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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 328 330 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.93% 15.91% 17.50%
As % of the Vendors category 29.74% 35.18% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 211 163
Median daily rate £350 £349 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 21
Median hourly rate £17.45 £13.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.90% -42.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.25 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.40 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.41 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.89%
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
1103 938 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 53.57% 45.23% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 565 506
Median daily rate £390 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 53
Median hourly rate £33.00 £15.58 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.81% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.17 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £52.50
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -3 63 £363 +3.57% 18
Southampton +1 38 £350 -6.66% 14
Winchester +5 37 £350 -12.50% 6
Hook 0 33 £320 -8.10% 2
Gosport +2 27 £355 -3.59% 1
Portsmouth -3 23 £419 +39.58% 9
Farnborough -2 8 £450 +38.46% 8
Andover -9 6 £350 +7.69% 5
Fareham -2 5 £230 +53.33% 7
Havant -10 3 £494 +53.10% 7
Eastleigh -5 2 £110 -51.11%
Liphook - 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 £73 - 2
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 253 (41.82%) Security Cleared
2 215 (35.54%) Windows
3 197 (32.56%) Active Directory
4 195 (32.23%) SC Cleared
5 192 (31.74%) MS Excel
6 132 (21.82%) SQL
7 131 (21.65%) VMware
8 116 (19.17%) MS Office
9 110 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 106 (17.52%) Oracle
11 98 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 89 (14.71%) ITIL
12 89 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 86 (14.21%) SCCM
13 86 (14.21%) Cisco
14 85 (14.05%) Linux
14 85 (14.05%) PowerShell
14 85 (14.05%) Windows Server
15 81 (13.39%) .NET
16 76 (12.56%) SharePoint
17 74 (12.23%) Windows Server 2012
18 68 (11.24%) Finance
19 63 (10.41%) Project Management
20 61 (10.08%) C#
21 53 (8.76%) HP
21 53 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
22 50 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
22 50 (8.26%) MS Project
23 49 (8.10%) Hyper-V
24 48 (7.93%) JavaScript

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 76 (12.56%) SharePoint
2 35 (5.79%) MS Exchange
3 22 (3.64%) IIS
4 19 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (2.64%) WebLogic
6 14 (2.31%) Skype for Business
7 12 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.16%) SAS
8 7 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.83%) CMS
11 3 (0.50%) Apache
12 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.33%) Node.js
12 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 192 (31.74%) MS Excel
2 116 (19.17%) MS Office
3 50 (8.26%) MS Project
4 21 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (3.47%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.66%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.66%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.50%) Primavera
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.17%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.64%) Office 365
3 13 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.49%) IaaS
4 9 (1.49%) PaaS
5 6 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.66%) Boomi
6 4 (0.66%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.33%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.33%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.60%) DNS
2 41 (6.78%) Firewall
3 24 (3.97%) LDAP
4 23 (3.80%) SSL
4 23 (3.80%) WAN
5 21 (3.47%) LAN
6 20 (3.31%) SAN
7 19 (3.14%) Internet
8 15 (2.48%) VPN
9 14 (2.31%) DHCP
9 14 (2.31%) Kerberos
9 14 (2.31%) NetScaler
9 14 (2.31%) Reverse Proxy
10 13 (2.15%) FTP
10 13 (2.15%) VoIP
10 13 (2.15%) Wireless
11 11 (1.82%) X.500
12 10 (1.65%) IPv4
12 10 (1.65%) IPv6
12 10 (1.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (5.79%) Oracle Database
4 26 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (3.31%) Oracle Database 12c
6 18 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (1.98%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.98%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.49%) MySQL
12 9 (1.49%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (5.79%) Visual Studio
2 17 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.65%) Subversion
5 9 (1.49%) JIRA
6 8 (1.32%) HP UFT
6 8 (1.32%) LoadRunner
6 8 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (1.32%) StarTeam
7 6 (0.99%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (0.83%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.83%) Selenium
9 4 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.66%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.33%) MSI
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 68 (11.24%) Finance
2 39 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.48%) Military
4 13 (2.15%) Publishing
5 11 (1.82%) Retail
6 7 (1.16%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.83%) Advertising
7 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.66%) Legal
9 3 (0.50%) Marketing
10 2 (0.33%) Back Office
10 2 (0.33%) Banking
10 2 (0.33%) Electronics
10 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (14.88%) Analyst
2 85 (14.05%) Developer
3 53 (8.76%) Architect
4 44 (7.27%) Support Engineer
