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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 12.28% 28.42% 23.97%
As % of the Vendors category 21.21% 38.57% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 19
Average daily rate £375 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £249 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £431 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
Microsoft
Hampshire

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
33 70 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Havant 57.89% 73.68% 58.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 49 46
Average daily rate £319 £350 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £12.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.16% -73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) MS Office
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (40.00%) SLA
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) RUP
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) MSF
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) Remedy
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) vSphere
8 2 (13.33%) SaaS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Havant by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) CICS
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.67%) MS Project
4 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (13.33%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Development Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Software Development Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) RUP Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) MSF
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
1 5 (33.33%) RUP
1 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) ITSM
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) System Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) COBOL
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Remedy
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos
4 2 (13.33%) Fujitsu
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds