The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Huntingdon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huntingdon 17.65% - 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% - 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.03% -3.33%
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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 Huntingdon region.

Vendors Category
Huntingdon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huntingdon 58.82% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £325 £425 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.74 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Huntingdon

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Huntingdon

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Huntingdon

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Huntingdon

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Huntingdon

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Huntingdon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Huntingdon

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Huntingdon 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 7 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) CCA
4 2 (28.57%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
5 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) CAD
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Huntingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Huntingdon 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 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) CAD
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Information Management
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) Wyse
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Meridio
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
4 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo