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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 8.11% 3.70% 10.87%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 10.00% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £120 £150 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Microsoft
London

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
12 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 32.43% 37.04% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Average daily rate £310 £480 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.38 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Hammersmith region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016, 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 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Games
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) IIS
4 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Online Games
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) MS Project
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) RavenDB
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Games
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Support
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) CherryPy
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (7.69%) SailPoint
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Online Games
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) BeanShell
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) IAG
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (7.69%) Salt
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.69%) vMotion
2 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec