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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 26.32% 22.22% 46.15%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 42.86% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
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£285 £405 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +36.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £329 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £481 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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
15 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 78.95% 51.85% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 17
Average daily rate £285 £405 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £329 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £481 £378
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 £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 11 (73.33%) MS Office
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) MODAF
5 4 (26.67%) BC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Apache
6 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (20.00%) ISEB
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Electronics
6 3 (20.00%) Military
6 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (20.00%) QA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (13.33%) GlassFish
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Office
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
1 3 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SAML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Zend Framework
2 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (33.33%) MODAF
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) BC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (6.67%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Shibboleth
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Zend
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