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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 20 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 18.69% 16.13% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 32.79% 27.78% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 8
Median daily rate £425 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £336 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 £11.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.80% -
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
61 90 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 57.01% 58.06% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 13
Median daily rate £425 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +55.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 18 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) MS Office
3 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 11 (28.21%) Linux
4 11 (28.21%) VMware
4 11 (28.21%) Information Security
4 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (25.64%) vSphere
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.08%) SAML
6 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 9 (23.08%) LDAP
6 9 (23.08%) OpenID
6 9 (23.08%) REST
6 9 (23.08%) OAuth
6 9 (23.08%) ForgeRock
6 9 (23.08%) OpenIDM
6 9 (23.08%) OpenAM
6 9 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (20.51%) VCE vBlock
7 8 (20.51%) Converged Infrastructure
7 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
7 8 (20.51%) EMC VNX
7 8 (20.51%) EMC VMAX
7 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
7 8 (20.51%) NAS
7 8 (20.51%) Windows
7 8 (20.51%) SAN
7 8 (20.51%) EMC

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 (12.82%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (30.77%) MS Office
3 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Boomi
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) LDAP
2 8 (20.51%) NAS
2 8 (20.51%) SAN
3 3 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) MS Access
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) JMeter
2 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (12.82%) Access Developer
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Designer
4 4 (10.26%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Security Designer
5 3 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) IP Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) OAuth
1 9 (23.08%) OpenID
1 9 (23.08%) REST
1 9 (23.08%) SAML
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) CSS
2 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) jQuery
2 6 (15.38%) XML
3 5 (12.82%) J2EE
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (10.26%) LINQ
4 4 (10.26%) LINQ to SQL
4 4 (10.26%) WCF
5 3 (7.69%) Ajax
6 2 (5.13%) COM
6 2 (5.13%) DCOM
6 2 (5.13%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
1 8 (20.51%) EMC VMAX
1 8 (20.51%) EMC VNX
1 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
1 8 (20.51%) VCE vBlock
2 4 (10.26%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Information Security
2 9 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (20.51%) Converged Infrastructure
4 7 (17.95%) OWASP
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) Use Case
7 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) OOP
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.69%) Analytics
8 3 (7.69%) MVC
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Secure Coding
8 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) VBA
4 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) VB
5 2 (5.13%) VB6
6 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) CCNA
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.69%) CCDA
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.56%) HND
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCSD
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.64%) vSphere
4 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.69%) XenServer
5 2 (5.13%) XenApp
6 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) OpenAM
1 9 (23.08%) OpenIDM
2 8 (20.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) VMware
2 9 (23.08%) ForgeRock
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 8 (20.51%) EMC
4 4 (10.26%) Dell
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Arqiva
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) SAP