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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 24 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 11.65% 20.99% 20.41%
As % of the Vendors category 25.26% 33.12% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 17
Median daily rate £250 £306 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £420 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
95 154 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 46.12% 63.37% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 67 34
Median daily rate £420 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £11.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +43.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.75 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £18.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 23 (38.98%) MS Office
1 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
2 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
3 15 (25.42%) Windows
4 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
5 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
6 11 (18.64%) Oracle
7 9 (15.25%) SQL
7 9 (15.25%) Linux
7 9 (15.25%) SCCM
8 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared
8 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
8 8 (13.56%) Cisco
8 8 (13.56%) Finance
8 8 (13.56%) VMware
8 8 (13.56%) .NET
9 7 (11.86%) XML
9 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
9 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (11.86%) Open Source
9 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
10 6 (10.17%) Degree
10 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
10 6 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (10.17%) C#
11 5 (8.47%) ITIL
11 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.47%) LAN
11 5 (8.47%) WAN

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 4 (6.78%) SAS
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (38.98%) MS Office
2 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.08%) MS Project
5 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.78%) PaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) LAN
1 5 (8.47%) WAN
2 3 (5.08%) DWDM
2 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.08%) Extranet
2 3 (5.08%) SDH
2 3 (5.08%) VoIP
2 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) VPN
3 2 (3.39%) Wireless
4 1 (1.69%) 3G
4 1 (1.69%) 4G
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) French Language
3 1 (1.69%) German Language
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) Architect
2 9 (15.25%) Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Developer
5 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Azure Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (5.08%) SAS Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Workflow Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (3.39%) ITIL Process Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) PC Rollout Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) PMO Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) XML
3 5 (8.47%) WCF
4 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.08%) REST
4 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.69%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (1.69%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) PKI
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Smartcard
3 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 9 (15.25%) Linux
3 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.78%) Unix
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (11.86%) Open Source
2 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
3 5 (8.47%) ITIL
3 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
4 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.78%) Content Management
4 4 (6.78%) Process Improvement
4 4 (6.78%) Project Management
4 4 (6.78%) Release Management
4 4 (6.78%) Scrum
4 4 (6.78%) System Testing
5 3 (5.08%) BDD
5 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.08%) Document Management
5 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.08%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.08%) Time Management
5 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) C#
3 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.78%) VBScript
4 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.39%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared
4 6 (10.17%) Degree
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.69%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.69%) QA
1 1 (1.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.39%) WSUS
4 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) Cisco
2 8 (13.56%) VMware
3 5 (8.47%) Juniper
4 3 (5.08%) HP
4 3 (5.08%) Intel Security
5 2 (3.39%) Altiris
5 2 (3.39%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.69%) LogRhythm
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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