The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 3.70% - 15.00%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% - 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.48%
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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 Hammersmith region.

Vendors Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 40.74% 46.67% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 16
Average daily rate £450 £343 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.19% -4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £376 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Hammersmith region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Hammersmith region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Hammersmith region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee