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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 10 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.52% 5.59% 9.57%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 12.50% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 13
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £13.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £15.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.29% +4.16%

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
48 72 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 57.14% 44.72% 54.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 53
Median daily rate £450 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.03% +65.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) BMC
5 3 (17.65%) Remedy
5 3 (17.65%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 3 (17.65%) NAS
5 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
5 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
6 2 (11.76%) Dependency Management
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification

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 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) NAS
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) GSM
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Project Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) LINQ
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Dependency Management
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MBA
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Squid
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) BMC
2 3 (17.65%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) BT
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Huawei
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.88%) Nokia
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) VMware