The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chippenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chippenham 33.33% 21.43% 15.00%
As % of the Vendors category 80.00% 54.55% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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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 Chippenham region.

Vendors Category
Chippenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chippenham 41.67% 39.29% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £275 £475 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +265.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Chippenham

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Chippenham

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Chippenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Chippenham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Chippenham

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Chippenham

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Chippenham

Microsoft
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chippenham 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 (75.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chippenham 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 3 (75.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Project Support Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared