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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 37 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 18.59% 18.81% 14.07%
As % of the Vendors category 36.63% 35.51% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -25.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £121 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.96
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.07%
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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
101 107 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 50.75% 52.97% 55.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 67 61
Average daily rate £386 £300 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £141 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 (38.37%) Windows
2 28 (32.56%) Linux
3 26 (30.23%) SQL
4 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
5 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (25.58%) MS Excel
6 21 (24.42%) Finance
6 21 (24.42%) VMware
7 16 (18.60%) .NET
8 15 (17.44%) C#
8 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (17.44%) DV Cleared
9 14 (16.28%) HTML
9 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
9 14 (16.28%) Red Hat
10 13 (15.12%) HP
10 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
10 13 (15.12%) Web Services
10 13 (15.12%) SC Cleared
10 13 (15.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
11 12 (13.95%) Management Information System
12 11 (12.79%) UNIX
12 11 (12.79%) Degree
13 10 (11.63%) Oracle
13 10 (11.63%) ISEB
14 9 (10.47%) Change Management
14 9 (10.47%) Financial Institution
14 9 (10.47%) DSDM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (8.14%) CMS
1 7 (8.14%) Node.js
2 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.81%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.30%) MS Project
2 8 (9.30%) MS Office
3 7 (8.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.49%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.33%) Office 365
4 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (4.65%) SSH
2 4 (4.65%) VPN
2 4 (4.65%) SSL
3 3 (3.49%) ATM
3 3 (3.49%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.33%) DNS
4 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.16%) LAN
5 1 (1.16%) DHCP
5 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.81%) MySQL
4 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) DB2
6 1 (1.16%) OLAP
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Xcelsius
6 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.49%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.33%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.33%) Subversion
4 2 (2.33%) Selenium
4 2 (2.33%) TestComplete
4 2 (2.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.16%) JUnit
5 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.16%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (1.16%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 21 (24.42%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Analyst
2 12 (13.95%) Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Architect
3 10 (11.63%) Tester
4 7 (8.14%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) iOS Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.81%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Web Tester
7 4 (4.65%) Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) DBA
8 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.49%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Systems Tester
8 3 (3.49%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) .NET
2 14 (16.28%) HTML
3 13 (15.12%) Web Services
4 7 (8.14%) HTML5
4 7 (8.14%) RESTful
4 7 (8.14%) iOS SDK
5 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.81%) Middleware
6 5 (5.81%) CSS
7 3 (3.49%) XML
8 2 (2.33%) jQuery
8 2 (2.33%) SOAP
9 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.16%) J2EE
9 1 (1.16%) XSL
9 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (1.16%) WCF
9 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.16%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.30%) User Experience
3 7 (8.14%) iPhone
4 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.98%) PKI
5 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.49%) e-Health
7 2 (2.33%) Replication
7 2 (2.33%) Clustering
7 2 (2.33%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.16%) AS400
8 1 (1.16%) EPoS
8 1 (1.16%) iSeries
8 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 33 (38.37%) Windows
2 28 (32.56%) Linux
3 11 (12.79%) UNIX
4 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.30%) Apple iOS
5 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.98%) AIX
7 6 (6.98%) Solaris
8 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.49%) SUSE
10 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.47%) Change Management
2 9 (10.47%) DSDM
2 9 (10.47%) Scrum
2 9 (10.47%) TDD
2 9 (10.47%) Software Testing
3 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
3 8 (9.30%) ITIL
4 7 (8.14%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.14%) Multithreading
4 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (8.14%) Analytics
4 7 (8.14%) iOS Development
5 6 (6.98%) Cyber Security
5 6 (6.98%) Line Management
5 6 (6.98%) Information Security
5 6 (6.98%) Information Security Management
5 6 (6.98%) Security Management
6 5 (5.81%) Open Source
7 4 (4.65%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) SQL
2 15 (17.44%) C#
3 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
4 8 (9.30%) C
4 8 (9.30%) C++
5 7 (8.14%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.65%) Apple Swift
6 4 (4.65%) Java
6 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.65%) VBScript
6 4 (4.65%) VB
7 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) VBA
8 1 (1.16%) COBOL
8 1 (1.16%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.44%) DV Cleared
3 13 (15.12%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.79%) Degree
5 10 (11.63%) ISEB
6 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (4.65%) GCIA
7 4 (4.65%) GCIH
7 4 (4.65%) CISSP
8 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.49%) CCNA
8 3 (3.49%) RHCE
8 3 (3.49%) RHCA
8 3 (3.49%) RHCSA
9 2 (2.33%) MCITP
9 2 (2.33%) MCTS
9 2 (2.33%) MCDBA
9 2 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) COBIT
1 4 (4.65%) COSO
1 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.49%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.16%) XenApp
5 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (8.14%) SCCM
1 7 (8.14%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.98%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (6.98%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) VMware
2 14 (16.28%) Red Hat
3 13 (15.12%) HP
4 10 (11.63%) Oracle
5 8 (9.30%) Ektron
6 7 (8.14%) IBM
7 4 (4.65%) Cisco
7 4 (4.65%) McAfee
7 4 (4.65%) Citrix
8 3 (3.49%) Apple
8 3 (3.49%) CA
8 3 (3.49%) NetApp
8 3 (3.49%) Borland
8 3 (3.49%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.16%) Wyse
9 1 (1.16%) Dell
9 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.16%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.16%) Endeca
9 1 (1.16%) Google
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £125 - £130 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £449 - £450 per day
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