The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 28.57% 33.33% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 58.82% 71.43% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Microsoft
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Andover region.

Vendors Category
Andover
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 48.57% 46.67% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Average daily rate £300 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Andover region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016, 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 24 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 23 (88.46%) SC Cleared
3 15 (57.69%) Oracle
4 14 (53.85%) Linux
4 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
5 13 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (46.15%) jQuery
6 12 (46.15%) ITIL
6 12 (46.15%) Windows
6 12 (46.15%) SQL
6 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 11 (42.31%) Ajax
7 11 (42.31%) Oracle APEX
7 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
8 10 (38.46%) VMware
9 9 (34.62%) Military
10 8 (30.77%) Migration
10 8 (30.77%) HTML
10 8 (30.77%) .NET
10 8 (30.77%) CSS
11 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
11 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
11 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
11 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
11 7 (26.92%) Middleware
11 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
11 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 10g

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
1 4 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (11.54%) IPsec
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
2 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.54%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 11 (42.31%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (26.92%) TeamCity
4 5 (19.23%) Selenium
5 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
6 3 (11.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (11.54%) Jasmine
7 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
7 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 9 (34.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) HP Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Site Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) jQuery
2 11 (42.31%) Ajax
3 8 (30.77%) .NET
3 8 (30.77%) CSS
3 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) Middleware
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (19.23%) Entity Framework
7 4 (15.38%) Breeze.js
7 4 (15.38%) Durandal
7 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (15.38%) React
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 3 (11.54%) JSF
8 3 (11.54%) OAuth2
8 3 (11.54%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (11.54%) N-Tier
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Unix
7 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Migration
4 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) System Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 4 (15.38%) BCP
7 4 (15.38%) Change Management
7 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
8 3 (11.54%) Coaching
8 3 (11.54%) CRM
8 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.54%) Release Management
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
3 5 (19.23%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) TypeScript
5 3 (11.54%) C
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) F#
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 23 (88.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) PgMP
3 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) JSP 440
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle
2 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 10 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.69%) BMC
6 2 (7.69%) Remedy
7 1 (3.85%) Becrypt