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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 6.85% 19.35% 30.77%
As % of the Vendors category 15.15% 30.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£393 £240 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.75% -42.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £182 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £509 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
33 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 45.21% 64.52% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 9
Average daily rate £350 £385 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £176 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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
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 2 September 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 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Learning Management System
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) MS Project
4 3 (30.00%) SAP
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) DB2

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Feltham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) MS Project
3 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Transition Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Learning Management System
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) OS/400
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus