The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 July 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 313 363 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.94% 17.11% 17.33%
As % of the Vendors category 28.56% 35.98% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 239 170
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 20
Median hourly rate £20.65 £15.25 £15.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.42% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.56 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.72 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
Microsoft
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1096 1009 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 55.80% 47.57% 53.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 660 569
Median daily rate £382 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 57 63
Median hourly rate £35.50 £16.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.15% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.75 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Hampshire region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Hampshire region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke 0 61 £331 -1.11% 9
Hook +2 42 £326 -6.38%
Portsmouth +1 33 £500 +66.66% 15
Southampton -11 29 £300 -16.66% 23
Winchester 0 22 £375 -11.76% 11
Farnborough -4 13 £427 +29.88% 13
Andover -8 12 £350 +5.66% 3
Fareham -3 10 £325 +26.21% 10
Gosport -10 7 £450 +20.80%
Havant -7 6 £275 -26.66% 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 297 (44.46%) Security Cleared
2 239 (35.78%) MS Excel
3 235 (35.18%) Windows
4 223 (33.38%) SC Cleared
5 219 (32.78%) Active Directory
6 167 (25.00%) SQL
7 143 (21.41%) VMware
8 126 (18.86%) SQL Server
9 123 (18.41%) MS Office
10 115 (17.22%) Oracle
11 111 (16.62%) ITIL
12 106 (15.87%) SCCM
13 103 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 102 (15.27%) Linux
14 102 (15.27%) Windows Server
15 96 (14.37%) PowerShell
16 93 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 89 (13.32%) .NET
18 85 (12.72%) Finance
19 84 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
20 79 (11.83%) Cisco
21 74 (11.08%) SharePoint
22 73 (10.93%) C#
23 60 (8.98%) Project Management
24 58 (8.68%) HP
25 56 (8.38%) SCOM
26 55 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
27 54 (8.08%) JavaScript
28 53 (7.93%) VB
28 53 (7.93%) Migration

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 74 (11.08%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.19%) MS Exchange
3 26 (3.89%) Skype for Business
4 21 (3.14%) IIS
5 19 (2.84%) WebLogic
6 17 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.65%) SAS
10 9 (1.35%) CMS
11 8 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.45%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.30%) Documentum
15 2 (0.30%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.30%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 239 (35.78%) MS Excel
2 123 (18.41%) MS Office
3 51 (7.63%) MS Project
4 30 (4.49%) MS Visio
5 24 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.75%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.75%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.60%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.30%) Primavera
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.34%) Office 365
3 11 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.65%) IaaS
4 10 (1.50%) PaaS
5 5 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.60%) Boomi
6 4 (0.60%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.45%) SaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.19%) DNS
2 44 (6.59%) Firewall
3 35 (5.24%) LDAP
4 27 (4.04%) DHCP
5 23 (3.44%) SAN
6 20 (2.99%) LAN
6 20 (2.99%) VPN
7 18 (2.69%) WAN
8 17 (2.54%) SSL
9 14 (2.10%) Internet
9 14 (2.10%) TCP/IP
10 13 (1.95%) Kerberos
10 13 (1.95%) Wireless
11 12 (1.80%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (1.50%) IPv4
12 10 (1.50%) IPv6
12 10 (1.50%) NetScaler
13 9 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (1.35%) Skype
13 9 (1.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (18.86%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (6.29%) Oracle Database
4 24 (3.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 23 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
7 21 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.80%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.80%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 8 (1.20%) MS Access
12 8 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 36 (5.39%) Visual Studio
2 32 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.25%) LoadRunner
4 14 (2.10%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.95%) HP UFT
6 11 (1.65%) Subversion
7 10 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (1.50%) Selenium
8 9 (1.35%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 8 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.05%) JIRA
10 7 (1.05%) StarTeam
11 6 (0.90%) MSI
11 6 (0.90%) TortoiseSVN
12 5 (0.75%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.75%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (0.45%) webpack
14 3 (0.45%) WiX
General
1 85 (12.72%) Finance
2 37 (5.54%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.14%) Military
4 10 (1.50%) Retail
5 9 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.35%) Publishing
6 5 (0.75%) Legal
6 5 (0.75%) Marketing
7 4 (0.60%) Back Office
8 3 (0.45%) Advertising
8 3 (0.45%) Billing
8 3 (0.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.30%) Banking
9 2 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 101 (15.12%) Developer
2 89 (13.32%) Analyst
3 76 (11.38%) Architect
4 47 (7.04%) Project Manager
5 41 (6.14%) Support Engineer
6 27 (4.04%) Consultant
7 26 (3.89%) .NET Developer
7 26 (3.89%) Integration Engineer
8 24 (3.59%) Service Analyst
9 23 (3.44%) Service Desk Analyst
10 21 (3.14%) Administrator
10 21 (3.14%) Support Analyst
11 19 (2.84%) DBA
11 19 (2.84%) Network Engineer
12 18 (2.69%) Designer
12 18 (2.69%) Technical Architect
13 17 (2.54%) Desktop Engineer
14 16 (2.40%) Build Engineer
14 16 (2.40%) Desktop Support
14 16 (2.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (13.32%) .NET
2 50 (7.49%) ASP.NET
3 47 (7.04%) HTML
4 36 (5.39%) Web Services
5 27 (4.04%) CSS
6 26 (3.89%) jQuery
7 25 (3.74%) XML
8 24 (3.59%) SAML
9 23 (3.44%) REST
10 22 (3.29%) OpenID
11 19 (2.84%) Ajax
12 18 (2.69%) OAuth
13 14 (2.10%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (1.95%) WCF
15 11 (1.65%) Entity Framework
15 11 (1.65%) J2EE
16 10 (1.50%) JSP
16 10 (1.50%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (1.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.94%) Data Centre
3 26 (3.89%) PKI
4 22 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.54%) Clustering
5 17 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.54%) Replication
6 16 (2.40%) Driving Licence
7 15 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.95%) Economics
9 12 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.35%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.05%) PMI
11 7 (1.05%) Smartcard
12 6 (0.90%) Statistics
12 6 (0.90%) User Experience
13 5 (0.75%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.75%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.60%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 235 (35.18%) Windows
2 103 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (15.27%) Linux
3 102 (15.27%) Windows Server
4 84 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (6.74%) Windows 7
7 33 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (4.19%) Windows 10
9 25 (3.74%) Unix
10 16 (2.40%) Solaris
11 13 (1.95%) AIX
12 11 (1.65%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.35%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.20%) VMS
15 7 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.90%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.45%) Android
18 3 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (16.62%) ITIL
2 60 (8.98%) Project Management
3 53 (7.93%) Migration
4 50 (7.49%) Configuration Management
5 48 (7.19%) Service Management
6 47 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (6.14%) Change Management
8 40 (5.99%) CRM
8 40 (5.99%) PRINCE2
9 34 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (4.34%) Scrum
11 26 (3.89%) Change Control
12 25 (3.74%) SDLC
13 24 (3.59%) Information Security
13 24 (3.59%) Release Management
13 24 (3.59%) System Testing
14 23 (3.44%) Data Analysis
15 22 (3.29%) Open Source
15 22 (3.29%) Service Design
15 22 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (25.00%) SQL
2 96 (14.37%) PowerShell
3 73 (10.93%) C#
4 54 (8.08%) JavaScript
5 53 (7.93%) VB
6 42 (6.29%) VBScript
7 30 (4.49%) Java
8 27 (4.04%) T-SQL
9 24 (3.59%) C
10 13 (1.95%) Perl
11 12 (1.80%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.80%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.50%) PHP
14 9 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.35%) VBA
15 7 (1.05%) Tcl
16 5 (0.75%) Python
17 3 (0.45%) Ruby
18 2 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 297 (44.46%) Security Cleared
2 223 (33.38%) SC Cleared
3 55 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (7.04%) DV Cleared
5 40 (5.99%) Degree
6 35 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (4.94%) ISTQB
8 22 (3.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 19 (2.84%) CCNA
10 17 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (2.54%) MCSE
11 16 (2.40%) ISEB
12 15 (2.25%) MCITP
13 14 (2.10%) MCP
14 13 (1.95%) CCNP
15 11 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (1.50%) PMI Certification
17 9 (1.35%) MCSA
18 8 (1.20%) MCTS
19 6 (0.90%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.89%) SLA
2 10 (1.50%) JSP 440
3 8 (1.20%) QA
4 7 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.90%) GAAP
6 5 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.60%) COBIT
7 4 (0.60%) COSO
7 4 (0.60%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.30%) RMADS
10 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 219 (32.78%) Active Directory
2 93 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.59%) Hyper-V
4 30 (4.49%) vSphere
5 22 (3.29%) VMware ESX
6 15 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (2.10%) XenApp
8 12 (1.80%) XenServer
9 10 (1.50%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.20%) UAG
11 6 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.75%) Docker
13 3 (0.45%) Firmware
13 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.45%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.30%) iptables
14 2 (0.30%) Postfix
15 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 106 (15.87%) SCCM
2 56 (8.38%) SCOM
3 21 (3.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 21 (3.14%) Tivoli
4 16 (2.40%) OpenAM
4 16 (2.40%) OpenIDM
4 16 (2.40%) SCVMM
5 15 (2.25%) SCSM
6 14 (2.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (2.10%) SCDPM
7 13 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.05%) Data Guard
11 7 (1.05%) Netcool
11 7 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (1.05%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.90%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 143 (21.41%) VMware
2 115 (17.22%) Oracle
3 79 (11.83%) Cisco
4 58 (8.68%) HP
5 33 (4.94%) Citrix
6 28 (4.19%) IBM
7 27 (4.04%) Red Hat
8 25 (3.74%) Remedy
9 24 (3.59%) Intel Security
10 16 (2.40%) CheckPoint
10 16 (2.40%) ForgeRock
10 16 (2.40%) SAP
11 15 (2.25%) Serena
12 14 (2.10%) CA
13 13 (1.95%) F5
13 13 (1.95%) SolarWinds
14 11 (1.65%) Symantec
15 10 (1.50%) Blue Coat
15 10 (1.50%) Juniper
16 9 (1.35%) Dell
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £110 - £140 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £19 - £21 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £21.75 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £9.20 - £9.38 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £435 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago