The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Hounslow 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - - 10.42%
As % of the Vendors category - - 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £163
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Vendors Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 40.74% 18.97% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 12
Average daily rate £400 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

Microsoft
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python