The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 23 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 39.66% 21.88% 21.62%
As % of the Vendors category 85.19% 58.33% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 1
Average daily rate
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£305 £135 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.92% -55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £11.75 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.27% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £11.49 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.00 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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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 High Wycombe region.

Vendors Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 46.55% 37.50% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 3
Average daily rate £350 £415 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +101.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £102 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £475 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £11.75 £28.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.03% +43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £14.82 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £47.80 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 20 (48.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (36.59%) CRM
3 13 (31.71%) Internet
3 13 (31.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (24.39%) MS Office
5 7 (17.07%) ITSM
5 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
6 6 (14.63%) Windows
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) SLA
7 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
7 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.76%) HL7
8 4 (9.76%) DICOM
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (9.76%) SQL
9 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
9 3 (7.32%) HP
9 3 (7.32%) E-Learning
9 3 (7.32%) Service Management
9 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
9 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
9 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
9 3 (7.32%) Transition Management
10 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
10 2 (4.88%) Telecoms

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (48.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (24.39%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) ISDN
3 1 (2.44%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) QlikView
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Coordinator
3 6 (14.63%) CRM Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Project Coordinator
4 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) Service Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Trainer
5 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) IT Trainer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) HTML5
2 1 (2.44%) CSS3
2 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) E-Learning
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) DTV
4 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) CRM
2 7 (17.07%) ITSM
2 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Service Management
5 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.32%) Transition Management
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.44%) ETL
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Logistics
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 4 (9.76%) HL7
2 4 (9.76%) DICOM
3 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) HP
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco
2 1 (2.44%) Remedy
2 1 (2.44%) Lotus
2 1 (2.44%) VMware
2 1 (2.44%) Tableau
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