The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Aylesbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury 9.09% 15.38% -
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £100 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
Microsoft
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Aylesbury region.

Vendors Category
Aylesbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury 27.27% 38.46% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £100 £400 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +158.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Aylesbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Aylesbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Aylesbury

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Aylesbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Aylesbury region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Aylesbury

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Aylesbury

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Aylesbury

Microsoft
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Aylesbury

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aylesbury region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) UAG
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aylesbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aylesbury region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Support Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Manager
1 1 (25.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) UAG
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe