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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 12.96% 12.12% 41.67%
As % of the Vendors category 30.43% 19.05% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Average daily rate
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£393 £580 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.24% +39.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £564 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £580 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 42.59% 63.64% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 10
Average daily rate £394 £460 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.29% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £343 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £580 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) MS Project
4 3 (23.08%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) SaaS
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (15.38%) Learning Management System
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) ISSAP
5 2 (15.38%) MCTS
5 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) MS Project Server
5 2 (15.38%) Planview
5 2 (15.38%) Blog
5 2 (15.38%) Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) CISA
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Feltham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project Server
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Project
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Account Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Sales Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Blog
2 2 (15.38%) Learning Management System
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CISA
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) ISSAP
3 2 (15.38%) MCTS
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) McAfee
1 2 (15.38%) Planview
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus