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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 47 57 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 24.74% 23.85% 12.07%
As % of the Vendors category 45.19% 42.86% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 4
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£425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +35.84%
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
104 133 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 54.74% 55.65% 47.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 79 27
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £190 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% +79.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Microsoft
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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 23 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 23 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 59 (68.60%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) MS Excel
3 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
5 25 (29.07%) SQL
6 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 18 (20.93%) Linux
6 18 (20.93%) Windows 7
7 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (19.77%) .NET
8 16 (18.60%) MS Exchange
8 16 (18.60%) CISSP
9 15 (17.44%) MySQL
9 15 (17.44%) C#
9 15 (17.44%) MVC
9 15 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (17.44%) Red Hat
9 15 (17.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (16.28%) jQuery
10 14 (16.28%) Finance
10 14 (16.28%) PHP
10 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET
10 14 (16.28%) CSS
10 14 (16.28%) Apache
11 13 (15.12%) Python
11 13 (15.12%) Windows XP
11 13 (15.12%) IIS
11 13 (15.12%) PCI DSS
11 13 (15.12%) Open Source

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.28%) Apache
3 13 (15.12%) IIS
4 10 (11.63%) IBM Notes
4 10 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (10.47%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.81%) CMS
7 5 (5.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.33%) Lync
9 1 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 32 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.95%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) MS Project
4 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) Internet
2 5 (5.81%) DNS
2 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.65%) VPN
3 4 (4.65%) DHCP
3 4 (4.65%) HTTP
3 4 (4.65%) WLAN
4 2 (2.33%) ATM
4 2 (2.33%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.33%) SSL
4 2 (2.33%) SSH
4 2 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.16%) Network Security
5 1 (1.16%) Intranet
5 1 (1.16%) LAN
5 1 (1.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (17.44%) MySQL
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.33%) MS Access
6 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.16%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.33%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.16%) MSI
3 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.49%) Billing
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Military
5 1 (1.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Developer
2 13 (15.12%) Security Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Analyst
3 8 (9.30%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Tester
4 7 (8.14%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Penetration Tester
4 7 (8.14%) Security Tester
5 5 (5.81%) Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Security Specialist
6 4 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Web Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) .NET
2 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET
2 14 (16.28%) CSS
2 14 (16.28%) jQuery
2 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (12.79%) HTML
4 9 (10.47%) XML
5 7 (8.14%) WCF
6 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 6 (6.98%) XSLT
6 6 (6.98%) Web Services
7 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.33%) HTML5
9 2 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (2.33%) CSS3
9 2 (2.33%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.33%) Sass
9 2 (2.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Open Source
2 11 (12.79%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.49%) PKI
4 2 (2.33%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.33%) SCORM
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.16%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.16%) iPhone
5 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.16%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 59 (68.60%) Windows
2 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (20.93%) Linux
3 18 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (15.12%) Windows XP
7 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (9.30%) UNIX
9 3 (3.49%) Solaris
9 3 (3.49%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.33%) Debian
11 1 (1.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) MVC
2 10 (11.63%) ITIL
3 9 (10.47%) Data Protection
4 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.81%) Web Development
5 5 (5.81%) DSDM
5 5 (5.81%) Project Management
5 5 (5.81%) Service Management
5 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.81%) Security Management
6 4 (4.65%) CRM
6 4 (4.65%) Automated Testing
6 4 (4.65%) Software Testing
6 4 (4.65%) Scrum
7 3 (3.49%) Validation
7 3 (3.49%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.49%) ERP
7 3 (3.49%) OO
7 3 (3.49%) Time Management
8 2 (2.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) SQL
2 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.44%) C#
4 14 (16.28%) PHP
5 13 (15.12%) Python
5 13 (15.12%) Ruby
5 13 (15.12%) Bash Shell
6 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.65%) C++
8 3 (3.49%) Java
9 2 (2.33%) VBScript
10 1 (1.16%) C
10 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.16%) Winbatch
10 1 (1.16%) PHP5
10 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) CISSP
2 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.65%) ISEB
4 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PMP
6 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.16%) ACCA
6 1 (1.16%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.16%) GAAP
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) Snort
2 10 (11.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) SCCM
2 9 (10.47%) SCOM
2 9 (10.47%) SCVMM
2 9 (10.47%) SCDPM
3 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.16%) WMI
5 1 (1.16%) WSUS
5 1 (1.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Red Hat
2 10 (11.63%) Lotus
3 9 (10.47%) Oracle
4 6 (6.98%) VMware
5 5 (5.81%) Ektron
5 5 (5.81%) HP
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco
6 3 (3.49%) Lumension
6 3 (3.49%) McAfee
6 3 (3.49%) Sophos
7 2 (2.33%) Twitter
7 2 (2.33%) Borland
7 2 (2.33%) Citrix
7 2 (2.33%) Nokia
8 1 (1.16%) Avaya
8 1 (1.16%) Genesys
8 1 (1.16%) Informatica
8 1 (1.16%) Kalido
8 1 (1.16%) Primavera
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Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £13 - £14 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Rate: £12.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago