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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 11.76% 16.67% 13.79%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 29.41% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
8 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 23.53% 56.67% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Average daily rate £365 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Telerik
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Research Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) Telerik