Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.58% 12.41% 11.39%
As % of the Vendors category 27.50% 40.48% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 22
Exeter median daily rate £335 £294 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.04% +9.30% +53.57%
10th Percentile £176 £170 £163
90th Percentile £371 £425 £400
Devon median daily rate £345 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +15.00% -14.29% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Exeter median hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £27.50 - £21.25
90th Percentile £32.50 - £23.75
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £23.78 £20.50
% change year-on-year +47.21% +15.98% +41.38%

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 Exeter.

All Vendors
Exeter
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40 84 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 13.03% 30.66% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 71
Exeter median daily rate £353 £338 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.27% -3.14% +7.38%
10th Percentile £122 £184 £175
90th Percentile £629 £502 £475
Devon median daily rate £370 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +13.85% -9.72% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Exeter median hourly rate £23.00 £27.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.12% +42.31% +50.00%
10th Percentile £16.70 £23.38 £16.30
90th Percentile £30.90 £32.73 £23.10
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £23.28 £19.25
% change year-on-year +50.38% +20.91% +37.50%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Exeter

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Exeter

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Exeter over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Exeter

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Exeter

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 Exeter region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) MS Access
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) Database Security
3 2 (18.18%) Power BI
3 2 (18.18%) TestRail
3 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) MS Access
2 2 (18.18%) Power BI
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) TestRail
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) FxCop
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Database Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Development Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Officer
4 1 (9.09%) MI Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Angular 2
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (9.09%) EPoS
1 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Database Security
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix