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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 43.48% 29.73% 58.62%
As % of the Vendors category 58.82% 39.29% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £289 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -
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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 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 73.91% 75.68% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 10
Average daily rate £338 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £311 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Validation
4 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Data Management
5 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) QlikView
5 4 (33.33%) Data Validation
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) IIS
7 2 (16.67%) MS Project
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) Perl
7 2 (16.67%) PHP
7 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
7 2 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) SSL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
1 2 (16.67%) IPsec
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) QlikView
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planner
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) SAML
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) Ajax
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (8.33%) XML-RPC
2 1 (8.33%) JSF
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Validation
1 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) HP