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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 32 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 21.62% 13.89% 3.64%
As % of the Vendors category 40.51% 24.39% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 2
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£450 £338 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £438 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.03% -3.33%
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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
79 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 53.38% 56.94% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 16
Average daily rate £383 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 April 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 27 April 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) Windows
4 10 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (23.68%) Migration
5 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
5 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
5 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
6 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
7 7 (18.42%) SCCM
7 7 (18.42%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (18.42%) CRM
7 7 (18.42%) Citrix
7 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
8 6 (15.79%) UNIX
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
9 5 (13.16%) Apple
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (13.16%) Altiris
9 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (10.53%) Finance
10 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.53%) ETL
10 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
11 3 (7.89%) .NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
3 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Server Support
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.89%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) Ajax
3 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.63%) MDX
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) iOS SDK
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.68%) Migration
3 7 (18.42%) CRM
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) ETL
7 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (5.26%) Data Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.26%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Test Planning
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management
9 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.63%) Workflow
9 1 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.89%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
2 2 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Citrix
2 5 (13.16%) Apple
2 5 (13.16%) Altiris
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe