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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 10.34% 3.03% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 15.79% 11.11% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£293 £163 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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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
19 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 65.52% 27.27% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 20
Average daily rate £340 £425 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +80.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) XMPP
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Office Support
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
1 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Siemens