Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 > Basingstoke
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 112 79 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 16.62% 20.52% 17.39%
As % of the Vendors category 27.32% 36.92% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 39
Basingstoke median daily rate £325 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +1.49% -8.22%
10th Percentile £150 £185 £163
90th Percentile £496 £456 £433
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 12
Basingstoke median hourly rate £15.00 £19.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.82% +11.06% +29.63%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.39 £13.89
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.75 £19.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.38 £19.44 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.60% +25.39% +12.73%

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 Basingstoke.

All Vendors
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 410 214 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 60.83% 55.58% 47.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 107 130
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +12.68%
10th Percentile £180 £213 £185
90th Percentile £577 £488 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 19
Basingstoke median hourly rate £19.94 £16.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.26% -4.47% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £13.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.06 £30.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.69 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.58% +5.26% +26.14%

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 36 (32.14%) Windows
2 35 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (29.46%) Security Cleared
4 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (23.21%) Active Directory
6 24 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
7 23 (20.54%) SC Cleared
8 21 (18.75%) Linux
9 19 (16.96%) Unix
10 18 (16.07%) VMware
11 17 (15.18%) Project Management
11 17 (15.18%) SharePoint
12 15 (13.39%) Web Services
12 15 (13.39%) DevOps
13 13 (11.61%) SOAP
13 13 (11.61%) Telecoms
14 12 (10.71%) Finance
14 12 (10.71%) SQL
14 12 (10.71%) ITIL
14 12 (10.71%) WAN
14 12 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (10.71%) Software Engineering
14 12 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 12 (10.71%) Windows Server
15 11 (9.82%) PowerShell
15 11 (9.82%) DNS
15 11 (9.82%) Cisco
15 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
15 11 (9.82%) Scrum
16 10 (8.93%) MySQL

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 17 (15.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.46%) Apache
4 4 (3.57%) JBoss
5 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.68%) IIS
5 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.68%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.89%) nginx
6 1 (0.89%) uWSGI
Applications
1 35 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.46%) Office 365
3 4 (3.57%) IaaS
3 4 (3.57%) PaaS
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.79%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.89%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.71%) WAN
2 11 (9.82%) DNS
3 7 (6.25%) DWDM
3 7 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 7 (6.25%) SDH
3 7 (6.25%) VoIP
3 7 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.36%) VPN
5 5 (4.46%) LAN
5 5 (4.46%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.57%) Wireless
7 3 (2.68%) Firewall
7 3 (2.68%) SAN
8 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.79%) DHCP
8 2 (1.79%) Intranet
8 2 (1.79%) Skype
8 2 (1.79%) Tactical Data Link
9 1 (0.89%) Network Security
9 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.61%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.71%) Finance
3 4 (3.57%) Military
3 4 (3.57%) Retail
4 3 (2.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Developer
2 17 (15.18%) Analyst
3 8 (7.14%) Architect
3 8 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 8 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
5 6 (5.36%) C Developer
5 6 (5.36%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (5.36%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (5.36%) Service Analyst
5 6 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) CRM Developer
6 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Applications Architect
7 4 (3.57%) Consultant
7 4 (3.57%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.57%) Telecoms Manager
8 3 (2.68%) PC Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.39%) Web Services
2 13 (11.61%) SOAP
3 9 (8.04%) .NET
4 7 (6.25%) Middleware
5 4 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (3.57%) Lucene
5 4 (3.57%) XSLT
6 2 (1.79%) HTML
7 1 (0.89%) CSS
7 1 (0.89%) Flask
7 1 (0.89%) HTML5
7 1 (0.89%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.89%) REST
7 1 (0.89%) WCF
7 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Derivative
2 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.57%) Replication
4 3 (2.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.89%) Clustering
5 1 (0.89%) CMDB
5 1 (0.89%) EPoS
5 1 (0.89%) Fintech
5 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.14%) Windows
2 21 (18.75%) Linux
3 19 (16.96%) Unix
4 12 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.89%) Debian
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.18%) Project Management
3 15 (13.39%) DevOps
4 12 (10.71%) ITIL
4 12 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.82%) Scrum
6 8 (7.14%) CRM
6 8 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 8 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.25%) Migration
7 7 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.25%) SOA
7 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.25%) User Stories
8 6 (5.36%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.36%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.46%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.46%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.46%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.71%) SQL
2 11 (9.82%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.04%) C
3 9 (8.04%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.36%) Java
4 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.46%) C#
6 4 (3.57%) VBScript
7 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (29.46%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.54%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.14%) Docker
4 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.89%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) SCCM
2 6 (5.36%) WSUS
3 4 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.68%) SCOM
5 2 (1.79%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.89%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) VMware
2 11 (9.82%) Cisco
3 6 (5.36%) Citrix
4 5 (4.46%) HP
5 4 (3.57%) Altiris
5 4 (3.57%) IBM
5 4 (3.57%) McAfee
5 4 (3.57%) Motorola
5 4 (3.57%) MuleSoft
5 4 (3.57%) SAP
5 4 (3.57%) Veeam
5 4 (3.57%) WSO2
6 2 (1.79%) EMC
6 2 (1.79%) Remedy
6 2 (1.79%) Tableau
7 1 (0.89%) Adobe
7 1 (0.89%) Borland
7 1 (0.89%) Intel
7 1 (0.89%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.89%) Lotus