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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 43 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.87% 22.86% 18.54%
As % of the Vendors category 39.45% 42.11% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £164 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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 Basingstoke region.

Vendors Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
109 114 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 52.91% 54.29% 54.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 68 61
Average daily rate £400 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £13.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 33 (41.25%) MS Excel
2 30 (37.50%) Windows
3 22 (27.50%) Linux
4 19 (23.75%) SQL
4 19 (23.75%) .NET
4 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (22.50%) MS Office
5 18 (22.50%) Finance
6 17 (21.25%) VMware
7 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 16 (20.00%) C#
8 15 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
9 14 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (16.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (16.25%) UNIX
11 12 (15.00%) ITIL
11 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (13.75%) Change Management
12 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
12 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (13.75%) Degree
13 10 (12.50%) Release Management
13 10 (12.50%) Financial Institution
13 10 (12.50%) MS Project
13 10 (12.50%) HTML
14 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
14 9 (11.25%) MS Visio
14 9 (11.25%) Scrum
14 9 (11.25%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (8.75%) Node.js
2 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.50%) CMS
5 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.25%) SAS
6 1 (1.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 33 (41.25%) MS Excel
2 18 (22.50%) MS Office
3 10 (12.50%) MS Project
4 9 (11.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) VPN
2 4 (5.00%) DNS
2 4 (5.00%) SSL
2 4 (5.00%) SSH
2 4 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (5.00%) HTTP
2 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.75%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.75%) ATM
4 2 (2.50%) LAN
4 2 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (1.25%) VoIP
5 1 (1.25%) WAN
5 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.25%) NAS
5 1 (1.25%) DMZ
5 1 (1.25%) Intranet
5 1 (1.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) Data Mining
3 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.75%) DB2
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) MySQL
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.25%) OLAP
7 1 (1.25%) MS Access
7 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.25%) Xcelsius
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.75%) Selenium
4 3 (3.75%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.25%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.25%) NuGet
6 1 (1.25%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (22.50%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Analyst
2 11 (13.75%) Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Tester
4 7 (8.75%) Data Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) iOS Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Web Tester
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Tester
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) HTML
3 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
4 8 (10.00%) Web Services
5 7 (8.75%) RESTful
5 7 (8.75%) HTML5
5 7 (8.75%) iOS SDK
6 4 (5.00%) SOAP
6 4 (5.00%) Middleware
7 3 (3.75%) XML
8 2 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (2.50%) jQuery
9 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.25%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.25%) WCF
9 1 (1.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.00%) User Experience
4 7 (8.75%) iPhone
5 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
5 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
6 5 (6.25%) Clustering
7 4 (5.00%) PKI
8 2 (2.50%) AS400
8 2 (2.50%) Replication
8 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.50%) iSeries
9 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.25%) EPoS
9 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.25%) Life Science
9 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.50%) Windows
2 22 (27.50%) Linux
3 13 (16.25%) UNIX
4 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
6 8 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.00%) AIX
6 8 (10.00%) Solaris
7 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.75%) SUSE
9 2 (2.50%) Android
9 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.00%) ITIL
3 11 (13.75%) Change Management
4 10 (12.50%) Release Management
5 9 (11.25%) TDD
5 9 (11.25%) Scrum
6 8 (10.00%) Information Security
6 8 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 8 (10.00%) Security Management
6 8 (10.00%) Analytics
6 8 (10.00%) Cyber Security
7 7 (8.75%) iOS Development
7 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.75%) Multithreading
8 6 (7.50%) Project Management
8 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) SQL
2 16 (20.00%) C#
3 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
4 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.75%) Objective-C
5 7 (8.75%) C++
5 7 (8.75%) C
6 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.00%) VBScript
6 4 (5.00%) Apple Swift
7 3 (3.75%) Java
8 2 (2.50%) XAML
9 1 (1.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) COBOL
9 1 (1.25%) VB
9 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) ISEB
4 4 (5.00%) CISSP
4 4 (5.00%) GCIA
4 4 (5.00%) GCIH
5 3 (3.75%) MCSE
6 2 (2.50%) MCP
6 2 (2.50%) MCDBA
6 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.50%) MCTS
6 2 (2.50%) MCITP
6 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.50%) VCP4
7 1 (1.25%) MOS
7 1 (1.25%) MCSA
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
1 4 (5.00%) COBIT
1 4 (5.00%) QA
1 4 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (5.00%) COSO
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
1 14 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Server
2 3 (3.75%) vSphere
3 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) SCCM
2 4 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.50%) vMotion
3 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.25%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) VMware
2 6 (7.50%) Cisco
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle
3 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.00%) Citrix
4 4 (5.00%) McAfee
5 3 (3.75%) Ektron
6 2 (2.50%) Endeca
6 2 (2.50%) Google
6 2 (2.50%) Coremetrics
6 2 (2.50%) CA
6 2 (2.50%) CommVault
6 2 (2.50%) IBM
6 2 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (1.25%) Intel
7 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.25%) Acronis
7 1 (1.25%) Remedy
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