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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 30.61% 12.41% 13.25%
As % of the Vendors category 45.45% 27.69% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Median daily rate £363 £140 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +158.92% -72.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £128 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £420 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.45 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.42% +10.00%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bournemouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 33 65 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 67.35% 44.83% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 45 15
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £135 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.17% -34.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 27 June 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 10 (62.50%) Patch Management
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) SAN
4 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
4 7 (43.75%) WSUS
4 7 (43.75%) Security Patching
4 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) McAfee
6 5 (31.25%) Veeam
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
6 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (31.25%) Application Packaging
6 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) Unix
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
9 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) AppScan
1 2 (12.50%) Pylint
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Application Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) NAS Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Patch Management
2 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (43.75%) Security Patching
3 5 (31.25%) Application Packaging
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CEH
1 2 (12.50%) CISA
1 2 (12.50%) CISM
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) NFS
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) WSUS
2 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
2 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) McAfee
3 5 (31.25%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) Black Duck
4 2 (12.50%) Brocade
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Remedy
4 2 (12.50%) Sage
4 2 (12.50%) Veracode
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago