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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 34 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 16.04% 15.38% 17.54%
As % of the Vendors category 34.00% 27.42% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 20
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£394 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.36 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -61.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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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
100 124 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 47.17% 56.11% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 49 41
Average daily rate £356 £335 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% +8.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.36 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -61.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 24 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (29.41%) Windows
3 14 (27.45%) MS Office
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (23.53%) .NET
4 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
5 11 (21.57%) C#
5 11 (21.57%) VMware
6 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
7 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 8 (15.69%) CRM
8 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
8 8 (15.69%) Degree
8 8 (15.69%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (13.73%) ERP
9 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
9 7 (13.73%) Finance
10 6 (11.76%) Linux
10 6 (11.76%) ETL
10 6 (11.76%) MS Project
10 6 (11.76%) UNIX
10 6 (11.76%) Lync
10 6 (11.76%) MCITP
11 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (9.80%) Radio Access Network

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (11.76%) Lync
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 14 (27.45%) MS Office
3 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (11.76%) MS Project
5 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
1 5 (9.80%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 3 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) 2G
3 2 (3.92%) 3G
4 1 (1.96%) Telnet
4 1 (1.96%) LTE
4 1 (1.96%) 4G
4 1 (1.96%) FTP
4 1 (1.96%) SNMP
4 1 (1.96%) GSM
4 1 (1.96%) LAN
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.88%) MySQL
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.96%) DTS
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) RequisitePro
1 2 (3.92%) CaliberRM
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.92%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Technical Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Administrator
4 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Database Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) IT Support
6 2 (3.92%) CRM Developer
6 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.92%) DBA
6 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.84%) CSS
3 4 (7.84%) HTML
4 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.92%) Web Services
5 2 (3.92%) XML
5 2 (3.92%) Middleware
5 2 (3.92%) WinForms
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.92%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.96%) WCF
6 1 (1.96%) WPF
6 1 (1.96%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.96%) Sass
6 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) iPhone
2 2 (3.92%) iPad
2 2 (3.92%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) PKI
3 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.96%) PDA
3 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.69%) CRM
2 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (13.73%) ERP
4 6 (11.76%) ETL
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 4 (7.84%) MVC
6 4 (7.84%) Validation
6 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.88%) Document Management
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Requirements Management
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) C#
3 5 (9.80%) Perl
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.88%) VBScript
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) Degree
3 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) MCITP
5 4 (7.84%) CISSP
5 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.92%) MCTS
6 2 (3.92%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.92%) MCP
6 2 (3.92%) HND
6 2 (3.92%) MCSE
6 2 (3.92%) MCSA
6 2 (3.92%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.92%) WSUS
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
1 2 (3.92%) SCOM
1 2 (3.92%) SCVMM
1 2 (3.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.96%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) VMware
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco
2 5 (9.80%) HP
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Citrix
3 4 (7.84%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.88%) Dell
5 2 (3.92%) Cognos
5 2 (3.92%) Sophos
5 2 (3.92%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.92%) Veritas
5 2 (3.92%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.96%) Tufin
6 1 (1.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.96%) Talend
6 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Novell
6 1 (1.96%) Altiris
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