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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 30 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 21.13% 28.91% 12.12%
As % of the Vendors category 35.71% 50.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 6
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£373 £294 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% +42.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £158 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £379 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.04 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £17.04 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £17.04 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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
84 74 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 59.15% 57.81% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 20
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £223 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £430 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £14.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.93 £37.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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
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 September 2014, 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 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
2 25 (40.98%) MS Office
3 21 (34.43%) SQL
4 16 (26.23%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (22.95%) Telecoms
6 13 (21.31%) MS Visio
6 13 (21.31%) C#
7 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
7 11 (18.03%) Windows
7 11 (18.03%) Linux
7 11 (18.03%) Finance
7 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (16.39%) Oracle
9 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (13.11%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (11.48%) Huawei
11 7 (11.48%) .NET
11 7 (11.48%) MySQL
11 7 (11.48%) UNIX
11 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
11 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (11.48%) MVC
12 6 (9.84%) Subversion
12 6 (9.84%) 2G
12 6 (9.84%) Nortel
12 6 (9.84%) Ericsson
12 6 (9.84%) 3G
12 6 (9.84%) ETL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (6.56%) SAS
2 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Lync
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
2 25 (40.98%) MS Office
3 13 (21.31%) MS Visio
4 6 (9.84%) MS Project
5 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
1 2 (3.28%) PaaS
1 2 (3.28%) IaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (9.84%) LTE
2 6 (9.84%) 3G
2 6 (9.84%) 2G
3 5 (8.20%) Telnet
3 5 (8.20%) SNMP
4 3 (4.92%) DNS
4 3 (4.92%) Internet
4 3 (4.92%) DHCP
5 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.28%) 4G
6 1 (1.64%) HSDPA
6 1 (1.64%) HSUPA
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) FTP
6 1 (1.64%) GSM
6 1 (1.64%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.64%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (11.48%) MySQL
5 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (8.20%) Data Mining
7 4 (6.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (6.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.28%) Big Data
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (3.28%) MS Access
10 1 (1.64%) DTS
10 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Subversion
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (4.92%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (22.95%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.03%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Data Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) C# Developer
3 7 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (8.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Data Integrity Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Database Developer
5 4 (6.56%) DBA
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.92%) SQL DBA
6 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.92%) SAS Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Data Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) .NET
1 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
2 6 (9.84%) XML
2 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.56%) WCF
3 4 (6.56%) WPF
4 3 (4.92%) jQuery
4 3 (4.92%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (4.92%) Ajax
4 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.92%) HTML
5 2 (3.28%) CSS
5 2 (3.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.64%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.64%) Web Services
6 1 (1.64%) LAMP
6 1 (1.64%) WinForms
6 1 (1.64%) DHTML
6 1 (1.64%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) UNIX
3 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) MVC
2 6 (9.84%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (9.84%) ETL
3 5 (8.20%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (8.20%) Validation
4 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.56%) Data Management
4 4 (6.56%) Performance Management
4 4 (6.56%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Project Management
5 3 (4.92%) CRM
5 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.92%) Workflow
5 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.92%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) C#
3 6 (9.84%) Perl
4 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.56%) C++
5 4 (6.56%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) VBScript
6 1 (1.64%) VB
6 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) MCSE
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.64%) MCTS
1 1 (1.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Huawei
3 6 (9.84%) Ericsson
3 6 (9.84%) Business Objects
3 6 (9.84%) Nortel
3 6 (9.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (8.20%) Planview
4 5 (8.20%) Greenplum
5 3 (4.92%) Talend
6 1 (1.64%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.64%) Symantec
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) Cognos
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