The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dover region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dover 10.00% - 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£73 - £200
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 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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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 Dover region.

Vendors Category
Dover
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dover 40.00% - 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate £450 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 - £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 - £400
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 Dover

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dover

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Dover

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Dover

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Dover

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Dover

Microsoft
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Dover

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dover 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dover by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dover 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow