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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 44 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 18.41% 18.57% 14.22%
As % of the Vendors category 30.14% 29.93% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 21
Average daily rate £325 £280 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Microsoft
Hampshire

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
146 147 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 61.09% 62.03% 54.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 43 71
Average daily rate £388 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.21 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.82% -67.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.18 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 43 (56.58%) Windows
2 30 (39.47%) MS Excel
3 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
4 24 (31.58%) Linux
4 24 (31.58%) VMware
5 23 (30.26%) MS Office
6 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (21.05%) SQL
8 16 (21.05%) ITIL
8 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (19.74%) Windows Server
9 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (19.74%) Cisco
9 15 (19.74%) Finance
9 15 (19.74%) SCCM
10 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
11 12 (15.79%) Release Management
11 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
11 12 (15.79%) Change Management
11 12 (15.79%) Oracle
12 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
12 11 (14.47%) Hyper-V
13 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
14 9 (11.84%) Intel Security
14 9 (11.84%) VPN
14 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
14 9 (11.84%) Citrix
14 9 (11.84%) MS PowerPoint
14 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.21%) SAS
3 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) Apache
7 1 (1.32%) CMS
7 1 (1.32%) Drupal
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 23 (30.26%) MS Office
3 9 (11.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (9.21%) MS Project
5 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) VPN
2 7 (9.21%) HTTP
2 7 (9.21%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (9.21%) SSH
2 7 (9.21%) SSL
3 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.58%) Unified Communications
4 4 (5.26%) DNS
5 3 (3.95%) ATM
5 3 (3.95%) LAN
6 2 (2.63%) Firewall
6 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.63%) WAN
6 2 (2.63%) Wireless
7 1 (1.32%) DHCP
7 1 (1.32%) DWDM
7 1 (1.32%) Internet
7 1 (1.32%) SDH
7 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (9.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.32%) DB2
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.63%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.32%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.32%) MSI
3 1 (1.32%) Selenium
3 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.32%) Subversion
3 1 (1.32%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.63%) Law
3 2 (2.63%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Analyst
2 10 (13.16%) Developer
3 7 (9.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 7 (9.21%) SAS Developer
4 6 (7.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.89%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Incident Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) IT Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Network Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Build Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) IT Support
6 4 (5.26%) PowerShell Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) XAML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Middleware
1 5 (6.58%) XML
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.95%) CSS
3 3 (3.95%) HTML
3 3 (3.95%) jQuery
3 3 (3.95%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.63%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (1.32%) Ajax
5 1 (1.32%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.32%) LAMP
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.53%) PKI
4 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) AS400
6 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.32%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.32%) iSeries
6 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (56.58%) Windows
2 24 (31.58%) Linux
3 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (19.74%) Windows Server
4 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (9.21%) AIX
7 7 (9.21%) Solaris
8 5 (6.58%) SUSE
8 5 (6.58%) Unix
9 3 (3.95%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.32%) Android
10 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.32%) Debian
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) ITIL
2 12 (15.79%) Change Management
2 12 (15.79%) Release Management
3 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.53%) Analytics
4 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 8 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 8 (10.53%) System Testing
5 7 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (9.21%) Digital Forensics
5 7 (9.21%) Document Management
5 7 (9.21%) ETL
5 7 (9.21%) Network Architecture
5 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (9.21%) SIEM
6 6 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.58%) Open Source
7 5 (6.58%) PRINCE
7 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) SQL
2 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.89%) VBScript
4 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.26%) XAML
6 3 (3.95%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.95%) VB
7 2 (2.63%) Java
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) CISSP
2 7 (9.21%) GCIA
2 7 (9.21%) GCIH
3 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) MCSA
5 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) COBIT
1 5 (6.58%) COSO
1 5 (6.58%) PCI DSS
1 5 (6.58%) SAS 70
2 3 (3.95%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.32%) vCloud
6 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) SCCM
2 7 (9.21%) RSA Security Analytics
3 5 (6.58%) SCOM
3 5 (6.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (6.58%) vRealize
4 4 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.95%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.63%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.63%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.63%) WSUS
7 1 (1.32%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) VMware
2 15 (19.74%) Cisco
3 12 (15.79%) Oracle
4 9 (11.84%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) Intel Security
5 7 (9.21%) Juniper
6 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.26%) CA
7 4 (5.26%) Google
8 3 (3.95%) HP
8 3 (3.95%) IBM
8 3 (3.95%) iManage
9 2 (2.63%) Altiris
9 2 (2.63%) Ariba
9 2 (2.63%) Borland
9 2 (2.63%) Remedy
9 2 (2.63%) SAP
10 1 (1.32%) Coremetrics
10 1 (1.32%) Endeca
10 1 (1.32%) Zend
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