Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 33 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 8.66% 9.23% 4.29%
As % of the Vendors category 19.19% 16.67% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 4
Newbury median daily rate £350 £213 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.71% -39.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £142 £158 £291
90th Percentile £634 £450 £439
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.63% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Newbury median hourly rate - - £16.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +20.83% -34.25% +7.35%

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 Newbury.

All Vendors
Newbury
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 172 108 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 45.14% 55.38% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 52 63
Newbury median daily rate £411 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.35% -13.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £259 £288
90th Percentile £538 £499 £530
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Newbury median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -24.24% +65.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.50 £9.55
90th Percentile £14.25 £50.00 £18.23
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +19.23% -27.78% +5.88%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018, 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 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
4 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (27.27%) SCCM
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 8 (24.24%) DevOps
7 7 (21.21%) VMware
7 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
8 6 (18.18%) SCOM
8 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
9 5 (15.15%) .NET
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.15%) Linux
9 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
9 5 (15.15%) SLA
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (15.15%) SUSE
9 5 (15.15%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
9 5 (15.15%) Docker
10 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.12%) Coaching
10 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.12%) Windows 10

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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) IBM Domino
3 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (9.09%) GitHub
4 3 (9.09%) IaaS
4 3 (9.09%) Slack
4 3 (9.09%) Trello
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Skype
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) VLAN
2 1 (3.03%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Billing
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (12.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Accountant
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) MDX
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Fintech
1 4 (12.12%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) SUSE
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) CentOS
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) DevOps
3 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
4 4 (12.12%) Chat Support
4 4 (12.12%) Coaching
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.12%) ETL
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.12%) Release Management
5 3 (9.09%) Analytics
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) API Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Network Management
6 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) AWS Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.03%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Docker
4 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.06%) vCloud
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) SCOM
3 4 (12.12%) WSUS
4 3 (9.09%) Rancher
5 2 (6.06%) Ansible
5 2 (6.06%) CFEngine
5 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.06%) Puppet
5 2 (6.06%) SCOrch
5 2 (6.06%) SCVMM
5 2 (6.06%) Unicenter
5 2 (6.06%) vRealize
6 1 (3.03%) QRadar
6 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
6 1 (3.03%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) Infoblox
2 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
3 2 (6.06%) CA
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) Dell
3 2 (6.06%) EMC
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Lotus
3 2 (6.06%) NetApp
3 2 (6.06%) Nimsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) Sun
4 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) SunGard