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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 20 11 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 15.75% 10.89% 17.31%
As % of the Vendors category 33.90% 18.03% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 25
Median daily rate £375 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £167 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £340 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 - £14.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 - £120.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +0.45%
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
59 61 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 46.46% 60.40% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 58
Median daily rate £375 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £184 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.50 £33.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 15 (39.47%) MS Office
4 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
5 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
5 9 (23.68%) Skype for Business
5 9 (23.68%) Skype
6 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (15.79%) DNS
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
8 5 (13.16%) Perl
8 5 (13.16%) Linux
9 4 (10.53%) Finance
9 4 (10.53%) SQL
9 4 (10.53%) VPN
9 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.89%) CentOS
10 3 (7.89%) Puppet
10 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (7.89%) Metasploit
10 3 (7.89%) SCCM
10 3 (7.89%) Coaching
10 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.89%) Driving Licence
10 3 (7.89%) Samsung
10 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (7.89%) SMTP
10 3 (7.89%) DHCP

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 9 (23.68%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (39.47%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Skype
2 6 (15.79%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) FTP
4 3 (7.89%) SMTP
5 2 (5.26%) 2G
5 2 (5.26%) 3G
5 2 (5.26%) Intranet
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) LTE
5 2 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (5.26%) SNMP
5 2 (5.26%) Telnet
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Advertising
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
1 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Lync Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Service Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Field Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.16%) Linux
5 3 (7.89%) CentOS
5 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.26%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.89%) Coaching
3 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (7.89%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
3 3 (7.89%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (2.63%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing Automation
5 1 (2.63%) MVC
5 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.63%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) Perl
1 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
1 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CEH
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (2.63%) RHCT
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Cacti
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Huawei
1 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
1 3 (7.89%) Samsung
1 3 (7.89%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) Apple
2 2 (5.26%) BT
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) Ericsson
2 2 (5.26%) Greenplum
2 2 (5.26%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (5.26%) Nortel
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Avaya
3 1 (2.63%) Nokia
3 1 (2.63%) Polycom
3 1 (2.63%) Siemens