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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.53% 13.46% 22.67%
As % of the Vendors category 53.06% 23.73% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 17
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £244 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.43 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.60% -12.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.43 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £12.43 £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Microsoft
Surrey

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
49 59 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 50.00% 56.73% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 38
Median daily rate £281 £265 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% -27.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £250 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Median hourly rate £23.69 £12.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.56% -26.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.43 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.43 £19.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
4 10 (27.78%) MS Office
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 9 (25.00%) Skype
5 9 (25.00%) Skype for Business
6 8 (22.22%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) DNS
8 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.89%) Finance
9 5 (13.89%) Service Management
9 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
10 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
10 4 (11.11%) Firewall
10 4 (11.11%) Project Management
10 4 (11.11%) VPN
10 4 (11.11%) SAP
10 4 (11.11%) Linux
10 4 (11.11%) Coaching
11 3 (8.33%) DFS Replication
11 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
11 3 (8.33%) Puppet
11 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (8.33%) Python
11 3 (8.33%) CRM
11 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
11 3 (8.33%) Perl

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (27.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Skype
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) VPN
4 3 (8.33%) FTP
4 3 (8.33%) SMTP
5 2 (5.56%) Intranet
5 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.56%) IPsec
5 2 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security
5 2 (5.56%) VoIP
5 2 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) FWSM
6 1 (2.78%) OpenScape
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Lync Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Service Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) IT Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) OSS Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) COM
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (8.33%) CentOS
5 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
2 5 (13.89%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) Coaching
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
3 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 3 (8.33%) CRM
4 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Line Management
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) Analytics
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.78%) Email Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing Automation
6 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.78%) SOA
6 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) Perl
2 3 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
1 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.56%) PMP
2 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.78%) CEH
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) RHCT
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) DFS Replication
2 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Cacti
2 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
2 3 (8.33%) Citrix
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) Avaya
4 1 (2.78%) BT
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.78%) Polycom
4 1 (2.78%) Siemens
Guildford, Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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