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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 13.79% 14.29% 7.02%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 30.77% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
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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
16 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 55.17% 46.43% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 18
Average daily rate £450 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) ITSM
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Acrobat
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) 3G
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Acrobat
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) WAAS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) AVVID
2 1 (14.29%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) MOF
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) BS7799
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR