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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank - 4 2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury - 9.09% 38.10%
As % of the Vendors category - 12.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.96
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.07%
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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
8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury 32.00% 72.73% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate £200 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -37.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Aylesbury

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aylesbury by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
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