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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 3.85% 16.67% 8.97%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 28.57% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£150 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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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
32 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 61.54% 58.33% 52.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
Average daily rate £300 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -63.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
4 3 (27.27%) Publishing
4 3 (27.27%) Document Management
4 3 (27.27%) MS Project Server
4 3 (27.27%) Liferay
4 3 (27.27%) MS Project
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (27.27%) MS Project Server
1 3 (27.27%) Liferay
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) MS Project
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (9.09%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) 3G
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Portal Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planner
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
2 3 (27.27%) Document Management
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) SAP