The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Beaconsfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Beaconsfield 62.50% 66.67% -
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£279 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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 Beaconsfield region.

Vendors Category
Beaconsfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Beaconsfield 62.50% 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £279 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Beaconsfield

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Beaconsfield

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Beaconsfield

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Beaconsfield

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Beaconsfield

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Beaconsfield

Microsoft
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Beaconsfield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Beaconsfield 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 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (90.91%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (54.55%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) NHS
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Lotus
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Iron Mountain
4 1 (9.09%) Lync

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Beaconsfield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Beaconsfield 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 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (54.55%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) CRM Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Junior
2 4 (36.36%) Junior Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Junior Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Test Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (90.91%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Lotus
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Iron Mountain