The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 4 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 32 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.80% 16.35% 12.86%
As % of the Vendors category 29.63% 27.56% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 39
Median daily rate £369 £313 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -20.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.79
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.45%

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

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 156 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.20% 59.32% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 109 94
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £15.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 23 (32.86%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (20.00%) SQL
3 14 (20.00%) MS Office
4 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
5 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
6 10 (14.29%) .NET
6 10 (14.29%) C#
6 10 (14.29%) ITIL
6 10 (14.29%) Finance
6 10 (14.29%) VMware
6 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
8 8 (11.43%) Service Management
9 7 (10.00%) Cisco
9 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (10.00%) TOGAF
10 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
10 6 (8.57%) SLA
10 6 (8.57%) Office 365
11 5 (7.14%) IaaS
11 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (7.14%) MVC
11 5 (7.14%) Oracle
11 5 (7.14%) Citrix
11 5 (7.14%) PaaS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.43%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.43%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) MS Office
2 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.29%) MS Project
4 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.43%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.57%) Office 365
3 5 (7.14%) IaaS
3 5 (7.14%) PaaS
4 3 (4.29%) SaaS
5 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.43%) G Suite
6 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) LDAP
1 4 (5.71%) VPN
2 3 (4.29%) DNS
2 3 (4.29%) NetScaler
2 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.29%) VoIP
3 2 (2.86%) DHCP
3 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 2 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) LAN
4 1 (1.43%) NAS
4 1 (1.43%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) Skype
4 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.43%) GIS
5 1 (1.43%) MS Access
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (2.86%) Back Office
3 2 (2.86%) French Language
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Architect
2 12 (17.14%) Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Applications Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Azure Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.29%) DBA
7 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.71%) XML
4 3 (4.29%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.86%) COM
5 2 (2.86%) REST
5 2 (2.86%) SOAP
5 2 (2.86%) XSLT
6 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.43%) CSS
6 1 (1.43%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.43%) HTML
6 1 (1.43%) NancyFx
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.29%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.29%) PKI
2 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.86%) Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.86%) NHS
3 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) Linux
5 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.86%) Unix
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (14.29%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Service Management
3 7 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (7.14%) MVC
4 5 (7.14%) Web Development
5 3 (4.29%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (4.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.29%) ERP
5 3 (4.29%) Migration
5 3 (4.29%) Project Management
5 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.86%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.86%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.86%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.86%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.86%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) C#
3 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.29%) VB
4 3 (4.29%) VBA
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) C++
5 2 (2.86%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.86%) Perl
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) MCSE
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) MCP
4 2 (2.86%) CCNA
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.43%) CCDP
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) MCITP
5 1 (1.43%) MCSA
5 1 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.43%) RHCE
5 1 (1.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.29%) vSphere
3 3 (4.29%) XenApp
4 2 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
1 4 (5.71%) SCOM
2 2 (2.86%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) VMware
2 7 (10.00%) Cisco
3 5 (7.14%) Citrix
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) HP
5 3 (4.29%) ESRI
5 3 (4.29%) Remedy
6 2 (2.86%) Dell
6 2 (2.86%) Google
6 2 (2.86%) Lotus
6 2 (2.86%) Nortel
6 2 (2.86%) SAP
6 2 (2.86%) Varonis
6 2 (2.86%) Wyse
7 1 (1.43%) Apple
7 1 (1.43%) AppSense
7 1 (1.43%) IBM
7 1 (1.43%) IFS
7 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
Southampton, Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 4 days ago