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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 21.05% 18.37% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 38.10% 27.27% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.72 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -14.25%
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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
21 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 55.26% 67.35% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 3
Average daily rate £401 £335 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% -32.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £173 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £659
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 11 (64.71%) MS Office
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
4 7 (41.18%) Migration
4 7 (41.18%) Korn
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) AIX
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) UNIX
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
4 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (29.41%) SLA
5 5 (29.41%) Change Control
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) MS Project
6 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Change Management
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Feltham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Office
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Project
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (41.18%) JIRA
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Applications Support
2 8 (47.06%) Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Sales Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planner
6 1 (5.88%) Procurement Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PMO Lead
6 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Visualforce
4 1 (5.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (41.18%) AIX
2 7 (41.18%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
2 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Development
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
5 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
2 7 (41.18%) Korn
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Apex Code
4 2 (11.76%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) Altiris
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) Ariba
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Planview
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