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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 9.09% 8.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 19.05% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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
21 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 47.73% 16.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 0
Average daily rate £450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Banbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Banbury region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) JasperReports

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) JasperReports
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
1 1 (14.29%) Report Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Jaspersoft
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix