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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 25.00% 13.56% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 40.91% 18.18% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate
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£276 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -17.87%
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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
22 44 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 61.11% 74.58% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 3
Average daily rate £280 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £304 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £630 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Feltham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Feltham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) MS Office
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) AIX
5 7 (46.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) UNIX
5 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
5 7 (46.67%) Migration
5 7 (46.67%) Korn
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (46.67%) JIRA
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (33.33%) SLA
6 5 (33.33%) Change Control
6 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (20.00%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Feltham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Office
2 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) MS Project
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Applications Support
2 8 (53.33%) Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planner
6 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Procurement Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) Visualforce
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) AIX
3 7 (46.67%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Change Control
2 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow Management
5 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
2 7 (46.67%) Korn
2 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Apex Code
4 2 (13.33%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Altiris
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Ariba
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint