The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester 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 27 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 / Winchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 17 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 16.50% 19.72% 12.12%
As % of the Vendors category 23.94% 32.56% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 12
Median daily rate £373 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -0.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £314 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £436 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.45 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.42% +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 Winchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Winchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 71 86 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 68.93% 60.56% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 71 55
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester 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 Winchester

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Winchester

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Winchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Winchester

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Winchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
4 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
5 8 (22.86%) Primavera
5 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
6 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (20.00%) Linux
6 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (17.14%) PMO
7 6 (17.14%) Smart Meter
7 6 (17.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
7 6 (17.14%) Oracle
7 6 (17.14%) Unix
7 6 (17.14%) VMware
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) Finance
8 5 (14.29%) Wireless
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (11.43%) Clustering
9 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Primavera
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.71%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (8.57%) QlikView
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
1 2 (5.71%) NUnit
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) DBA
3 4 (11.43%) Project Planner
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Report Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Designer
5 2 (5.71%) IP Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Trainer
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
1 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) jQuery
1 2 (5.71%) NHibernate
2 1 (2.86%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Smart Meter
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) HACMP
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.86%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.14%) Unix
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) AIX
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
1 6 (17.14%) Project Management
2 4 (11.43%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (11.43%) Programme Delivery
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) MVC
4 2 (5.71%) Network Design
4 2 (5.71%) Release Management
4 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
4 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) C
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) HND
5 1 (2.86%) ACCA
5 1 (2.86%) CIMA
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Data Guard
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.86%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Arqiva
4 2 (5.71%) Capita
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
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