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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 13.46% 25.45% 23.33%
As % of the Vendors category 36.84% 45.16% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £495 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.42% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £410 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Andover.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Andover
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19 31 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover 36.54% 56.36% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 7
Median daily rate £480 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.87% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £428 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Andover citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) Oracle
3 11 (57.89%) DevOps
4 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 9 (47.37%) VMware
6 8 (42.11%) .NET
6 8 (42.11%) Web Services
6 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) Linux
6 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
7 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
7 7 (36.84%) HP
7 7 (36.84%) Selenium
7 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (31.58%) Scrum
8 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (31.58%) Java
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
8 6 (31.58%) F#
8 6 (31.58%) vRealize
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 5 (26.32%) IIS
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) ArcGIS
3 2 (10.53%) GlassFish
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) IaaS
2 3 (15.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) PuTTY
1 4 (21.05%) WinSCP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
3 2 (10.53%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.26%) MySQL
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (36.84%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
3 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (21.05%) Ant
4 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
4 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
4 4 (21.05%) SoapUI
4 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
4 4 (21.05%) TestNG
4 4 (21.05%) Toad
5 3 (15.79%) Moq
5 3 (15.79%) MSTest
5 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (15.79%) webpack
6 2 (10.53%) NuGet
7 1 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Electronics
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Military
4 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Programme Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
2 4 (21.05%) Ajax
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (21.05%) WCF
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.79%) OAuth2
3 3 (15.79%) OpenID
3 3 (15.79%) React
3 3 (15.79%) Redux
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) XML-RPC
5 1 (5.26%) JSF
5 1 (5.26%) LAMP
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) SAML
5 1 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) DevOps
3 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
5 4 (21.05%) API Testing
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) OWASP
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Release Management
5 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) F#
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) VB
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 4 (21.05%) TypeScript
5 3 (15.79%) ES6
6 2 (10.53%) Perl
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) CFA
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) RHCE
4 1 (5.26%) RHCSS
4 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.26%) GPG13
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) vCloud
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.26%) GFS2
5 1 (5.26%) OCFS2
5 1 (5.26%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) vRealize
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
4 7 (36.84%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) SAP
6 4 (21.05%) Veritas
7 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco
7 2 (10.53%) ESRI
7 2 (10.53%) Software AG
8 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
8 1 (5.26%) BT
8 1 (5.26%) Dell
8 1 (5.26%) DevExpress
8 1 (5.26%) F5
8 1 (5.26%) Gemalto
8 1 (5.26%) IFS
8 1 (5.26%) Juniper
8 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
8 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds