The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Ealing region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ealing 33.33% 50.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
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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 Ealing region.

Vendors Category
Ealing
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ealing 83.33% 50.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £238 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Ealing

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Ealing

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Ealing

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Ealing

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Ealing

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Ealing

Microsoft
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Ealing

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ealing 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%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) RIP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ealing by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ealing 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) RIP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) VMware