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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 7 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 19 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 15.32% 18.49% 9.17%
As % of the Vendors category 44.19% 31.88% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 16
Median daily rate £210 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £185 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £459 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.47 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
43 69 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 34.68% 57.98% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 61
Median daily rate £425 £375 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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
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 20 February 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 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) MS Office
3 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
4 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
5 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
6 11 (29.73%) DNS
7 9 (24.32%) LAN
8 8 (21.62%) DHCP
8 8 (21.62%) WAN
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (18.92%) SCCM
10 6 (16.22%) Office 365
10 6 (16.22%) Project Management
10 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
11 5 (13.51%) HP
11 5 (13.51%) Linux
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle
11 5 (13.51%) Java
11 5 (13.51%) Perl
11 5 (13.51%) SQL
11 5 (13.51%) Back Office
11 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
12 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
12 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
12 4 (10.81%) SMTP
12 4 (10.81%) Python
12 4 (10.81%) FTP
12 4 (10.81%) Windows XP

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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.70%) QuickPlace
3 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Office
2 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) LAN
3 8 (21.62%) DHCP
3 8 (21.62%) WAN
4 4 (10.81%) FTP
4 4 (10.81%) SMTP
5 3 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (8.11%) Telnet
5 3 (8.11%) VPN
6 2 (5.41%) 2G
6 2 (5.41%) 3G
6 2 (5.41%) Intranet
6 2 (5.41%) LTE
6 2 (5.41%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (5.41%) SNMP
6 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.41%) VoIP
7 1 (2.70%) Skype
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Metasploit
1 3 (8.11%) NeoLoad
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.70%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Back Office
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Service Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) IT Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (10.81%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (10.81%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Exchange Support
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Field Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) ODBC
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.11%) CentOS
5 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.41%) Unix
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (16.22%) Project Management
3 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) Coaching
5 3 (8.11%) Defect Management
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.11%) Test Management
5 3 (8.11%) Test Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Dependency Management
6 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Java
1 5 (13.51%) Perl
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) LotusScript
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) MCITP
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CEH
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) RHCT
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.51%) HP
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Huawei
3 3 (8.11%) Nimble Storage
3 3 (8.11%) Samsung
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Apple
4 2 (5.41%) BT
4 2 (5.41%) Ericsson
4 2 (5.41%) Greenplum
4 2 (5.41%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (5.41%) Nortel
4 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) Avaya
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Lotus
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia
5 1 (2.70%) Sophos
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
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