The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Havant region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 25 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 27.78% 20.25% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 40.32% 32.65% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Havant region.

Vendors Category
Havant
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
62 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 68.89% 62.03% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 6
Average daily rate £450 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £340 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £13.89 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.27% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £32.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.89 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Havant

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Havant region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Havant

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Havant

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Havant region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Havant

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Havant

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Havant region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Havant

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Havant

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Havant region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Havant

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Havant

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Havant 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 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
1 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (29.27%) PRINCE2
3 11 (26.83%) MS Project
3 11 (26.83%) MS Office
3 11 (26.83%) Project Management
4 10 (24.39%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (21.95%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
5 9 (21.95%) CRM
5 9 (21.95%) ITIL
6 8 (19.51%) Supplier Management
7 7 (17.07%) Windows
7 7 (17.07%) HP
8 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle
8 6 (14.63%) VMware
8 6 (14.63%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.20%) ERP
9 5 (12.20%) Change Management
9 5 (12.20%) Coaching
9 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
10 4 (9.76%) Smart Meter
10 4 (9.76%) SAP Afaria
10 4 (9.76%) Service Management
10 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
10 4 (9.76%) SCCM
10 4 (9.76%) Project Planning

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Havant by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Havant 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 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (26.83%) MS Project
2 11 (26.83%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (21.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
1 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.88%) DNS
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
1 2 (4.88%) LDAP
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Coordinator
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Deskside Support
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
1 2 (4.88%) CSS
1 2 (4.88%) XML
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (4.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Smart Meter
2 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) HACMP
3 2 (4.88%) CMDB
3 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) AIX
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) PRINCE2
2 11 (26.83%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) CRM
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL
4 8 (19.51%) Supplier Management
5 5 (12.20%) Coaching
5 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) ERP
5 5 (12.20%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) ITSM
6 4 (9.76%) Service Management
6 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.32%) Document Management
7 3 (7.32%) Validation
7 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.88%) Matrix Management
8 2 (4.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCITP
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) vSphere
2 2 (4.88%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
1 4 (9.76%) SAP Afaria
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
2 2 (4.88%) MOM
2 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) HP
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.88%) JBoss
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) Sun
3 2 (4.88%) Dell
3 2 (4.88%) EMC
3 2 (4.88%) NetApp
4 1 (2.44%) Lotus
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy