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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 12.50% 16.67% 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 22.58% 28.57% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Average daily rate
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£345 £320 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +146.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £175 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £320 £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.68 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.05%
Vendors Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
31 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 55.36% 58.33% 69.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 23
Average daily rate £345 £320 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £311 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.35 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.09% -66.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.64 £11.20 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £26.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) CCSE
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) CCNP
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) OCP
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Data Guard

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) AutoCAD
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) OLTP
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) CAD Technician
2 2 (11.76%) IT Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) DBA
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
2 3 (17.65%) Security Management
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) V-Model
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) CAD
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) CCSE
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) OCP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (17.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Intune
3 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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