The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 4.55% 10.00% 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

Vendors Category
Banbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 50.00% 20.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 0
Average daily rate £450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.40 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Banbury

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Banbury

Microsoft
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Banbury 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) XML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Banbury 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Jaspersoft