Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 23 July 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
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 20 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 17 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 6.88% 5.68% 7.39%
As % of the Vendors category 14.17% 9.49% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 20
Newbury median daily rate £350 £260 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -25.71% +55.56%
10th Percentile £273 £172 £296
90th Percentile £412 £327 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £384 £400 £354
% change year-on-year -4.06% +13.15% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Newbury median hourly rate - £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.14% -80.91%
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £18.55
% change year-on-year -4.00% -32.61% +26.45%

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 Newbury.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 120 158 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 48.58% 59.85% 47.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 70 85
Newbury median daily rate £350 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.32% -3.21% -6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £246 £255
90th Percentile £513 £564 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Newbury median hourly rate £13.25 £17.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.19% -6.76% -79.82%
10th Percentile £12.08 £10.63 £16.25
90th Percentile £14.23 £24.38 £19.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +8.00% -42.00% +23.14%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Newbury

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Newbury

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Newbury over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Newbury

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (47.06%) Kanban
4 8 (47.06%) MS Visio
4 8 (47.06%) RESTful
4 8 (47.06%) WebCenter
5 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
8 3 (17.65%) ETL
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (17.65%) Data Mart
8 3 (17.65%) SDLC
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (47.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) 2G
1 1 (5.88%) 3G
1 1 (5.88%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Mart
1 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 8 (47.06%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (41.18%) Digital Architect
3 7 (41.18%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Build and Release Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Release Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) SSAS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Quantity Surveyor
6 1 (5.88%) Report Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Quantity Surveyor
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) RESTful
1 8 (47.06%) WebCenter
2 3 (17.65%) MDX
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) SUSE
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Kanban
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.88%) API Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Microservices
6 1 (5.88%) Network Management
6 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) vCloud
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) CFEngine
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
1 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
1 1 (5.88%) Unicenter
1 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Informatica
2 2 (11.76%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Nimsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) SunGard
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (5.88%) VMware