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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 25 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 15.34% 11.32% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 30.86% 20.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 8
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£425 £323 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% +0.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.98 - £19.68
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 - £14.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.16 - £24.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
81 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 49.69% 56.60% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 19 17
Average daily rate £363 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.98 £11.35 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -14.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.68 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.99 £50.00 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 19 (35.19%) Windows
3 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
4 15 (27.78%) ITIL
4 15 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
6 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (22.22%) Finance
7 12 (22.22%) Migration
7 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 10 (18.52%) CRM
8 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
9 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 9 (16.67%) VMware
10 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
10 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
10 8 (14.81%) Data Migration
10 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
10 8 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (12.96%) Degree
11 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (12.96%) vSphere
11 7 (12.96%) MS Office
11 7 (12.96%) Firewall
11 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
12 6 (11.11%) Linux
12 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 15 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
3 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.41%) SNMP
3 4 (7.41%) IPv4
3 4 (7.41%) IPv6
4 3 (5.56%) Wireless
5 2 (3.70%) Network Security
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) DHCP
6 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.85%) SDH
6 1 (1.85%) ATM
6 1 (1.85%) DNS
6 1 (1.85%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) SAN
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) OLAP
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.85%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Monitoring Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Security Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) CSS
1 2 (3.70%) MDX
1 2 (3.70%) HTML
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) jQuery
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Camel
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.85%) Ajax
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) AIX
7 1 (1.85%) UNIX
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (22.22%) Migration
4 10 (18.52%) CRM
5 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.81%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.26%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) Service Management
7 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.41%) Resource Management
7 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Dependency Management
7 4 (7.41%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Test Planning
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.41%) Perl
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) C
4 2 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.70%) HND
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CCENT
6 1 (1.85%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.85%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.96%) vSphere
3 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) VMware
2 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) ComArch
3 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.56%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Informatica
5 2 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) Sage
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.85%) Remedy
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