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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 286 307 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.39% 14.10% 17.81%
As % of the Vendors category 27.88% 26.81% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 166 195
Median daily rate £340 £363 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 36
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +6.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.39 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £45.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +2.16%
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
1026 1145 1167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 55.22% 52.60% 52.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 668 594
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 63 78
Median hourly rate £16.18 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £12.75 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Southampton -3 36 £375 +7.14% 28
Hook +8 35 £330 +3.12%
Basingstoke +2 34 £340 -19.04% 17
Portsmouth +8 20 £393 +1.29% 4
Winchester +2 20 £425 +13.33% 3
Fareham -6 14 £260 +35.06% 3
Havant +3 12 £250 -16.66% 1
Andover -6 7 £275 -31.25% 2
Farnborough +7 5 £130 - 15
Gosport +7 1 £338 -15.62%
Eastleigh -4 1 £188 -49.73% 3
Aldershot - 1 - - 2
Romsey - 1 £105 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 233 (37.34%) Security Cleared
2 229 (36.70%) MS Excel
3 220 (35.26%) Windows
4 195 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 165 (26.44%) SQL
6 162 (25.96%) SC Cleared
7 154 (24.68%) MS Office
8 139 (22.28%) VMware
9 108 (17.31%) SQL Server
10 99 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 94 (15.06%) Windows Server
12 88 (14.10%) Linux
13 83 (13.30%) Finance
14 78 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 77 (12.34%) .NET
16 74 (11.86%) C#
17 73 (11.70%) Oracle
17 73 (11.70%) SharePoint
18 72 (11.54%) ITIL
19 68 (10.90%) PowerShell
20 65 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
21 62 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
22 61 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
23 60 (9.62%) SCCM
24 54 (8.65%) Office 365
25 53 (8.49%) Migration
25 53 (8.49%) Citrix
26 52 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
27 51 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
27 51 (8.17%) XML

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 73 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.01%) Skype for Business
3 24 (3.85%) IIS
4 22 (3.53%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
5 10 (1.60%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.44%) MS Project Server
6 9 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.28%) SAS
8 7 (1.12%) CMS
8 7 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.96%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.48%) Documentum
12 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 229 (36.70%) MS Excel
2 154 (24.68%) MS Office
3 37 (5.93%) MS Project
4 28 (4.49%) MS Visio
5 25 (4.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.80%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.16%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 13 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.12%) SAP hybris
4 5 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.16%) Primavera
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SM
7 1 (0.16%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 54 (8.65%) Office 365
2 48 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.53%) IaaS
4 12 (1.92%) PaaS
5 10 (1.60%) SaaS
6 6 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (0.96%) Boomi
7 3 (0.48%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) G Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.85%) DNS
2 43 (6.89%) LDAP
3 30 (4.81%) SAN
4 28 (4.49%) Firewall
5 26 (4.17%) DHCP
6 24 (3.85%) Kerberos
7 20 (3.21%) TCP/IP
8 19 (3.04%) NetScaler
9 18 (2.88%) X.500
10 17 (2.72%) VPN
11 13 (2.08%) LAN
12 12 (1.92%) NAS
13 11 (1.76%) SSL
14 10 (1.60%) IP Telephony
14 10 (1.60%) Wireless
15 8 (1.28%) Internet
15 8 (1.28%) Skype
15 8 (1.28%) VoIP
15 8 (1.28%) WAN
16 7 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 29 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (2.88%) MS Access
9 15 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 12 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
14 10 (1.60%) MySQL
15 8 (1.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 7 (1.12%) DB2
17 6 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (6.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.88%) TeamCity
4 15 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
5 14 (2.24%) MSI
6 11 (1.76%) Selenium
7 10 (1.60%) Subversion
8 8 (1.28%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.12%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.12%) JIRA
9 7 (1.12%) NUnit
9 7 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.12%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.12%) WiX
10 5 (0.80%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.64%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.64%) TortoiseSVN
12 3 (0.48%) JUnit
13 2 (0.32%) JMeter
General
1 83 (13.30%) Finance
2 39 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.53%) Retail
4 18 (2.88%) Military
5 13 (2.08%) Marketing
6 10 (1.60%) Advertising
7 7 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.96%) Billing
9 4 (0.64%) Local Government
10 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.48%) French Language
10 3 (0.48%) Legal
10 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (19.23%) Developer
2 108 (17.31%) Analyst
3 76 (12.18%) Architect
4 44 (7.05%) Project Manager
5 38 (6.09%) .NET Developer
6 31 (4.97%) Service Analyst
7 29 (4.65%) Consultant
7 29 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 26 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 23 (3.69%) Support Analyst
10 21 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
11 19 (3.04%) Build Engineer
12 18 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (2.88%) Microsoft Developer
12 18 (2.88%) SQL Developer
13 17 (2.72%) Oracle Developer
14 16 (2.56%) Active Directory Engineer
15 15 (2.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 15 (2.40%) Business Analyst
15 15 (2.40%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.34%) .NET
2 51 (8.17%) XML
3 49 (7.85%) HTML
4 45 (7.21%) CSS
5 43 (6.89%) jQuery
6 41 (6.57%) ASP.NET
7 39 (6.25%) WCF
8 28 (4.49%) Ajax
8 28 (4.49%) Web Services
9 22 (3.53%) REST
10 20 (3.21%) SAML
11 19 (3.04%) OpenID
12 17 (2.72%) OAuth
13 15 (2.40%) Middleware
14 14 (2.24%) .NET Framework
15 13 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (1.76%) J2EE
17 10 (1.60%) React
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (7.21%) Data Centre
3 33 (5.29%) PKI
4 29 (4.65%) Replication
5 28 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.88%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.56%) e-Learning
8 13 (2.08%) Economics
9 12 (1.92%) Clustering
10 8 (1.28%) EMC VMAX
10 8 (1.28%) EMC VNX
10 8 (1.28%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
11 6 (0.96%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.96%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.96%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.80%) Social Media
12 5 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 220 (35.26%) Windows
2 99 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (15.06%) Windows Server
4 88 (14.10%) Linux
5 65 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (6.57%) Windows 7
7 38 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (4.01%) Windows 10
10 24 (3.85%) AIX
11 15 (2.40%) Unix
12 13 (2.08%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
12 13 (2.08%) Solaris
13 11 (1.76%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.96%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.64%) VMS
17 3 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (11.54%) ITIL
2 61 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (8.49%) Migration
4 52 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (8.01%) Project Management
6 41 (6.57%) Change Management
7 39 (6.25%) MVC
8 29 (4.65%) Scrum
9 26 (4.17%) SDLC
9 26 (4.17%) Service Management
10 24 (3.85%) Configuration Management
11 23 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (3.37%) Analytics
12 21 (3.37%) Information Security
12 21 (3.37%) Software Engineering
13 18 (2.88%) PRINCE2
14 17 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (2.72%) Identity Access Management
14 17 (2.72%) Programme Management
14 17 (2.72%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (26.44%) SQL
2 74 (11.86%) C#
3 68 (10.90%) PowerShell
4 46 (7.37%) JavaScript
5 31 (4.97%) VB
6 28 (4.49%) T-SQL
7 26 (4.17%) VBA
8 24 (3.85%) Java
9 22 (3.53%) PL/SQL
9 22 (3.53%) VBScript
10 18 (2.88%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.72%) C
11 17 (2.72%) Perl
12 11 (1.76%) TypeScript
13 10 (1.60%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.28%) C++
15 5 (0.80%) PHP
16 3 (0.48%) VB6
17 1 (0.16%) Jython
17 1 (0.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 233 (37.34%) Security Cleared
2 162 (25.96%) SC Cleared
3 51 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 30 (4.81%) Degree
6 21 (3.37%) MCP
7 19 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (2.88%) ISTQB
9 16 (2.56%) CCNA
9 16 (2.56%) MCTS
10 12 (1.92%) MCITP
11 10 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (1.60%) MCSE
12 9 (1.44%) DBS Check
13 8 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 8 (1.28%) MCSA
13 8 (1.28%) PMP
13 8 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.12%) CISSP
14 7 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.49%) SLA
2 13 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.44%) QA
4 5 (0.80%) GAAP
5 4 (0.64%) COBIT
5 4 (0.64%) COSO
5 4 (0.64%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.64%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 195 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 78 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 24 (3.85%) vSphere
5 22 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (3.21%) XenDesktop
6 20 (3.21%) XenServer
7 18 (2.88%) XenApp
8 10 (1.60%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.44%) Firmware
10 7 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.96%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.48%) NFS
12 3 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.32%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (9.62%) SCCM
2 26 (4.17%) SCOM
3 22 (3.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 21 (3.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 17 (2.72%) OpenAM
5 17 (2.72%) OpenIDM
6 16 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (1.44%) SCOrch
7 9 (1.44%) WSUS
8 8 (1.28%) SCSM
9 6 (0.96%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.96%) SCDPM
9 6 (0.96%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.64%) EdgeSight
11 4 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.64%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.64%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 139 (22.28%) VMware
2 73 (11.70%) Oracle
3 53 (8.49%) Citrix
4 43 (6.89%) Cisco
5 36 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 32 (5.13%) HP
7 21 (3.37%) Remedy
8 19 (3.04%) SAP
9 17 (2.72%) ForgeRock
9 17 (2.72%) IBM
10 16 (2.56%) Dell
11 15 (2.40%) EMC
12 13 (2.08%) Intel Security
13 12 (1.92%) CheckPoint
14 10 (1.60%) BMC
15 9 (1.44%) Sophos
16 8 (1.28%) Symantec
17 7 (1.12%) Avaya
17 7 (1.12%) hybris
17 7 (1.12%) Lotus
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago