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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 32.61% 6.12% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 65.22% 14.29% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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
23 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 50.00% 42.86% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 2
Median daily rate £275 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -17.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £45.50 £38.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.73% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £24.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £41.60 £40.50
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
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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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 15 (88.24%) MS Office
2 14 (82.35%) Data Analysis
2 14 (82.35%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (70.59%) Internet
4 11 (64.71%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (47.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (35.29%) Project Planning
6 6 (35.29%) Project Management
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (35.29%) MCSE
6 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
6 6 (35.29%) LAN
6 6 (35.29%) WLAN
6 6 (35.29%) WAN
6 6 (35.29%) Change Management
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco
7 5 (29.41%) CCNA
7 5 (29.41%) NHS
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (29.41%) System Testing
8 4 (23.53%) CCA
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (23.53%) MCP
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) Degree
10 2 (11.76%) Windows
11 1 (5.88%) Unix
11 1 (5.88%) DNS
11 1 (5.88%) SOAP

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:

Applications
1 15 (88.24%) MS Office
2 11 (64.71%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Internet
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) WLAN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) AccuRev
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) NHS Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) JSF
1 1 (5.88%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) TopLink
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Data Analysis
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (35.29%) Change Management
3 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Project Planning
4 5 (29.41%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (29.41%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MCSE
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (23.53%) CCA
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (23.53%) MCP
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec