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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 13.64% 12.00% 31.03%
As % of the Vendors category 26.09% 33.33% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£240 £415 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.16% +42.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £415 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £419 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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
23 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 52.27% 36.00% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 15
Average daily rate £385 £420 £467
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £335 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £677
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.25 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 September 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 September 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 (45.45%) MS Project
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (27.27%) SAP SRM
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Visualforce
4 2 (18.18%) Apex Code
4 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Feltham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Project
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP SRM
2 2 (18.18%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAP SD Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Procurement Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Visualforce
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Apex Code
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Ariba
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Altiris