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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 7.03% 10.00% 7.10%
As % of the Vendors category 15.00% 22.97% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £141 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £95.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +726.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
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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
120 74 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 46.88% 43.53% 55.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 37 21
Average daily rate £335 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +842.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (39.47%) Project Management
3 14 (36.84%) MS Office
4 11 (28.95%) MS Project
4 11 (28.95%) Telecoms
5 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2
6 9 (23.68%) ITIL
7 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
8 6 (15.79%) Operations Management
8 6 (15.79%) Windows
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle
8 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
10 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
10 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.53%) Citrix
11 3 (7.89%) SAN
11 3 (7.89%) BMC
11 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
11 3 (7.89%) C#
11 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
11 3 (7.89%) SQL
11 3 (7.89%) VBA
11 3 (7.89%) .NET
11 3 (7.89%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.89%) Lync
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
2 14 (36.84%) MS Office
3 11 (28.95%) MS Project
4 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (7.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) SAN
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
1 3 (7.89%) Network Security
1 3 (7.89%) NAS
1 3 (7.89%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.26%) 4G
2 2 (5.26%) LTE
2 2 (5.26%) 2G
2 2 (5.26%) Intranet
2 2 (5.26%) 3G
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (28.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
1 6 (15.79%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Change Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Junior Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) VBA Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Junior
4 3 (7.89%) Access Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (7.89%) CRM Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Project Management
2 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 9 (23.68%) ITIL
4 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 6 (15.79%) Operations Management
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 3 (7.89%) CRM
7 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 3 (7.89%) Project Governance
8 2 (5.26%) Software Licensing
8 2 (5.26%) People Management
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Change Management
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.63%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C#
1 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
1 3 (7.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCSA
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) vCloud
3 1 (2.63%) Firmware
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) BMC
3 3 (7.89%) Symantec
3 3 (7.89%) Remedy
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) EMC
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.63%) Software AG
5 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.63%) Wyse
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