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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 37 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 20.56% 15.33% 9.59%
As % of the Vendors category 35.92% 33.82% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 2
Median daily rate £350 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £270 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £508 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £24.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.06 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +3.44%
Microsoft
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
103 68 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 57.22% 45.33% 53.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 49 20
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 10
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £15.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +164.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £18.94 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016, 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 29 (39.73%) MS Excel
2 27 (36.99%) VMware
3 26 (35.62%) MS Office
4 24 (32.88%) vSphere
5 22 (30.14%) Oracle
5 22 (30.14%) Telecoms
6 20 (27.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (24.66%) Linux
8 17 (23.29%) SQL
9 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
10 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
11 14 (19.18%) Windows
11 14 (19.18%) VMware ESX
12 12 (16.44%) Smart Meter
13 11 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (15.07%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (15.07%) Degree
13 11 (15.07%) Firewall
13 11 (15.07%) IPv4
13 11 (15.07%) IPv6
14 10 (13.70%) Workflow
14 10 (13.70%) Wireless
14 10 (13.70%) Converged Infrastructure
14 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
15 9 (12.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 9 (12.33%) Project Management
15 9 (12.33%) Citrix
15 9 (12.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (12.33%) REST
16 8 (10.96%) Computer Science

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 (6.85%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (39.73%) MS Excel
2 26 (35.62%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.11%) MS Project
3 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Primavera
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.48%) Boomi
3 4 (5.48%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) Firewall
1 11 (15.07%) IPv4
1 11 (15.07%) IPv6
2 10 (13.70%) Wireless
3 6 (8.22%) NAS
3 6 (8.22%) SAN
4 5 (6.85%) LDAP
5 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (5.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (5.48%) SDH
6 3 (4.11%) ATM
6 3 (4.11%) DWDM
6 3 (4.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.74%) VLAN
7 2 (2.74%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.37%) MPLS
8 1 (1.37%) Packet Switching
8 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.11%) MS Access
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) Subversion
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.37%) MSTest
3 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (30.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Developer
1 12 (16.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 7 (9.59%) Designer
3 6 (8.22%) Network Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Server Support
4 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (6.85%) Citrix Support
4 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Designer
4 5 (6.85%) IP Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) IP Network Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) VMware Specialist
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server Support
5 4 (5.48%) Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (5.48%) IP Design Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) SAN Specialist
6 3 (4.11%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.11%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) REST
2 5 (6.85%) J2EE
2 5 (6.85%) OAuth
2 5 (6.85%) OpenID
2 5 (6.85%) SAML
2 5 (6.85%) Web Services
2 5 (6.85%) XML
3 4 (5.48%) SOAP
4 2 (2.74%) Classic ASP
4 2 (2.74%) COM
4 2 (2.74%) CSS
4 2 (2.74%) CSS3
4 2 (2.74%) DCOM
4 2 (2.74%) HTML
4 2 (2.74%) HTML5
4 2 (2.74%) jQuery
4 2 (2.74%) XHTML
5 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Smart Meter
2 11 (15.07%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.59%) Data Centre
5 6 (8.22%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (8.22%) EMC VNX
5 6 (8.22%) VCE vBlock
6 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.11%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.74%) Clustering
9 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Linux
2 14 (19.18%) Windows
3 11 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.74%) Unix
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) Converged Infrastructure
1 10 (13.70%) Workflow
2 9 (12.33%) Project Management
3 7 (9.59%) Scrum
3 7 (9.59%) Test Automation
4 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.22%) Change Management
4 6 (8.22%) Release Management
4 6 (8.22%) Requirements Management
4 6 (8.22%) Stress Testing
5 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.85%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (6.85%) Information Security
5 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.85%) Service Design
6 4 (5.48%) Case Management
6 4 (5.48%) Defect Management
6 4 (5.48%) User Stories
6 4 (5.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) C
3 5 (6.85%) Java
4 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.11%) PHP
5 3 (4.11%) VBA
6 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.74%) VB
6 2 (2.74%) VB6
7 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 9 (12.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (10.96%) HND
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.48%) CCNP
5 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.74%) APMP
7 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.37%) ACCA
8 1 (1.37%) CCIE
8 1 (1.37%) CIMA
8 1 (1.37%) MCSA
8 1 (1.37%) MCSE
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) GAAP
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 24 (32.88%) vSphere
2 20 (27.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
4 14 (19.18%) VMware ESX
5 7 (9.59%) XenApp
5 7 (9.59%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (8.22%) SCCM
3 5 (6.85%) OpenAM
3 5 (6.85%) OpenIDM
3 5 (6.85%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.11%) Data Guard
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.74%) SCOM
5 2 (2.74%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) VMware
2 22 (30.14%) Oracle
3 9 (12.33%) Citrix
4 7 (9.59%) Cisco
5 6 (8.22%) EMC
5 6 (8.22%) F5
5 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.85%) ForgeRock
7 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.48%) Dell
7 4 (5.48%) Informatica
8 3 (4.11%) Sitecore
8 3 (4.11%) WSO2
9 2 (2.74%) Apple
9 2 (2.74%) Arqiva
9 2 (2.74%) BT
9 2 (2.74%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.74%) Huawei
9 2 (2.74%) Nokia
9 2 (2.74%) SAP
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