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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.04% 20.43% 12.73%
As % of the Vendors category 24.66% 33.33% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 9
Average daily rate £350 £290 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £260 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £21.55 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
Microsoft
Hampshire

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
73 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 52.90% 61.29% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 22
Average daily rate £365 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £38.05 £13.10 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.56% -58.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.10 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
4 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) Windows
6 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
6 7 (24.14%) MS Project
6 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
7 6 (20.69%) MS Office
7 6 (20.69%) C++
7 6 (20.69%) UML
7 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle
8 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
9 4 (13.79%) HP
9 4 (13.79%) Dell
9 4 (13.79%) MySQL
9 4 (13.79%) HTML
9 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.79%) WCF
9 4 (13.79%) WPF
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Project
3 6 (20.69%) MS Office
4 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Infor LN
2 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (6.90%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
2 4 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.90%) CRM Architect
4 2 (6.90%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) CRM Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Report Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) WCF
1 4 (13.79%) WPF
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) AIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) SUSE
4 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
1 6 (20.69%) UML
2 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
3 4 (13.79%) MVVM
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) ERP
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) ERD
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) VBScript
6 2 (6.90%) C
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) APMP
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) HNC
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCAD
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSD
4 1 (3.45%) MCTS
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) StorNext
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
1 2 (6.90%) Simpana
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Dell
2 4 (13.79%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) Baan
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) Infor
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) CommVault
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
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