The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Basingstoke region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 46 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.71% 20.66% 14.59%
As % of the Vendors category 43.40% 37.29% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £356 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £280 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 118 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 54.64% 55.40% 49.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 66 24
Average daily rate £384 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £239 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% +71.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 57 (67.06%) Windows
2 31 (36.47%) MS Excel
3 27 (31.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (30.59%) SQL
4 26 (30.59%) SQL Server
5 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 19 (22.35%) .NET
7 18 (21.18%) Linux
7 18 (21.18%) Windows 7
8 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (20.00%) C#
8 17 (20.00%) MVC
9 16 (18.82%) MySQL
9 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
9 16 (18.82%) MS Exchange
9 16 (18.82%) CISSP
9 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (18.82%) jQuery
10 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (17.65%) CSS
10 15 (17.65%) Red Hat
11 14 (16.47%) Finance
11 14 (16.47%) PHP
11 14 (16.47%) Apache
11 14 (16.47%) Python
12 13 (15.29%) IIS
12 13 (15.29%) Ruby
12 13 (15.29%) Snort
12 13 (15.29%) Bash Shell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 16 (18.82%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.47%) Apache
3 13 (15.29%) IIS
4 10 (11.76%) IBM Notes
4 10 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (10.59%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.88%) CMS
7 5 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.35%) Lync
9 1 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (36.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.94%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) Internet
2 4 (4.71%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.71%) VPN
2 4 (4.71%) DNS
3 3 (3.53%) WLAN
3 3 (3.53%) DHCP
4 2 (2.35%) SSH
4 2 (2.35%) Firewall
4 2 (2.35%) ATM
4 2 (2.35%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.35%) SSL
5 1 (1.18%) Intranet
5 1 (1.18%) LAN
5 1 (1.18%) SMTP
5 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.59%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.82%) MySQL
3 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) MS Access
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.18%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.35%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.18%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.18%) Selenium
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.18%) MSI
3 1 (1.18%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.18%) Subversion
3 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.18%) NCrunch
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.53%) Billing
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Developer
2 13 (15.29%) Security Engineer
3 8 (9.41%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Tester
4 7 (8.24%) Penetration Tester
4 7 (8.24%) Security Tester
5 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Consultant
6 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.71%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Web Test Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) .NET
2 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
2 16 (18.82%) jQuery
2 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (17.65%) CSS
4 12 (14.12%) HTML
5 9 (10.59%) XML
6 7 (8.24%) WCF
7 6 (7.06%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 6 (7.06%) XSLT
7 6 (7.06%) Web Services
8 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.53%) HTML5
9 3 (3.53%) CSS3
9 3 (3.53%) Backbone.js
9 3 (3.53%) Sass
9 3 (3.53%) LESS
10 2 (2.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Open Source
2 11 (12.94%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.53%) PKI
4 2 (2.35%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.35%) SCORM
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) Statistics
5 1 (1.18%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.18%) iPhone
5 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Replication
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 57 (67.06%) Windows
2 27 (31.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (21.18%) Linux
3 18 (21.18%) Windows 7
4 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (14.12%) Windows XP
7 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (9.41%) UNIX
9 3 (3.53%) Solaris
9 3 (3.53%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.35%) Debian
11 1 (1.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) MVC
2 10 (11.76%) ITIL
3 9 (10.59%) Data Protection
4 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.06%) Scrum
6 5 (5.88%) DSDM
6 5 (5.88%) Service Management
6 5 (5.88%) Web Development
6 5 (5.88%) Security Management
7 4 (4.71%) Kanban
7 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.71%) Project Management
7 4 (4.71%) CRM
7 4 (4.71%) OO
7 4 (4.71%) Automated Testing
7 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
7 4 (4.71%) TDD
7 4 (4.71%) Pair Programming
8 3 (3.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) SQL
2 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.00%) C#
4 14 (16.47%) PHP
4 14 (16.47%) Python
5 13 (15.29%) Ruby
5 13 (15.29%) Bash Shell
6 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.88%) C++
8 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.53%) Java
10 2 (2.35%) VBScript
11 1 (1.18%) C
11 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.18%) Winbatch
11 1 (1.18%) PHP5
11 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) CISSP
2 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.71%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.71%) ISEB
4 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) Degree
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.18%) PMP
6 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.18%) ACCA
6 1 (1.18%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.18%) GAAP
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Snort
2 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) SCCM
2 9 (10.59%) SCOM
2 9 (10.59%) SCVMM
2 9 (10.59%) SCDPM
3 4 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.53%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.18%) WMI
5 1 (1.18%) WSUS
5 1 (1.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 10 (11.76%) Lotus
3 9 (10.59%) Oracle
4 6 (7.06%) VMware
5 5 (5.88%) Ektron
5 5 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (3.53%) Cisco
6 3 (3.53%) McAfee
6 3 (3.53%) Sophos
6 3 (3.53%) Lumension
6 3 (3.53%) Twitter
7 2 (2.35%) Nokia
7 2 (2.35%) Borland
7 2 (2.35%) Citrix
8 1 (1.18%) Informatica
8 1 (1.18%) Primavera
8 1 (1.18%) Kalido
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago