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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 63 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 26.47% 16.14% 15.61%
As % of the Vendors category 38.18% 27.52% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 11
Average daily rate
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£335 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £194 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £434 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.88 £175.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.64% +1421.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £44.60 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £175.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.65 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -17.27%
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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
165 149 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 69.33% 58.66% 51.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 90 34
Average daily rate £348 £373 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -67.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014, 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 70 (60.34%) Windows
2 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
2 31 (26.72%) Security Cleared
3 27 (23.28%) Finance
4 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
6 24 (20.69%) SQL
6 24 (20.69%) Linux
7 22 (18.97%) Active Directory
8 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
9 19 (16.38%) CSS
10 18 (15.52%) HTML
10 18 (15.52%) Red Hat
10 18 (15.52%) SC Cleared
10 18 (15.52%) DV Cleared
10 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (14.66%) HP
11 17 (14.66%) MS Office
12 16 (13.79%) MVC
12 16 (13.79%) Windows 7
13 15 (12.93%) VMware
14 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (12.07%) jQuery
14 14 (12.07%) MySQL
14 14 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (11.21%) Oracle
15 13 (11.21%) SharePoint
16 12 (10.34%) .NET
16 12 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (9.48%) SCCM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.48%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.62%) CMS
4 9 (7.76%) Apache
4 9 (7.76%) Lync
5 7 (6.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (5.17%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.45%) IIS
8 3 (2.59%) Drupal
8 3 (2.59%) WordPress
8 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.86%) FileNet
Applications
1 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) HFM
1 2 (1.72%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.45%) Office 365
2 3 (2.59%) OpenShift
2 3 (2.59%) SaaS
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) DHCP
1 5 (4.31%) DNS
1 5 (4.31%) Internet
1 5 (4.31%) HTTP
2 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.72%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.72%) MGCP
3 2 (1.72%) H.323
3 2 (1.72%) LAN
3 2 (1.72%) WLAN
3 2 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (0.86%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.86%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.86%) NAS
4 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.07%) MySQL
3 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.72%) QlikView
7 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.72%) Essbase
7 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.72%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.86%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Subversion
2 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.59%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.59%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.72%) JIRA
4 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.72%) NetBeans
4 2 (1.72%) NUnit
4 2 (1.72%) Moq
4 2 (1.72%) Maven
4 2 (1.72%) Checkstyle
4 2 (1.72%) JUnit
4 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.86%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.86%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.86%) CppUnit
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Financial Institution
3 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.72%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.86%) Billing
6 1 (0.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (21.55%) Analyst
2 20 (17.24%) Developer
3 13 (11.21%) Architect
4 7 (6.03%) Business Analyst
4 7 (6.03%) Desktop Support
4 7 (6.03%) PHP Developer
5 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (5.17%) Field Engineer
5 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Field Service Engineer
6 5 (4.31%) Service Analyst
6 5 (4.31%) Tester
6 5 (4.31%) Server Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Designer
8 3 (2.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.38%) CSS
2 18 (15.52%) HTML
3 14 (12.07%) jQuery
4 12 (10.34%) .NET
5 11 (9.48%) Web Services
6 9 (7.76%) Ajax
7 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET
8 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (5.17%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (4.31%) XML
10 5 (4.31%) SOAP
10 5 (4.31%) WCF
11 4 (3.45%) Symfony
11 4 (3.45%) CSS3
11 4 (3.45%) HTML5
12 3 (2.59%) Laravel
12 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 3 (2.59%) JSON
12 3 (2.59%) XSLT
12 3 (2.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) Open Source
3 5 (4.31%) Clustering
4 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.45%) PKI
5 3 (2.59%) e-Health
6 2 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.86%) User Experience
7 1 (0.86%) Life Science
7 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 70 (60.34%) Windows
2 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (20.69%) Linux
4 16 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 14 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (8.62%) Windows XP
8 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.17%) UNIX
10 5 (4.31%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.45%) Debian
12 3 (2.59%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.79%) MVC
2 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.76%) Time Management
4 7 (6.03%) Migration
4 7 (6.03%) OO
4 7 (6.03%) DSDM
5 6 (5.17%) Business Analysis
5 6 (5.17%) Mentoring
6 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (4.31%) Software Testing
6 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.45%) Project Management
7 4 (3.45%) CRM
7 4 (3.45%) ERP
7 4 (3.45%) OO PHP
8 3 (2.59%) High Availability
8 3 (2.59%) Coaching
8 3 (2.59%) ETL
8 3 (2.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.69%) SQL
2 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.48%) C#
4 9 (7.76%) PHP
5 8 (6.90%) Java
6 5 (4.31%) PHP5
7 4 (3.45%) Ruby
7 4 (3.45%) VB
7 4 (3.45%) Python
7 4 (3.45%) C
8 3 (2.59%) C++
8 3 (2.59%) VBScript
8 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (26.72%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.52%) SC Cleared
2 18 (15.52%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) Degree
3 6 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.45%) MCSE
4 4 (3.45%) ISEB
4 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.59%) RHCSA
5 3 (2.59%) CCNA
5 3 (2.59%) RHCA
5 3 (2.59%) RHCE
6 2 (1.72%) CISSP
6 2 (1.72%) CCNP
7 1 (0.86%) ACCA
7 1 (0.86%) CIMA
7 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) SLA
1 3 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) GAAP
System Software
1 22 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.72%) Snort
5 1 (0.86%) XenApp
5 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) SCCM
2 8 (6.90%) Tivoli
3 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.59%) SCOM
5 3 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.72%) Netcool
6 2 (1.72%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (1.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (15.52%) Red Hat
2 17 (14.66%) HP
3 15 (12.93%) VMware
4 13 (11.21%) Oracle
5 10 (8.62%) Citrix
6 8 (6.90%) IBM
7 7 (6.03%) Symantec
7 7 (6.03%) Ektron
8 6 (5.17%) Zend
9 5 (4.31%) Cisco
10 4 (3.45%) CA
11 3 (2.59%) Apple
11 3 (2.59%) NetApp
11 3 (2.59%) Fujitsu
11 3 (2.59%) Borland
12 2 (1.72%) Kalido
12 2 (1.72%) McAfee
12 2 (1.72%) Lumension
12 2 (1.72%) Verint
12 2 (1.72%) RightFax
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