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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.91% 8.62% 12.00%
As % of the Vendors category 19.30% 21.74% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -36.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £118 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
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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
57 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 51.35% 39.66% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 26
Average daily rate £400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) MS Office
5 5 (23.81%) MS Project
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (14.29%) Dependency Management
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Billing
7 3 (14.29%) Marketing
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) SOAP
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 2 (9.52%) SLA
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco
8 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
8 2 (9.52%) EMC
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (9.52%) SAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (23.81%) MS Project
4 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.76%) Ranorex
1 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Billing
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) PC Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) PC Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.76%) Zend Framework
3 1 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) Laravel
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Handset
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Debian
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) SUSE
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Service Management
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Dependency Management
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) eTOM
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Product Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PHP5
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Symbian
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) Zend
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