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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 336 383 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.37% 17.54% 18.02%
As % of the Vendors category 31.02% 35.17% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 231 203
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.65 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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
1083 1089 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 56.00% 49.89% 52.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 656 610
Median daily rate £390 £388 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 57 65
Median hourly rate £38.75 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.94% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.71 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Hook +2 42 £326 -4.46%
Basingstoke -2 41 £313 -6.71% 10
Portsmouth +6 40 £425 +30.76% 22
Southampton -9 28 £313 -13.79% 19
Winchester -6 21 £370 -10.84% 12
Fareham -1 19 £325 -10.95% 8
Andover -2 17 £350 -15.15% 4
Farnborough -4 14 £429 +26.64% 10
Havant -4 8 £275 -36.23% 2
Gosport -9 6 £459 +22.33% 1
Eastleigh - 1 - - 2
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 285 (42.92%) Security Cleared
2 248 (37.35%) MS Excel
3 220 (33.13%) Windows
4 209 (31.48%) SC Cleared
5 202 (30.42%) Active Directory
6 176 (26.51%) SQL
7 141 (21.23%) MS Office
8 135 (20.33%) VMware
9 120 (18.07%) SQL Server
10 109 (16.42%) Oracle
11 108 (16.27%) ITIL
12 107 (16.11%) Linux
13 94 (14.16%) Finance
14 93 (14.01%) Windows Server
15 88 (13.25%) SCCM
16 87 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
17 84 (12.65%) .NET
18 83 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
19 82 (12.35%) PowerShell
20 81 (12.20%) SharePoint
21 74 (11.14%) C#
22 72 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
23 70 (10.54%) Cisco
24 61 (9.19%) JavaScript
25 59 (8.89%) Project Management
26 58 (8.73%) VB
27 55 (8.28%) Configuration Management
28 54 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
29 53 (7.98%) DNS
30 52 (7.83%) ASP.NET

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 81 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.92%) IIS
3 25 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 24 (3.61%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (2.11%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.66%) CMS
6 11 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.66%) Office Communications Server
7 9 (1.36%) SAS
8 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.60%) Documentum
10 4 (0.60%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 248 (37.35%) MS Excel
2 141 (21.23%) MS Office
3 49 (7.38%) MS Project
4 37 (5.57%) MS Visio
5 22 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.75%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.60%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.45%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.15%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 19 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.15%) Primavera
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.15%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (6.33%) Office 365
3 12 (1.81%) IaaS
4 11 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.66%) PaaS
5 6 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.60%) Boomi
6 4 (0.60%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.45%) SaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.98%) DNS
2 44 (6.63%) LDAP
3 39 (5.87%) Firewall
4 29 (4.37%) DHCP
5 26 (3.92%) SAN
6 19 (2.86%) Kerberos
6 19 (2.86%) LAN
7 18 (2.71%) VPN
8 17 (2.56%) WAN
9 14 (2.11%) SSL
10 13 (1.96%) TCP/IP
10 13 (1.96%) Wireless
11 9 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (1.36%) IPv4
11 9 (1.36%) IPv6
11 9 (1.36%) Reverse Proxy
11 9 (1.36%) Skype
11 9 (1.36%) SNMP
11 9 (1.36%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.48%) Oracle Database
3 40 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (3.01%) Oracle Database 12c
7 19 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 19 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (1.81%) MS Access
9 12 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (1.05%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 7 (1.05%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 6 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 32 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.71%) Selenium
4 15 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.26%) LoadRunner
4 15 (2.26%) Subversion
5 14 (2.11%) SpecFlow
6 13 (1.96%) HP UFT
6 13 (1.96%) MSI
7 12 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (1.66%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.36%) NUnit
9 9 (1.36%) WiX
10 8 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 7 (1.05%) JIRA
11 7 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.05%) StarTeam
12 6 (0.90%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.90%) TortoiseSVN
13 5 (0.75%) Jasmine
General
1 94 (14.16%) Finance
2 42 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.56%) Military
4 16 (2.41%) Retail
5 10 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.05%) Publishing
7 6 (0.90%) Billing
7 6 (0.90%) Marketing
8 5 (0.75%) Legal
8 5 (0.75%) Local Government
9 4 (0.60%) Advertising
10 3 (0.45%) Back Office
10 3 (0.45%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.30%) Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 107 (16.11%) Developer
2 97 (14.61%) Analyst
3 82 (12.35%) Architect
4 44 (6.63%) Project Manager
5 34 (5.12%) .NET Developer
6 31 (4.67%) Support Engineer
7 25 (3.77%) Service Analyst
8 23 (3.46%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (3.16%) Consultant
10 20 (3.01%) Infrastructure Architect
11 19 (2.86%) Support Analyst
12 18 (2.71%) Administrator
12 18 (2.71%) Build Engineer
12 18 (2.71%) Designer
12 18 (2.71%) Integration Engineer
13 17 (2.56%) SQL Developer
13 17 (2.56%) Technical Architect
14 16 (2.41%) Service Architect
15 15 (2.26%) Desktop Support
15 15 (2.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (12.65%) .NET
2 52 (7.83%) ASP.NET
3 51 (7.68%) HTML
4 37 (5.57%) Web Services
5 36 (5.42%) XML
6 34 (5.12%) jQuery
7 33 (4.97%) CSS
7 33 (4.97%) SAML
8 30 (4.52%) REST
9 29 (4.37%) OpenID
10 25 (3.77%) Ajax
11 24 (3.61%) OAuth
12 20 (3.01%) .NET Framework
12 20 (3.01%) WCF
13 19 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (2.56%) Entity Framework
14 17 (2.56%) J2EE
15 16 (2.41%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (2.41%) React
16 14 (2.11%) Breeze.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.27%) Data Centre
3 30 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.77%) PKI
5 19 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 18 (2.71%) Replication
7 15 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.96%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.96%) Clustering
10 11 (1.66%) Economics
11 8 (1.20%) e-Learning
12 7 (1.05%) PMI
12 7 (1.05%) Smart Meter
12 7 (1.05%) Smartcard
13 6 (0.90%) Statistics
14 5 (0.75%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.75%) NHS
14 5 (0.75%) Social Media
14 5 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 220 (33.13%) Windows
2 107 (16.11%) Linux
3 93 (14.01%) Windows Server
4 87 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (5.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (5.27%) Windows 7
8 29 (4.37%) Windows 10
9 22 (3.31%) Unix
10 19 (2.86%) AIX
11 18 (2.71%) Solaris
12 12 (1.81%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.36%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.20%) VMS
15 7 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.75%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.60%) Android
18 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (16.27%) ITIL
2 59 (8.89%) Project Management
3 55 (8.28%) Configuration Management
4 51 (7.68%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (7.53%) Migration
6 39 (5.87%) Service Management
7 36 (5.42%) Change Management
8 34 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (5.12%) CRM
9 30 (4.52%) Information Security
9 30 (4.52%) Scrum
10 29 (4.37%) PRINCE2
10 29 (4.37%) SDLC
11 26 (3.92%) MVC
11 26 (3.92%) Service Design
11 26 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (3.77%) Change Control
12 25 (3.77%) Identity Access Management
13 24 (3.61%) System Testing
14 21 (3.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (26.51%) SQL
2 82 (12.35%) PowerShell
3 74 (11.14%) C#
4 61 (9.19%) JavaScript
5 58 (8.73%) VB
6 40 (6.02%) VBScript
7 35 (5.27%) Java
8 33 (4.97%) T-SQL
9 21 (3.16%) C
10 18 (2.71%) TypeScript
11 14 (2.11%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.11%) VBA
12 12 (1.81%) PHP
13 11 (1.66%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.51%) Perl
15 8 (1.20%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.75%) Python
17 4 (0.60%) C++
17 4 (0.60%) VB6
18 3 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 285 (42.92%) Security Cleared
2 209 (31.48%) SC Cleared
3 54 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (6.78%) DV Cleared
5 41 (6.17%) Degree
6 37 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (5.27%) ISTQB
8 24 (3.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 22 (3.31%) CCNA
10 17 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (2.56%) MCITP
11 16 (2.41%) ISEB
12 14 (2.11%) MCP
12 14 (2.11%) MCSE
13 13 (1.96%) CCNP
13 13 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (1.51%) PMI Certification
15 8 (1.20%) MCTS
16 7 (1.05%) MCSA
17 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.92%) SLA
2 11 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.36%) QA
4 7 (1.05%) JSP 440
5 6 (0.90%) GAAP
6 5 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.60%) COBIT
7 4 (0.60%) COSO
7 4 (0.60%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 202 (30.42%) Active Directory
2 83 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.12%) Hyper-V
4 24 (3.61%) vSphere
5 21 (3.16%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.20%) XenApp
7 8 (1.20%) XenServer
8 7 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.90%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.75%) Docker
11 4 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.60%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.60%) UAG
12 3 (0.45%) Firmware
13 2 (0.30%) iptables
13 2 (0.30%) Postfix
14 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 88 (13.25%) SCCM
2 49 (7.38%) SCOM
3 23 (3.46%) OpenAM
3 23 (3.46%) OpenIDM
4 16 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 16 (2.41%) Tivoli
4 16 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 15 (2.26%) SCSM
6 13 (1.96%) SCDPM
7 12 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (1.81%) SCVMM
7 12 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (1.05%) WSUS
10 6 (0.90%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.90%) Puppet
10 6 (0.90%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.75%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 135 (20.33%) VMware
2 109 (16.42%) Oracle
3 70 (10.54%) Cisco
4 50 (7.53%) HP
5 29 (4.37%) Citrix
5 29 (4.37%) IBM
6 28 (4.22%) Red Hat
7 27 (4.07%) Remedy
8 23 (3.46%) ForgeRock
8 23 (3.46%) Intel Security
9 18 (2.71%) SAP
10 16 (2.41%) CheckPoint
11 14 (2.11%) Serena
12 13 (1.96%) CA
13 12 (1.81%) BMC
13 12 (1.81%) F5
14 11 (1.66%) Symantec
15 10 (1.51%) SolarWinds
16 9 (1.36%) DevExpress
16 9 (1.36%) EMC
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £9.20 - £9.38 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant
aap3
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
83Zero
Rate: From £400 to £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £7.22 - £9.38 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £9.20 - £9.38 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £385 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Posted: 13 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Posted: 13 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth City Council
Rate: £33,105 - £36,937 p.a.) plus a market supplement payment of £4,670 p.a
Posted: 23 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago