The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorking 29.17% 37.50% 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 46.67% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate
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£270 £288 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +121.15%
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 Dorking region.

Vendors Category
Dorking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorking 62.50% 75.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Average daily rate £346 £288 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% +121.15%
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 Dorking

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dorking

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Dorking

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Dorking

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dorking region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Dorking

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorking

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Dorking

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorking

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorking 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 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Broadband
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Acrobat
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorking by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorking 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (22.22%) Acrobat
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Broadband
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco