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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 9.30% 16.67% 23.81%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 30.77% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
Average daily rate £401 £280 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.30% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £268 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £389 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
Microsoft
London

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
18 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 41.86% 54.17% 69.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 24
Average daily rate £375 £405 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £268 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £475 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) Learning Management System
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (28.57%) MS Access
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Feltham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
1 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Migration Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Transition Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Transition Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) HR Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Training Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Learning Management System
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
1 1 (14.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) HP