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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 13.89% 3.85% 16.07%
As % of the Vendors category 27.03% 6.25% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £200 £150 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -54.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
Microsoft
Hampshire

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
37 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 51.39% 61.54% 58.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 8
Average daily rate £600 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £60.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
3 9 (52.94%) Driving Licence
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) MS Office
6 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) SLA
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
7 4 (23.53%) Retail
7 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.76%) Wireless
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management
8 2 (11.76%) ITSM
8 2 (11.76%) Time Management
8 2 (11.76%) LAN
8 2 (11.76%) VPN
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
9 1 (5.88%) APMP
9 1 (5.88%) Project Management
9 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.88%) MS Access
9 1 (5.88%) MS Project
9 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.88%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 5 (29.41%) IT Support
2 5 (29.41%) IT Support Technician
2 5 (29.41%) IT Technician
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Technician
3 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Associate Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) ITSM
1 2 (11.76%) Service Management
1 2 (11.76%) Time Management
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory