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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 19 4
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 11.46% 3.28% 11.95%
As % of the Vendors category 21.15% 8.45% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 12
Median daily rate £193 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £13.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.80% -
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
52 71 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 54.17% 38.80% 51.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 40
Median daily rate £408 £356 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +65.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Yammer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) GSM
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Project Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) LINQ
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Design
3 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MBA
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Squid
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) BT
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Huawei
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
2 1 (7.69%) Nokia
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas