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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 61 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 19.55% 20.48% 19.81%
As % of the Vendors category 33.70% 37.39% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 26
Median daily rate £336 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £181 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Median hourly rate £18.44 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% +40.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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
181 115 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 58.01% 54.76% 53.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 70 65
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £295 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Median hourly rate £17.45 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.15% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 27 June 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
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 27 June 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 57 (50.00%) Windows
2 48 (42.11%) MS Excel
3 47 (41.23%) Security Cleared
4 38 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 36 (31.58%) VMware
6 35 (30.70%) Linux
7 34 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (28.95%) SCCM
9 32 (28.07%) SC Cleared
10 30 (26.32%) Hyper-V
10 30 (26.32%) ITIL
11 29 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (24.56%) Windows Server
13 25 (21.93%) SQL
14 24 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (19.30%) Oracle
16 21 (18.42%) Open Source
17 19 (16.67%) MS Office
18 17 (14.91%) Cisco
18 17 (14.91%) Windows 7
19 16 (14.04%) Configuration Management
20 14 (12.28%) Service Management
20 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
20 14 (12.28%) DV Cleared
21 13 (11.40%) PowerShell
21 13 (11.40%) PKI
21 13 (11.40%) VBScript
22 12 (10.53%) VB
22 12 (10.53%) Finance
22 12 (10.53%) SCOM

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 (7.02%) MS Exchange
1 8 (7.02%) SAS
2 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.67%) MS Office
3 10 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (7.02%) MS Visio
5 7 (6.14%) MS Project
6 3 (2.63%) AutoCAD
7 2 (1.75%) Acrobat
7 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) IaaS
1 5 (4.39%) PaaS
2 3 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) LDAP
1 7 (6.14%) VPN
2 6 (5.26%) X.509
3 4 (3.51%) LAN
3 4 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.63%) Firewall
4 3 (2.63%) HTTP
4 3 (2.63%) SSH
4 3 (2.63%) SSL
4 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.75%) DNS
5 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.75%) VoIP
5 2 (1.75%) WAN
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.88%) DHCP
6 1 (0.88%) Extranet
6 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.88%) MPLS
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.75%) MS Access
4 2 (1.75%) MySQL
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.88%) ProC
2 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.53%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.75%) Military
4 1 (0.88%) Billing
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Architect
2 18 (15.79%) Analyst
3 17 (14.91%) Integration Engineer
4 12 (10.53%) Developer
4 12 (10.53%) Service Architect
5 10 (8.77%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
6 7 (6.14%) SAS Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.26%) IT Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) IT Support
8 5 (4.39%) Network Architect
8 5 (4.39%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.51%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) SCCM Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) XML
2 4 (3.51%) .NET
3 3 (2.63%) CSS
3 3 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.75%) Middleware
4 2 (1.75%) REST
4 2 (1.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.88%) Handlebars
5 1 (0.88%) JSON
5 1 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.88%) LESS
5 1 (0.88%) React
5 1 (0.88%) Sass
5 1 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) PKI
2 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.14%) Smartcard
4 5 (4.39%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.75%) Clustering
6 2 (1.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.88%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.88%) IVR
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.00%) Windows
2 35 (30.70%) Linux
3 29 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (24.56%) Windows Server
5 24 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (14.91%) Windows 7
7 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.77%) Unix
9 9 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (7.89%) Windows 10
10 6 (5.26%) AIX
10 6 (5.26%) Solaris
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) ITIL
2 21 (18.42%) Open Source
3 16 (14.04%) Configuration Management
4 14 (12.28%) Service Management
5 11 (9.65%) Risk Management
6 10 (8.77%) Patch Management
6 10 (8.77%) Release Management
7 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.02%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.14%) Coaching
9 7 (6.14%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (6.14%) Software Distribution
9 7 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.14%) System Testing
9 7 (6.14%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.26%) Change Management
10 6 (5.26%) CRM
10 6 (5.26%) Security Operations
10 6 (5.26%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.93%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.40%) VBScript
3 12 (10.53%) VB
4 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.63%) C#
5 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.88%) PROC SQL
6 1 (0.88%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 47 (41.23%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.07%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.28%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.51%) Degree
6 2 (1.75%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.75%) CISSP
6 2 (1.75%) CLAS
6 2 (1.75%) GCIA
6 2 (1.75%) GCIH
6 2 (1.75%) MCSE
7 1 (0.88%) CCNP
7 1 (0.88%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (0.88%) CCVP
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.88%) MCSA
7 1 (0.88%) VCP4
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.63%) COBIT
2 3 (2.63%) COSO
2 3 (2.63%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.63%) SAS 70
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.75%) RMADS
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 34 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.39%) Docker
5 4 (3.51%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (28.95%) SCCM
2 12 (10.53%) SCOM
3 8 (7.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.75%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (1.75%) SCSM
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (31.58%) VMware
2 22 (19.30%) Oracle
3 17 (14.91%) Cisco
4 11 (9.65%) Juniper
5 9 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.02%) Borland
7 5 (4.39%) LogRhythm
8 4 (3.51%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.63%) Citrix
10 2 (1.75%) Adobe
10 2 (1.75%) Brio
10 2 (1.75%) CA
10 2 (1.75%) HP
10 2 (1.75%) IBM
10 2 (1.75%) NetWitness
11 1 (0.88%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.88%) CommVault
11 1 (0.88%) Google
11 1 (0.88%) Qualys
11 1 (0.88%) Wyse
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £21.87 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago