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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.82% 2.94% 9.24%
As % of the Vendors category 13.64% 6.25% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £231 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.97% -35.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £206 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £256 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
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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
66 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 50.00% 47.06% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 24
Average daily rate £413 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £575 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) MS Office
3 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (20.00%) Internet
6 4 (20.00%) LAN
6 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) MS Project
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) WAN
8 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) ITSM
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) Red Hat

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.00%) MS Project
4 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) Intranet
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) PC Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) PC Support
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) SOAP
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) Laravel
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Derivative
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Debian
7 1 (5.00%) UNIX
7 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Product Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) eTOM
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PHP5
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.00%) MCSA
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Zend
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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