The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 21 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 9.95% 17.58% 13.86%
As % of the Vendors category 21.88% 31.18% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £298 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £451 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -31.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.94
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.29%
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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 Guildford region.

Vendors Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
96 93 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 45.50% 56.36% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 47 26
Average daily rate £293 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.68% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £88.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.66% +238.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 29 (50.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 21 (36.84%) Windows
3 19 (33.33%) C#
4 18 (31.58%) .NET
4 18 (31.58%) MS Office
5 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 14 (24.56%) MS Visio
6 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
6 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
8 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 9 (15.79%) Linux
8 9 (15.79%) UNIX
8 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (14.04%) Finance
9 8 (14.04%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (14.04%) CRM
9 8 (14.04%) Perl
9 8 (14.04%) Oracle
9 8 (14.04%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (14.04%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (12.28%) Business Objects
10 7 (12.28%) HTML
10 7 (12.28%) CSS
10 7 (12.28%) ETL
10 7 (12.28%) Scrum
10 7 (12.28%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (8.77%) Lync
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 29 (50.88%) MS Excel
2 18 (31.58%) MS Office
3 14 (24.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.02%) MS Project
5 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.02%) SaaS
2 4 (7.02%) PaaS
2 4 (7.02%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (7.02%) 3G
2 4 (7.02%) 2G
3 3 (5.26%) 4G
4 2 (3.51%) LTE
4 2 (3.51%) Telnet
4 2 (3.51%) Firewall
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) SNMP
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) Intranet
5 1 (1.75%) FTP
5 1 (1.75%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (14.04%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.77%) MySQL
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) DTS
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) Subversion
2 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Games
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Architect
3 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.28%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Database Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) IT Support
8 2 (3.51%) Designer
8 2 (3.51%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.28%) CSS
3 7 (12.28%) HTML
4 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (8.77%) jQuery
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.26%) WinForms
7 3 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (5.26%) XML
7 3 (5.26%) Ajax
8 2 (3.51%) WPF
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.51%) Middleware
8 2 (3.51%) Web Services
8 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.75%) WCF
9 1 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.75%) PMI
4 1 (1.75%) iPhone
4 1 (1.75%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) UNIX
3 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.04%) CRM
2 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (12.28%) ETL
3 7 (12.28%) Scrum
3 7 (12.28%) MVC
3 7 (12.28%) Migration
4 6 (10.53%) Validation
4 6 (10.53%) ERP
4 6 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (8.77%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.02%) Project Management
6 4 (7.02%) Data Management
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.26%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.26%) UML
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 19 (33.33%) C#
3 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) Perl
5 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.02%) C++
7 3 (5.26%) Java
7 3 (5.26%) VBScript
7 3 (5.26%) C
8 2 (3.51%) Python
8 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.02%) MCITP
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) VCP4
3 3 (5.26%) CISSP
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.51%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCTS
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) P3O
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Business Objects
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) Ericsson
3 4 (7.02%) Greenplum
3 4 (7.02%) HP
4 3 (5.26%) Nortel
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) Huawei
4 3 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (3.51%) Altiris
5 2 (3.51%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) Juniper
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos
6 1 (1.75%) NetApp
6 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.75%) Tufin
6 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
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