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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 26.51% 23.38% 14.89%
As % of the Vendors category 37.29% 33.96% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 1
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£400 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
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
59 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 71.08% 68.83% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 9
Average daily rate £450 £413 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £334 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £476 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 (41.03%) MS Excel
2 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (28.21%) MS Office
3 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.64%) MS Project
4 10 (25.64%) Project Management
4 10 (25.64%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (23.08%) ITIL
5 9 (23.08%) CRM
5 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 7 (17.95%) HP
6 7 (17.95%) Windows
6 7 (17.95%) Supplier Management
7 6 (15.38%) Finance
7 6 (15.38%) VMware
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle
7 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (12.82%) ERP
8 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Coaching
9 4 (10.26%) SAP Afaria
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
9 4 (10.26%) SCCM
9 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.26%) Clustering
9 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
9 4 (10.26%) Service Management
9 4 (10.26%) Change Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Havant by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (5.13%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (41.03%) MS Excel
2 11 (28.21%) MS Office
3 10 (25.64%) MS Project
4 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LDAP
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
1 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) RTP
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Coordinator
2 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.26%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Deskside Support
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.56%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Junior
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Ajax
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
1 2 (5.13%) XML
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.13%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.13%) HACMP
3 2 (5.13%) CMDB
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) AIX
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
2 10 (25.64%) Project Management
3 9 (23.08%) ITIL
3 9 (23.08%) CRM
4 7 (17.95%) Supplier Management
5 5 (12.82%) ERP
5 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Coaching
6 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.26%) Service Management
6 4 (10.26%) Change Management
6 4 (10.26%) ITSM
7 3 (7.69%) Validation
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.69%) Document Management
8 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.13%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.13%) MCITP
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
2 2 (5.13%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SAP Afaria
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) SCOM
2 2 (5.13%) MOM
2 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) Dell
3 2 (5.13%) EMC
3 2 (5.13%) NetApp
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Sun
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) Lotus
4 1 (2.56%) Remedy