The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 19 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.38% 8.02% 13.69%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 21.21% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 26
Average daily rate
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£403 £485 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.01% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £373 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £700 £617
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Vendors Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51 99 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 40.48% 37.79% 47.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 84 82
Average daily rate £500 £485 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £354 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £41.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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
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 2 October 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) MSI
3 4 (28.57%) Application Packaging
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 4 (28.57%) XenApp
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) MCSE
4 3 (21.43%) MCITP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Lync
5 2 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) SCCM
5 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Documentum
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) SNMP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (14.29%) Lync
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Documentum
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) SNMP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) Extranet
2 1 (7.14%) 3G
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MSI
2 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Applications Packager
2 3 (21.43%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) RUP
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) VCP5
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (28.57%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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