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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 18.18% 27.27% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 27.59% 33.33% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £285 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £258 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
29 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 65.91% 81.82% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 2
Average daily rate £400 £285 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £246 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (33.33%) Perl
6 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Ajax
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) HP
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
8 4 (22.22%) HTML
8 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
8 4 (22.22%) CSS
8 4 (22.22%) System Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (16.67%) QlikView
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Ajax
1 6 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) Middleware
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) SAML
4 2 (11.11%) JSF
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) System Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) HP AIS
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Shibboleth
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (27.78%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
7 1 (5.56%) Becrypt