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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 12.00% 38.46% 40.00%
As % of the Vendors category 18.75% 50.00% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate
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£220 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.98% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £328 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £468 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
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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
16 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 64.00% 76.92% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
Average daily rate £385 £418 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £277 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £473 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.25 - £13.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) SAP SRM
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) SAP SD
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Feltham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Project
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP SRM
2 2 (25.00%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SAP SD Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Altiris
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