The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hampshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 350 287 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.15% 16.83% 13.67%
As % of the Vendors category 33.08% 30.70% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 153 89
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 47
Average hourly rate £17.56 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.08% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £12.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £37.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1058 935 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 51.84% 54.84% 56.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 488 407
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 114 111
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £12.90 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gosport +2 61 £450 - 9
Basingstoke +5 46 £425 +19.29% 4
Hook +1 29 £353 -0.70% 2
Southampton -15 21 £288 -16.66% 34
Havant +1 17 £450 +12.50% 4
Portsmouth +9 16 £275 -25.67% 18
Farnborough -1 11 £230 -48.60% 7
Aldershot +3 10 £425 - 1
Andover -5 7 £375 -31.81% 3
Winchester +2 5 £345 +8.66% 4
Fareham -1 4 £360 - 9
Eastleigh - 1 £165 -
New Milton - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
Alton - - - -
Ringwood - - - -
Wallington - - - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 316 (46.40%) Security Cleared
2 300 (44.05%) Windows
3 225 (33.04%) MS Excel
4 218 (32.01%) SC Cleared
5 171 (25.11%) HP
6 149 (21.88%) .NET
6 149 (21.88%) MS Office
7 136 (19.97%) Active Directory
8 135 (19.82%) Oracle
9 132 (19.38%) JavaScript
10 126 (18.50%) HTML
11 125 (18.36%) ASP.NET
12 121 (17.77%) ISTQB
13 111 (16.30%) DV Cleared
14 109 (16.01%) SQL Server
15 104 (15.27%) C#
15 104 (15.27%) VMware
16 103 (15.12%) Project Management
17 99 (14.54%) SQL
18 97 (14.24%) Windows Server 2003
19 94 (13.80%) JSP
19 94 (13.80%) Windows Server 2008
20 88 (12.92%) ITIL
20 88 (12.92%) UNIX
21 78 (11.45%) SharePoint
22 73 (10.72%) Linux
22 73 (10.72%) VB
23 71 (10.43%) Windows 7
24 70 (10.28%) MS Exchange
25 69 (10.13%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 78 (11.45%) SharePoint
2 70 (10.28%) MS Exchange
3 36 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (4.99%) IIS
5 20 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 19 (2.79%) Apache
6 19 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (2.06%) Lotus Domino
8 12 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (1.76%) MS Project Server
9 11 (1.62%) Lync
10 10 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.32%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.88%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
14 5 (0.73%) CMS
14 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.59%) GlassFish
Applications
1 225 (33.04%) MS Excel
2 149 (21.88%) MS Office
3 55 (8.08%) MS Project
4 36 (5.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.03%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.73%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.59%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.62%) SaaS
2 2 (0.29%) Office 365
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.34%) SAN
2 48 (7.05%) Firewall
3 43 (6.31%) TCP/IP
4 41 (6.02%) DNS
5 29 (4.26%) X.400
5 29 (4.26%) Internet
6 28 (4.11%) SMTP
7 23 (3.38%) X.500
8 18 (2.64%) DHCP
9 17 (2.50%) HTTP
10 13 (1.91%) WAN
10 13 (1.91%) Network Security
11 12 (1.76%) LAN
12 10 (1.47%) LDAP
13 8 (1.17%) FTP
13 8 (1.17%) Kerberos
13 8 (1.17%) VPN
13 8 (1.17%) SSL
14 6 (0.88%) VoIP
14 6 (0.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (4.99%) Oracle Reports
4 32 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 29 (4.26%) Oracle Database
6 25 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.64%) MySQL
8 18 (2.64%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.91%) Relational Database
13 9 (1.32%) SQLPlus
14 8 (1.17%) OLAP
15 7 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
16 5 (0.73%) Oracle OWB
16 5 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 51 (7.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 27 (3.96%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.62%) StarTeam
5 8 (1.17%) MSI
6 7 (1.03%) Selenium
7 6 (0.88%) Hudson
7 6 (0.88%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.59%) Toad
9 4 (0.59%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.59%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.44%) NUnit
10 3 (0.44%) Subversion
11 2 (0.29%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.29%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.29%) ClearCase
General
1 54 (7.93%) Finance
2 44 (6.46%) Military
3 42 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.17%) Manufacturing
5 6 (0.88%) Retail
6 4 (0.59%) Banking
6 4 (0.59%) Law
6 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.44%) Legal
7 3 (0.44%) Billing
8 2 (0.29%) Marketing
8 2 (0.29%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.15%) Games
9 1 (0.15%) Advertising
9 1 (0.15%) Back Office
9 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 95 (13.95%) Analyst
2 62 (9.10%) Developer
3 40 (5.87%) Consultant
4 39 (5.73%) Test Analyst
5 36 (5.29%) Support Engineer
6 33 (4.85%) Tester
7 28 (4.11%) Administrator
8 27 (3.96%) Test Leader
9 25 (3.67%) Project Manager
10 24 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (2.79%) Test Manager
12 18 (2.64%) DBA
12 18 (2.64%) .NET Developer
12 18 (2.64%) Desktop Engineer
12 18 (2.64%) Test Specialist
13 17 (2.50%) Architect
13 17 (2.50%) Business Analyst
14 16 (2.35%) 2nd Line Support
14 16 (2.35%) 3rd Line Support
14 16 (2.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (21.88%) .NET
2 126 (18.50%) HTML
