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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 42 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 22.22% 21.20% 25.87%
As % of the Vendors category 39.25% 40.15% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 30
Median daily rate £313 £335 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Median hourly rate £19.44 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% +40.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
107 132 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 56.61% 52.80% 56.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 74 65
Median daily rate £338 £406 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £330 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Median hourly rate £19.44 £19.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -26.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.38 £21.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 August 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 24 August 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 55 (52.88%) MS Excel
2 44 (42.31%) Security Cleared
3 40 (38.46%) Windows
4 28 (26.92%) ITIL
4 28 (26.92%) Linux
5 27 (25.96%) SC Cleared
6 25 (24.04%) VMware
7 24 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 24 (23.08%) SCCM
7 24 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 23 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (19.23%) SQL
10 18 (17.31%) Oracle
11 17 (16.35%) MS Office
11 17 (16.35%) Open Source
12 16 (15.38%) Finance
12 16 (15.38%) Windows Server
13 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (14.42%) Service Management
13 15 (14.42%) DV Cleared
13 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
15 13 (12.50%) Cisco
15 13 (12.50%) PowerShell
15 13 (12.50%) Windows 7
15 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (11.54%) VBScript
17 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
17 11 (10.58%) VB
17 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification

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 (7.69%) CMS
1 8 (7.69%) SAS
2 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 55 (52.88%) MS Excel
2 17 (16.35%) MS Office
3 10 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (8.65%) MS Visio
5 6 (5.77%) MS Project
6 3 (2.88%) AutoCAD
7 2 (1.92%) Acrobat
7 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.96%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) IaaS
1 5 (4.81%) PaaS
2 2 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) LDAP
2 6 (5.77%) VPN
2 6 (5.77%) X.509
3 4 (3.85%) HTTP
3 4 (3.85%) SSH
3 4 (3.85%) SSL
3 4 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.88%) LAN
5 2 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.92%) VoIP
5 2 (1.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.96%) DHCP
6 1 (0.96%) DNS
6 1 (0.96%) Extranet
6 1 (0.96%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.96%) MPLS
6 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.92%) MS Access
4 2 (1.92%) MySQL
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.92%) MSI
2 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.96%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.96%) ProC
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.96%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.96%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Billing
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Architect
2 18 (17.31%) Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Developer
3 12 (11.54%) Service Architect
4 8 (7.69%) CMS Specialist
4 8 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
5 7 (6.73%) SAS Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Security Architect
6 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Draughtsman
9 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Pricing Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) CSS
1 9 (8.65%) HTML
2 4 (3.85%) XML
3 3 (2.88%) Middleware
4 2 (1.92%) .NET
4 2 (1.92%) REST
4 2 (1.92%) Web Services
5 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.96%) Handlebars
5 1 (0.96%) JSON
5 1 (0.96%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.96%) LESS
5 1 (0.96%) React
5 1 (0.96%) Sass
5 1 (0.96%) WinForms
5 1 (0.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.58%) PKI
3 7 (6.73%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.73%) Smartcard
4 3 (2.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.92%) Clustering
5 2 (1.92%) User Experience
6 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.96%) IVR
6 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.46%) Windows
2 28 (26.92%) Linux
3 16 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (9.62%) Windows 10
7 9 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (7.69%) Solaris
9 7 (6.73%) AIX
10 6 (5.77%) Unix
10 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) ITIL
2 17 (16.35%) Open Source
3 15 (14.42%) Service Management
4 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
5 11 (10.58%) Patch Management
6 10 (9.62%) Release Management
7 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
7 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
8 8 (7.69%) Change Management
8 8 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (6.73%) Coaching
9 7 (6.73%) Security Operations
9 7 (6.73%) Software Distribution
9 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.73%) System Testing
9 7 (6.73%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (5.77%) CRM
10 6 (5.77%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.77%) Network Architecture
10 6 (5.77%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.23%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 12 (11.54%) VBScript
4 11 (10.58%) VB
5 3 (2.88%) C#
5 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.96%) PROC SQL
7 1 (0.96%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 27 (25.96%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.42%) DV Cleared
4 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.81%) Degree
6 3 (2.88%) CISSP
6 3 (2.88%) GCIA
6 3 (2.88%) GCIH
7 2 (1.92%) MCSE
8 1 (0.96%) ACCA
8 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.96%) CCNP
8 1 (0.96%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (0.96%) CCVP
8 1 (0.96%) CIMA
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.96%) MCP
8 1 (0.96%) VCP4
8 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.81%) GAAP
3 4 (3.85%) COBIT
3 4 (3.85%) COSO
3 4 (3.85%) SAS 70
4 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 24 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 23 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.81%) Docker
4 2 (1.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (23.08%) SCCM
2 6 (5.77%) SCOM
3 5 (4.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (4.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.92%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (1.92%) SCSM
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) VMware
2 18 (17.31%) Oracle
3 13 (12.50%) Cisco
4 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.77%) Borland
6 5 (4.81%) Juniper
6 5 (4.81%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.92%) Adobe
7 2 (1.92%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.92%) Brio
7 2 (1.92%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.92%) NetWitness
7 2 (1.92%) Qualys
7 2 (1.92%) Remedy
8 1 (0.96%) AppSense
8 1 (0.96%) Citrix
8 1 (0.96%) HP
8 1 (0.96%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.96%) Proofpoint
8 1 (0.96%) Verint
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
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