The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 4 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 32 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 22.54% 11.68% 23.53%
As % of the Vendors category 45.71% 22.54% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 9
Median daily rate £411 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £301 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £14.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.90 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +6.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
70 71 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 49.30% 51.82% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 33
Median daily rate £470 £365 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.76% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% +39.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Portsmouth region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Portsmouth region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 26 (40.63%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) SQL
3 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 16 (25.00%) VMware
5 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.31%) Linux
6 12 (18.75%) MS Office
6 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 12 (18.75%) Finance
7 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
8 10 (15.63%) Visual Studio
8 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
8 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (14.06%) Cisco
9 9 (14.06%) AIX
10 8 (12.50%) C#
10 8 (12.50%) Citrix
11 7 (10.94%) IBM
11 7 (10.94%) LAN
11 7 (10.94%) .NET
11 7 (10.94%) XML
11 7 (10.94%) MVC
11 7 (10.94%) Skype for Business
11 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (10.94%) Office 365
11 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (10.94%) Windows Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (10.94%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.69%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.75%) MS Office
3 5 (7.81%) MS Project
4 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) LAN
2 6 (9.38%) SAN
2 6 (9.38%) Skype
3 5 (7.81%) DNS
4 4 (6.25%) Firewall
4 4 (6.25%) PBX
4 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.13%) DHCP
5 2 (3.13%) VPN
5 2 (3.13%) WAN
5 2 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) DB2
3 5 (7.81%) MySQL
4 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.13%) MS Access
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) OLAP
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.81%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.81%) JIRA
4 3 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.56%) git-flow
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Developer
2 9 (14.06%) Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 4 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (6.25%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) .NET
1 7 (10.94%) XML
2 5 (7.81%) MFC
2 5 (7.81%) WCF
2 5 (7.81%) XML Messaging
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) Ajax
4 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.56%) COM
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) Kendo UI
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
1 6 (9.38%) SWIFT
2 5 (7.81%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.81%) Replication
3 4 (6.25%) Social Media
3 4 (6.25%) Streaming Video
4 3 (4.69%) NHS
4 3 (4.69%) PKI
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Statistics
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.56%) Informatics
6 1 (1.56%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.63%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Linux
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.06%) AIX
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
6 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.81%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.13%) Unix
8 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.56%) Android
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.94%) MVC
3 6 (9.38%) Data Modelling
3 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
3 6 (9.38%) Scrum
4 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.81%) Code Coverage
4 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.81%) Data Transformation
4 5 (7.81%) ITIL
4 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.81%) Project Planning
4 5 (7.81%) SDLC
4 5 (7.81%) Service Management
4 5 (7.81%) Validation
5 4 (6.25%) Workflow
6 3 (4.69%) Change Control
6 3 (4.69%) DevOps
6 3 (4.69%) Migration
6 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) C#
3 6 (9.38%) C++
4 5 (7.81%) Java
5 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.69%) VB
6 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) PMP
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) HND
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.13%) CCNA
5 2 (3.13%) MCITP
5 2 (3.13%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.56%) CCA
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.56%) MCTS
6 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) VMware
2 9 (14.06%) Cisco
3 8 (12.50%) Citrix
4 7 (10.94%) IBM
5 6 (9.38%) Telerik
6 4 (6.25%) Cognos
7 2 (3.13%) Dell
7 2 (3.13%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) Apple
8 1 (1.56%) Meraki
8 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.56%) Veeam
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