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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Egham 53.33% 20.83% 41.67%
As % of the Vendors category 61.54% 62.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £370 £345 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -31.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.06 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +3.44%
Microsoft
Surrey

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
13 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Egham 86.67% 33.33% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Median daily rate £310 £140 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% -72.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £15.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% -24.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Egham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Egham region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Egham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Egham region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Egham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Egham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) PaaS
4 2 (20.00%) IaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) New Relic
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Egham 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 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Application Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Kanban
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Server Building
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics
1 2 (20.00%) Dynatrace
1 2 (20.00%) New Relic