The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 7.14% 14.29% 11.54%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 28.57% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £203 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -54.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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 Horsham region.

Vendors Category
Horsham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 60.71% 50.00% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate £350 £203 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.83% -54.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -39.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Horsham

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Horsham

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Horsham

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Horsham

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Horsham 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Horsham 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA