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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 September 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 31 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 21.23% 16.02% 25.46%
As % of the Vendors category 37.80% 37.27% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 29
Median daily rate £300 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £175 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £409 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Median hourly rate £19.44 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.26 £17.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £19.00 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
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
82 110 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 56.16% 42.97% 56.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 65
Median daily rate £350 £400 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £532 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 13
Median hourly rate £19.44 £19.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -44.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £32.50 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 50 (51.55%) MS Excel
2 40 (41.24%) Security Cleared
3 36 (37.11%) Windows
4 26 (26.80%) SC Cleared
5 24 (24.74%) ITIL
5 24 (24.74%) Linux
6 20 (20.62%) Active Directory
6 20 (20.62%) Hyper-V
6 20 (20.62%) VMware
7 19 (19.59%) SCCM
7 19 (19.59%) MS Office
8 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (16.49%) Oracle
9 16 (16.49%) SQL
10 15 (15.46%) Finance
10 15 (15.46%) Windows Server
11 14 (14.43%) Open Source
12 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (13.40%) Telecoms
12 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (12.37%) Cisco
14 11 (11.34%) Service Management
14 11 (11.34%) DV Cleared
14 11 (11.34%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (11.34%) PKI
14 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (10.31%) Patch Management
15 10 (10.31%) Release Management
15 10 (10.31%) Windows 7
15 10 (10.31%) Configuration Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.25%) CMS
1 8 (8.25%) SAS
2 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 50 (51.55%) MS Excel
2 19 (19.59%) MS Office
3 11 (11.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (8.25%) MS Visio
5 5 (5.15%) MS Project
6 3 (3.09%) AutoCAD
7 2 (2.06%) Acrobat
7 2 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (1.03%) Siemens NX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) IaaS
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
1 2 (2.06%) PaaS
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) LDAP
2 6 (6.19%) X.509
3 5 (5.15%) VPN
3 5 (5.15%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.12%) VoIP
5 3 (3.09%) HTTP
5 3 (3.09%) LAN
5 3 (3.09%) SSH
5 3 (3.09%) SSL
6 2 (2.06%) DWDM
6 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.06%) SDH
6 2 (2.06%) WAN
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (1.03%) Firewall
7 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.03%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.03%) MPLS
7 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.06%) MS Access
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.06%) MSI
2 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.03%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.03%) Subversion
3 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.03%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.03%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 13 (13.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Billing
4 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Architect
2 15 (15.46%) Analyst
3 11 (11.34%) Developer
4 9 (9.28%) Service Architect
5 8 (8.25%) CMS Specialist
6 7 (7.22%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
6 7 (7.22%) SAS Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.19%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.12%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Draughtsman
10 3 (3.09%) Pricing Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) CSS
1 9 (9.28%) HTML
2 5 (5.15%) XML
3 3 (3.09%) .NET
3 3 (3.09%) Middleware
4 2 (2.06%) REST
4 2 (2.06%) Web Services
5 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.03%) Handlebars
5 1 (1.03%) JSON
5 1 (1.03%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.03%) LESS
5 1 (1.03%) React
5 1 (1.03%) Sass
5 1 (1.03%) WinForms
5 1 (1.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.34%) PKI
3 7 (7.22%) Smartcard
4 6 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.03%) IVR
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.11%) Windows
2 24 (24.74%) Linux
3 15 (15.46%) Windows Server
4 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.31%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.28%) Windows 10
8 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.19%) Solaris
8 6 (6.19%) Unix
9 5 (5.15%) AIX
10 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) ITIL
2 14 (14.43%) Open Source
3 11 (11.34%) Service Management
4 10 (10.31%) Configuration Management
4 10 (10.31%) Patch Management
4 10 (10.31%) Release Management
5 8 (8.25%) Risk Management
5 8 (8.25%) System Testing
6 7 (7.22%) Change Management
6 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.19%) Coaching
7 6 (6.19%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (6.19%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.19%) Software Distribution
7 6 (6.19%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.15%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.15%) Security Operations
8 5 (5.15%) Time Management
9 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.25%) VB
3 8 (8.25%) VBScript
4 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.09%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 40 (41.24%) Security Cleared
2 26 (26.80%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.34%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.22%) Degree
6 3 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.09%) CISSP
6 3 (3.09%) GCIA
6 3 (3.09%) GCIH
7 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.03%) ACCA
8 1 (1.03%) CCNP
8 1 (1.03%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.03%) CCVP
8 1 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.03%) CIMA
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.03%) MCP
8 1 (1.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) GAAP
1 5 (5.15%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.09%) COBIT
2 3 (3.09%) COSO
2 3 (3.09%) SAS 70
3 2 (2.06%) SLA
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.03%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.03%) RMADS
System Software
1 20 (20.62%) Active Directory
1 20 (20.62%) Hyper-V
2 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) Docker
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
4 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (19.59%) SCCM
2 4 (4.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (4.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.09%) SCOM
4 2 (2.06%) SCSM
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.03%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) VMware
2 16 (16.49%) Oracle
3 12 (12.37%) Cisco
4 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.12%) Borland
5 4 (4.12%) Juniper
6 2 (2.06%) Adobe
6 2 (2.06%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.06%) Brio
6 2 (2.06%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.06%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.06%) Qualys
6 2 (2.06%) Remedy
7 1 (1.03%) AppSense
7 1 (1.03%) HP
7 1 (1.03%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.03%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.03%) NetWitness
7 1 (1.03%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.03%) Verint
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