The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Newbury region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 8.59% 9.57% 8.61%
As % of the Vendors category 19.30% 22.45% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £118 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.36 £24.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.06% -7.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 49 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 44.53% 42.61% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 26
Average daily rate £425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £199 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.36 £24.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.06% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Microsoft
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, 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 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) MS Project
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) SLA
6 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (11.11%) Marketing
6 3 (11.11%) Billing
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.41%) SCCM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Project
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) MVNO
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Ranorex
2 1 (3.70%) LoadUI
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Billing
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
1 2 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Handset
2 1 (3.70%) Derivative
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE
5 1 (3.70%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.11%) ETL
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Dependency Management
4 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.41%) Product Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) eTOM
4 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (7.41%) Remedy
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Symbian
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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