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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 14.58% 15.56% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 24.14% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£383 £300 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -38.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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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
29 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 60.42% 62.22% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 5
Average daily rate £420 £286 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.85% -22.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £128 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £514 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Feltham

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
4 7 (43.75%) JIRA
4 7 (43.75%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (43.75%) Migration
4 7 (43.75%) Korn
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) AIX
4 7 (43.75%) SLA
4 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
5 5 (31.25%) Change Control
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Change Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Feltham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
1 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (31.25%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Sales Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Lead
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Account Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
1 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blog
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 7 (43.75%) AIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
2 7 (43.75%) Korn
2 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) CISA
1 2 (12.50%) ISSAP
1 2 (12.50%) MCTS
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) McAfee
2 2 (12.50%) Planview
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
Feltham, Middlesex
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