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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 10.91% 16.13% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 18.75% 27.03% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Average daily rate
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£323 £320 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +146.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.68 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
32 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 58.18% 59.68% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 21
Average daily rate £345 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £312 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.35 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.09% -62.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £11.20 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £26.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Microsoft
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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
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 23 July 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) CCSE
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
5 3 (18.75%) Security Management
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) OCP
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Data Guard

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (6.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) DBA
2 2 (12.50%) CAD Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IP Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) CAD
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Use Case
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) V-Model
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) OCP
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCSE
3 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (18.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Data Guard
3 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
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