Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salisbury 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 August 2018 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
Wiltshire > Salisbury
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 25 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 32.47% 16.67% 14.47%
As % of the Vendors category 55.56% 85.71% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 6
Salisbury median daily rate £523 £317 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.58% -2.32% +8.33%
10th Percentile £325 £253 £191
90th Percentile £538 £420 £544
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +21.43% -9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salisbury median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £32.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +29.78% +132.73% -27.75%

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 Salisbury.

All Vendors
Salisbury
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 45 7 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 58.44% 19.44% 51.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 4 31
Salisbury median daily rate £475 £317 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.62% -15.34% +7.14%
10th Percentile £352 £253 £308
90th Percentile £538 £420 £563
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salisbury median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +63.04% +20.86%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Salisbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Salisbury

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Salisbury

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salisbury

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Salisbury over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Salisbury

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Salisbury region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 22 (88.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (48.00%) Cisco
5 10 (40.00%) SCCM
6 9 (36.00%) Software-Defined Networking
6 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (32.00%) Project Management
8 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (28.00%) VMware
8 7 (28.00%) ITIL V3
8 7 (28.00%) SCOM
8 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (24.00%) ArchiMate
9 6 (24.00%) Service Management
9 6 (24.00%) Windows
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 5 (20.00%) Service Design
10 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 5 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
11 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
11 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (16.00%) Data Centre

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salisbury 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 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.00%) Junos
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Data Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Service Architect
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Service Design Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Print Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) JSP
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (24.00%) ArchiMate
4 6 (24.00%) Service Management
5 5 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (20.00%) Service Design
6 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (16.00%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
7 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.00%) SIEM
7 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy
8 2 (8.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) APMP
4 1 (4.00%) CCDP
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE Security
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) RMADS
2 1 (4.00%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (12.00%) VMware NSX
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) SCCM
2 7 (28.00%) SCOM
3 3 (12.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.00%) vRealize
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Scality
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Ivanti