The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Borehamwood region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Borehamwood 16.67% 20.00% 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 50.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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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 Borehamwood region.

Vendors Category
Borehamwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Borehamwood 33.33% 40.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £195 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Borehamwood

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Borehamwood

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Borehamwood

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Borehamwood

Microsoft
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Borehamwood

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Borehamwood 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Borehamwood by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Borehamwood 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 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) MI Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Lotus