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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 21 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 14.09% 8.22% 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 31.34% 15.38% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +22.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £318 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £458 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.75 £22.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +64.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.85%
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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
67 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 44.97% 53.42% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 16
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £469 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £8.80 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+354.54% -34.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (40.54%) SQL
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (27.03%) Migration
3 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
5 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
6 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
6 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
6 7 (18.92%) CRM
6 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
7 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
7 6 (16.22%) ITIL
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
7 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
8 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (13.51%) ETL
9 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
9 4 (10.81%) Citrix
9 4 (10.81%) SCCM
9 4 (10.81%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (10.81%) Finance
10 3 (8.11%) VMware
10 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (27.03%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
3 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) OLAP
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.11%) ETL Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Management Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Server Support
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) MDX
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) iOS SDK
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Migration
1 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (18.92%) CRM
3 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) ETL
5 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.81%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.11%) Black-Box Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Test Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) Service Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.41%) Data Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.11%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Citrix
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Informatica
3 2 (5.41%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) Altiris
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle