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 3 months to 23 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
Gloucestershire / Cirencester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 2 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cirencester 26.67% 33.33% -
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £328 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.12% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +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 Cirencester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cirencester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cirencester 40.00% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cirencester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cirencester 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cirencester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Cirencester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 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 Cirencester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
4 6 (54.55%) Xamarin
4 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
4 6 (54.55%) DTS
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (54.55%) Silverlight
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) MVC
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) LINQ
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (18.18%) JSON
7 2 (18.18%) HTML5
7 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter
7 2 (18.18%) Dapper ORM

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) DTS
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Developer
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Developer
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
3 6 (54.55%) Silverlight
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) LINQ
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) WebSockets
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
1 2 (18.18%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) OOP
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Release Management
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
2 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Xamarin
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) RedGate