The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Horsham 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 3.13% 8.00% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 15.38% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £265 £120 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.27 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Vendors Category
Horsham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 31.25% 52.00% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 18
Average daily rate £350 £148 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.28% -55.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Microsoft
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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

Microsoft
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification