The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Egham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Egham 50.00% 100.00% 26.67%
As % of the Vendors category 71.43% 100.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
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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 Egham region.

Vendors Category
Egham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Egham 70.00% 100.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate £375 £475 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +32.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Egham

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Egham

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Egham

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Egham

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Egham

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Egham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Egham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Egham 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) Sencha
2 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 4 (40.00%) Sencha Touch
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (30.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Objective-C

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Egham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Egham 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 4 (40.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) Support Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) HTML5
1 4 (40.00%) Sencha Touch
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (30.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sencha
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
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