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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorking 66.67% 29.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 46.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate £150 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Microsoft
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
2 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorking 66.67% 62.50% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Average daily rate £150 £346 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.67% -7.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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
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 6 Related IT Skills in Dorking

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorking by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning