The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 7.69% 7.69% 7.25%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 27.78% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £220 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.41 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.89%
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Vendors Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 23.08% 27.69% 59.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 8
Median daily rate £350 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Median hourly rate £30.25 £42.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.97% +42.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £42.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £42.00 £43.80
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 Basildon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basildon region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Basildon region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Basildon region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 27 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 Basildon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) TopLink
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) JSF
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) AccuRev

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSF
1 1 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) TopLink
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec