The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Feltham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 6.76% 11.43% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 12.82% 21.05% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£199 £580 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.77% +58.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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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 Feltham region.

Vendors Category
Feltham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 52.70% 54.29% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 9
Average daily rate £395 £500 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £580 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Feltham

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Feltham

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Feltham

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Feltham

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Feltham

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Feltham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Feltham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Feltham 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 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) Korn
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) SLA
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) MS Project

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Feltham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Feltham 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project Server
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planner
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Account Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Sales Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) Korn
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CISA
2 2 (14.29%) ISSAP
2 2 (14.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) McAfee
2 2 (14.29%) Planview
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint