The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 July 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 15.38% 11.32% 10.91%
As % of the Vendors category 24.18% 23.68% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 6
Median daily rate £373 £415 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.24% +28.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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 Winchester region.

Vendors Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
91 76 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 63.64% 47.80% 58.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 59 19
Median daily rate £381 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Winchester region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016, 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (33.85%) Linux
3 20 (30.77%) Oracle
3 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 19 (29.23%) SQL
5 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
5 18 (27.69%) MS Office
5 18 (27.69%) VMware
6 16 (24.62%) REST
7 15 (23.08%) vSphere
8 14 (21.54%) Windows
9 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (18.46%) OAuth
10 12 (18.46%) OpenID
10 12 (18.46%) ForgeRock
10 12 (18.46%) OpenIDM
10 12 (18.46%) OpenAM
10 12 (18.46%) LDAP
10 12 (18.46%) SAML
10 12 (18.46%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (16.92%) Information Security
12 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (13.85%) Workflow
13 9 (13.85%) VMware ESX
13 9 (13.85%) Scrum
13 9 (13.85%) MS Visio
13 9 (13.85%) J2EE
13 9 (13.85%) Java
14 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Software

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester 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 5 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (27.69%) MS Office
3 9 (13.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Primavera
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) Boomi
3 4 (6.15%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) LDAP
2 8 (12.31%) Firewall
2 8 (12.31%) IPv4
2 8 (12.31%) IPv6
3 7 (10.77%) Wireless
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (6.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (6.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (4.62%) ATM
5 3 (4.62%) DWDM
5 3 (4.62%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.62%) SDH
6 2 (3.08%) VLAN
6 2 (3.08%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.54%) NAS
7 1 (1.54%) SAN
7 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.62%) MS Access
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.54%) QlikView
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
1 2 (3.08%) JMeter
1 2 (3.08%) LabVIEW
1 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
1 2 (3.08%) Selenium
1 2 (3.08%) Subversion
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.54%) MSTest
2 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Designer
3 8 (12.31%) Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (7.69%) Security Designer
6 4 (6.15%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Server Support
7 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Citrix Support
7 3 (4.62%) DBA
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (4.62%) IP Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.62%) Report Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) REST
2 12 (18.46%) OAuth
2 12 (18.46%) OpenID
2 12 (18.46%) SAML
3 9 (13.85%) J2EE
4 5 (7.69%) Web Services
4 5 (7.69%) XML
5 4 (6.15%) SOAP
6 3 (4.62%) .NET
7 2 (3.08%) Classic ASP
7 2 (3.08%) COM
7 2 (3.08%) CSS
7 2 (3.08%) CSS3
7 2 (3.08%) DCOM
7 2 (3.08%) HTML
7 2 (3.08%) HTML5
7 2 (3.08%) jQuery
7 2 (3.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.23%) Smart Meter
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.08%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.54%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.54%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Windows
3 8 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.08%) Unix
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Identity Access Management
2 11 (16.92%) Information Security
3 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.85%) Scrum
4 9 (13.85%) Workflow
5 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.23%) Change Management
5 6 (9.23%) Project Management
6 5 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.69%) Service Design
7 4 (6.15%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.15%) Change Control
7 4 (6.15%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.15%) Use Case
7 4 (6.15%) User Stories
7 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) C
4 3 (4.62%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) PHP
4 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.62%) VBA
5 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.08%) VB
5 2 (3.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) HND
3 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ACCA
5 1 (1.54%) CCIE
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
5 1 (1.54%) CIMA
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) GAAP
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.08%) vSphere
3 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (13.85%) VMware ESX
5 8 (12.31%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (7.69%) XenApp
6 5 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.15%) XenServer
8 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) OpenAM
1 12 (18.46%) OpenIDM
2 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.62%) Data Guard
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (4.62%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) SCOM
5 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Oracle
2 18 (27.69%) VMware
3 12 (18.46%) ForgeRock
4 7 (10.77%) Citrix
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco
6 4 (6.15%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.15%) Dell
6 4 (6.15%) F5
6 4 (6.15%) Informatica
7 3 (4.62%) Sitecore
7 3 (4.62%) WSO2
8 2 (3.08%) Remedy
8 2 (3.08%) SAP
9 1 (1.54%) EMC
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
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