5 37 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 30 (4.96%) Integration Engineer
7 29 (4.79%) Service Analyst
8 28 (4.63%) Consultant
9 27 (4.46%) Support Analyst
10 26 (4.30%) Service Desk Analyst
11 22 (3.64%) Administrator
11 22 (3.64%) IT Support
12 21 (3.47%) DBA
13 20 (3.31%) IT Analyst
14 18 (2.98%) 1st Line Support
14 18 (2.98%) Designer
14 18 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (2.98%) Network Engineer
15 17 (2.81%) IT Support Analyst
16 16 (2.64%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (13.39%) .NET
2 40 (6.61%) ASP.NET
3 38 (6.28%) HTML
4 31 (5.12%) Web Services
5 18 (2.98%) CSS
5 18 (2.98%) jQuery
5 18 (2.98%) XML
6 12 (1.98%) Ajax
6 12 (1.98%) REST
7 11 (1.82%) SAML
8 10 (1.65%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.65%) Middleware
8 10 (1.65%) OpenID
9 8 (1.32%) Entity Framework
9 8 (1.32%) OAuth
10 7 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (0.99%) JSP
11 6 (0.99%) SOAP
11 6 (0.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.79%) PKI
2 27 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.81%) Clustering
7 16 (2.64%) Smart Meter
8 14 (2.31%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.31%) Replication
9 12 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.16%) PMI
11 6 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.99%) Smartcard
12 5 (0.83%) Economics
13 4 (0.66%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.66%) Cryptography
13 4 (0.66%) EMC VMAX
13 4 (0.66%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.66%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 215 (35.54%) Windows
2 89 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (14.05%) Linux
3 85 (14.05%) Windows Server
4 74 (12.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (7.77%) Windows 7
7 34 (5.62%) Unix
8 31 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (3.64%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.98%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.65%) AIX
11 10 (1.65%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.65%) Solaris
12 6 (0.99%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.66%) VMS
14 3 (0.50%) CentOS
14 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (14.71%) ITIL
2 63 (10.41%) Project Management
3 48 (7.93%) Configuration Management
4 45 (7.44%) Service Management
5 42 (6.94%) Migration
6 41 (6.78%) CRM
6 41 (6.78%) PRINCE2
7 38 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (5.95%) Change Control
9 29 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (4.63%) Change Management
11 25 (4.13%) Data Analysis
12 23 (3.80%) Open Source
13 22 (3.64%) Workflow
14 20 (3.31%) Release Management
14 20 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (3.14%) Risk Management
15 19 (3.14%) Scrum
16 18 (2.98%) Test Scripting
16 18 (2.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 132 (21.82%) SQL
2 85 (14.05%) PowerShell
3 61 (10.08%) C#
4 48 (7.93%) JavaScript
5 42 (6.94%) VB
6 37 (6.12%) VBScript
7 24 (3.97%) C
8 20 (3.31%) Java
8 20 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.65%) Perl
9 10 (1.65%) PHP
9 10 (1.65%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.49%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.16%) Tcl
12 6 (0.99%) TypeScript
12 6 (0.99%) VBA
13 5 (0.83%) Python
14 3 (0.50%) Ruby
14 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 253 (41.82%) Security Cleared
2 195 (32.23%) SC Cleared
3 50 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (7.27%) Degree
5 40 (6.61%) DV Cleared
6 27 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (4.30%) ISTQB
8 20 (3.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 17 (2.81%) MCITP
10 16 (2.64%) ISEB
10 16 (2.64%) MCTS
11 15 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (2.48%) MCP
12 13 (2.15%) MCSE
13 10 (1.65%) CCNP
13 10 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.32%) CCNA
14 8 (1.32%) HND
14 8 (1.32%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.12%) SLA
2 7 (1.16%) JSP 440
2 7 (1.16%) QA
3 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.66%) COBIT
4 4 (0.66%) COSO
4 4 (0.66%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.33%) RMADS
6 1 (0.17%) GAAP
6 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 197 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 98 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (8.10%) Hyper-V
4 31 (5.12%) VMware ESX
4 31 (5.12%) vSphere
5 14 (2.31%) UAG
5 14 (2.31%) XenApp
6 13 (2.15%) XenDesktop
6 13 (2.15%) XenServer
7 6 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.83%) Docker
9 4 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.33%) iptables
11 2 (0.33%) Postfix
11 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 86 (14.21%) SCCM
2 44 (7.27%) SCOM
3 18 (2.98%) Tivoli
4 14 (2.31%) SCVMM
5 11 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 11 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (1.65%) WSUS
7 9 (1.49%) SCSM
7 9 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (1.32%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (1.32%) SCDPM
9 7 (1.16%) Data Guard
9 7 (1.16%) Netcool
9 7 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (0.99%) OpenAM
10 6 (0.99%) OpenIDM
10 6 (0.99%) Puppet
10 6 (0.99%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 131 (21.65%) VMware
2 106 (17.52%) Oracle
3 86 (14.21%) Cisco
4 53 (8.76%) HP
5 30 (4.96%) Citrix
6 27 (4.46%) Red Hat
7 24 (3.97%) Intel Security
8 22 (3.64%) IBM
9 18 (2.98%) Remedy
10 14 (2.31%) F5
11 13 (2.15%) CA
11 13 (2.15%) Juniper
12 12 (1.98%) CheckPoint
13 11 (1.82%) SAP
14 10 (1.65%) Serena
15 9 (1.49%) Symantec
16 8 (1.32%) Avaya
16 8 (1.32%) Blue Coat
16 8 (1.32%) Borland
16 8 (1.32%) SolarWinds
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