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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 6 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 53 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 24.20% 24.00% 9.92%
As % of the Vendors category 43.80% 45.38% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £323 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -26.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £200 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Average hourly rate £13.75 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.32 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £12.80 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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
121 119 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 55.25% 52.89% 47.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 68 71
Average daily rate £330 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.83 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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
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 2 October 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 78 (77.23%) Windows
2 39 (38.61%) MS Excel
3 31 (30.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (25.74%) SQL Server
5 24 (23.76%) Linux
6 21 (20.79%) MVC
7 20 (19.80%) MySQL
7 20 (19.80%) JavaScript
8 19 (18.81%) PHP
8 19 (18.81%) Apache
9 18 (17.82%) jQuery
10 17 (16.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (16.83%) Windows 7
10 17 (16.83%) Finance
10 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
10 17 (16.83%) .NET
11 16 (15.84%) SQL
11 16 (15.84%) CSS
11 16 (15.84%) MS Office
11 16 (15.84%) Active Directory
12 15 (14.85%) CISSP
12 15 (14.85%) IIS
12 15 (14.85%) C#
12 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (12.87%) PCI DSS
13 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (12.87%) Open Source
13 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (12.87%) Bash Shell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 19 (18.81%) Apache
2 15 (14.85%) IIS
3 13 (12.87%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.92%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.93%) Lync
6 4 (3.96%) CMS
7 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.98%) WordPress
7 2 (1.98%) Drupal
8 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 39 (38.61%) MS Excel
2 16 (15.84%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
2 3 (2.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.95%) DNS
2 5 (4.95%) DHCP
2 5 (4.95%) Internet
3 4 (3.96%) WLAN
4 3 (2.97%) VPN
5 2 (1.98%) SSH
5 2 (1.98%) Firewall
5 2 (1.98%) SSL
5 2 (1.98%) ATM
5 2 (1.98%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.98%) LAN
6 1 (0.99%) WAN
6 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.99%) Intranet
6 1 (0.99%) Network Security
6 1 (0.99%) NAS
6 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.74%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.80%) MySQL
3 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.98%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.97%) Subversion
3 2 (1.98%) Moq
3 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.99%) MSI
4 1 (0.99%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.99%) NUnit
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.92%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.97%) Billing
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) German Language
4 1 (0.99%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) Analyst
3 13 (12.87%) Security Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.93%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Tester
5 7 (6.93%) Penetration Tester
5 7 (6.93%) Security Tester
6 6 (5.94%) PHP Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Security Specialist
7 5 (4.95%) Server Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.82%) jQuery
2 17 (16.83%) .NET
3 16 (15.84%) CSS
4 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.88%) HTML
6 10 (9.90%) XML
7 8 (7.92%) WCF
8 6 (5.94%) Ajax
8 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 6 (5.94%) XSLT
9 5 (4.95%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (3.96%) Symfony
10 4 (3.96%) SOAP
10 4 (3.96%) Web Services
11 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (2.97%) Laravel
12 2 (1.98%) CSS3
12 2 (1.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.87%) Open Source
3 5 (4.95%) Clustering
4 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.97%) PKI
6 2 (1.98%) User Experience
6 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.98%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.98%) SCORM
6 2 (1.98%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.99%) Derivative
7 1 (0.99%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.99%) Life Science
7 1 (0.99%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 78 (77.23%) Windows
2 31 (30.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (23.76%) Linux
4 17 (16.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (16.83%) Windows 7
5 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.89%) UNIX
7 8 (7.92%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.94%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.96%) Debian
9 4 (3.96%) Solaris
10 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.99%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) MVC
2 7 (6.93%) OO
2 7 (6.93%) Time Management
2 7 (6.93%) Migration
3 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
3 6 (5.94%) Security Management
3 6 (5.94%) Business Analysis
3 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (5.94%) CRM
4 5 (4.95%) Project Management
4 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
5 4 (3.96%) Scrum
5 4 (3.96%) Service Management
5 4 (3.96%) ERP
6 3 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (2.97%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.97%) OO PHP
6 3 (2.97%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.98%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.98%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.80%) JavaScript
2 19 (18.81%) PHP
3 16 (15.84%) SQL
4 15 (14.85%) C#
5 13 (12.87%) Bash Shell
5 13 (12.87%) Ruby
5 13 (12.87%) Python
6 5 (4.95%) Java
7 4 (3.96%) PHP5
7 4 (3.96%) C++
7 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.98%) VBScript
8 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.99%) C
9 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.99%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) CISSP
2 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.93%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.94%) Degree
5 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.96%) MCSE
7 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) CIMA
8 1 (0.99%) ACCA
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.99%) PMP
8 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.97%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.99%) GAAP
System Software
1 16 (15.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.87%) Snort
3 7 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) SCCM
2 5 (4.95%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.97%) SCOM
4 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.99%) Netcool
4 1 (0.99%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.99%) WMI
4 1 (0.99%) WSUS
4 1 (0.99%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
2 9 (8.91%) Oracle
2 9 (8.91%) Citrix
2 9 (8.91%) VMware
3 7 (6.93%) Symantec
4 5 (4.95%) McAfee
4 5 (4.95%) Zend
5 4 (3.96%) Lumension
5 4 (3.96%) Sophos
5 4 (3.96%) Cisco
6 3 (2.97%) HP
7 2 (1.98%) Kalido
7 2 (1.98%) Ektron
7 2 (1.98%) Informatica
7 2 (1.98%) Nokia
8 1 (0.99%) SAP
8 1 (0.99%) Cognos
8 1 (0.99%) IBM
8 1 (0.99%) Websense
8 1 (0.99%) Primavera
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