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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ealing 28.57% - 40.00%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£750 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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 Ealing region.

Vendors Category
Ealing
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ealing 28.57% 25.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £750 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.55% -7.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ealing

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Ealing region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Ealing

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) VLAN
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) COM
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Dell
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) JD Edwards
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Migration

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ealing by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 3 (33.33%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) COM
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Dell
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) JD Edwards