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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 337 363 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.00% 17.55% 16.07%
As % of the Vendors category 33.94% 34.90% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 177 154
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 28
Average hourly rate £14.60 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.74 £25.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
993 1040 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 47.15% 50.29% 55.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 547 514
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 57 121
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.81 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 June 2015.

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 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
Southampton +16 72 £363 +23.40% 22
Basingstoke +1 43 £350 -17.64% 16
Hook -3 32 £354 +8.42%
Havant 0 23 £323 -20.61% 5
Winchester -1 20 £350 +1.44% 16
Farnborough +7 18 £338 -21.05% 22
Portsmouth +1 15 £300 - 8
Gosport 0 13 £350 - 2
Andover +1 7 £369 -1.66% 1
Fareham +1 6 £258 -28.47% 8
Aldershot 0 6 £400 +48.14%
Eastleigh -2 1 £225 +36.36% 4
Waterlooville - 1 £130 - 3
Alton - 1 £170 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 279 (40.73%) Windows
2 275 (40.15%) Security Cleared
3 244 (35.62%) MS Excel
4 215 (31.39%) SC Cleared
5 167 (24.38%) Active Directory
6 148 (21.61%) MS Office
7 145 (21.17%) SQL
8 126 (18.39%) .NET
9 123 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 112 (16.35%) VMware
11 111 (16.20%) ITIL
12 110 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 106 (15.47%) HP
14 97 (14.16%) SQL Server
15 95 (13.87%) PowerShell
16 88 (12.85%) HTML
17 86 (12.55%) Oracle
18 85 (12.41%) Project Management
19 79 (11.53%) JavaScript
19 79 (11.53%) ASP.NET
20 76 (11.09%) MS Project
20 76 (11.09%) Migration
20 76 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
21 75 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
21 75 (10.95%) Linux
22 74 (10.80%) C#
22 74 (10.80%) SharePoint
22 74 (10.80%) Finance
23 71 (10.36%) UNIX
24 70 (10.22%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 74 (10.80%) SharePoint
2 67 (9.78%) MS Exchange
3 33 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (3.07%) IIS
6 14 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (1.46%) Lync
8 10 (1.46%) Apache
9 8 (1.17%) Node.js
10 7 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.02%) Confluence
10 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.88%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.73%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.73%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 244 (35.62%) MS Excel
2 148 (21.61%) MS Office
3 76 (11.09%) MS Project
4 28 (4.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (3.36%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.73%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 56 (8.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (3.50%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.44%) Summit
4 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.29%) Primavera
5 1 (0.15%) Agresso
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.77%) Office 365
2 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.74%) SAN
2 31 (4.53%) Firewall
3 26 (3.80%) DNS
4 22 (3.21%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.92%) SMTP
6 19 (2.77%) SSL
6 19 (2.77%) Internet
7 17 (2.48%) LAN
7 17 (2.48%) WAN
8 15 (2.19%) X.400
9 13 (1.90%) X.500
10 10 (1.46%) IPsec
10 10 (1.46%) VPN
10 10 (1.46%) DHCP
11 9 (1.31%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.17%) LDAP
12 8 (1.17%) HTTP
12 8 (1.17%) Unified Communications
13 7 (1.02%) NAS
13 7 (1.02%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (3.50%) Oracle Reports
5 24 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (2.77%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (2.19%) Data Mining
9 12 (1.75%) MySQL
10 9 (1.31%) QlikView
11 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.02%) MS Access
13 6 (0.88%) DB2
13 6 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (3.50%) Visual Studio
3 16 (2.34%) JMeter
4 15 (2.19%) NUnit
4 15 (2.19%) Selenium
5 13 (1.90%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.75%) HP UFT
7 11 (1.61%) SoapUI
8 10 (1.46%) JIRA
9 9 (1.31%) Subversion
9 9 (1.31%) WebDriver
9 9 (1.31%) ClearCase
10 8 (1.17%) Git (software)
11 7 (1.02%) JUnit
11 7 (1.02%) RSpec
11 7 (1.02%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.02%) Maven
12 6 (0.88%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.73%) MSI
13 5 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
General
1 74 (10.80%) Finance
2 25 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.07%) Retail
4 16 (2.34%) Military
5 10 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.73%) Advertising
7 5 (0.73%) Publishing
7 5 (0.73%) Marketing
8 4 (0.58%) Banking
8 4 (0.58%) Back Office
9 3 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 135 (19.71%) Analyst
2 85 (12.41%) Developer
3 50 (7.30%) Project Manager
4 42 (6.13%) Consultant
5 39 (5.69%) Architect
6 35 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (4.96%) Wintel Engineer
8 31 (4.53%) Support Engineer
8 31 (4.53%) Test Analyst
9 22 (3.21%) .NET Developer
10 21 (3.07%) Business Analyst
10 21 (3.07%) Data Analyst
11 20 (2.92%) Support Analyst
11 20 (2.92%) Coordinator
11 20 (2.92%) Test Specialist
12 18 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
12 18 (2.63%) Administrator
13 16 (2.34%) Test Leader
14 15 (2.19%) 2nd Line Support
15 13 (1.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (18.39%) .NET
2 88 (12.85%) HTML
3 79 (11.53%) ASP.NET
4 48 (7.01%) XML
5 36 (5.26%) JSP
6 26 (3.80%) Web Services
