The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 18.18% 6.45% 10.17%
As % of the Vendors category 32.00% 18.18% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Fareham region.

Vendors Category
Fareham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 56.82% 35.48% 57.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 20
Average daily rate £368 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.36% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +2.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Remedy
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) MS Project Server
4 3 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Liferay
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Document Management
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) MS Project Server
2 2 (16.67%) Liferay
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) Acrobat
4 1 (8.33%) MS Project
4 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (8.33%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Portal Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planner
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) EMC Centera
2 1 (8.33%) AVVID
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Document Management
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) MOF
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) BS7799
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Remedy
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds