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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 19 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 27.54% 16.67% 7.89%
As % of the Vendors category 46.34% 26.19% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.40% +120.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -
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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
41 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 59.42% 63.64% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 7
Average daily rate £388 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £144 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.50 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.34% +58.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
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 28 May 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 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
1 17 (43.59%) CRM
2 16 (41.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 7 (17.95%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) Lync
6 7 (17.95%) Office 365
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (15.38%) MS Office
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (12.82%) MCSE
8 5 (12.82%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (10.26%) MCTS
9 4 (10.26%) MCITP
9 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
9 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.26%) Migration
9 4 (10.26%) Internet
10 3 (7.69%) ISA Server
10 3 (7.69%) Finance
10 3 (7.69%) VMware
10 3 (7.69%) E-Learning

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.95%) Lync
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) CRM Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Trainer
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) IT Trainer
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Support
6 2 (5.13%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Trainer
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
2 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.56%) CSS3
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) E-Learning
1 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
1 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) DTV
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) CRM
2 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
2 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.26%) Migration
3 3 (7.69%) Data Management
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) ETL
3 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 3 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.13%) Coaching
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (12.82%) MCSE
2 4 (10.26%) MCTS
2 4 (10.26%) MCITP
3 2 (5.13%) VCP5
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.13%) CCA
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) CCEE
4 1 (2.56%) CCAA
4 1 (2.56%) CCIA
4 1 (2.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) HL7
2 2 (5.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (7.69%) ISA Server
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) VMware
1 3 (7.69%) Tableau
2 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) Remedy
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
High Wycombe
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £125 - £275 per day
Posted: 21 days ago