7 20 (2.92%) jQuery
8 17 (2.48%) .NET Framework
9 16 (2.34%) CSS
10 12 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (1.75%) HTML5
11 11 (1.61%) Ajax
12 10 (1.46%) WCF
13 9 (1.31%) RESTful
14 7 (1.02%) iOS SDK
15 6 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (0.88%) XHTML
16 5 (0.73%) XSLT
16 5 (0.73%) Classic ASP
16 5 (0.73%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 23 (3.36%) Clustering
5 17 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 17 (2.48%) User Experience
6 16 (2.34%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.04%) Replication
8 11 (1.61%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.31%) PKI
10 8 (1.17%) iPhone
11 7 (1.02%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.88%) Life Science
12 6 (0.88%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.88%) EPoS
12 6 (0.88%) NHS
12 6 (0.88%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.73%) PMI
13 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.73%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 279 (40.73%) Windows
2 110 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (10.95%) Linux
4 71 (10.36%) UNIX
5 70 (10.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 65 (9.49%) Windows 7
8 35 (5.11%) Windows XP
9 14 (2.04%) Solaris
10 11 (1.61%) AIX
11 10 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.31%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.02%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.88%) Android
15 6 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.73%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.44%) CentOS
17 3 (0.44%) SUSE
17 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (16.20%) ITIL
2 85 (12.41%) Project Management
3 76 (11.09%) Migration
4 75 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (9.20%) CRM
6 59 (8.61%) PRINCE2
7 48 (7.01%) Test Scripting
8 47 (6.86%) Knowledge Management
9 45 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (6.42%) Configuration Management
11 34 (4.96%) Change Management
12 28 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (3.94%) Software Testing
14 26 (3.80%) Test Automation
15 25 (3.65%) High Availability
15 25 (3.65%) Integration Testing
15 25 (3.65%) Data Migration
15 25 (3.65%) Scrum
15 25 (3.65%) Mentoring
16 24 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (21.17%) SQL
2 95 (13.87%) PowerShell
3 79 (11.53%) JavaScript
4 74 (10.80%) C#
5 44 (6.42%) VBScript
6 27 (3.94%) T-SQL
7 26 (3.80%) Java
8 24 (3.50%) VB
9 23 (3.36%) C
10 17 (2.48%) VBA
11 14 (2.04%) C++
12 11 (1.61%) Perl
12 11 (1.61%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.31%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.17%) PHP
15 7 (1.02%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.02%) Ruby
16 6 (0.88%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.58%) Apple Swift
18 3 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 275 (40.15%) Security Cleared
2 215 (31.39%) SC Cleared
3 123 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (8.91%) ISTQB
5 56 (8.18%) DV Cleared
6 51 (7.45%) MCITP
7 45 (6.57%) MCSE
8 42 (6.13%) Degree
8 42 (6.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 36 (5.26%) ISEB
10 35 (5.11%) MCSA
11 28 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (4.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 18 (2.63%) MCP
13 8 (1.17%) PMP
13 8 (1.17%) PMI Certification
13 8 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.02%) VCP4
15 6 (0.88%) MCTS
15 6 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.50%) SLA
2 16 (2.34%) QA
3 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.58%) COSO
3 4 (0.58%) COBIT
4 2 (0.29%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 167 (24.38%) Active Directory
2 76 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.69%) Hyper-V
4 30 (4.38%) VMware ESX
5 27 (3.94%) vSphere
6 9 (1.31%) XenApp
7 8 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.73%) Shibboleth
8 5 (0.73%) Postfix
9 3 (0.44%) Snort
9 3 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.44%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.15%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (6.86%) SCCM
2 24 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (3.21%) SCOM
4 13 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 13 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (1.17%) ARCserve
6 8 (1.17%) Puppet
7 7 (1.02%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.02%) vMotion
8 6 (0.88%) SAP Afaria
8 6 (0.88%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.73%) SCDPM
9 5 (0.73%) SCSM
10 4 (0.58%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.58%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.58%) WSUS
11 3 (0.44%) Hyperic
11 3 (0.44%) ArcSight ESM
11 3 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 112 (16.35%) VMware
2 106 (15.47%) HP
3 86 (12.55%) Oracle
4 60 (8.76%) Cisco
5 58 (8.47%) Citrix
6 26 (3.80%) McAfee
7 16 (2.34%) Intel
8 15 (2.19%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.61%) Juniper
9 11 (1.61%) 3PAR
10 10 (1.46%) CA
11 9 (1.31%) EMC
11 9 (1.31%) Lumension
11 9 (1.31%) Clearswift
12 7 (1.02%) F5
12 7 (1.02%) Symantec
12 7 (1.02%) Dell
12 7 (1.02%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.88%) Lotus
13 6 (0.88%) IBM
Waterlooville
Computer Futures
Rate: £18000 - £23000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Fuel Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Winchester
University of Winchester
Rate: £24,775 to £30,434 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Winchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £225 - £245 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 18 days ago
Fareham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Havant
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £749 - £750 per day
Posted: 22 days ago