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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 53 60 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 24.42% 26.32% 9.43%
As % of the Vendors category 44.17% 48.00% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £324 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -28.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £190 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £403 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.32 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.95 £12.80 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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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
120 125 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 55.30% 54.82% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 74 67
Average daily rate £338 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Average hourly rate £34.00 £23.13 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.02% +81.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.92 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £29.50 £23.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 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
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 22 September 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 75 (78.13%) Windows
2 37 (38.54%) MS Excel
3 31 (32.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
5 24 (25.00%) Linux
6 21 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 21 (21.88%) MVC
7 20 (20.83%) MySQL
8 19 (19.79%) PHP
8 19 (19.79%) Apache
8 19 (19.79%) jQuery
9 18 (18.75%) Finance
9 18 (18.75%) .NET
10 17 (17.71%) Red Hat
10 17 (17.71%) SQL
10 17 (17.71%) CSS
10 17 (17.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (17.71%) Windows 7
11 16 (16.67%) C#
12 15 (15.63%) IIS
12 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
12 15 (15.63%) CISSP
12 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET
13 14 (14.58%) MS Office
14 13 (13.54%) HTML
14 13 (13.54%) Python
14 13 (13.54%) Open Source
14 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 19 (19.79%) Apache
2 15 (15.63%) IIS
3 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.25%) Lync
6 4 (4.17%) CMS
7 2 (2.08%) Drupal
7 2 (2.08%) WordPress
7 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 37 (38.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.58%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.21%) DHCP
2 5 (5.21%) Internet
2 5 (5.21%) DNS
3 4 (4.17%) WLAN
4 3 (3.13%) VPN
5 2 (2.08%) ATM
5 2 (2.08%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.08%) LAN
5 2 (2.08%) Firewall
5 2 (2.08%) SSH
5 2 (2.08%) SSL
6 1 (1.04%) Intranet
6 1 (1.04%) Network Security
6 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.04%) NAS
6 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.04%) WAN
6 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.83%) MySQL
3 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.08%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.13%) Subversion
3 2 (2.08%) Moq
3 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.04%) MSI
4 1 (1.04%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.04%) NUnit
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (1.04%) German Language
4 1 (1.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Developer
2 18 (18.75%) Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) Security Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Tester
5 7 (7.29%) Penetration Tester
5 7 (7.29%) Security Tester
6 6 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Security Specialist
7 5 (5.21%) Server Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Administrator
8 4 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.79%) jQuery
2 18 (18.75%) .NET
3 17 (17.71%) CSS
4 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET
4 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (13.54%) HTML
6 10 (10.42%) XML
7 8 (8.33%) WCF
8 7 (7.29%) Ajax
9 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 6 (6.25%) XSLT
10 5 (5.21%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (4.17%) SOAP
11 4 (4.17%) Web Services
11 4 (4.17%) Symfony
12 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (3.13%) Laravel
13 2 (2.08%) CSS3
13 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Open Source
1 13 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) Clustering
3 2 (2.08%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.08%) SCORM
3 2 (2.08%) PKI
3 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.04%) Derivative
4 1 (1.04%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.04%) Life Science
4 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 75 (78.13%) Windows
2 31 (32.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (25.00%) Linux
4 17 (17.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (17.71%) Windows 7
5 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (11.46%) UNIX
7 7 (7.29%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.25%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.17%) Solaris
9 4 (4.17%) Debian
10 1 (1.04%) SUSE
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) MVC
2 8 (8.33%) Migration
3 7 (7.29%) Time Management
3 7 (7.29%) OO
4 6 (6.25%) CRM
4 6 (6.25%) Security Management
4 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.21%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.21%) Project Management
5 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.17%) ERP
6 4 (4.17%) Scrum
7 3 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.13%) Service Management
7 3 (3.13%) OO PHP
7 3 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.08%) System Testing
8 2 (2.08%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 19 (19.79%) PHP
3 17 (17.71%) SQL
4 16 (16.67%) C#
5 13 (13.54%) Python
5 13 (13.54%) Ruby
5 13 (13.54%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.21%) Java
7 4 (4.17%) C++
7 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.17%) PHP5
8 2 (2.08%) VBScript
8 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.04%) C
9 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.04%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) CISSP
2 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.21%) Degree
4 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.04%) PMP
6 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.04%) ACCA
6 1 (1.04%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.13%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.04%) GAAP
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.54%) Snort
3 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.04%) WMI
4 1 (1.04%) WSUS
4 1 (1.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 9 (9.38%) Citrix
3 9 (9.38%) VMware
4 7 (7.29%) Symantec
5 5 (5.21%) Zend
6 4 (4.17%) Lumension
6 4 (4.17%) McAfee
6 4 (4.17%) Sophos
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco
8 2 (2.08%) Informatica
8 2 (2.08%) Nokia
8 2 (2.08%) Kalido
8 2 (2.08%) Ektron
9 1 (1.04%) Verint
9 1 (1.04%) RightFax
9 1 (1.04%) IronPort
9 1 (1.04%) Sage
9 1 (1.04%) Primavera
9 1 (1.04%) Websense
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