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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 34 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.53% 13.36% 24.37%
As % of the Vendors category 29.57% 30.97% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 20
Median daily rate £340 £420 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £575 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.39 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.26% +11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £17.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
115 113 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 59.28% 43.13% 63.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 63 55
Median daily rate £375 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.78 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +14.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £14.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £25.75 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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 2 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 36 (49.32%) MS Excel
2 22 (30.14%) Windows
3 21 (28.77%) MS Office
3 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
4 17 (23.29%) SQL
4 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
5 13 (17.81%) Oracle
5 13 (17.81%) Telecoms
5 13 (17.81%) Finance
6 11 (15.07%) Linux
6 11 (15.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (13.70%) XML
8 9 (12.33%) VMware
8 9 (12.33%) Cisco
8 9 (12.33%) DV Cleared
9 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
9 8 (10.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
9 8 (10.96%) Release Management
9 8 (10.96%) SCCM
9 8 (10.96%) System Testing
9 8 (10.96%) SAS
9 8 (10.96%) ITIL
9 8 (10.96%) CSS
9 8 (10.96%) HTML
10 7 (9.59%) .NET
10 7 (9.59%) 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 8 (10.96%) SAS
2 7 (9.59%) CMS
3 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (49.32%) MS Excel
2 21 (28.77%) MS Office
3 11 (15.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.48%) MS Project
4 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.37%) Siemens NX
5 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.74%) PaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.11%) DWDM
2 3 (4.11%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.11%) Extranet
2 3 (4.11%) LAN
2 3 (4.11%) SDH
2 3 (4.11%) VoIP
2 3 (4.11%) VPN
2 3 (4.11%) WAN
3 2 (2.74%) HTTP
3 2 (2.74%) SSH
3 2 (2.74%) SSL
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) LDAP
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) Wireless
4 1 (1.37%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.74%) MS Access
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.74%) MSI
4 1 (1.37%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.37%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.37%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
1 13 (17.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Billing
3 1 (1.37%) French Language
3 1 (1.37%) German Language
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
3 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Analyst
2 10 (13.70%) Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Architect
4 7 (9.59%) CMS Specialist
5 6 (8.22%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
6 5 (6.85%) SAS Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Pricing Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) SAS Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Telecoms Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) XML
2 8 (10.96%) CSS
2 8 (10.96%) HTML
3 7 (9.59%) .NET
4 3 (4.11%) REST
4 3 (4.11%) WCF
4 3 (4.11%) Web Services
5 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.74%) Middleware
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.37%) Handlebars
6 1 (1.37%) JSON
6 1 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.37%) LESS
6 1 (1.37%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.37%) React
6 1 (1.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) PKI
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.48%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) Linux
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.22%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.85%) Unix
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.11%) Solaris
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.74%) AIX
10 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.96%) ITIL
1 8 (10.96%) Release Management
1 8 (10.96%) System Testing
2 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (8.22%) Data Analysis
2 6 (8.22%) Open Source
2 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
3 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
3 5 (6.85%) Project Management
3 5 (6.85%) Time Management
4 4 (5.48%) Change Management
4 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.48%) Network Architecture
4 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.48%) Service Management
4 4 (5.48%) Workflow
5 3 (4.11%) Process Improvement
5 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.11%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) C#
2 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.85%) VB
3 5 (6.85%) VBScript
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.33%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) Degree
4 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.74%) CISSP
6 2 (2.74%) GCIA
6 2 (2.74%) GCIH
7 1 (1.37%) ACCA
7 1 (1.37%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.37%) CIMA
7 1 (1.37%) ISEB
7 1 (1.37%) MCP
7 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) GAAP
2 2 (2.74%) COBIT
2 2 (2.74%) COSO
2 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.74%) SAS 70
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.37%) RMADS
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
2 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (5.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) Cisco
2 9 (12.33%) VMware
3 3 (4.11%) Juniper
4 2 (2.74%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.74%) Brio
4 2 (2.74%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.74%) HP
4 2 (2.74%) Qualys
4 2 (2.74%) Remedy
5 1 (1.37%) AppSense
5 1 (1.37%) Avaya
5 1 (1.37%) Borland
5 1 (1.37%) Genesys
5 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.37%) Proofpoint
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.37%) Verint
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