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 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 10.10% 8.48% 11.89%
As % of the Vendors category 14.71% 18.27% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 9
Average daily rate £205 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £283 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £165.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -90.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
68 104 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 68.69% 46.43% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 61 37
Average daily rate £388 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £271 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £165.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -90.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
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 April 2016, 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 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) MS Office
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (15.00%) Dell
5 3 (15.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) SLA
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) 3G
6 2 (10.00%) Remedy
6 2 (10.00%) Blackberry

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) 2G
1 2 (10.00%) 3G
1 2 (10.00%) 4G
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) LTE
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Node B
2 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.00%) OLAP
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Migration Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) COM
1 1 (5.00%) MDX
1 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (5.00%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Citrix
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) BT
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Remedy
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.00%) Huawei
4 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Nokia
4 1 (5.00%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (5.00%) Siemens
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau
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