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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hampshire / Andover
Rank 16 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 6.67% 32.56% 16.22%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 56.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £330 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
18 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 60.00% 58.14% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 9
Median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £170 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 2017, 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 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) jQuery
3 9 (45.00%) Ajax
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (40.00%) Office 365
4 8 (40.00%) e-Learning
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (30.00%) DBS Check
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (25.00%) Perl
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher

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 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (20.00%) MSI
3 4 (20.00%) NUnit
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (20.00%) WiX
4 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
1 3 (15.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Trainer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Trainer
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Trainer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Ajax
1 9 (45.00%) jQuery
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (20.00%) Breeze.js
4 4 (20.00%) Durandal
4 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (20.00%) Express
4 4 (20.00%) Kendo UI
4 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (20.00%) React
4 4 (20.00%) WCF
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Service Design
4 4 (20.00%) Full Text Search
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 3 (15.00%) User Stories
6 2 (10.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Perl
2 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) TypeScript
3 4 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) MOS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) BMC
3 4 (20.00%) DevExpress
3 4 (20.00%) Remedy
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) SAP