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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 2 May 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 8.70% 40.00% 30.95%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 61.54% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £250 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
14 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 60.87% 65.00% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
Median daily rate £425 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Andover region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Andover region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) .NET
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) Web Services
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Ajax
7 5 (38.46%) Web Development
7 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 5 (38.46%) C#
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 5 (38.46%) Linux
7 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
7 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
7 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
7 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (38.46%) Service Design
8 4 (30.77%) vRealize

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Andover 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
1 4 (30.77%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (23.08%) IPsec
2 3 (23.08%) SSL
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (23.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.69%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (30.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Site Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Breeze.js
5 4 (30.77%) Durandal
5 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (30.77%) React
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 3 (23.08%) OAuth2
6 3 (23.08%) OpenID
6 3 (23.08%) SAML
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) JSF
7 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Service Design
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) BCP
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) PHP
4 4 (30.77%) TypeScript
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Becrypt