The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the High Wycombe region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 11.36% 6.15% 10.20%
As % of the Vendors category 34.48% 14.29% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.25 £12.95 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.53% -52.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £12.95 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Vendors Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
29 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 32.95% 43.08% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 4
Average daily rate £275 £375 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +78.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £12.95 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.30% -69.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.59 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) MS Office
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco
6 6 (30.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
8 4 (20.00%) WSUS
8 4 (20.00%) NLBS
8 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
8 4 (20.00%) Xen
8 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (20.00%) WAN
8 4 (20.00%) Citrix
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) MPLS
8 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (20.00%) DSL
8 4 (20.00%) SAN
8 4 (20.00%) NetApp
8 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
8 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) CMS
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) MPLS
3 4 (20.00%) DSL
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) NAS
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) XMLUnit
1 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) Laravel
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (15.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Migration
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) ETL
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.00%) CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.00%) ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) MVC
2 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (5.00%) Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (5.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (5.00%) Service Management
2 1 (5.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) NLBS
3 4 (20.00%) Xen
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) WSUS
2 3 (15.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (15.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) NetApp
3 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) Veritas
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam
6 1 (5.00%) Talend
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