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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South East / Hampshire
Rank 5 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 255 258 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.80% 14.06% 17.09%
As % of the Vendors category 25.91% 26.52% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 140 165
Median daily rate £365 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 28
Median hourly rate £15.36 £15.50 £15.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.93% +1.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.43 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
984 973 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 57.11% 53.02% 52.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 568 529
Median daily rate £415 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 63
Median hourly rate £15.93 £50.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.14% +244.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.66 £13.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Portsmouth +4 32 £411 +13.44% 9
Basingstoke -1 31 £250 -33.33% 16
Southampton -2 26 £375 +20.00% 16
Hook +9 22 £330 - 2
Winchester -5 18 £400 +6.66% 3
Fareham -3 13 £275 +120.00% 7
Havant -2 7 £281 -5.46% 1
Farnborough 0 6 £400 - 11
Andover -13 2 £420 +5.00% 1
Eastleigh - 1 £188 - 2
Ringwood - 1 - -
Romsey - 1 £105 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 214 (36.71%) Security Cleared
2 203 (34.82%) Windows
3 189 (32.42%) MS Excel
4 162 (27.79%) Active Directory
5 158 (27.10%) MS Office
6 153 (26.24%) SC Cleared
7 139 (23.84%) SQL
8 129 (22.13%) VMware
9 94 (16.12%) SQL Server
10 92 (15.78%) Windows Server
11 91 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 74 (12.69%) .NET
13 73 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 71 (12.18%) Finance
15 68 (11.66%) Linux
16 66 (11.32%) SharePoint
17 65 (11.15%) PowerShell
18 63 (10.81%) C#
19 62 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
20 61 (10.46%) ITIL
21 56 (9.61%) Oracle
21 56 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
22 52 (8.92%) XML
22 52 (8.92%) Citrix
22 52 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
23 51 (8.75%) Windows 7
23 51 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
23 51 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
23 51 (8.75%) Project Management
24 50 (8.58%) Office 365

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 66 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 37 (6.35%) Skype for Business
3 34 (5.83%) MS Exchange
4 24 (4.12%) IIS
5 21 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.72%) MS Project Server
8 8 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.03%) IBM Domino
9 6 (1.03%) SAS
10 4 (0.69%) CMS
10 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.51%) Documentum
12 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.17%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 189 (32.42%) MS Excel
2 158 (27.10%) MS Office
3 36 (6.17%) MS Project
4 28 (4.80%) MS Visio
5 18 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 9 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.20%) SAP hybris
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.17%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.17%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.17%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 51 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (8.58%) Office 365
3 22 (3.77%) IaaS
4 14 (2.40%) PaaS
5 10 (1.72%) SaaS
6 7 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.20%) Boomi
7 4 (0.69%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.17%) G Suite
9 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.89%) DNS
2 31 (5.32%) Firewall
3 30 (5.15%) LDAP
4 29 (4.97%) SAN
5 26 (4.46%) NetScaler
6 22 (3.77%) DHCP
7 21 (3.60%) Kerberos
8 20 (3.43%) TCP/IP
9 18 (3.09%) Skype
10 17 (2.92%) LAN
11 16 (2.74%) X.500
12 14 (2.40%) NAS
13 12 (2.06%) VoIP
13 12 (2.06%) WAN
14 11 (1.89%) VPN
15 10 (1.72%) IP Telephony
16 7 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.20%) Wireless
17 6 (1.03%) SSL
18 5 (0.86%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (4.63%) Oracle Database
4 26 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (3.60%) MS Access
7 19 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (1.89%) MySQL
11 11 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 11 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (1.20%) DB2
15 6 (1.03%) Relational Database
15 6 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 36 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (4.80%) Visual Studio
3 17 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.92%) TeamCity
4 13 (2.23%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (2.06%) MSI
6 8 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.37%) Selenium
6 8 (1.37%) Subversion
7 6 (1.03%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.03%) JIRA
7 6 (1.03%) NUnit
7 6 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.03%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.03%) WiX
8 3 (0.51%) JUnit
9 1 (0.17%) Ant
9 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 71 (12.18%) Finance
2 34 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.77%) Retail
4 15 (2.57%) Military
5 12 (2.06%) Marketing
6 10 (1.72%) Advertising
7 7 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.86%) Billing
8 5 (0.86%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.69%) Legal
10 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.51%) French Language
10 3 (0.51%) Local Government
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (18.70%) Developer
2 99 (16.98%) Analyst
3 63 (10.81%) Architect
4 54 (9.26%) Project Manager
5 39 (6.69%) .NET Developer
6 33 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 31 (5.32%) Service Analyst
8 29 (4.97%) Consultant
9 26 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
10 24 (4.12%) Support Analyst
11 21 (3.60%) Microsoft Developer
12 20 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
13 17 (2.92%) SQL Developer
14 16 (2.74%) Access Developer
14 16 (2.74%) Desktop Support
15 15 (2.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 15 (2.57%) Active Directory Engineer
15 15 (2.57%) Oracle Developer
15 15 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
16 14 (2.40%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.69%) .NET
2 52 (8.92%) XML
3 41 (7.03%) HTML
4 39 (6.69%) ASP.NET
5 38 (6.52%) CSS
6 37 (6.35%) jQuery
7 36 (6.17%) WCF
8 25 (4.29%) Ajax
9 23 (3.95%) Web Services
10 16 (2.74%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.23%) Middleware
11 13 (2.23%) REST
12 12 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (1.89%) SAML
14 10 (1.72%) OpenID
15 9 (1.54%) LINQ
15 9 (1.54%) LINQ to SQL
15 9 (1.54%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.38%) Data Centre
3 31 (5.32%) PKI
4 23 (3.95%) Replication
5 21 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.26%) Economics
7 16 (2.74%) e-Learning
8 14 (2.40%) Driving Licence
9 13 (2.23%) Clustering
10 11 (1.89%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.72%) EMC VMAX
11 10 (1.72%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.72%) VCE vBlock
12 9 (1.54%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.03%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.86%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.86%) NHS
14 5 (0.86%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.86%) Social Media
14 5 (0.86%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 203 (34.82%) Windows
2 92 (15.78%) Windows Server
3 91 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (11.66%) Linux
5 52 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (8.75%) Windows 7
7 32 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (3.60%) Windows 10
10 17 (2.92%) AIX
11 15 (2.57%) Unix
12 13 (2.23%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (1.72%) Windows XP
15 8 (1.37%) Solaris
16 7 (1.20%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.51%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (10.46%) ITIL
3 51 (8.75%) Project Management
4 46 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (7.72%) Migration
6 42 (7.20%) Change Management
7 39 (6.69%) MVC
8 33 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (4.29%) Scrum
10 24 (4.12%) SDLC
10 24 (4.12%) Service Management
10 24 (4.12%) Software Engineering
11 22 (3.77%) TOGAF
12 21 (3.60%) Configuration Management
12 21 (3.60%) PRINCE2
13 19 (3.26%) Programme Management
14 18 (3.09%) Analytics
15 16 (2.74%) Mentoring
15 16 (2.74%) Project Planning
16 15 (2.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 139 (23.84%) SQL
2 65 (11.15%) PowerShell
3 63 (10.81%) C#
4 43 (7.38%) JavaScript
5 28 (4.80%) VBA
6 23 (3.95%) VB
7 22 (3.77%) VBScript
8 20 (3.43%) T-SQL
9 19 (3.26%) Java
10 18 (3.09%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.57%) Perl
12 12 (2.06%) C
12 12 (2.06%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.06%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.54%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.37%) C++
15 4 (0.69%) PHP
16 3 (0.51%) VB6
17 1 (0.17%) ABAP
17 1 (0.17%) Jython
Qualifications
1 214 (36.71%) Security Cleared
2 153 (26.24%) SC Cleared
3 51 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (4.46%) DV Cleared
5 23 (3.95%) Degree
6 17 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.92%) MCP
7 16 (2.74%) MCITP
8 14 (2.40%) MCTS
9 13 (2.23%) CCNA
9 13 (2.23%) MCSA
10 11 (1.89%) ISTQB
11 9 (1.54%) PMP
12 8 (1.37%) MCSE
12 8 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.20%) ISEB
14 6 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (1.03%) DBS Check
14 6 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.63%) SLA
2 12 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.54%) QA
4 7 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.86%) GAAP
6 2 (0.34%) COBIT
6 2 (0.34%) COSO
6 2 (0.34%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.34%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 162 (27.79%) Active Directory
2 73 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 31 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (4.80%) XenDesktop
6 27 (4.63%) XenServer
7 23 (3.95%) vSphere
8 14 (2.40%) XenApp
9 11 (1.89%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.03%) Firmware
12 5 (0.86%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.51%) NFS
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (6.00%) SCCM
2 16 (2.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 14 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 13 (2.23%) SCOM
5 9 (1.54%) OpenAM
5 9 (1.54%) OpenIDM
6 8 (1.37%) WSUS
7 6 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.69%) EdgeSight
9 4 (0.69%) SafeCom
10 3 (0.51%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.51%) Puppet
10 3 (0.51%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 129 (22.13%) VMware
2 56 (9.61%) Oracle
3 52 (8.92%) Citrix
4 47 (8.06%) Cisco
5 36 (6.17%) Red Hat
6 26 (4.46%) HP
7 17 (2.92%) Remedy
8 16 (2.74%) SAP
9 15 (2.57%) IBM
10 14 (2.40%) Dell
11 13 (2.23%) Intel Security
12 12 (2.06%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.06%) EMC
13 9 (1.54%) ForgeRock
13 9 (1.54%) NetApp
14 8 (1.37%) BMC
14 8 (1.37%) Juniper
15 7 (1.20%) Altiris
15 7 (1.20%) hybris
15 7 (1.20%) Lotus
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