The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Docklands, London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 21 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 13 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.82% 8.90% 16.80%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 19.40% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 26
Average daily rate £513 £400 £486
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -17.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £376 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £433 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.00%
Vendors Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
68 67 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 40.96% 45.89% 52.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 86
Average daily rate £520 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Microsoft
London

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
3 7 (33.33%) SAN
4 6 (28.57%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Lotus
5 5 (23.81%) IBM
5 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 5 (23.81%) MS Office
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) IBM Notes
5 5 (23.81%) Clustering
6 4 (19.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (19.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (19.05%) Veritas File System
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) Solaris
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) UNIX
6 4 (19.05%) Sybase
6 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
6 4 (19.05%) Symantec
6 4 (19.05%) Intel
6 4 (19.05%) Middleware
6 4 (19.05%) Veritas
6 4 (19.05%) Replication
7 3 (14.29%) Unified Process

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 5 (23.81%) IBM Notes
2 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MSI
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) LLVM
2 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.76%) MDX
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Replication
3 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.76%) Physics
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
5 1 (4.76%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
3 4 (19.05%) Solaris
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 3 (14.29%) RUP
1 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
1 3 (14.29%) Unified Process
1 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (9.52%) Use Case
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Scrum
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) SOA
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) OO
3 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
3 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Parallel Processing
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VC++
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PhD
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (19.05%) Veritas File System
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (9.52%) HP SIM
2 2 (9.52%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
1 7 (33.33%) Citrix
2 6 (28.57%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) IBM
3 5 (23.81%) Lotus
4 4 (19.05%) Intel
4 4 (19.05%) Veritas
4 4 (19.05%) Symantec
4 4 (19.05%) Sybase
5 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Reuters
6 2 (9.52%) Fidessa
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) CA
7 1 (4.76%) CommVault
7 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
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