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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South East / Hampshire
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 271 277 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.13% 14.36% 16.64%
As % of the Vendors category 27.68% 27.02% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 170 191
Median daily rate £388 £335 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 13
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.95%

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
979 1025 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 54.66% 53.14% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 629 530
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 60
Median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.41 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Portsmouth +3 36 £438 +32.57% 6
Southampton +1 31 £375 +20.00% 23
Hook -5 25 £330 -1.73% 1
Basingstoke -3 23 £250 -18.36% 12
Winchester -7 20 £400 +14.28% 8
Fareham -7 12 £283 +41.25% 12
Farnborough 0 11 £400 +14.28% 8
Havant -2 9 £413 +10.00% 3
Andover - 9 £425 - 5
Ringwood - 2 - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 219 (38.69%) Security Cleared
2 211 (37.28%) Windows
3 167 (29.51%) SC Cleared
4 166 (29.33%) Active Directory
5 160 (28.27%) MS Excel
6 145 (25.62%) VMware
7 138 (24.38%) SQL
8 137 (24.20%) MS Office
9 114 (20.14%) SQL Server
10 98 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 96 (16.96%) Windows Server
12 88 (15.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 81 (14.31%) .NET
14 73 (12.90%) Linux
15 71 (12.54%) ITIL
16 69 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
17 68 (12.01%) PowerShell
18 67 (11.84%) C#
19 65 (11.48%) Finance
20 62 (10.95%) Oracle
21 58 (10.25%) XML
21 58 (10.25%) Cisco
22 57 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
23 54 (9.54%) Windows 7
24 53 (9.36%) SharePoint
25 52 (9.19%) Citrix
25 52 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
26 49 (8.66%) Red Hat
26 49 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
27 48 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server

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 53 (9.36%) SharePoint
2 43 (7.60%) Skype for Business
3 41 (7.24%) MS Exchange
4 31 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (3.89%) IIS
6 13 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.77%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.41%) MS Project Server
8 8 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.06%) IBM Domino
10 5 (0.88%) SAS
11 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.53%) Apache
12 3 (0.53%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 160 (28.27%) MS Excel
2 137 (24.20%) MS Office
3 32 (5.65%) MS Project
4 19 (3.36%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.24%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Primavera
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) HFM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.18%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (7.07%) Office 365
3 30 (5.30%) IaaS
4 21 (3.71%) PaaS
5 12 (2.12%) SaaS
6 7 (1.24%) Boomi
7 6 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.71%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.35%) Mailgun
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) G Suite
10 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.89%) Firewall
2 36 (6.36%) SAN
3 35 (6.18%) DNS
4 27 (4.77%) NetScaler
5 26 (4.59%) Skype
6 23 (4.06%) LDAP
7 20 (3.53%) TCP/IP
8 19 (3.36%) LAN
8 19 (3.36%) VoIP
9 16 (2.83%) Kerberos
9 16 (2.83%) NAS
9 16 (2.83%) X.500
10 14 (2.47%) WAN
11 12 (2.12%) DHCP
11 12 (2.12%) VPN
12 10 (1.77%) IP Telephony
12 10 (1.77%) Wireless
13 8 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (1.41%) SSL
14 6 (1.06%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (4.95%) Oracle Database
4 24 (4.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.00%) MS Access
8 17 (3.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (2.83%) MySQL
10 15 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 11 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (1.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 48 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (3.89%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.18%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (1.94%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.41%) JIRA
7 6 (1.06%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.06%) MSI
7 6 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.71%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.71%) ClearQuest
8 4 (0.71%) Moq
8 4 (0.71%) MSTest
8 4 (0.71%) Subversion
8 4 (0.71%) webpack
9 3 (0.53%) NuGet
9 3 (0.53%) Selenium
9 3 (0.53%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 65 (11.48%) Finance
2 32 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.24%) Military
4 14 (2.47%) Marketing
4 14 (2.47%) Retail
5 13 (2.30%) Advertising
6 12 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.06%) Electronics
7 6 (1.06%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.88%) Publishing
9 4 (0.71%) French Language
10 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.53%) Banking
10 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) Legal
11 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 2 (0.35%) German Language
11 2 (0.35%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 102 (18.02%) Developer
2 90 (15.90%) Analyst
3 59 (10.42%) Architect
4 46 (8.13%) Project Manager
5 42 (7.42%) .NET Developer
6 30 (5.30%) Consultant
7 28 (4.95%) Service Analyst
8 26 (4.59%) Support Engineer
9 25 (4.42%) Support Analyst
10 22 (3.89%) Service Desk Analyst
10 22 (3.89%) Wintel Engineer
11 21 (3.71%) Microsoft Developer
12 18 (3.18%) Active Directory Engineer
13 16 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (2.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 14 (2.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 14 (2.47%) DBA
15 14 (2.47%) SQL Developer
16 13 (2.30%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (14.31%) .NET
2 58 (10.25%) XML
3 45 (7.95%) ASP.NET
4 40 (7.07%) HTML
5 35 (6.18%) CSS
6 34 (6.01%) WCF
7 27 (4.77%) Ajax
7 27 (4.77%) jQuery
8 24 (4.24%) Web Services
9 15 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (2.30%) .NET Framework
10 13 (2.30%) Middleware
11 11 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 10 (1.77%) REST
13 9 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (1.59%) LINQ
13 9 (1.59%) LINQ to SQL
13 9 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
14 7 (1.24%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.18%) PKI
3 34 (6.01%) Data Centre
4 26 (4.59%) Replication
5 18 (3.18%) Clustering
6 17 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.83%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.94%) EMC VMAX
8 11 (1.94%) EMC VNX
8 11 (1.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 9 (1.59%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.41%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.41%) e-Learning
11 7 (1.24%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.06%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.88%) HACMP
13 5 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 211 (37.28%) Windows
2 98 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (16.96%) Windows Server
4 73 (12.90%) Linux
5 54 (9.54%) Windows 7
6 49 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (4.24%) Unix
10 20 (3.53%) Windows 10
11 18 (3.18%) AIX
12 11 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (1.59%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.41%) Solaris
15 7 (1.24%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.06%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
18 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (12.54%) ITIL
2 69 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (8.48%) Customer Requirements
4 47 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (8.13%) Migration
6 44 (7.77%) Project Management
7 43 (7.60%) MVC
8 35 (6.18%) Change Management
9 30 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (4.59%) TOGAF
11 25 (4.42%) Scrum
12 24 (4.24%) Service Management
13 23 (4.06%) PRINCE2
14 22 (3.89%) Configuration Management
15 20 (3.53%) Programme Management
15 20 (3.53%) Software Engineering
16 18 (3.18%) Analytics
16 18 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (2.83%) Mentoring
17 16 (2.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 138 (24.38%) SQL
2 68 (12.01%) PowerShell
3 67 (11.84%) C#
4 45 (7.95%) JavaScript
5 32 (5.65%) VBScript
6 24 (4.24%) VBA
7 20 (3.53%) VB
8 19 (3.36%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.83%) Perl
10 15 (2.65%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.12%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.94%) C
12 11 (1.94%) Java
12 11 (1.94%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.77%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.24%) C++
15 5 (0.88%) PHP
16 4 (0.71%) ES6
17 3 (0.53%) F#
18 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 219 (38.69%) Security Cleared
2 167 (29.51%) SC Cleared
3 52 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (5.30%) Degree
5 21 (3.71%) DV Cleared
5 21 (3.71%) MCITP
6 18 (3.18%) MCSA
7 16 (2.83%) MCP
8 14 (2.47%) MCTS
9 13 (2.30%) ISTQB
10 10 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.41%) ISEB
11 8 (1.41%) PMP
12 7 (1.24%) CCNA
12 7 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (1.24%) MCSE
13 5 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.71%) CISSP
14 4 (0.71%) HND
14 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.42%) SLA
2 11 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.59%) QA
4 3 (0.53%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.35%) COBIT
5 2 (0.35%) COSO
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.35%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.18%) GPG13
6 1 (0.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 166 (29.33%) Active Directory
2 88 (15.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.42%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.65%) vSphere
5 31 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (4.95%) XenDesktop
6 28 (4.95%) XenServer
7 21 (3.71%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.83%) XenApp
9 11 (1.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.06%) Firmware
12 6 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.88%) vCloud
14 4 (0.71%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.71%) ProxySG
14 4 (0.71%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.53%) NFS
16 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (7.24%) SCCM
2 18 (3.18%) SCOM
3 13 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (1.59%) Data Guard
5 9 (1.59%) WSUS
6 8 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.71%) EdgeSight
9 4 (0.71%) Puppet
9 4 (0.71%) SafeCom
10 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.53%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.35%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 145 (25.62%) VMware
2 62 (10.95%) Oracle
3 58 (10.25%) Cisco
4 52 (9.19%) Citrix
5 49 (8.66%) Red Hat
6 30 (5.30%) HP
7 20 (3.53%) SAP
8 16 (2.83%) NetApp
9 15 (2.65%) Dell
10 13 (2.30%) CheckPoint
10 13 (2.30%) EMC
11 11 (1.94%) IBM
11 11 (1.94%) Remedy
12 10 (1.77%) Intel Security
12 10 (1.77%) Telerik
13 8 (1.41%) Juniper
13 8 (1.41%) Lotus
14 7 (1.24%) hybris
15 5 (0.88%) Sophos
16 4 (0.71%) ESRI
Hampshire
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Rate: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire, UK
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
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People Source Consulting
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