The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Andover region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 24.24% 31.82% 41.07%
As % of the Vendors category 32.00% 53.85% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 12
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +33.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £400 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Andover
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 13 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 75.76% 59.09% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 24
Average daily rate £285 £400 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +21.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Andover region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Andover

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Andover

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Andover

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Andover region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) MS Office
4 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (25.00%) Software Distribution
6 5 (25.00%) AppDNA
6 5 (25.00%) XenApp
6 5 (25.00%) SCCM
6 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (25.00%) MODAF
6 5 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) C
6 5 (25.00%) JSP
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) Military
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (20.00%) Perl
7 4 (20.00%) HP
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Andover region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Office
2 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) IPsec
1 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (10.00%) SQLPlus
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Toad
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (10.00%) Hudson
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (25.00%) Military
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) JSP
2 2 (10.00%) SAML
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 5 (25.00%) MODAF
2 5 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.00%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) Shibboleth
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
1 5 (25.00%) AppDNA
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Serena
3 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Becrypt
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago