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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 28 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 0.60% 4.38% 10.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 8.24% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Microsoft
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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
93 85 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 55.69% 53.13% 51.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 30
Median daily rate £360 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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 30 August 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 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 2 (16.67%) 3G
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) LTE
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) BT
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) 2G
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) 4G
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) 2G
1 2 (16.67%) 3G
1 2 (16.67%) 4G
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (8.33%) Node B
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Migration Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (8.33%) MBA
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) BT
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Huawei
3 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Siemens
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