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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 May 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ealing 12.50% 33.33% -
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £190 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.89%
Microsoft
London

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
15 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ealing 62.50% 55.56% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Median daily rate £350 £190 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -41.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Ealing

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ealing region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Ealing

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ealing region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Samba
2 3 (50.00%) AWK
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (50.00%) sed
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) SUSE
3 2 (33.33%) StorNext
3 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ealing by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CGI
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XHTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (16.67%) DTV
3 1 (16.67%) Interactive TV
3 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) SUSE
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) AWK
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) sed
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Samba
2 2 (33.33%) StorNext
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Altiris
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) VMware