3 125 (18.36%) ASP.NET
4 94 (13.80%) JSP
5 42 (6.17%) XML
6 41 (6.02%) CSS
7 30 (4.41%) jQuery
8 21 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (2.79%) Web Services
10 16 (2.35%) .NET Framework
11 14 (2.06%) Ajax
11 14 (2.06%) WCF
12 10 (1.47%) OLE
12 10 (1.47%) XSLT
13 9 (1.32%) SOAP
14 8 (1.17%) Flash
14 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
15 6 (0.88%) Application Packaging
15 6 (0.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 5 (0.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.96%) Replication
2 24 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.38%) Blackberry
4 19 (2.79%) Open Source
5 15 (2.20%) Clustering
6 12 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.32%) E-Learning
7 9 (1.32%) SCORM
7 9 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.17%) Smart Meter
9 6 (0.88%) Statistics
10 5 (0.73%) PKI
10 5 (0.73%) HACMP
10 5 (0.73%) Kindle
11 4 (0.59%) EMV
11 4 (0.59%) NHS
11 4 (0.59%) iPhone
12 3 (0.44%) Physics
12 3 (0.44%) Handset
13 2 (0.29%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 300 (44.05%) Windows
2 97 (14.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 94 (13.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (12.92%) UNIX
5 73 (10.72%) Linux
6 71 (10.43%) Windows 7
7 55 (8.08%) Windows XP
8 30 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (2.06%) Windows Vista
11 12 (1.76%) Windows 2000
12 10 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (1.17%) AIX
14 7 (1.03%) Solaris
14 7 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.88%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.44%) Debian
17 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.29%) SUSE
18 1 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (15.12%) Project Management
2 88 (12.92%) ITIL
3 69 (10.13%) CRM
4 53 (7.78%) Knowledge Management
5 49 (7.20%) PRINCE2
6 38 (5.58%) Test Automation
7 37 (5.43%) Migration
8 36 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (5.14%) Configuration Management
10 34 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (4.70%) Test Scripting
12 26 (3.82%) MVC
13 25 (3.67%) Document Management
14 24 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (3.38%) Service Management
16 21 (3.08%) Supplier Management
17 20 (2.94%) Time Management
18 19 (2.79%) Quality Management
18 19 (2.79%) Service Delivery
19 18 (2.64%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (19.38%) JavaScript
2 104 (15.27%) C#
3 99 (14.54%) SQL
4 73 (10.72%) VB
5 57 (8.37%) PowerShell
6 26 (3.82%) VBScript
7 25 (3.67%) Java
8 24 (3.52%) C
8 24 (3.52%) PHP
8 24 (3.52%) VBA
9 16 (2.35%) Python
9 16 (2.35%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.20%) Ruby
11 13 (1.91%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.91%) Perl
12 9 (1.32%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.32%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.03%) ActionScript
13 7 (1.03%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 316 (46.40%) Security Cleared
2 218 (32.01%) SC Cleared
3 121 (17.77%) ISTQB
4 111 (16.30%) DV Cleared
5 55 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (5.14%) Degree
7 30 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (3.82%) MCITP
9 20 (2.94%) CISSP
10 18 (2.64%) MOS
11 17 (2.50%) ISEB
11 17 (2.50%) MCSE
12 10 (1.47%) MCP
13 8 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.03%) OCP
14 7 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (1.03%) CCNP
15 6 (0.88%) CCNA
15 6 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (0.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.58%) QA
2 19 (2.79%) SLA
3 17 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 14 (2.06%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.73%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.44%) COBIT
7 2 (0.29%) BS7799
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) GAAP
8 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 136 (19.97%) Active Directory
2 66 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.08%) vSphere
5 19 (2.79%) XenApp
5 19 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (2.06%) VMware ESX
6 14 (2.06%) Forefront TMG
7 13 (1.91%) Snort
8 11 (1.62%) Terminal Services
8 11 (1.62%) XenServer
9 10 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.73%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.59%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (6.90%) SCCM
2 28 (4.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 22 (3.23%) SCOM
4 17 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 17 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (2.35%) WSUS
6 12 (1.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (1.62%) Backup Exec
8 10 (1.47%) SCVMM
8 10 (1.47%) SCDPM
9 9 (1.32%) Data Guard
10 8 (1.17%) SAP Afaria
10 8 (1.17%) MOM
11 5 (0.73%) AppDNA
12 4 (0.59%) HP SIM
13 3 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.29%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 171 (25.11%) HP
2 135 (19.82%) Oracle
3 104 (15.27%) VMware
4 63 (9.25%) Citrix
5 52 (7.64%) Cisco
6 28 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 24 (3.52%) Lotus
8 22 (3.23%) McAfee
9 20 (2.94%) IBM
10 16 (2.35%) CA
11 14 (2.06%) EMC
12 12 (1.76%) Borland
13 11 (1.62%) Dell
13 11 (1.62%) Lumension
14 10 (1.47%) Adobe
14 10 (1.47%) Sophos
14 10 (1.47%) Clearswift
15 9 (1.32%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.32%) NetApp
16 7 (1.03%) Symantec
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £280 to £340 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market value
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £514 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £13.5 - £16.75 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago