Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Microsoft
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 26.79% 27.37% 26.92%
As % of the Vendors category 51.72% 42.62% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 12
Andover median daily rate £373 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.43% -13.85% +1.56%
10th Percentile £321 £108 £326
90th Percentile £475 £463 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £346 £363
% change year-on-year +1.23% -4.62% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Andover median hourly rate - - £15.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.43 £19.44 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.33% +25.39% +7.36%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Andover.

All Vendors
Andover
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 29 61 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 51.79% 64.21% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 23
Andover median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £320 £255 £325
90th Percentile £483 £477 £515
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Andover median hourly rate - - £15.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.29% +5.26% +22.58%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Andover

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Andover.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Andover

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Andover over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Andover

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Andover.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Andover

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Andover region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (80.00%) Web Services
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
1 12 (80.00%) F#
1 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (66.67%) TestNG
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (66.67%) vSphere
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 10 (66.67%) PuTTY
3 10 (66.67%) WinSCP
3 10 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 10 (66.67%) API Testing
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (66.67%) HP
3 10 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) PuTTY
1 10 (66.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) GIS
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
1 12 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (66.67%) Ant
3 10 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 10 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 10 (66.67%) TestNG
4 9 (60.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) Moq
5 2 (13.33%) MSTest
5 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (13.33%) Toad
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) webpack
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer in Test
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (13.33%) Code First Entity Framework
2 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (13.33%) OAuth2
2 2 (13.33%) OpenID
2 2 (13.33%) React
2 2 (13.33%) Redux
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Swagger
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
1 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (66.67%) API Testing
2 10 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
3 9 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Full Text Search
8 2 (13.33%) OWASP
8 2 (13.33%) SDET
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) F#
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) ES6
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) HP
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
1 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Software AG
2 8 (53.33%) webMethods
3 2 (13.33%) ESRI