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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Essex / Basildon
Rank 14 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 4.17% 9.09% 18.92%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 33.33% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £230 £120 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -75.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £120 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £120 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
36 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 75.00% 27.27% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 5
Median daily rate £350 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 February 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 Basildon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCA
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WLAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) NDS
3 3 (50.00%) Novell
3 3 (50.00%) NHS
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Windows

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WebEx
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SystmOne Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCA
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) NDS
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Novell