +32.93%
Dorset median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% -65.06% +86.52%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Bournemouth

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Bournemouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Bournemouth

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bournemouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) XSLT
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Replication
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) FxCop
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) ReSharper

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) FxCop
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
1 2 (20.00%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) DBA
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) XSLT
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle