The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Feltham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 14.63% 8.00% 41.18%
As % of the Vendors category 23.08% 14.29% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate £560 £428 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.99% +17.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
Vendors Category
Feltham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 63.41% 56.00% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 6
Average daily rate £396 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Microsoft
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) Service Management
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (46.67%) MS Office
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (26.67%) Use Case
6 4 (26.67%) SAP
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Process Management
6 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (26.67%) User Stories
6 4 (26.67%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) MS Project
7 3 (20.00%) SAP SRM
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) QA
8 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
8 2 (13.33%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.67%) CRM
9 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Workflow
9 1 (6.67%) Finance
9 1 (6.67%) Validation
9 1 (6.67%) Migration
9 1 (6.67%) Windows

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Feltham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) MS Office
3 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP SRM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Junior
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Social Media Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP SD Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) WPF
1 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Service Management
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Use Case
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Process Management
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) User Stories
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (13.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP