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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorking 35.00% - -
As % of the Vendors category 53.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£270 - -
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 £13.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -13.37%
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Surrey

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
13 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorking 65.00% 66.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate £304 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +10.29%
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 £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 6 (46.15%) MS Office
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) SLA
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
4 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Broadband
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) Office 365
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorking by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (15.38%) Acrobat
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Broadband
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
2 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) Veeam
3 2 (15.38%) Kaseya