The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.33% 4.00% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 7.69% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£405 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Hounslow region.

Vendors Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
12 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 40.00% 52.00% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 13
Average daily rate £388 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £505 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.78 £38.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Author
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Author
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin