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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hampshire / Winchester
Rank 9 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 21 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 20.39% 21.23% 13.64%
As % of the Vendors category 30.88% 37.80% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 6
Median daily rate £438 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 £11.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%

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
68 82 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 66.02% 56.16% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 11
Median daily rate £438 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.25 £10.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -74.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
3 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
4 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
5 13 (35.14%) Windows
5 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (32.43%) vSphere
6 12 (32.43%) SQL
7 10 (27.03%) MS Office
7 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (24.32%) NAS
8 9 (24.32%) Converged Infrastructure
8 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
8 9 (24.32%) EMC VNX
8 9 (24.32%) EMC VMAX
8 9 (24.32%) VCE vBlock
8 9 (24.32%) EMC
8 9 (24.32%) SAN
9 8 (21.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (21.62%) Linux
9 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
10 7 (18.92%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
11 6 (16.22%) Citrix
11 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
11 6 (16.22%) CSS
11 6 (16.22%) XML
11 6 (16.22%) JavaScript

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 (13.51%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (27.03%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Boomi
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) NAS
1 9 (24.32%) SAN
2 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
2 3 (8.11%) Wireless
3 2 (5.41%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) MS Access
2 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Developer
1 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
2 4 (10.81%) Access Developer
2 4 (10.81%) DBA
2 4 (10.81%) IP Network Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (8.11%) SQL DBA
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Designer
4 2 (5.41%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) IP Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (5.41%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) CSS
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
1 6 (16.22%) jQuery
1 6 (16.22%) XML
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (10.81%) LINQ
2 4 (10.81%) LINQ to SQL
2 4 (10.81%) WCF
3 3 (8.11%) Ajax
4 2 (5.41%) Classic ASP
4 2 (5.41%) COM
4 2 (5.41%) CSS3
4 2 (5.41%) DCOM
4 2 (5.41%) HTML5
4 2 (5.41%) OpenID
4 2 (5.41%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) SAML
4 2 (5.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
1 9 (24.32%) EMC VMAX
1 9 (24.32%) EMC VNX
1 9 (24.32%) VCE vBlock
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) HACMP
4 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Unix
6 2 (5.41%) AIX
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Converged Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (13.51%) Information Security
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Change Management
4 4 (10.81%) OOP
4 4 (10.81%) OWASP
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) MVC
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) Secure Coding
5 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security Management
6 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.41%) SDLC
6 2 (5.41%) Security Management
6 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) VBA
4 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.11%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) VB
6 2 (5.41%) VB6
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.11%) CCDA
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.70%) HND
5 1 (2.70%) MCSD
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (32.43%) vSphere
3 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
4 5 (13.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
4 5 (13.51%) XenServer
5 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (5.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (18.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (8.11%) SCCM
4 2 (5.41%) Data Guard
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (5.41%) OpenAM
4 2 (5.41%) OpenIDM
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
3 9 (24.32%) EMC
4 6 (16.22%) Citrix
5 4 (10.81%) Dell
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle
6 3 (8.11%) Arqiva
7 2 (5.41%) ForgeRock
7 2 (5.41%) IBM
8 1 (2.70%) Avaya
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco
8 1 (2.70%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) SAP