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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 349 357 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.08% 15.81% 17.50%
As % of the Vendors category 34.32% 30.91% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 215 197
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 £186 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 19
Median hourly rate £19.72 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.20% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
1017 1155 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 55.60% 51.15% 53.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 676 591
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 54 61
Median hourly rate £30.63 £27.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +26.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 40 £325 -6.46% 1
Portsmouth +7 37 £425 +21.42% 6
Basingstoke +2 34 £325 +4.00% 16
Southampton -2 31 £350 -3.44% 7
Andover +3 18 £335 -17.53% 4
Fareham -5 18 £329 +26.44% 7
Farnborough +4 17 £427 +23.76% 11
Havant -1 16 £265 -34.76%
Winchester -9 16 £385 -5.52% 5
Gosport +8 6 £396 -5.65%
Aldershot +5 3 - - 3
Eastleigh -1 1 - - 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 273 (42.33%) Security Cleared
2 250 (38.76%) MS Excel
3 225 (34.88%) Windows
4 200 (31.01%) SC Cleared
5 186 (28.84%) Active Directory
6 176 (27.29%) SQL
7 153 (23.72%) MS Office
8 141 (21.86%) VMware
9 113 (17.52%) Linux
10 103 (15.97%) ITIL
10 103 (15.97%) SQL Server
10 103 (15.97%) Windows Server
11 102 (15.81%) Oracle
12 90 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 84 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 83 (12.87%) Finance
15 80 (12.40%) .NET
16 77 (11.94%) SharePoint
17 75 (11.63%) C#
18 74 (11.47%) SCCM
19 70 (10.85%) PowerShell
20 66 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
21 63 (9.77%) Cisco
22 59 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
23 58 (8.99%) JavaScript
24 55 (8.53%) HTML
24 55 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
25 54 (8.37%) Migration
26 53 (8.22%) Office 365
27 49 (7.60%) VB

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 77 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.34%) Skype for Business
3 23 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.10%) IIS
5 13 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
7 10 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.24%) CMS
8 8 (1.24%) SAS
9 5 (0.78%) IBM Domino
9 5 (0.78%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.62%) Documentum
10 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.31%) Apache
11 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 250 (38.76%) MS Excel
2 153 (23.72%) MS Office
3 40 (6.20%) MS Project
4 36 (5.58%) MS Visio
5 25 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.78%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.62%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.47%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.16%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 19 (2.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.09%) SAP hybris
4 6 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.16%) Primavera
8 1 (0.16%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.16%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 53 (8.22%) Office 365
2 42 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.10%) IaaS
4 12 (1.86%) SaaS
5 9 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.40%) PaaS
6 6 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.16%) Boomi
8 1 (0.16%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.98%) Firewall
2 41 (6.36%) LDAP
3 39 (6.05%) DNS
4 28 (4.34%) SAN
5 26 (4.03%) DHCP
6 18 (2.79%) LAN
7 17 (2.64%) Kerberos
7 17 (2.64%) VPN
8 15 (2.33%) NetScaler
8 15 (2.33%) WAN
8 15 (2.33%) Wireless
9 14 (2.17%) TCP/IP
10 12 (1.86%) VoIP
11 11 (1.71%) IP Telephony
11 11 (1.71%) SSL
12 10 (1.55%) SNMP
13 9 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (1.40%) Skype
13 9 (1.40%) Unified Communications
14 7 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 29 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (3.10%) Oracle Database 12c
5 20 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 16 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (1.86%) MS Access
10 11 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.40%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 7 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
15 5 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (6.36%) Visual Studio
2 39 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (3.41%) Git (software)
4 21 (3.26%) Oracle APEX
5 20 (3.10%) TeamCity
6 18 (2.79%) Selenium
7 15 (2.33%) Subversion
8 14 (2.17%) LoadRunner
8 14 (2.17%) SpecFlow
9 13 (2.02%) HP UFT
10 12 (1.86%) MSI
11 9 (1.40%) NUnit
11 9 (1.40%) WiX
12 8 (1.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 8 (1.24%) Jenkins
13 7 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.93%) JIRA
14 6 (0.93%) TortoiseSVN
15 5 (0.78%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.78%) StarTeam
General
1 83 (12.87%) Finance
2 46 (7.13%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.88%) Military
4 20 (3.10%) Retail
5 14 (2.17%) Marketing
6 11 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.09%) Billing
8 4 (0.62%) Advertising
8 4 (0.62%) Local Government
9 3 (0.47%) Back Office
9 3 (0.47%) Electronics
9 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.47%) Legal
10 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.31%) French Language
10 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.16%) Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (17.83%) Developer
2 93 (14.42%) Analyst
3 89 (13.80%) Architect
4 42 (6.51%) Project Manager
5 39 (6.05%) .NET Developer
6 31 (4.81%) Support Engineer
7 26 (4.03%) Service Analyst
8 24 (3.72%) Consultant
9 23 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
10 21 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
10 21 (3.26%) Support Analyst
11 20 (3.10%) Build Engineer
12 19 (2.95%) Oracle Developer
13 17 (2.64%) Desktop Support
13 17 (2.64%) Integration Engineer
14 15 (2.33%) Administrator
14 15 (2.33%) Business Analyst
14 15 (2.33%) Desktop Engineer
14 15 (2.33%) SQL Developer
15 14 (2.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (12.40%) .NET
2 55 (8.53%) HTML
3 49 (7.60%) ASP.NET
4 48 (7.44%) jQuery
5 43 (6.67%) CSS
6 40 (6.20%) Web Services
7 37 (5.74%) XML
8 34 (5.27%) Ajax
9 30 (4.65%) SAML
10 26 (4.03%) OpenID
11 25 (3.88%) REST
11 25 (3.88%) WCF
12 21 (3.26%) OAuth
13 19 (2.95%) .NET Framework
13 19 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (2.64%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (2.64%) Middleware
14 17 (2.64%) React
15 16 (2.48%) Entity Framework
16 14 (2.17%) Breeze.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 28 (4.34%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.19%) PKI
5 21 (3.26%) Driving Licence
6 16 (2.48%) e-Learning
7 15 (2.33%) Replication
8 13 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.71%) Clustering
9 11 (1.71%) Economics
10 9 (1.40%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.24%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.24%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.09%) PMI
12 7 (1.09%) Smartcard
13 6 (0.93%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.93%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.93%) Statistics
13 6 (0.93%) User Experience
14 5 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 225 (34.88%) Windows
2 113 (17.52%) Linux
3 103 (15.97%) Windows Server
4 90 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (7.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (5.74%) Windows 7
8 36 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (4.65%) Windows 10
10 21 (3.26%) AIX
11 18 (2.79%) Solaris
11 18 (2.79%) Unix
12 16 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
13 15 (2.33%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.71%) Windows XP
15 8 (1.24%) VMS
16 6 (0.93%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.62%) Android
18 3 (0.47%) CentOS
18 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (15.97%) ITIL
2 59 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (8.37%) Migration
4 49 (7.60%) Configuration Management
4 49 (7.60%) Project Management
5 40 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (5.43%) Change Management
7 33 (5.12%) Service Management
8 30 (4.65%) Scrum
9 26 (4.03%) Information Security
10 25 (3.88%) MVC
10 25 (3.88%) SDLC
10 25 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (3.88%) System Testing
11 23 (3.57%) CRM
11 23 (3.57%) PRINCE2
11 23 (3.57%) Service Design
12 22 (3.41%) Identity Access Management
13 21 (3.26%) Mentoring
14 20 (3.10%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (27.29%) SQL
2 75 (11.63%) C#
3 70 (10.85%) PowerShell
4 58 (8.99%) JavaScript
5 49 (7.60%) VB
6 37 (5.74%) T-SQL
7 33 (5.12%) Java
8 27 (4.19%) VBScript
9 26 (4.03%) PL/SQL
10 20 (3.10%) C
10 20 (3.10%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.95%) TypeScript
12 18 (2.79%) Perl
13 14 (2.17%) VBA
14 10 (1.55%) PHP
15 6 (0.93%) Python
16 5 (0.78%) C++
17 4 (0.62%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.62%) VB6
18 3 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 273 (42.33%) Security Cleared
2 200 (31.01%) SC Cleared
3 46 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (6.36%) DV Cleared
5 34 (5.27%) Degree
6 33 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (4.19%) ISTQB
8 24 (3.72%) CCNA
9 19 (2.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 13 (2.02%) MCP
11 12 (1.86%) CCNP
11 12 (1.86%) MCITP
12 11 (1.71%) MCSE
13 10 (1.55%) DBS Check
13 10 (1.55%) PMI Certification
14 9 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (1.24%) MCSA
15 8 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.09%) ISEB
17 6 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.50%) SLA
2 16 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.24%) JSP 440
5 6 (0.93%) GAAP
5 6 (0.93%) QA
6 5 (0.78%) COBIT
6 5 (0.78%) COSO
6 5 (0.78%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 186 (28.84%) Active Directory
2 84 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (6.36%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (2.48%) vSphere
5 16 (2.48%) XenServer
6 13 (2.02%) VMware ESX
6 13 (2.02%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.09%) XenApp
8 6 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.78%) Firmware
9 5 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.78%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.47%) NFS
10 3 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.31%) Docker
11 2 (0.31%) iptables
11 2 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 74 (11.47%) SCCM
2 37 (5.74%) SCOM
3 20 (3.10%) OpenAM
3 20 (3.10%) OpenIDM
4 17 (2.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 15 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 12 (1.86%) WSUS
7 11 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (1.55%) SCSM
9 8 (1.24%) Puppet
9 8 (1.24%) SCDPM
9 8 (1.24%) Tivoli
10 7 (1.09%) AirWatch
10 7 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (1.09%) SCOrch
10 7 (1.09%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (0.78%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 141 (21.86%) VMware
2 102 (15.81%) Oracle
3 63 (9.77%) Cisco
4 41 (6.36%) Red Hat
5 40 (6.20%) HP
6 36 (5.58%) Citrix
7 29 (4.50%) Remedy
8 25 (3.88%) CheckPoint
9 22 (3.41%) SAP
10 20 (3.10%) ForgeRock
10 20 (3.10%) IBM
10 20 (3.10%) Intel Security
11 13 (2.02%) BMC
12 12 (1.86%) F5
13 11 (1.71%) Symantec
14 9 (1.40%) Dell
14 9 (1.40%) DevExpress
14 9 (1.40%) Serena
15 8 (1.24%) EMC
15 8 (1.24%) SolarWinds
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
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Hampshire
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Icore Tech
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £9.35 per hour
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Fareham
Spectrum IT
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
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Andover
Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
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Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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