Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cirencester 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 21 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
Gloucestershire > Cirencester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 2 8
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cirencester 7.41% 41.38% 13.04%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 75.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Cirencester median daily rate £210 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.38% -5.19% +170.00%
10th Percentile £205 £115 £228
90th Percentile £215 £472 £356
Gloucestershire median daily rate £270 £318 £331
% change year-on-year -15.12% -4.15% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cirencester median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.50 £12.50 £39.27
% change year-on-year +144.00% -68.17% +161.80%

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 Cirencester.

All Vendors
Cirencester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cirencester 25.93% 55.17% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Cirencester median daily rate £275 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +6.67% +81.82%
10th Percentile £211 £115 £217
90th Percentile £300 £472 £356
Gloucestershire median daily rate £380 £375 £393
% change year-on-year +1.33% -4.46% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cirencester median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £26.50 £14.00 £39.64
% change year-on-year +89.29% -64.68% +65.15%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cirencester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Cirencester

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cirencester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Cirencester

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cirencester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Cirencester

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cirencester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cirencester 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix