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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 24 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.84% 5.48% 8.00%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 12.12% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £338 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
92 66 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 56.44% 45.21% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 26
Median daily rate £360 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +3.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 24 July 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 (40.00%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (26.67%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Dell
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) BT
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) 2G
5 2 (13.33%) LTE
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) WAN

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 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) 2G
1 2 (13.33%) 3G
1 2 (13.33%) 4G
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) LTE
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Node B
2 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Data Migration Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Migration Architect
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Planner
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (26.67%) VCE vBlock
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) BT
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (6.67%) Huawei
4 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (6.67%) Siemens