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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Borehamwood 25.00% 14.29% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£190 - £250
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 £14.93 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -15.62%
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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
8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Borehamwood 66.67% 14.29% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate £220 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 - £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £350
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 £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Borehamwood

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Borehamwood by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (66.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) MI Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus