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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 2.56% 12.12% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 22.86% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£426 £294 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -17.87%
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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
12 35 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 30.77% 53.03% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 4
Average daily rate £426 £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.07% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £400 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.62 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle