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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 303 343 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.38% 16.22% 17.49%
As % of the Vendors category 27.72% 34.40% 34.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 222 178
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 20
Median hourly rate £17.45 £14.60 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -30.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.16 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.74 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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
1093 997 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 55.48% 47.14% 50.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 625 551
Median daily rate £385 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 57
Median hourly rate £35.50 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.17 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -1 66 £343 -2.14% 9
Hook +3 36 £330 -6.71%
Southampton -4 28 £325 -10.34% 24
Winchester +1 27 £373 -0.66% 8
Portsmouth -6 22 £450 +50.00% 7
Andover -7 14 £350 -5.08% 2
Gosport -9 14 £450 +28.57%
Fareham -5 7 £318 +23.30% 8
Farnborough -7 6 - - 13
Havant -8 5 £488 +51.16% 8
Eastleigh -4 1 £110 -51.11% 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 270 (43.06%) Security Cleared
2 224 (35.73%) Windows
3 216 (34.45%) MS Excel
4 215 (34.29%) SC Cleared
5 209 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 149 (23.76%) SQL
7 138 (22.01%) VMware
8 113 (18.02%) SQL Server
8 113 (18.02%) MS Office
9 112 (17.86%) Oracle
10 105 (16.75%) ITIL
11 99 (15.79%) Linux
12 97 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 97 (15.47%) SCCM
13 92 (14.67%) Windows Server
14 90 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 84 (13.40%) .NET
16 82 (13.08%) Cisco
17 81 (12.92%) PowerShell
18 76 (12.12%) Finance
19 75 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
20 71 (11.32%) SharePoint
21 67 (10.69%) C#
22 61 (9.73%) Project Management
23 55 (8.77%) JavaScript
24 54 (8.61%) HP
25 52 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
26 50 (7.97%) Service Management
27 49 (7.81%) Configuration Management
27 49 (7.81%) VB

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 71 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 33 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.99%) IIS
4 19 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 18 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.87%) Skype for Business
6 15 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.75%) SAS
9 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.80%) CMS
11 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.32%) Apache
12 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 216 (34.45%) MS Excel
2 113 (18.02%) MS Office
3 46 (7.34%) MS Project
4 28 (4.47%) MS Visio
5 24 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.64%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.64%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.64%) Primavera
5 3 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.47%) Office 365
3 11 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.75%) IaaS
4 10 (1.59%) PaaS
5 6 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.64%) Boomi
6 4 (0.64%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.48%) SaaS
8 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.34%) DNS
2 43 (6.86%) Firewall
3 31 (4.94%) LDAP
4 24 (3.83%) SAN
5 23 (3.67%) WAN
6 22 (3.51%) LAN
6 22 (3.51%) SSL
7 19 (3.03%) Internet
8 17 (2.71%) DHCP
8 17 (2.71%) VPN
9 14 (2.23%) NetScaler
9 14 (2.23%) TCP/IP
9 14 (2.23%) Wireless
10 13 (2.07%) Kerberos
10 13 (2.07%) Reverse Proxy
11 12 (1.91%) FTP
11 12 (1.91%) VoIP
12 10 (1.59%) IPv4
12 10 (1.59%) IPv6
13 9 (1.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (5.90%) Oracle Database
4 22 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
4 22 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
6 19 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.91%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.91%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (1.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 8 (1.28%) MS Access
14 7 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (4.78%) Visual Studio
2 25 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.39%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.23%) LoadRunner
5 12 (1.91%) HP UFT
6 11 (1.75%) Selenium
7 10 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (1.59%) SpecFlow
8 9 (1.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 9 (1.44%) Subversion
9 7 (1.12%) StarTeam
10 6 (0.96%) Jasmine
10 6 (0.96%) JIRA
11 5 (0.80%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.80%) MSI
11 5 (0.80%) TortoiseSVN
12 4 (0.64%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
13 3 (0.48%) webpack
13 3 (0.48%) WiX
General
1 76 (12.12%) Finance
2 32 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.35%) Military
4 12 (1.91%) Publishing
5 10 (1.59%) Retail
6 7 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.80%) Advertising
7 5 (0.80%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.80%) Back Office
8 4 (0.64%) Legal
9 3 (0.48%) Electronics
9 3 (0.48%) Marketing
10 2 (0.32%) Banking
10 2 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 96 (15.31%) Developer
2 95 (15.15%) Analyst
3 61 (9.73%) Architect
4 41 (6.54%) Support Engineer
5 36 (5.74%) Project Manager
6 29 (4.63%) Consultant
7 28 (4.47%) Integration Engineer
8 27 (4.31%) Service Analyst
9 25 (3.99%) Service Desk Analyst
10 24 (3.83%) .NET Developer
10 24 (3.83%) Support Analyst
11 23 (3.67%) Administrator
12 20 (3.19%) DBA
12 20 (3.19%) Designer
13 18 (2.87%) IT Analyst
13 18 (2.87%) Network Engineer
13 18 (2.87%) Technical Architect
14 17 (2.71%) IT Support
15 16 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 15 (2.39%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (13.40%) .NET
2 46 (7.34%) ASP.NET
3 40 (6.38%) HTML
4 37 (5.90%) Web Services
5 25 (3.99%) jQuery
6 23 (3.67%) SAML
7 22 (3.51%) CSS
8 21 (3.35%) OpenID
8 21 (3.35%) REST
9 20 (3.19%) XML
10 19 (3.03%) Ajax
11 16 (2.55%) OAuth
12 15 (2.39%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.07%) Entity Framework
14 12 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (1.75%) Middleware
15 11 (1.75%) React
16 10 (1.59%) J2EE
17 9 (1.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.99%) PKI
3 24 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.71%) Clustering
5 17 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.39%) Replication
7 14 (2.23%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.91%) Smart Meter
9 11 (1.75%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.28%) Economics
11 7 (1.12%) PMI
11 7 (1.12%) Smartcard
11 7 (1.12%) User Experience
12 6 (0.96%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.64%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.64%) Cryptography
13 4 (0.64%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 224 (35.73%) Windows
2 99 (15.79%) Linux
3 92 (14.67%) Windows Server
4 90 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (6.54%) Windows 7
8 31 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (4.94%) Unix
9 28 (4.47%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.91%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.44%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.44%) Solaris
12 8 (1.28%) VMS
13 7 (1.12%) AIX
13 7 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.96%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.48%) Android
15 3 (0.48%) CentOS
15 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (16.75%) ITIL
2 61 (9.73%) Project Management
3 50 (7.97%) Service Management
4 49 (7.81%) Configuration Management
5 45 (7.18%) Migration
6 43 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (6.70%) CRM
7 42 (6.70%) PRINCE2
8 37 (5.90%) Change Management
9 34 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (5.42%) Change Control
10 30 (4.78%) Data Analysis
11 28 (4.47%) Release Management
12 24 (3.83%) System Testing
13 23 (3.67%) Open Source
13 23 (3.67%) Service Design
14 22 (3.51%) Scrum
14 22 (3.51%) Workflow
15 21 (3.35%) Information Security
15 21 (3.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (23.76%) SQL
2 81 (12.92%) PowerShell
3 67 (10.69%) C#
4 55 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 49 (7.81%) VB
6 40 (6.38%) VBScript
7 26 (4.15%) T-SQL
8 25 (3.99%) Java
9 21 (3.35%) C
10 13 (2.07%) Perl
10 13 (2.07%) TypeScript
11 10 (1.59%) PHP
11 10 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.44%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.28%) VBA
14 7 (1.12%) Tcl
15 5 (0.80%) Python
16 3 (0.48%) Ruby
17 2 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 270 (43.06%) Security Cleared
2 215 (34.29%) SC Cleared
3 48 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (6.22%) DV Cleared
5 36 (5.74%) Degree
6 28 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (4.47%) ISTQB
7 21 (3.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 15 (2.39%) ISEB
9 14 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (2.23%) MCP
9 14 (2.23%) MCSE
10 13 (2.07%) CCNA
10 13 (2.07%) MCITP
11 10 (1.59%) MCTS
12 9 (1.44%) CCNP
12 9 (1.44%) PMI Certification
12 9 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.96%) CCSE
14 5 (0.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.15%) SLA
2 9 (1.44%) QA
3 8 (1.28%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.64%) COBIT
6 4 (0.64%) COSO
6 4 (0.64%) SAS 70
7 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.32%) RMADS
9 1 (0.16%) GAAP
9 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 209 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 97 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 31 (4.94%) VMware ESX
5 30 (4.78%) vSphere
6 16 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (2.07%) XenApp
8 12 (1.91%) UAG
8 12 (1.91%) XenServer
9 10 (1.59%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.80%) Docker
12 4 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.48%) Firmware
13 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.48%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.32%) iptables
14 2 (0.32%) Postfix
15 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 97 (15.47%) SCCM
2 49 (7.81%) SCOM
3 19 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 16 (2.55%) SCVMM
5 15 (2.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 15 (2.39%) SCSM
6 14 (2.23%) OpenAM
6 14 (2.23%) OpenIDM
6 14 (2.23%) SCDPM
7 12 (1.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (1.44%) Backup Exec
9 9 (1.44%) WSUS
10 8 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (1.12%) Data Guard
11 7 (1.12%) Netcool
11 7 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 138 (22.01%) VMware
2 112 (17.86%) Oracle
3 82 (13.08%) Cisco
4 54 (8.61%) HP
5 30 (4.78%) Citrix
6 26 (4.15%) Red Hat
7 23 (3.67%) Intel Security
8 21 (3.35%) IBM
9 20 (3.19%) Remedy
10 16 (2.55%) CheckPoint
11 14 (2.23%) ForgeRock
11 14 (2.23%) SAP
12 13 (2.07%) CA
12 13 (2.07%) F5
12 13 (2.07%) Serena
12 13 (2.07%) Symantec
13 10 (1.59%) Blue Coat
13 10 (1.59%) Juniper
14 9 (1.44%) Dell
15 8 (1.28%) Avaya
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £21.87 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8.50 - £9.20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Lewis Dunn
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: From £28,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago