The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 19 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 26.03% 4.76% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 48.72% 16.67% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
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£440 - £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.52 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -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 Gatwick region.

Vendors Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 53.42% 28.57% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 7
Average daily rate £400 - £585
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Gatwick region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Gatwick region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) MS Project
3 8 (28.57%) MS Office
4 7 (25.00%) XML
4 7 (25.00%) CRM
4 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
6 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) Intranet
7 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 4 (14.29%) ERP
7 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 4 (14.29%) Informatica
7 4 (14.29%) PowerCenter
7 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (14.29%) Document Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (28.57%) MS Project
2 8 (28.57%) MS Office
3 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.29%) PowerCenter
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) QlikView
5 1 (3.57%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MorphX
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Informatica Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (10.71%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) CRM Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) CRM Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Head of Operations
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) CRM
2 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Workflow
4 4 (14.29%) ERP
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Document Management
5 3 (10.71%) User Stories
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Time Management
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Informatica
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Tableau
4 1 (3.57%) Baan
4 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
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