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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 25.00% 30.43% 37.25%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 50.00% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £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
27 14 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 75.00% 60.87% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 22
Average daily rate £285 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +12.78%
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%
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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 23 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 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
4 11 (52.38%) MS Office
5 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
6 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (28.57%) Military
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) C
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle
8 5 (23.81%) Perl
8 5 (23.81%) JSP
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
8 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (23.81%) MODAF
8 5 (23.81%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (23.81%) SCCM
8 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
8 5 (23.81%) AppDNA
8 5 (23.81%) Software Distribution
8 5 (23.81%) XenApp
9 4 (19.05%) BC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco
9 4 (19.05%) HP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.52%) GlassFish
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Office
2 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LDAP
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) SSL
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) IPsec
1 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (9.52%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (14.29%) Hudson
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Toad
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 6 (28.57%) Military
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) JSP
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) Ajax
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (9.52%) UNIX
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) MODAF
2 5 (23.81%) Compatibility Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Software Distribution
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Web Development
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
4 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C
2 5 (23.81%) Perl
2 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) BC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) ISEB
5 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.76%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (23.81%) XenApp
2 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Shibboleth
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
1 5 (23.81%) AppDNA
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Serena
4 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) Becrypt
5 1 (4.76%) CA