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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 8.28% 9.30% 8.77%
As % of the Vendors category 19.67% 20.34% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £349 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.45% +26.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £182 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.36 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -25.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £18.36 £23.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £18.36 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
61 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 42.07% 45.74% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 28
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.36 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -57.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.36 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.36 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015, 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 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (33.33%) MS Office
4 8 (26.67%) Project Management
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.67%) Remedy
8 4 (13.33%) Symantec
8 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.33%) SCCM
9 3 (10.00%) Network Security
9 3 (10.00%) QA
9 3 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (10.00%) Big Data
9 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.00%) NAS
9 3 (10.00%) Lync

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) Lync
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (33.33%) MS Office
3 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) Network Security
1 3 (10.00%) NAS
1 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) German Language
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Junior
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Access Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (10.00%) VBA Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) JSP
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Project Management
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Logistics
5 2 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Software Licensing
5 2 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VBA
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
1 7 (23.33%) Citrix
2 5 (16.67%) Remedy
3 4 (13.33%) Symantec
4 3 (10.00%) BMC
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) Wyse
6 1 (3.33%) Software AG
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
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