The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Greenwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Greenwich region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 17.65% 10.00% 5.56%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 16.67% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£387 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £15.37
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.28%
Vendors Category
Greenwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 47.06% 60.00% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Average daily rate £387 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £518 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Greenwich

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Greenwich

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Greenwich

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Greenwich

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Greenwich

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Greenwich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Greenwich

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Greenwich 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Greenwich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Greenwich 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 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (33.33%) MOM
1 1 (33.33%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AppSense
1 1 (33.33%) Altiris
1 1 (33.33%) Qualys
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) Websense