The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 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 28 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 / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 54 63 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 13.30% 20.19% 20.48%
As % of the Vendors category 20.45% 34.24% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 28
Median daily rate £344 £336 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% -3.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £152 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £464 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +4.28% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £19.44 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.82% +2.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £17.45 £16.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £30.75 £22.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.31 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.28% +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 Basingstoke.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 264 184 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 65.02% 58.97% 54.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 105 163
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £214 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £725 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 11
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.45 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.09% -8.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.63 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 29 (36.71%) Windows
2 27 (34.18%) Security Cleared
3 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared
5 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Excel
6 17 (21.52%) Linux
7 16 (20.25%) Unix
7 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
7 16 (20.25%) Finance
8 13 (16.46%) Web Services
9 11 (13.92%) SOAP
9 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
9 11 (13.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.66%) SQL
10 10 (12.66%) ITIL
10 10 (12.66%) Scrum
11 9 (11.39%) VMware
11 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
11 9 (11.39%) MySQL
12 8 (10.13%) C
12 8 (10.13%) HP
12 8 (10.13%) Derivative
12 8 (10.13%) SCCM
13 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (8.86%) Docker
13 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
13 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
13 7 (8.86%) .NET

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) JBoss
2 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.27%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) PaaS
2 4 (5.06%) IaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Wireless
2 5 (6.33%) DNS
3 3 (3.80%) LAN
3 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.80%) VPN
4 2 (2.53%) DHCP
4 2 (2.53%) WAN
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.27%) DMZ
5 1 (1.27%) Extranet
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
5 1 (1.27%) LDAP
5 1 (1.27%) Network Security
5 1 (1.27%) SNMP
5 1 (1.27%) Tactical Data Link
5 1 (1.27%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) MySQL
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
5 1 (1.27%) Redis
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Military
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) Developer
2 10 (12.66%) Architect
3 9 (11.39%) Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) C Developer
5 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (3.80%) Applications Architect
7 3 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.80%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.80%) IT Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) PC Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) PC Rollout Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.80%) Project Leader
7 3 (3.80%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) Web Services
2 11 (13.92%) SOAP
3 7 (8.86%) .NET
4 5 (6.33%) Middleware
5 3 (3.80%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.80%) Lucene
5 3 (3.80%) XSLT
6 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.53%) jQuery
6 2 (2.53%) REST
6 2 (2.53%) WCF
7 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.27%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (1.27%) CSS
7 1 (1.27%) HTML
7 1 (1.27%) HTML5
7 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Derivative
2 4 (5.06%) Clustering
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) PKI
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) EPoS
5 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Windows
2 17 (21.52%) Linux
3 16 (20.25%) Unix
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.66%) ITIL
2 10 (12.66%) Scrum
2 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
3 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (7.59%) Open Source
4 6 (7.59%) Project Management
4 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.59%) User Stories
5 5 (6.33%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (6.33%) DevOps
5 5 (6.33%) SOA
6 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.06%) Document Management
7 3 (3.80%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.80%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.80%) Service Management
7 3 (3.80%) TDD
7 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.13%) C
4 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.06%) C#
6 3 (3.80%) Java
6 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (34.18%) Security Cleared
2 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.80%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ACCA
5 1 (1.27%) CIMA
5 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) PMO
2 3 (3.80%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) Docker
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) SCCM
2 6 (7.59%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (5.06%) SCOM
4 3 (3.80%) WSUS
5 2 (2.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.27%) Netcool
6 1 (1.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.27%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) VMware
2 8 (10.13%) HP
3 6 (7.59%) McAfee
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle
4 5 (6.33%) Cisco
4 5 (6.33%) Citrix
5 3 (3.80%) IBM
5 3 (3.80%) Juniper
5 3 (3.80%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.80%) WSO2
6 2 (2.53%) Altiris
6 2 (2.53%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.53%) Motorola
6 2 (2.53%) Remedy
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe
7 1 (1.27%) Google
7 1 (1.27%) iManage
7 1 (1.27%) Intel
7 1 (1.27%) ProCurve
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