The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Horley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horley 100.00% - -
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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 Horley region.

Vendors Category
Horley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horley 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Horley

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Horley

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Horley

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Horley

Microsoft
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Horley

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Horley 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 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) CMDB
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Horley by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Horley 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Deskside Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
Horley, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago