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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 21 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 17.65% 17.78% 11.23%
As % of the Vendors category 31.82% 33.33% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 11
Median daily rate £380 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.06 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.38 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.19 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +6.89%
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
66 96 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 55.46% 53.33% 49.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 67 38
Median daily rate £419 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.03% -3.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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 29 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 24 (52.17%) ITIL
3 22 (47.83%) Linux
4 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
5 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
6 16 (34.78%) SLA
6 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
7 14 (30.43%) Clustering
7 14 (30.43%) CommVault
7 14 (30.43%) SQL
7 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
8 13 (28.26%) SAN
8 13 (28.26%) Simpana
9 12 (26.09%) Dell Compellent
10 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
11 10 (21.74%) DNS
11 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
12 9 (19.57%) Citrix
12 9 (19.57%) XenApp
13 8 (17.39%) Apple iOS
13 8 (17.39%) MS Office
14 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
15 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
15 6 (13.04%) VMware
15 6 (13.04%) Unix
15 6 (13.04%) Project Management
15 6 (13.04%) Data Centre Operations
15 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop

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 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.39%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) SAN
2 10 (21.74%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) DHCP
3 4 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.70%) VPN
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) FTP
5 2 (4.35%) Intranet
5 2 (4.35%) SMTP
5 2 (4.35%) VoIP
6 1 (2.17%) DMZ
6 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.17%) IPsec
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) MPLS
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) VLAN
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Big Data
2 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) Backup Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) OSS Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Clustering
2 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Replication
5 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) NHS
6 1 (2.17%) Economics
6 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.17%) PKI
6 1 (2.17%) Psychology
6 1 (2.17%) Statistics
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Linux
3 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
4 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.39%) Apple iOS
6 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
7 6 (13.04%) Unix
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.35%) Android
9 2 (4.35%) CentOS
9 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Data Centre Operations
2 6 (13.04%) Project Management
3 5 (10.87%) Service Management
4 4 (8.70%) Change Management
4 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (8.70%) High Availability
4 4 (8.70%) Network Management
4 4 (8.70%) SOA
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.17%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.17%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.35%) C
3 2 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.35%) CISSP
3 2 (4.35%) MCITP
3 2 (4.35%) MCSA
3 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.35%) PMP
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) HND
4 1 (2.17%) MCDST
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
2 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
3 9 (19.57%) XenApp
4 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.70%) Terminal Server
5 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.52%) DFS Replication
7 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Simpana
2 5 (10.87%) SCCM
3 4 (8.70%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.35%) Puppet
4 2 (4.35%) ZENworks
5 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) CommVault
2 12 (26.09%) Dell Compellent
3 9 (19.57%) Citrix
4 6 (13.04%) VMware
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.35%) Apple
6 2 (4.35%) Ericsson
6 2 (4.35%) NetApp
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.17%) BT
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.17%) EMC
7 1 (2.17%) Google
7 1 (2.17%) Huawei
7 1 (2.17%) Nokia
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) Planview
7 1 (2.17%) Siemens
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