Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 49 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 29.52% 27.59% 11.76%
As % of the Vendors category 53.85% 88.89% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 6 1
Salisbury median daily rate £525 £308 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.59% +11.91% -5.98%
10th Percentile £403 £108 £263
90th Percentile £575 £528 £288
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +34.75% +0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salisbury median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.27 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +57.33% +30.95% +10.35%

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 91 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 54.82% 31.03% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 6 9
Salisbury median daily rate £525 £308 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.59% -13.31% +10.94%
10th Percentile £379 £108 £249
90th Percentile £575 £528 £383
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salisbury median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.75 £32.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +33.59% -21.95% +92.94%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 46 (93.88%) Security Cleared
2 29 (59.18%) DV Cleared
3 27 (55.10%) Linux
4 20 (40.82%) Technical Architecture
5 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
5 19 (38.78%) IT Strategy
6 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
6 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
7 16 (32.65%) Cisco
7 16 (32.65%) TOGAF
7 16 (32.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
8 15 (30.61%) HMG Infosec
8 15 (30.61%) JSP 440
8 15 (30.61%) JSON
8 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (30.61%) Information Security
8 15 (30.61%) DSDM
8 15 (30.61%) Python
8 15 (30.61%) C
8 15 (30.61%) Windows
8 15 (30.61%) C++
8 15 (30.61%) Java
8 15 (30.61%) JSP
8 15 (30.61%) SOAP
8 15 (30.61%) Web Services
8 15 (30.61%) XML
8 15 (30.61%) Critical Thinking
8 15 (30.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 14 (28.57%) Finance

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 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) WAN
2 8 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (16.33%) Firewall
2 8 (16.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (16.33%) Unified Communications
3 7 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (8.16%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.04%) Junos
6 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (2.04%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Architect
2 21 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (20.41%) Applications Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Data Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Data Centre Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Lead Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Service Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Floorwalker
7 2 (4.08%) Scientific Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) JSON
1 15 (30.61%) JSP
1 15 (30.61%) SOAP
1 15 (30.61%) Web Services
1 15 (30.61%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Linux
2 15 (30.61%) Windows
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Technical Architecture
2 19 (38.78%) IT Strategy
3 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
4 16 (32.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (32.65%) TOGAF
5 15 (30.61%) Critical Thinking
5 15 (30.61%) DSDM
5 15 (30.61%) Information Security
6 9 (18.37%) Data Protection
6 9 (18.37%) Security Monitoring
7 8 (16.33%) ITIL
7 8 (16.33%) Project Management
8 7 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
9 6 (12.24%) ArchiMate
9 6 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (12.24%) Information Assurance
9 6 (12.24%) Migration
9 6 (12.24%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
2 15 (30.61%) C
2 15 (30.61%) C++
2 15 (30.61%) Java
2 15 (30.61%) Python
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (93.88%) Security Cleared
2 29 (59.18%) DV Cleared
3 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) APMP
4 1 (2.04%) CCDP
4 1 (2.04%) CCIE
4 1 (2.04%) CCIE Security
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PMP
4 1 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) HMG Infosec
1 15 (30.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 15 (30.61%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.04%) PMO
2 1 (2.04%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.04%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) SCCM
2 11 (22.45%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.04%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Cisco
2 5 (10.20%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) Scality
4 1 (2.04%) Tableau