The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Winchester region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 13.89% 3.64% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 24.39% 11.11% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate £338 £314 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £323 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Vendors Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
41 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 56.94% 32.73% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 8
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £455 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Microsoft
Hampshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (20.00%) Data Guard
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) OCP
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (6.67%) OLTP
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) IT Consultant
1 2 (13.33%) Consultant
1 2 (13.33%) DBA
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (13.33%) Tester
1 2 (13.33%) CAD Technician
1 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Build and Release Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Developer
2 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Build Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) CAD
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) OCP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
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