The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.17% 9.71% 9.23%
As % of the Vendors category 13.16% 25.37% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 7
Median daily rate £205 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.25% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £268 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £476 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £91.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -82.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.03 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.20% +3.44%
Microsoft
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Vendors Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
76 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 69.72% 38.29% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 35
Median daily rate £400 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newbury region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (15.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Dell
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) SLA
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
6 2 (10.00%) 3G
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) BT
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) 2G
1 2 (10.00%) 3G
1 2 (10.00%) 4G
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) LTE
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Node B
2 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.00%) OLAP
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Migration Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) COM
1 1 (5.00%) MDX
1 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Game Development
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) HNC
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) BT
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.00%) Huawei
4 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Nokia
4 1 (5.00%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Siemens
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau
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