Period
to 20 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 20 July 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 50 44 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.73% 10.86% 12.78%
As % of the Vendors category 29.94% 35.20% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 30
Devon median daily rate £375 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +13.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £183 £163 £164
90th Percentile £582 £375 £393
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% -25.71% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30.25 £9.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £40.30 £20.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year +64.71% +23.19% +15.00%

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 Devon.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 167 125 195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 25.81% 30.86% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 62 88
Devon median daily rate £370 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +9.38% +1.59%
10th Percentile £224 £185 £177
90th Percentile £551 £475 £450
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 22
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +47.06% +21.43%
10th Percentile £16.75 £12.25 £11.55
90th Percentile £45.00 £51.50 £25.00
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +56.00% +23.85% +7.65%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Devon

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Devon

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Devon over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Devon

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Devon

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Devon over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft in Devon

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Devon region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -11 22 £325 - 3
Plymouth -12 22 £500 +37.93% 2
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 19 (38.00%) .NET
2 17 (34.00%) IIS
2 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) WebSphere
3 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (24.00%) IBM
4 12 (24.00%) SQL
5 11 (22.00%) Java
5 11 (22.00%) J2EE
5 11 (22.00%) Servlets
5 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (22.00%) Apache
5 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
5 11 (22.00%) HTTP
5 11 (22.00%) SSL
5 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.00%) Jetty
5 11 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (22.00%) nginx
5 11 (22.00%) Open Source
5 11 (22.00%) Puppet
5 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (22.00%) DevOps
5 11 (22.00%) Travis CI
5 11 (22.00%) Mongrel
6 10 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (20.00%) Google App Engine
6 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 17 (34.00%) IIS
1 17 (34.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (22.00%) Apache
2 11 (22.00%) Jetty
2 11 (22.00%) Mongrel
2 11 (22.00%) nginx
2 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.00%) GlassFish
3 6 (12.00%) JBoss
4 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.00%) MS Project Server
6 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Primavera
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (20.00%) Google App Engine
1 10 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) HTTP
1 11 (22.00%) SSL
1 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.00%) DHCP
2 10 (20.00%) DNS
2 10 (20.00%) FTP
2 10 (20.00%) IPsec
3 6 (12.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.00%) Power BI
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (22.00%) Travis CI
2 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.00%) Ant
3 6 (12.00%) Subversion
4 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.00%) TestRail
6 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.00%) JIRA
6 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Applications Support
3 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) IT Support
5 4 (8.00%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (8.00%) IT Technician
5 4 (8.00%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Software Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) .NET
2 11 (22.00%) J2EE
2 11 (22.00%) Servlets
3 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.00%) CSS
6 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (2.00%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.00%) jQuery
6 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
6 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Driving Licence
1 4 (8.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Windows
4 6 (12.00%) AIX
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.00%) Android
6 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (22.00%) DevOps
2 11 (22.00%) Open Source
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL
4 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.00%) Domain Models
5 6 (12.00%) Project Management
5 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) MVC
6 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.00%) SDLC
6 4 (8.00%) Test Management
7 3 (6.00%) Data Management
7 3 (6.00%) ERP
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Scrum
7 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) Java
3 7 (14.00%) C#
4 6 (12.00%) Perl
4 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (12.00%) VBScript
5 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) Go
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) HND
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (20.00%) Xen
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) IBM
2 10 (20.00%) Google
2 10 (20.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle
4 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.00%) IFS
6 1 (2.00%) Sophos
6 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
Plymouth, Devon
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