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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 21.28% 10.00% 13.64%
As % of the Vendors category 52.63% 23.81% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £195 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -44.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.65 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -17.27%
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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 Basildon region.

Vendors Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 40.43% 42.00% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 9
Average daily rate £525 £148 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+255.93% -41.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon 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 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) MCSE
5 4 (33.33%) McAfee
5 4 (33.33%) Sophos
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Dell
5 4 (33.33%) Time Management
5 4 (33.33%) Panasonic
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (33.33%) MCDST
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (16.67%) VBA
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) MCSA
7 2 (16.67%) MS Project
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS Project
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Planner
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) BPMN
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (16.67%) VBA
2 2 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) MCDST
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) OCP
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Dell
1 4 (33.33%) McAfee
1 4 (33.33%) Sophos
1 4 (33.33%) Panasonic
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
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