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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 10.20% 2.94% 6.38%
As % of the Vendors category 21.74% 6.38% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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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 Newbury region.

Vendors Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
69 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 46.94% 46.08% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 23
Average daily rate £413 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £263 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £571 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 13 (50.00%) Project Management
2 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) MS Project
4 9 (34.62%) MS Office
4 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Service Management
7 5 (19.23%) VMware
7 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) Operations Management
8 4 (15.38%) Internet
8 4 (15.38%) EMC
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (15.38%) CRM
8 4 (15.38%) LAN
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco
9 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
9 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
9 3 (11.54%) WAN
9 3 (11.54%) C#
9 3 (11.54%) .NET
9 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (38.46%) MS Project
3 9 (34.62%) MS Office
4 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) Intranet
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Change Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (11.54%) CRM Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Designer
3 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Programmer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
3 1 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) PMI
2 1 (3.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Debian
6 2 (7.69%) UNIX
6 2 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Operations Management
5 4 (15.38%) CRM
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Dependency Management
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Product Marketing
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.85%) OO
8 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
8 1 (3.85%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) vCloud
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) EMC
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Zend
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
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