The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Fareham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Fareham region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 2.94% 3.45% 12.99%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 5.26% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.80 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -44.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.00%
Vendors Category
Fareham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18 19 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 52.94% 65.52% 62.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Average daily rate £310 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £27.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Microsoft
Hampshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Fareham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Fareham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Fareham

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Fareham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Fareham region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Fareham

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Fareham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Fareham region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Fareham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fareham 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 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) SCCM
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) SLA
3 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (58.33%) Symantec
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) HP
4 6 (50.00%) XenApp
4 6 (50.00%) HP SIM
4 6 (50.00%) vCloud
4 6 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 6 (50.00%) SCOM
4 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) Migration

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fareham 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
2 6 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (50.00%) XenApp
2 6 (50.00%) vCloud
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 6 (50.00%) SCOM
2 6 (50.00%) HP SIM
2 6 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix
1 7 (58.33%) Symantec
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) Altiris
3 1 (8.33%) Becrypt
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
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