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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 19 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 14.39% 9.90% 9.05%
As % of the Vendors category 32.20% 15.87% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 14
Median daily rate £210 £338 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +6.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.90 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +6.00%

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
59 63 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 44.70% 62.38% 50.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 60
Median daily rate £375 £330 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -91.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) MS Office
3 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
4 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
5 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
6 10 (24.39%) DNS
7 9 (21.95%) SCCM
8 8 (19.51%) ITIL
9 7 (17.07%) DHCP
9 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
10 6 (14.63%) Office 365
10 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (14.63%) LAN
10 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
10 6 (14.63%) Finance
11 5 (12.20%) Project Management
11 5 (12.20%) Linux
11 5 (12.20%) Perl
11 5 (12.20%) SQL
11 5 (12.20%) WAN
11 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
12 4 (9.76%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
12 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
12 4 (9.76%) Skype
12 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
12 4 (9.76%) HP
12 4 (9.76%) SMTP
12 4 (9.76%) VPN
12 4 (9.76%) Python

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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.44%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 18 (43.90%) MS Office
2 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) DHCP
3 6 (14.63%) LAN
4 5 (12.20%) WAN
5 4 (9.76%) FTP
5 4 (9.76%) Skype
5 4 (9.76%) SMTP
5 4 (9.76%) VPN
6 3 (7.32%) Telnet
7 2 (4.88%) 2G
7 2 (4.88%) 3G
7 2 (4.88%) Firewall
7 2 (4.88%) Intranet
7 2 (4.88%) LTE
7 2 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (4.88%) SNMP
7 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.88%) VoIP
7 2 (4.88%) Wireless
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Metasploit
2 2 (4.88%) NeoLoad
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Back Office
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Service Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) IT Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (9.76%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Support
5 4 (9.76%) IT Support
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) ODBC
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) iSeries
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.20%) Linux
5 3 (7.32%) CentOS
5 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.88%) Unix
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.32%) Coaching
4 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
4 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.32%) Service Management
4 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Change Management
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.88%) Dependency Management
5 2 (4.88%) IT Audit
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.88%) Test Management
5 2 (4.88%) Test Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Perl
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) LotusScript
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
1 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) MCITP
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CEH
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PMP
3 1 (2.44%) RHCT
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.44%) Cacti
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.76%) HP
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Huawei
3 3 (7.32%) Samsung
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) Apple
4 2 (4.88%) BT
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Ericsson
4 2 (4.88%) Greenplum
4 2 (4.88%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (4.88%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (4.88%) Nortel
4 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Lotus
5 1 (2.44%) Nokia
5 1 (2.44%) Siemens
5 1 (2.44%) Sophos
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