The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 63 60 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.86% 23.08% 24.06%
As % of the Vendors category 40.65% 44.78% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 25
Median daily rate £325 £335 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -21.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Median hourly rate £20.65 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +40.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Microsoft
Hampshire

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

Vendors Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
155 134 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 58.71% 51.54% 56.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 82 51
Median daily rate £338 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £299 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 8
Median hourly rate £19.44 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 59 (48.36%) MS Excel
2 55 (45.08%) Windows
3 51 (41.80%) Security Cleared
4 35 (28.69%) Linux
4 35 (28.69%) Active Directory
5 33 (27.05%) SC Cleared
6 32 (26.23%) ITIL
7 31 (25.41%) VMware
7 31 (25.41%) SCCM
8 30 (24.59%) Hyper-V
9 28 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (22.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (20.49%) Windows Server
12 24 (19.67%) SQL
13 21 (17.21%) Oracle
13 21 (17.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (16.39%) MS Office
14 20 (16.39%) Open Source
15 17 (13.93%) Finance
16 16 (13.11%) Cisco
16 16 (13.11%) Windows 7
16 16 (13.11%) DV Cleared
16 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (12.30%) Service Management
18 14 (11.48%) Configuration Management
18 14 (11.48%) PowerShell
19 13 (10.66%) PKI
19 13 (10.66%) VBScript
19 13 (10.66%) VB
20 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 9 (7.38%) SAS
2 5 (4.10%) CMS
3 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.46%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.64%) IIS
5 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (48.36%) MS Excel
2 20 (16.39%) MS Office
3 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (7.38%) MS Visio
5 7 (5.74%) MS Project
6 3 (2.46%) AutoCAD
7 2 (1.64%) Acrobat
7 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) IaaS
1 5 (4.10%) PaaS
2 2 (1.64%) Office 365
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) VPN
2 7 (5.74%) LDAP
3 6 (4.92%) X.509
4 4 (3.28%) HTTP
4 4 (3.28%) SSH
4 4 (3.28%) SSL
4 4 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.46%) LAN
6 2 (1.64%) Firewall
6 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.64%) VoIP
6 2 (1.64%) WAN
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.82%) DHCP
7 1 (0.82%) DNS
7 1 (0.82%) Extranet
7 1 (0.82%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.82%) MPLS
7 1 (0.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.64%) MS Access
6 2 (1.64%) MySQL
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.82%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.82%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.82%) MSI
3 1 (0.82%) ProC
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.82%) Subversion
3 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.82%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.82%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 17 (13.93%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.64%) Military
4 1 (0.82%) Billing
4 1 (0.82%) Legal
4 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (22.13%) Architect
2 24 (19.67%) Analyst
3 14 (11.48%) Integration Engineer
4 13 (10.66%) Developer
5 12 (9.84%) Service Architect
6 9 (7.38%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
7 8 (6.56%) SAS Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Security Architect
9 6 (4.92%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) CMS Specialist
10 5 (4.10%) IT Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) IT Support
10 5 (4.10%) Service Analyst
11 4 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Network Architect
11 4 (3.28%) SCCM Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) CSS
1 6 (4.92%) HTML
2 5 (4.10%) XML
3 3 (2.46%) Middleware
4 2 (1.64%) .NET
4 2 (1.64%) REST
4 2 (1.64%) Web Services
5 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.82%) Handlebars
5 1 (0.82%) JSON
5 1 (0.82%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.82%) LESS
5 1 (0.82%) React
5 1 (0.82%) Sass
5 1 (0.82%) WinForms
5 1 (0.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.66%) PKI
3 7 (5.74%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.74%) Smartcard
4 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.64%) Clustering
6 2 (1.64%) User Experience
7 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.82%) IVR
7 1 (0.82%) Replication
7 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.08%) Windows
2 35 (28.69%) Linux
3 27 (22.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (20.49%) Windows Server
5 21 (17.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (13.11%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.20%) Unix
7 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (7.38%) Windows 10
9 8 (6.56%) Solaris
10 7 (5.74%) AIX
11 1 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.23%) ITIL
2 20 (16.39%) Open Source
3 15 (12.30%) Service Management
4 14 (11.48%) Configuration Management
5 11 (9.02%) Patch Management
5 11 (9.02%) Release Management
6 10 (8.20%) Risk Management
7 9 (7.38%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (6.56%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.56%) System Testing
9 7 (5.74%) Change Management
9 7 (5.74%) Coaching
9 7 (5.74%) Security Operations
9 7 (5.74%) Software Distribution
9 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.74%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.92%) CRM
10 6 (4.92%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.67%) SQL
2 14 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 13 (10.66%) VB
3 13 (10.66%) VBScript
4 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.46%) C#
6 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.82%) PROC SQL
7 1 (0.82%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (41.80%) Security Cleared
2 33 (27.05%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.11%) DV Cleared
4 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.10%) Degree
6 3 (2.46%) CISSP
6 3 (2.46%) GCIA
6 3 (2.46%) GCIH
6 3 (2.46%) MCSE
7 2 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.64%) CLAS
8 1 (0.82%) ACCA
8 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.82%) CCNP
8 1 (0.82%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (0.82%) CIMA
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.82%) MCSA
8 1 (0.82%) VCP4
8 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) GAAP
1 5 (4.10%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.28%) COBIT
2 4 (3.28%) COSO
2 4 (3.28%) SAS 70
3 3 (2.46%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.64%) RMADS
4 2 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (28.69%) Active Directory
2 30 (24.59%) Hyper-V
3 28 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.10%) Docker
5 2 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (25.41%) SCCM
2 11 (9.02%) SCOM
3 8 (6.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (5.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.64%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (1.64%) SCSM
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.82%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (25.41%) VMware
2 21 (17.21%) Oracle
3 16 (13.11%) Cisco
4 9 (7.38%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.56%) Juniper
6 6 (4.92%) Borland
7 5 (4.10%) LogRhythm
8 4 (3.28%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.64%) Adobe
9 2 (1.64%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.64%) Brio
9 2 (1.64%) CA
9 2 (1.64%) NetWitness
9 2 (1.64%) Qualys
10 1 (0.82%) Avaya
10 1 (0.82%) Citrix
10 1 (0.82%) CommVault
10 1 (0.82%) Genesys
10 1 (0.82%) HP
10 1 (0.82%) LANDesk
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